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Blowing Dust Advisory


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PHOENIX AZ
507 PM MST MON JUL 25 2016

...BLOWING DUST IS POSSIBLE...

.OUTFLOW BOUNDARY CREATING AREAS OF BLOWING DUST ACROSS NORTHERN
MARICOPA COUNTY.

AZZ022-023-260300-
/O.NEW.KPSR.DU.Y.0023.160726T0007Z-160726T0300Z/
NORTHWEST MARICOPA COUNTY-GREATER PHOENIX AREA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BUCKEYE...LAKE PLEASANT...MORRISTOWN...
NEW RIVER...TONOPAH...WICKENBURG...CAREFREE...CAVE CREEK...
CHANDLER...FOUNTAIN HILLS...GILBERT...GLENDALE...MESA...PEORIA...
PHOENIX...SCOTTSDALE...SUN CITY...TEMPE
507 PM MST MON JUL 25 2016

...BLOWING DUST ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MST THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PHOENIX HAS ISSUED A BLOWING DUST
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MST THIS EVENING.

* TIMING...UNTIL 8 PM MST

* WINDS...NORTH AT 30 TO 40 MPH

* VISIBILITY...AS LOW AS ONE HALF MILE

* IMPACTS...SUDDEN AREAS OF LOW VISIBILITY POSSIBLE ON HIGHWAYS

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BE READY FOR A SUDDEN DROP IN VISIBILITY. IF YOU ENCOUNTER
BLOWING DUST OR BLOWING SAND ON THE ROADWAY OR SEE IT
APPROACHING...PULL OFF THE ROAD AS FAR AS POSSIBLE AND PUT YOUR
VEHICLE IN PARK. TURN THE LIGHTS ALL THE WAY OFF AND KEEP YOUR
FOOT OFF THE BRAKE PEDAL.

REMEMBER...PULL ASIDE...STAY ALIVE.

&&

$$


Air Quality Alert


AIR QUALITY ALERT
AZC013-270400-

AIR QUALITY ALERT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PHOENIX AZ
1000 AM MST MON JUL 25 2016

...HIGH POLLUTION ADVISORY FOR MARICOPA COUNTY INCLUDING THE GREATER
PHOENIX AREA TUESDAY...

THE ARIZONA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY IN PHOENIX HAS ISSUED
AN OZONE HIGH POLLUTION ADVISORY FOR THE GREATER PHOENIX AREA FOR
TUESDAY.

THIS MEANS THAT FORECAST WEATHER CONDITIONS COMBINED WITH EXISTING
OZONE LEVELS ARE EXPECTED TO RESULT IN LOCAL MAXIMUM 8-HOUR OZONE
CONCENTRATIONS THAT POSE A HEALTH RISK. ADVERSE HEALTH EFFECTS
INCREASE AS AIR QUALITY DETERIORATES.

OZONE IS AN AIR CONTAMINANT WHICH CAN CAUSE BREATHING DIFFICULTIES
FOR CHILDREN AS WELL AS PERSONS WITH RESPIRATORY PROBLEMS. A DECREASE
IN PHYSICAL ACTIVITY IS RECOMMENDED.

IF IT IS A REGULARLY SCHEDULED WORK DAY...YOU ARE URGED TO CAR POOL...
TELECOMMUTE...OR USE MASS TRANSIT.

THE USE OF GASOLINE-POWERED EQUIPMENT SHOULD BE REDUCED OR DONE LATE
IN THE DAY.

FOR DETAILS ON THIS HIGH POLLUTION ADVISORY FOR MARICOPA COUNTY...
VISIT THE ADEQ INTERNET SITE AT WWW.AZDEQ.GOV OR CALL 602-771-2367
FOR RECORDED FORECAST INFORMATION.

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
522 AM MST MON JUL 25 2016

AZZ004>018-037>040-260615-
KAIBAB PLATEAU-MARBLE AND GLEN CANYONS-GRAND CANYON COUNTRY-
COCONINO PLATEAU-YAVAPAI COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
NORTHEAST PLATEAUS AND MESAS HWY 264 NORTHWARD-CHINLE VALLEY-
CHUSKA MOUNTAINS AND DEFIANCE PLATEAU-
LITTLE COLORADO RIVER VALLEY IN COCONINO COUNTY-
LITTLE COLORADO RIVER VALLEY IN NAVAJO COUNTY-
LITTLE COLORADO RIVER VALLEY IN APACHE COUNTY-
WESTERN MOGOLLON RIM-EASTERN MOGOLLON RIM-WHITE MOUNTAINS-
NORTHERN GILA COUNTY-YAVAPAI COUNTY VALLEYS AND BASINS-
OAK CREEK AND SYCAMORE CANYONS-BLACK MESA AREA-
NORTHEAST PLATEAUS AND MESAS SOUTH OF HWY 264-
522 AM MST MON JUL 25 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR APACHE...COCONINO...
NORTHERN GILA...NAVAJO...AND YAVAPAI COUNTIES IN NORTHERN
ARIZONA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP TODAY...WITH
STORMS BEING MORE NUMEROUS SOUTH OF I-40 BY LATE MORNING INTO
THIS EVENING. THE MAIN THREATS ARE LIGHTNING...LOCALIZED HEAVY
RAINFALL...HAIL...AND GUSTY WINDS POSSIBLE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

DAILY THUNDERSTORM CHANCES WILL CONTINUE THROUGH TUESDAY. AREAS
NORTH OF THE MOGOLLON RIM WILL EXPERIENCE DRIER AND HOTTER
CONDITIONS WITH ONLY A SLIGHT CHANCE OF STORMS FROM WEDNESDAY
THROUGH FRIDAY AS DRIER AIR FILTERS INTO FAR NORTHER ARIZONA.
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE FORECAST FROM THE MOGOLLON RIM
SOUTHWARD.

BY SATURDAY INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK THE SUBTROPICAL HIGH IS FORECAST
TO SHIFT INTO A MORE FAVORABLE POSITION...TO THE EAST OF ARIZONA
WITH DEEPER SUBTROPICAL MOISTURE AND THUNDERSTORMS RETURNING OVER
THE AREA.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SIGNIFICANT WEATHER
CONDITIONS ACCORDING TO STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES.

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