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  • Wind Advisory for La Paz County, Arizona
  • Wind Advisory issued March 26 at 8:00AM MST until March 26 at 8:00PM MST by NWS
  • Effective: Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at 8 a.m.
  • Expires: Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at 8 p.m.
  • ...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 8 PM MST
    THIS EVENING...
    ...BLOWING DUST ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
    8 PM MST THIS EVENING...
    THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PHOENIX HAS ISSUED A WIND ADVISORY
    AND A BLOWING DUST ADVISORY FROM 1 PM TO 8 PM MST THIS EVENING.
    * AFFECTED AREA...PARTS OF SOUTHWEST ARIZONA...AND MOST OF SOUTH
    CENTRAL ARIZONA. THIS INCLUDES THE TOWNS AND CITIES OF
    QUARTZSITE...WENDEN...DATELAND...GILA BEND...PHOENIX...CASA
    GRANDE...AND APACHE JUNCTION. PORTIONS OF INTERSTATES 8 AND 10
    BETWEEN PHOENIX AND THE COLORADO RIVER ARE ALSO INCLUDED IN THE
    WINDY AND BLOWING DUST ADVISORIES.
    * TIMING...1 PM TO 8 PM MST WEDNESDAY.
    * WINDS...GUSTY WEST WINDS BETWEEN 25 AND 35 MPH...WITH
    OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 45 MPH ARE POSSIBLE.
    * VISIBILITY...LESS THAN 2 MILES AT TIMES.
    * IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE DIFFICULT FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES
    ON NORTH-SOUTH ORIENTED ROADWAYS. MOTORISTS ON INTERSTATES 8
    AND 10 WILL ALSO EXPERIENCE HIGH WINDS ESPECIALLY IN WESTERN
    IMPERIAL COUNTY AS WELL AS NEAR JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK.
    PATCHY BLOWING DUST MAY ALSO DEVELOP DUE TO THE HIGH WINDS
    WHICH COULD RESULT IN REDUCED VISIBILITIES.