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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PHOENIX AZ
206 AM MST FRI APR 25 2014

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 12 AM MST /12 AM PDT/ TO 12 PM
MST /12 PM PDT/ WEDNESDAY...

AZZ020-021-025-026-CAZ031>033-252300-
/O.NEW.KPSR.WI.Y.0005.140426T0700Z-140426T1900Z/
LOWER COLORADO RIVER VALLEY AZ-WEST CENTRAL DESERTS-
YUMA/MARTINEZ LAKE AND VICINITY-SOUTHWEST DESERTS-
LOWER COLORADO RIVER VALLEY CA-RIVERSIDE COUNTY/EASTERN DESERTS-
IMPERIAL COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...EHRENBERG...PARKER...QUARTZSITE...
SALOME...FORTUNA FOOTHILLS...YUMA...TACNA...WELLTON...BLYTHE...
CHIRIACO SUMMIT...DESERT CENTER...BRAWLEY...CALEXICO...EL CENTRO
206 AM MST FRI APR 25 2014 /206 AM PDT FRI APR 25 2014/

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT MST /MIDNIGHT PDT/
TONIGHT TO NOON MST /NOON PDT/ SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PHOENIX HAS ISSUED A WIND
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT MST /MIDNIGHT PDT/
TONIGHT TO NOON MST /NOON PDT/ SATURDAY.

* AFFECTED AREA...SOUTHEAST CALIFORNIA...THE LOWER COLORADO RIVER
  VALLEY...AND THE SOUTHWEST DESERTS OF ARIZONA...INCLUDING THE
  CITIES OF EL CENTRO...BLYTHE...YUMA...TACNA...PORTIONS OF THE
  SALTON SEA...AND INTERSTATES 8 AND 10 THROUGH SOUTHEAST CALIFORNIA
  AND SOUTHWEST ARIZONA.

* TIMING...FROM 12 AM SATURDAY UNTIL 12 PM SATURDAY.

* WINDS...GUSTY WEST WINDS BETWEEN 25 AND 35 MPH...WITH OCCASIONAL
  GUSTS TO 50 MPH ARE POSSIBLE.

* 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. PATCHY BLOWING DUST MAY ALSO
  DEVELOP DUE TO THE HIGH WINDS WHICH COULD RESULT IN REDUCED
  VISIBILITIES

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT SUSTAINED WIND SPEEDS OF BETWEEN
30 AND 40 MPH ARE EXPECTED...OR WIND GUSTS OF BETWEEN 40 AND
50 MPH. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR
HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. IN ADDITION...STRONG WINDS OVER DESERT AREAS
COULD RESULT IN BRIEFLY LOWERED VISIBILITIES TO WELL UNDER A MILE AT
TIMES IN BLOWING DUST OR BLOWING SAND. USE EXTRA CAUTION.

&&

$$

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