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Kansas, Cheyenne

Blowing Dust Advisory

Statement as of 10:07 PM CDT on April 23, 2014

Expires 2:00 AM EDT on April 24, 2014


... Blowing dust advisory remains in effect until midnight MDT
/1 am CDT/ tonight...

* peak winds... sustained north to northwest winds of 30 to 40
mph with gusts to 55 mph are expected. A few gusts over 55 mph
can not be ruled out.

* Timing/duration... blowing dust is expected through midnight MDT
(1 am cdt).

* Other impacts... blowing dust may reduce visibilities suddenly
to near zero... especially in areas where plowed fields exist.
Motorists should drive carefully through areas of low
visibilities. If you see an advancing wall of dust do not
drive through it if at all possible.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

The Kansas department of health and environment recommends that
you take preventative measures during this blowing dust
event... such as staying indoors or wearing protective breathing
masks if outside. High dust concentrations can cause respiratory
problems... decrease lung activity... aggravate asthma... and lead
to potential heart-related problems... especially with
children... elderly... or those with pre-existing respiratory
conditions.

A blowing dust advisory means that blowing dust will occasionally
restrict visibility to less than one mile. Travelers are urged to
use caution and be alert to rapidly changing visibility...
especially near open fields.





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