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  • Blowing Dust Advisory for Wichita County, Kansas
  • Blowing Dust Advisory issued April 23 at 10:07PM CDT until April 24 at 1:00AM CDT by NWS
  • Effective: Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at 9:07 p.m.
  • Expires: Thursday, April 24, 2014 at midnight
  • ...STRONG WINDS AND BLOWING DUST WILL DEVELOP THIS EVENING BEHIND
    THE COLD FRONT THEN DECLINE OVERNIGHT...
    ...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.