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East Slopes of the Central Cascades of Washington East Slopes of the Southern Cascades of Washington San Juan County Western Whatcom County Central Cascade Foothills Northwest Interior Everett and Vicinity Seattle Metropolitan Area Tacoma Area Admiralty Inlet Area Hood Canal, Kitsap Peninsula Southwest Interior Olympics Eastern Strait of Juan de Fuca Western Strait of Juan de Fuca North Coast Central Coast West Slopes Northern Cascades and Passes West Slopes Central Cascades and Passes South Washington Cascades Willapa Hills South Washington Coast Lower Columbia and I-5 Corridor in Cowlitz County Western Columbia River Gorge East Columbia River Gorge Kittitas Valley Yakima Valley Lower Columbia Basin Foothills of the Blue Mountains Northwest Blue Mountains Northeast Blue Mountains Lower Garfield and Asotin Counties Washington Palouse Moses Lake Area Upper Columbia Basin Spokane Area Northeast Mountains Okanogan Highlands Greater Vancouver Area South Washington Cascade Foothills Wenatchee Area East Slopes Northern Cascades Okanogan Valley Waterville Plateau

US 2 MP 149 (View S.W.)

National Weather Service Warning - Non-Precipitation Warning for Waterville Plateau

Issued: 9:59 AM Aug 29  Will Expire: 6:00 PM Aug 29


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
959 AM PDT SAT AUG 29 2015

...STRONG COLD FRONT TO PRODUCE VERY WINDY CONDITIONS AND BLOWING
DUST TODAY...

.A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL PRODUCE STRONG WINDS ACROSS THE REGION
LATE THIS MORNING INTO THE EARLY EVENING HOURS. SOME WIND GUSTS
MAY BE STRONG ENOUGH TO RESULT IN HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS
FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES AND CAUSE ISOLATED TREE DAMAGE AND
POWER OUTAGES. THE WINDY CONDITIONS ARE ALSO EXPECTED TO PRODUCE
AREAS OF BLOWING DUST WITH REDUCED VISIBILITY.


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SPOKANE AREA-WATERVILLE PLATEAU-
959 AM PDT SAT AUG 29 2015

...DUST STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SPOKANE HAS ISSUED A DUST STORM
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON. THE
HIGH WIND WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* VISIBILITIES...DOWN TO ONE QUARTER MILE AT TIMES. ISOLATED
VISIBILITY TO NEAR ZERO WILL BE POSSIBLE.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 55 MPH.

* TIMING...WINDS WILL INCREASE THIS MORNING AND PEAK BY THE EARLY
AFTERNOON HOURS. WORST VISIBILITY DUE TO THE BLOWING DUST IS
EXPECTED TO OCCUR BETWEEN THE HOURS OF 1000 AM TO 300 PM TODAY.

* IMPACTS...STRONG WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO RESULT IN WIDESPREAD
BLOWING DUST. DECREASED VISIBILITY IS EXPECTED TO RESULT IN
TREACHEROUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS. THIS WILL INCLUDE INTERSTATE 90
BETWEEN SPRAGUE AND LIBERTY LAKE...HIGHWAY 2 BETWEEN SPOKANE AND
DAVENPORT AND ON THE WATERVILLE PLATEAU...AND HIGHWAY 195 FROM
SPOKANE DOWN TO THE PALOUSE. STRONG CROSS WINDS WILL ALSO RESULT
IN DIFFICULT DRIVING CONDITIONS FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES.
STRONGEST CROSS WINDS ARE EXPECTED ALONG HIGHWAY 2. TOPPLED
TREES AND POWER LINE DAMAGE MAY ALSO BE POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A DUST STORM WARNING MEANS SEVERELY LIMITED VISIBILITIES ARE
EXPECTED WITH BLOWING DUST. TRAVEL COULD BECOME EXTREMELY
DANGEROUS. PERSONS WITH RESPIRATORY PROBLEMS SHOULD MAKE
PREPARATIONS TO STAY INDOORS UNTIL THE STORM PASSES.

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