Eastern Washington and North Idaho Watches and Warnings

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WWUS76 KOTX 080209
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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Spokane WA
709 PM PDT Fri May 7 2021

WAZ034-035-080315-
/O.CAN.KOTX.DU.Y.0004.000000T0000Z-210508T0300Z/
Moses Lake Area-Upper Columbia Basin-
Including the cities of Grand Coulee, Coulee City, Quincy,
Wilbur, Othello, Moses Lake, Ephrata, Ritzville, and Odessa
709 PM PDT Fri May 7 2021

...BLOWING DUST ADVISORY IS CANCELLED...

The threat of widespread blowing dust with visibility restrictions has ended for the evening.

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WWUS76 KOTX 072126
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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Spokane WA
226 PM PDT Fri May 7 2021

WAZ034-035-080300-
/O.NEW.KOTX.DU.Y.0004.210507T2126Z-210508T0300Z/
Moses Lake Area-Upper Columbia Basin-
Including the cities of Grand Coulee, Coulee City, Quincy,
Wilbur, Othello, Moses Lake, Ephrata, Ritzville, and Odessa
226 PM PDT Fri May 7 2021

...BLOWING DUST ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

* WHAT...Areas of visibility between one-quarter and one mile in blowing dust mainly along the I 90 corridor. Areas next to plowed fields could see visibility less than a quarter of mile.

* WHERE...Quincy, Wilbur, Othello, Moses Lake, Ephrata, Ritzville, and Odessa.

* WHEN...Until 8 PM PDT this evening.

* IMPACTS...Hazardous driving conditions due to reduced visibility.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Persons with respiratory problems should make preparations to stay indoors until the storm passes. Be ready for a sudden drop in visibility to near zero. If you encounter blowing dust or blowing sand on the roadway or see it approaching, pull off the road as far as possible and put your vehicle in park. Turn the lights all the way off and keep foot off the brake pedal. Remember, Pull Aside, Stay Alive.

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