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Jun 26, 2012 7:12 PM

Dust Storm Warning for Tucson metro, I-10

TUCSON - The National Weather Service has issued a Dust Storm Warning for eastern & central Pima and south central Pinal Counties until 6 PM. This includes Tucson, Marana, Avra Valley, Sells and Picacho.

According to News 4 Meteorologist Jeff Beamish, thunderstorm winds over 40 MPH have the potential to create blowing dust along Interstate 10 and highway 86. Visibility may be reduced to less than a quarter mile at times on area roadways over the next 2 hours.

If you do encounter a dust storm, pull off to the side of the road, turn off your lights, set the emergency brake and keep your foot off the brake pedal.

Stay with News 4 Tucson and KVOA.com for the latest severe weather updates.

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