- Dust Storm Warning for San Bernadino County-Upper Colorado River Valley County, California
- Dust Storm Warning issued August 12 at 12:30AM PDT until August 12 at 2:00AM PDT by NWS
- Effective: Sunday, August 12, 2018 at 12:30 a.m.
- Expires: Sunday, August 12, 2018 at 2 a.m.
...A DUST STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 200 AM PDT FOR
NORTHWESTERN SAN BERNARDINO AND SOUTHEASTERN INYO COUNTIES...
At 1230 AM PDT, Wind gusts between 30 to 40 mph have been observed
at Furnace Creek and Stovepipe Wells.
HAZARD...Less than one quarter mile visibility with strong wind in
excess of 40 mph.
SOURCE...Law Enforcement and weather observations.
IMPACT...Dangerous life-threatening travel.
Locations impacted include...
Stovepipe Wells, Shoshone, Furnace Creek, Panamint Springs, Texas
Springs Campground, Death Valley Junction, Dumont Dunes, Trona,
Darwin, Keeler, Sr 127 Near Dumont Dunes, Tecopa, Homewood
Canyon-Valley Wells and Searles Valley.
Dust storms lead to dangerous driving conditions with visibility
reduced to near zero. If driving, avoid dust storms if possible. If
caught in one, then pull off the road, turn off your lights and keep
your foot off the brake.
Motorists should not drive into a dust storm. PULL ASIDE STAY ALIVE!