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Dust advisory issued for southwest portion of Maricopa County

Aug 11, 2020, 7:33 PM | Updated: 8:21 pm
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PHOENIX — A dust advisory was issued for the southwestern portion of Maricopa County on Tuesday night, according to the National Weather Service.

The advisory primarily affected Goodyear, Buckeye, Highway 85, Interstate 8 and a portion of Interstate 10.

The advisory, issued at 7:09 p.m., was initially set to end at 8:15 p.m. before being extended until 8:45 p.m.

The Arizona Department of Transportation warned drivers on State Route 347 to be mindful of blowing dust.

Around 6:40 p.m., the National Weather Service had issued a separate dust advisory that was lifted at 7:30 p.m.

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Dust advisory issued for southwest portion of Maricopa County