Blowing dust is forecast this week.

The National Weather Service has issued a blowing dust advisory, which is in effect until 5 p.m. today.

The impacted area includes State Route 347, Interstate 8 and Interstate 10. There have been some isolated reports of reduced visibility on the highways, according to NWS.

The weather forecast calls for winds from the east up to 30 mph causing visibility as low as a quarter mile in some areas.

Be ready for a sudden drop in visibility. 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 off the lights all the way and keep your foot off the brake pedal.


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