Blowing Dust Advisory For Eastern Colorado
Are we in another Dust Bowl? Is this the “Dirty 30’s”? You can feel it in the air! My allergies are killing me and I bet yours are too! The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment has issued a Blowing Dust Advisory for portions of Eastern Colorado until 4 p.m. today. The National Weather Service has also issued a High Wind Warning for Northeastern Colorado until noon today. Expect gusts up to 60 miles per hour across the Eastern Plains of the state.
AREAS AFFECTED BY BLOWING DUST ADVISORY
Sterling, Ft. Morgan, Akron, Limon, Colorado Springs, Burlington, Pueblo, Springfield, Lamar, La Junta, and Las Animas.
WHAT TO DO IF YOU ARE IN THE ADVISORY AREA
In areas where blowing dust has reduced visibilities to less than 10 miles, people with heart or lung disease, older adults, and the very young should reduce prolonged or heavy indoor or outdoor exertion.