Blowing Dust Advisory in effect for Coachella Valley

The National Weather Service has issued a Blowing Dust Advisory for the Coachella Valley. Limited visibility and strong winds are expected until 7 pm Thursday evening. 

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  • Feels Like: 84° F 29° C
  • Wind: 4 mph 6 kph at East
  • Humidity: 36%
  • Dew point: 55° F 13° C
  • Barometer: 29 inches millibars and rising
  • Sunrise: 6:12 AM PDT
  • Sunset: 7:25 PM PDT
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