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Blowing in the Wind

by admin on 2nd-August-2016

sandstorm

Palm Springs

A heavy sandstorm raged through the Coachella Valley Saturday night creating hazardous conditions for drivers and air quality concerns for everyone in the area. The conditions were so bad the South Coast Air Quality Management District issued an advisory regarding air quality conditions and advised residents to stay indoors to avoid breathing air filled with fine particulate matter as a result of the blowing dust and sand. Such conditions are extremely dangerous for those with heart and or respiratory conditions. It is best for such individuals to remain indoors until the air clears to avoid the risk of exacerbating their condition(s).

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