Updated Jul 8, 2014 - 9:33 pm
Dust warning lifted for Phoenix metro area
PHOENIX -- The National Weather Service has cancelled dust and thunderstorm warnings for the Phoenix metro area Tuesday.
Maricopa and Pinal counties are under a Dust Storm Warning until 10:00 p.m. coupled with low visibility, particularly for the Phoenix metro area.
The dust storm warning was cancelled shortly before 9:30 p.m., but motorists are still to be on alert.
927p: Dust Storm Warning is canceled, but can still expect pockets of blowing dust/limited vsbys across the SE Valley next hr or so. #azwx— NWS Phoenix (@NWSPhoenix) July 9, 2014
Southern Maricopa County, which includes Ahwatukee, Gilbert, Gila Bend and Chandler, was issued a flood advisory for urban and small streams until 11:00 p.m.
A separate thunderstorm warning was also issued for Maricopa County until 9:11 p.m.
Earlier in the evening, blowing dust put areas just north of Casa Grande at zero visibility, especially along Interstate 8 and Interstate 10.