ADOT urges drivers to be prepared for monsoon weather dangers | Arizona Emergency information Network – az.gov

With strong monsoon storms forecast in much of Arizona this week, be ready for wet roads, potential flooding and even additional dust storms across parts of the state.

The Arizona Department of Transportation says drivers should avoid travel in severe weather conditions if at all possible. Monsoon weather can produce thunderstorms with sudden, heavy rainfall. Keep these tips in mind:

Other safety tips for driving in rainstorms are available at azdot.gov/monsoons.

Drivers also should be prepared for dust storms during monsoon weather. Avoid driving into a dust storm. In almost no time, blowing dust can drop visibility to zero, especially where small dust channels afford drivers little or no opportunity to avoid this hazard. Here are other dust storm safety tips:

More information on dust storm safety can be found at PullAsideStayAlive.org

Real-time highway conditions are available on ADOTs Arizona Traveler Information site at az511.gov, by calling 511 and through ADOTs Twitter feed, @ArizonaDOT.

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