Feb. 27 and 28 - dust event days
Both February 27th and 28th were dusty days with active weather patterns bringing dust to the border lands.
The upper level pattern for February 27 shows a trough approaching from the west and centered off-shore of California.
EPA's AQI forecast for today and tomorrow reflect the high winds
The forecast for tomorrow (Feb. 28) is showing blowing dust over a third of the state.
By the time we arrived in Lordsburg, the road through I-10 in Arizona was open to traffic. That gave us an opportunity to stop by the Lordsburg playa to download a few camera memory cards before the Arizona dust meeting.
February 28, 2017
We overnighted in Casa Grande, Arizona and attended the AZ dust workshop from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm on the campus of Central Arizona College, Coolidge, AZ.
The upper level trough moved eastward and in a position that nornmally see dust storms in the Chihuahuan Desert.