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Clark County issues dust advisory

Don’t let the sun trick you into thinking Tuesday’s weather will be pleasant.

The Clark County Department of Air Quality has sent out a dust advisory.

Winds are expected to blow between 25 to 30 mph with gusts up to 47 mph, the National Weather Service said. Windy conditions should last until the evening.

Children and people with respiratory diseases should stay indoors, the county said. Drivers should also drive slowly on unpaved roads. Residents should shut windows and change dirty air filters.

The high should reach 75, according to the Weather Service. Winds could make it feel cooler.

Clark County’s Department of Air Quality sent a notice to valley dust control permit holders, contractors and stationary sources Monday. The asked businesses to inspect their sites and stabilize loose soil.

Contact Ricardo Torres at rtorres@reviewjournal.com and 702-383-0381. Find him on Twitter: @rickytwrites

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