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Posted: Monday, October 26, 2009 1:24 pm | Updated: 2:40 am, Sat Oct 8, 2011.

A forecast for gusty winds has prompted a high pollution advisory for Tuesday.

Winds up to 44 mph are predicted at 5000 feet. The National Weather Service has issue a high wind advisory beginning 11 a.m. Tuesday for all counties between El Centro, Calif., and Phoenix. This may lead to blowing dust and sand.

The Department of Environmental Quality issues a high pollution advisory when coarse particle matter (PM-10) may exceed federal standards.

People with existing respiratory conditions, older adults and young children should limit time outdoors.

Elevated PM-10 levels may continue into Wednesday.

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