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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAS VEGAS NV
452 AM PDT SAT OCT 25 2014

...STRONG WINDS NORTH AND WEST OF LAS VEGAS TODAY INTO SUNDAY
MORNING...

CAZ519-520-NVZ019-251900-
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EASTERN SIERRA SLOPES-OWENS VALLEY-SPRING MOUNTAINS-RED ROCK CANYON-
INCLUDING...ASPENDELL...WHITNEY PORTAL...BISHOP...
INDEPENDENCE...LONE PINE...OLANCHA...THE TOWN OF MT CHARLESTON...
RED ROCK
452 AM PDT SAT OCT 25 2014

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 5 AM
PDT SUNDAY...

A WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE EASTERN SIERRA
SLOPES...OWENS VALLEY AND SPRING MOUNTAINS AND RED ROCK CANYON FROM
11 AM THIS MORNING TO 5 AM PDT SUNDAY.

* WINDS:ABOVE 5000 FEET...WEST 35 TO 45 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 60 MPH.
  BELOW 5000 FEET...WEST 30 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 50 MPH. THE
  STRONGEST WEST WINDS WILL BE NEAR CANYON OPENINGS ON THE
  NORTHEASTERN SIDE OF THE SPRING MOUNTAINS.

* TIMING: WINDS WILL INCREASE EARLY THIS AFTERNOON...PEAK DURING THE
  AFTERNOON AND EVENING...BEFORE DIMINISHING EARLY SUNDAY MORNING.

* LOCATIONS: SPRING MOUNTAINS...INCLUDING MOUNT CHARLESTON AND RED
  ROCK CANYON AS WELL AS KYLE...LEE CANYON...AND DEER CREEK
  ROADS...ASPENDELL...BISHOP...BIG PINE...LONE PINE...OLANCHA AND
  HIGHWAY 395. STRONGEST WEST WINDS WILL BE NEAR CANYON OPENINGS
  WEST OF HIGHWAY 395. HOWEVER...DANGEROUS CROSSWINDS COULD IMPACT
  HIGHWAY 395 FROM OLANCHA NORTH TO THE MONO COUNTY LINE.

* IMPACTS: GUSTY WINDS MAY CREATE DIFFICULT TRAVEL CONDITIONS IN
  THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS. EARLY SEASON WINDS MAY CAUSE HIGHER
  THAN USUAL AMOUNTS OF DOWNED TREE DEBRIS IN THE AREA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT CROSSWINDS ARE EXPECTED TO BE STRONG
ENOUGH TO MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE
VEHICLES. IN ADDITION...STRONG WINDS OVER DESERT AREAS COULD RESULT
IN BRIEFLY LOWERED VISIBILITIES TO WELL UNDER A MILE AT TIMES IN
BLOWING DUST OR BLOWING SAND. USE EXTRA CAUTION.

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