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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAS VEGAS NV
259 PM PST THU FEB 26 2015

...GUSTY WINDS FRIDAY INTO FRIDAY NIGHT...

.A STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE SOUTH TOWARD CALIFORNIA AND NEVADA ON
FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT. THIS WILL RESULT IN GUSTY WINDS ACROSS THE
SOUTHERN SIERRA NEVADA AS WELL AS PORTIONS OF THE MOJAVE DESERT.

CAZ523-271200-
/O.CON.KVEF.WI.Y.0003.150227T2100Z-150228T1000Z/
WESTERN MOJAVE DESERT-
INCLUDING...BARSTOW...DAGGETT...FORT IRWIN
259 PM PST THU FEB 26 2015

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM FRIDAY TO 2 AM PST
SATURDAY...

A WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM FRIDAY TO 2 AM PST
SATURDAY FOR NORTHWEST SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY.

* WINDS: WEST AT 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS OF 40 TO 50 MPH.

* TIMING: WINDS WILL INCREASE THROUGH THE DAY ON FRIDAY...BE
  STRONGEST IN THE LATE AFTERNOON AND EVENING...THEN DECREASE
  EARLY SATURDAY MORNING.

* LOCATIONS: BARSTOW...DAGGETT...FORT IRWIN...KRAMER JUNCTION...
   TRONA.

* IMPACTS: STRONG CROSSWINDS WILL MAKE FOR DIFFICULT DRIVING
  CONDITIONS ON AREA ROADS INCLUDING INTERSTATES 15 AND 40 AS
  WELL AS HIGHWAYS 58 AND 395. AREAS OF BLOWING SAND AND DUST
  ARE POSSIBLE RESULTING IN REDUCED VISIBILITY. ANY LOOSE
  OBJECTS OUTSIDE WILL BE BLOWN AWAY.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAS VEGAS NV
259 PM PST THU FEB 26 2015

...GUSTY WINDS FRIDAY INTO FRIDAY NIGHT...

.A STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE SOUTH TOWARD CALIFORNIA AND NEVADA ON
FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT. THIS WILL RESULT IN GUSTY WINDS ACROSS THE
SOUTHERN SIERRA NEVADA AS WELL AS PORTIONS OF THE MOJAVE DESERT.

CAZ519-271200-
/O.CON.KVEF.WI.Y.0003.150227T2100Z-150228T0600Z/
EASTERN SIERRA SLOPES-
INCLUDING...ASPENDELL...WHITNEY PORTAL
259 PM PST THU FEB 26 2015

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM TO 10 PM PST FRIDAY...

A WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM TO 10 PM PST FRIDAY FOR
THE EASTERN SIERRA SLOPES.

* WINDS: WEST WINDS OF 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS OF 50 TO 60 MPH.

* TIMING: WINDS WILL INCREASE THROUGH THE DAY ON FRIDAY...BE
  STRONGEST IN THE LATE AFTERNOON AND EVENING...THEN DECREASE
  EARLY SATURDAY MORNING.

* LOCATIONS: ASPENDELL AND WHITNEY PORTAL.

* IMPACTS: STRONG CROSSWINDS WILL MAKE FOR DIFFICULT DRIVING
  CONDITIONS ON AREA ROADS INCLUDING HIGHWAY 168. ANY LOOSE
  OBJECTS OUTSIDE WILL BE BLOWN AWAY.

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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