Reno, NV 89501
Last Updated: 10/31/14 14:58:04 EDT
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 WIND ADVISORY




URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV

234 AM PDT MON APR 30 2012



...GUSTY WINDS EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING...



.A PACIFIC STORM SYSTEM WILL CROSS THE REGION LATER TODAY AND

TONIGHT. THE STORM WILL GENERATE GUSTY WINDS ACROSS PARTS OF THE

REGION THIS AFTERNOON AND THIS EVENING.

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 11 PM PDT THIS

EVENING...



THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ELKO HAS ISSUED A WIND ADVISORY...

WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 11 PM PDT THIS EVENING.



* WINDS: WEST-SOUTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 50 MPH.



* TIMING: MID AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY EVENING



* LOCATIONS INCLUDE: JACKPOT...WILDHORSE...OWYHEE



* IMPACTS: WINDS WILL MAKE CONTROLLING HIGH-PROFILE VEHICLES

DIFFICULT...PARTICULARLY FOR NORTH-SOUTH HIGHWAYS SUCH AS U.S.

HIGHWAY 93 AND NEVADA STATE HIGHWAY 225.



PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...



A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT SUSTAINED WINDS OF 30 MPH WITH GUSTS

IN EXCESS OF 45 MPH ARE EXPECTED. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE

DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. USE

EXTRA CAUTION.



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