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Nevada, Spring Mountains-Red Rock Canyon

Wind Advisory

Statement as of 11:46 AM PDT on October 25, 2014

Expires 8:00 AM EDT on October 26, 2014


... Wind Advisory remains in effect until 5 am PDT Sunday...

A Wind Advisory remains in effect for the eastern Sierra
slopes... the Owens Valley... and the Spring Mountains and Red Rock
Canyon until 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 peak this afternoon and evening in the Sierra
before diminishing early Sunday morning. Winds will peak overnight
in the Spring Mountains and Red Rock Canyon before rapidly
diminishing before sunrise.

* Locations: the town of Mt Charleston... Red Rock... Aspendell...
Whitney Portal... Bishop... Independence... Lone Pine... Olancha

* 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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