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High Wind Warning

Statement as of 3:26 AM PDT on April 21, 2014


... High Wind Warning in effect from 9 am to 9 PM PDT Tuesday...

The National Weather Service in Las Vegas has issued a High Wind
Warning for the eastern Sierra slopes and Owens Valley... which is
in effect from 9 am to 9 PM PDT Tuesday.

* Winds: west winds 45 to 55 mph with gusts to 75 mph in the Sierra.
West winds 35 to 50 mph with gusts to 65 mph in the Owens Valley.

* Timing: much of the day Tuesday into Tuesday evening... although
the strongest downslope winds in the Owens Valley likely will be
from 3 PM to 7 PM.

* Locations: Aspendell... Whitney Portal... Bishop...
Independence... Lone Pine... Olancha... Highway 395.

* Impacts: difficult driving conditions. Risk of overturned tractor
trailer trucks. Unsecured objects could get blown away and
structures could get damaged. Blowing dust could result in briefly
lowered visibilities to well under a mile at times in the Owens
Valley.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A High Wind Warning means that a hazardous high wind event is
expected or occurring. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 mph
and... or gusts of at least 58 mph can lead to property damage.





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