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Wind Advisory

Statement as of 8:00 PM 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 until 5 am PDT Sunday for the
eastern Sierra slopes and the Owens Valley of Inyo County and the
Spring Mountains in southern Nevada.

* Winds:above 5000 feet... west 35 to 45 mph with gusts to 60 mph.
Below 5000 feet and mainly near canyon openings... west 30 to 40
mph with gusts to 50 mph. For the Spring Mountains... the strongest
west winds will be near canyon openings on the northeast side.

* Timing: strong winds will continue this 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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