Non-Precipitation Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Las Vegas, NV

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAS VEGAS NV
246 AM PST MON DEC 22 2014

...GUSTY WINDS THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING FOR SOUTH-CENTRAL NEVADA...

.GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP LATE THIS MORNING AND
LAST THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON INTO EARLY THIS EVENING ACROSS SOUTH-
CENTRAL NEVADA IN RESPONSE TO A STRONG JET STREAM PASSING ACROSS THE
GREAT BASIN AS WELL AS TIGHTENING SURFACE PRESSURE GRADIENTS.

NVZ014-221845-
/O.NEW.KVEF.WI.Y.0040.141222T1800Z-141223T0300Z/
ESMERALDA AND CENTRAL NYE COUNTY-
INCLUDING...BEATTY...GOLDFIELD...SILVER PEAK...DYER
246 AM PST MON DEC 22 2014

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO 7 PM PST THIS
EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAS VEGAS HAS ISSUED A WIND
ADVISORY FOR ESMERALDA AND CENTRAL NYE COUNTIES...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM
10 AM THIS MORNING TO 7 PM PST THIS EVENING.

* WINDS: NORTHWEST AT 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 45 MPH.
  LOCALLY HIGHER GUSTS ARE POSSIBLE IN NORMALLY WIND PRONE LOCATIONS.

* TIMING: WINDS SHOULD INCREASE LATE THIS MORNING...BE STRONGEST
  THIS AFTERNOON AND THEN DECREASE THIS EVENING.

* LOCATIONS: BEATTY...DYER...GOLDFIELD...SILVER PEAK AS WELL AS
  NORTHERN PORTIONS OF THE NEVADA NATIONAL SECURITY SITE.

* IMPACTS: STRONG WINDS WILL MAKE TRAVEL DIFFICULT ESPECIALLY ON
  HIGHWAY 95 FROM NEAR TONOPAH TO BEATTY. AREAS OF BLOWING SAND AND
  DUST ARE POSSIBLE REDUCING VISIBILITY. LOOSE OBJECTS LEFT OUTSIDE
  MAY BE BLOWN AWAY INCLUDING ANY POORLY SECURED CHRISTMAS
  DECORATIONS.

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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