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Wind Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV
304 AM PST FRI DEC 9 2016

CAZ070-071-073-NVZ003-005-100100-
/O.NEW.KREV.WI.Y.0024.161209T2100Z-161210T0900Z/
SURPRISE VALLEY CALIFORNIA-LASSEN-EASTERN PLUMAS-
EASTERN SIERRA COUNTIES-MONO COUNTY-GREATER RENO-CARSON CITY-
MINDEN AREA-NORTHERN WASHOE COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF CEDARVILLE, FORT BIDWELL, PORTOLA,
SUSANVILLE, BRIDGEPORT, MAMMOTH LAKES, SPARKS, GARDNERVILLE,
VIRGINIA CITY, EMPIRE, AND GERLACH
304 AM PST FRI DEC 9 2016

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 1 AM PST
SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RENO HAS ISSUED A WIND ADVISORY,
WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 1 AM PST SATURDAY.

* TIMING: WINDS WILL INCREASE THROUGH THE DAY BECOMING STRONG AND
  GUSTY THIS AFTERNOON AND OVERNIGHT.

* WINDS: SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST 15 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS 50 TO 60 MPH.
  WIND PRONE LOCATIONS MAY SEE GUSTS UP TO 70 MPH.

* IMPACTS: WINDS MAY CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH
  PROFILE VEHICLES WITH THE WORST CONDITIONS EXPECTED ALONG THE
  HIGHWAY 395 CORRIDOR. WINDS WILL ALSO CAUSE TURBULENCE AND WIND
  SHEAR FOR AVIATION.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

NOW IS THE TIME TO SECURE LOOSE OUTDOOR ITEMS SUCH AS PATIO
FURNITURE, HOLIDAY DECORATIONS, AND TRASH CANS BEFORE WINDS
INCREASE WHICH COULD BLOW THESE ITEMS AWAY. THE BEST THING TO DO
IS PREPARE AHEAD OF TIME BY MAKING SURE YOU HAVE EXTRA FOOD AND
WATER ON HAND, FLASHLIGHTS WITH SPARE BATTERIES AND/OR CANDLES IN
THE EVENT OF A POWER OUTAGE.

&&

$$

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