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High Wind Watch

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV
338 AM PST FRI NOV 21 2014

...STRONG WINDS EXPECTED LATE TONIGHT AND SATURDAY...

.LOW PRESSURE MOVING ACROSS THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST WILL PUSH A COLD
FRONT ACROSS THE EASTERN SIERRA AND WESTERN NEVADA TONIGHT INTO
SATURDAY. WINDS ALONG AND AHEAD OF THIS FRONT WILL INCREASE
RAPIDLY WITH DAMAGING WIND GUSTS POSSIBLE ESPECIALLY ALONG THE
SIERRA FRONT.

CAZ071>073-NVZ002-003-220000-
/O.CON.KREV.HW.A.0004.141122T0600Z-141123T0000Z/
LASSEN-EASTERN PLUMAS-EASTERN SIERRA COUNTIES-
GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA-MONO-GREATER RENO-CARSON CITY-MINDEN AREA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...PORTOLA...SUSANVILLE...
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE...TRUCKEE...BRIDGEPORT...MAMMOTH LAKES...
INCLINE VILLAGE...SPARKS...GARDNERVILLE...VIRGINIA CITY
338 AM PST FRI NOV 21 2014

...HIGH WIND WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

A HIGH WIND WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

* TIMING: WINDS WILL INCREASE LATE THIS EVENING WITH THE STRONGEST
  WINDS OVERNIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON. WINDS WILL DIMINISH
  BY SATURDAY EVENING.

* WINDS: SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST 25 TO 40 MPH WITH POTENTIAL GUSTS UP
  TO 65 MPH LATE TONIGHT...THEN BECOMING WEST ON SATURDAY. GUSTS
  UP TO 75 MPH ARE POSSIBLE FOR WIND PRONE AREAS...WITH SIERRA
  RIDGE GUSTS NEAR 100 MPH.

* IMPACTS: VERY HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED FOR HIGH
  PROFILE VEHICLES ALONG NORTH TO SOUTH ORIENTED ROUTES WITH
  TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS LIKELY ON HIGHWAY 395 AND INTERSTATE 580.
  PATIO FURNITURE AND FENCES MAY BE BLOWN OVER...AND ANY TREES
  WITH LEAVES REMAINING MAY LOSE SOME LIMBS. SECURE ANY LOOSE
  OUTDOOR ITEMS AND HOLIDAY DECORATIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH WIND WATCH MEANS THERE IS POTENTIAL FOR STRONG DAMAGING
WINDS TO AFFECT THE AREA.  CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST
FORECASTS AT WEATHER.GOV/RENO.

&&

$$
MJD

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