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Wind Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Reno NV
246 AM PDT Wed Mar 29 2017

NVZ003-300000-
/O.CON.KREV.WI.Y.0008.170330T1400Z-170331T0300Z/
Greater Reno-Carson City-Minden Area-
Including the cities of Sparks, Gardnerville, and Virginia City
246 AM PDT Wed Mar 29 2017

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM TO 8 PM PDT
THURSDAY...

* Timing: Winds will increase Thursday morning with the strongest
  winds expected with the passage of a strong cold front in the
  morning.

* Winds: West 20 to 35 mph with gusts to 55 mph shifting
  northwest by early afternoon behind the front.

* Impacts: Strong crosswinds may produce travel restrictions
  for high profile vehicles. Choppy conditions can be expected
  on Washoe Lake. Areas of turbulence and wind shear will be
  possible for those with aviation interests.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Now is the time to secure loose outdoor items such as patio
furniture 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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