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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV
237 PM PDT THU OCT 23 2014

...STRONG WINDS EXPECTED SATURDAY...

.LOW PRESSURE MOVING ACROSS THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST WILL PUSH A COLD
FRONT ACROSS THE EASTERN SIERRA AND WESTERN NEVADA ON SATURDAY.
WINDS ALONG AND AHEAD OF THIS FRONT WILL INCREASE IN HIGHER
ELEVATIONS FRIDAY NIGHT...THEN SPREAD INTO LOWER ELEVATIONS ON
SATURDAY.

CAZ070-071-NVZ003-005-240945-
/O.NEW.KREV.WI.Y.0012.141025T1500Z-141026T0600Z/
SURPRISE VALLEY CALIFORNIA-LASSEN-EASTERN PLUMAS-
EASTERN SIERRA COUNTIES-GREATER RENO-CARSON CITY-MINDEN AREA-
NORTHERN WASHOE COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CEDARVILLE...FORT BIDWELL...PORTOLA...
SUSANVILLE...SPARKS...GARDNERVILLE...VIRGINIA CITY...EMPIRE...
GERLACH
237 PM PDT THU OCT 23 2014

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM TO 11 PM PDT SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RENO HAS ISSUED A WIND ADVISORY...
WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM TO 11 PM PDT SATURDAY.

* TIMING: WINDS WILL INCREASE SATURDAY MORNING AND CONTINUE
  THROUGH THE AFTERNOON...THEN DIMINISH SATURDAY EVENING.

* WINDS: SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 55 MPH.
  LOCALLY STRONGER GUSTS UP TO 65 MPH IN WIND PRONE AREAS.

* IMPACTS: HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES
  WITH TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS POSSIBLE ON HIGHWAY 395 AND INTERSTATE
  580. IF YOU HAVE OUTDOOR DECORATIONS...MAKE SURE THEY ARE
  SECURED OR BROUGHT INDOORS BEFORE SATURDAY MORNING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOTORISTS...ESPECIALLY IN HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES...SHOULD USE
CAUTION AND REMAIN ALERT FOR SUDDEN GUSTS OR CROSS WINDS.  CHECK
OUR WEBSITE AT WEATHER.GOV/RENO OR LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO
FOR UPDATES ON THIS SITUATION.

&&

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