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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAS VEGAS NV
248 PM PDT FRI OCT 24 2014

...STRONG WINDS NORTH AND WEST OF LAS VEGAS SATURDAY INTO SUNDAY
MORNING...

CAZ521-522-NVZ014-015-017-251200-
/O.EXB.KVEF.WI.Y.0033.141025T1800Z-141026T0300Z/
WHITE MOUNTAINS OF INYO COUNTY-DEATH VALLEY NATIONAL PARK-
ESMERALDA AND CENTRAL NYE COUNTY-LINCOLN COUNTY-
WESTERN CLARK AND SOUTHERN NYE COUNTY-
INCLUDING...FURNACE CREEK...SHOSHONE...BEATTY...
GOLDFIELD...SILVER PEAK...DYER...CALIENTE...PIOCHE...PANACA...
HIKO...ALAMO...RACHEL...PAHRUMP...INDIAN SPRINGS...DESERT ROCK...
AMARGOSA VALLEY
248 PM PDT FRI OCT 24 2014

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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAS VEGAS HAS ISSUED A WIND
ADVISORY FOR INYO...ESMERALDA...LINCOLN...CENTRAL NYE AND FAR
WESTERN CLARK COUNTIES...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM PDT
SATURDAY.

* WINDS: SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH.

* TIMING: WINDS WILL INCREASE EARLY SATURDAY AFTERNOON...PEAK IN THE
  AFTERNOON BEFORE DIMINISHING BY EARLY EVENING.

* LOCATIONS: INYO...ESMERALDA...LINCOLN...CENTRAL NYE AND FAR
  WESTERN CLARK COUNTIES.

* IMPACTS: GUSTY WINDS MAY CREATE DIFFICULT TRAVEL CONDITIONS DUE TO
  GUSTY CROSSWINDS AND BLOWING DUST AND SAND. EARLY SEASON WINDS
  MAY CAUSE HIGHER THAN USUAL AMOUNTS OF DOWNED TREE DEBRIS IN THE
  AREA.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAS VEGAS NV
248 PM PDT FRI OCT 24 2014

...STRONG WINDS NORTH AND WEST OF LAS VEGAS SATURDAY INTO SUNDAY
MORNING...

NVZ019-251200-
/O.EXA.KVEF.WI.Y.0033.141025T1800Z-141026T1200Z/
SPRING MOUNTAINS-RED ROCK CANYON-
INCLUDING...THE TOWN OF MT CHARLESTON...RED ROCK
248 PM PDT FRI OCT 24 2014

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM SATURDAY TO 5 AM PDT SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAS VEGAS HAS ISSUED A WIND
ADVISORY FOR THE SPRING MOUNTAINS AND RED ROCK CANYON...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM 11 AM SATURDAY TO 5 AM PDT SUNDAY.

* WINDS:ABOVE 5000 FEET...WEST 35 TO 45 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 60 MPH.
  BELOW 5000 FEET...WEST 30 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 50 MPH. THE
  STRONGEST WEST WINDS WILL BE NEAR CANYON OPENINGS ON THE
  NORTHEASTERN SIDE OF THE SPRING MOUNTAINS.

* TIMING: WINDS WILL INCREASE EARLY SATURDAY AFTERNOON...PEAK
  IN THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING...BEFORE DIMINISHING EARLY
  SUNDAY MORNING.

* LOCATIONS: SPRING MOUNTAINS...INCLUDING MOUNT CHARLESTON AND RED
  ROCK CANYON AS WELL AS KYLE...LEE CANYON...AND DEER CREEK ROADS.

* IMPACTS: GUSTY WINDS MAY CREATE DIFFICULT TRAVEL CONDITIONS IN THE
  HIGHER ELEVATIONS. EARLY SEASON WINDS MAY CAUSE HIGHER THAN USUAL
  AMOUNTS OF DOWNED TREE DEBRIS IN THE AREA.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
326 PM MDT FRI OCT 24 2014

...STRONG SOUTHERLY WINDS SATURDAY AHEAD OF AN APPROACHING COLD
FRONT...

.A PACIFIC COLD FRONT CROSSING NEVADA SATURDAY WILL GENERATE
STRONG SOUTHERLY WINDS ACROSS THE WESTERN VALLEYS OF UTAH SATURDAY
AFTERNOON AND EVENING. THE STRONGEST WINDS WILL DEVELOPING BY
AROUND MID-AFTERNOON...THEN CONTINUE THROUGH THE LATE EVENING
HOURS.

UTZ005-015-016-251100-
/O.NEW.KSLC.WI.Y.0027.141025T1800Z-141026T0600Z/
GREAT SALT LAKE DESERT AND MOUNTAINS-WEST CENTRAL UTAH-
SOUTHWEST UTAH-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WENDOVER...SNOWVILLE...DELTA...
FILLMORE...BEAVER...CEDAR CITY...MILFORD
326 PM MDT FRI OCT 24 2014

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON SATURDAY TO MIDNIGHT MDT
SATURDAY NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SALT LAKE CITY HAS ISSUED A WIND
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON SATURDAY TO MIDNIGHT MDT
SATURDAY NIGHT.

* AFFECTED AREA...THE GREAT SALT LAKE DESERT AND MOUNTAINS...THE
  WEST CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST VALLEYS OF UTAH.

* WINDS...SUSTAINED WINDS OF 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS APPROACHING
  50 MPH.

* TIMING...SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL STEADILY INCREASE SATURDAY
  MORNING...THEN PEAK DURING THE MID-AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
  EVENING HOURS. WINDS WILL SHIFT TO THE WEST AND GRADUALLY
  DECREASE LATE SATURDAY NIGHT.

* IMPACTS...STRONG CROSS WINDS WILL DEVELOP ALONG WEST-TO-EAST
  HIGHWAYS ACROSS THE ADVISORY AREA. AREAS OF BLOWING DUST ARE
  POSSIBLE NEAR OPEN AGRICULTURAL LANDS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT SUSTAINED WIND SPEEDS OF AT LEAST 31
MPH OR GUSTS OF 45 MPH ARE EXPECTED. MOTORISTS IN THE ADVISORY
AREA SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR SUDDEN GUSTY CROSS WINDS WHICH CAN
MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT.

&&

$$

FOR MORE INFORMATION FROM NOAA/NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE VISIT...
HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/SALTLAKECITY (ALL LOWER CASE)

FOR INFORMATION ON POTENTIAL TRAVEL IMPACTS VISIT...
HTTP://UDOTTRAFFIC.UTAH.GOV/ROADWEATHERFORECAST.ASPX

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