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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAS VEGAS NV
1012 AM PDT WED APR 1 2015

...GUSTY WINDS EXPECTED ACROSS THE MOJAVE DESERT LATER TODAY AND
TONIGHT...

.A WEATHER DISTURBANCE WILL APPROACH THE AREA TODAY AND WINDS WILL
INCREASE ACROSS THE EASTERN SIERRA SLOPES AND THE MOJAVE
DESERT...INCLUDING LAS VEGAS...LATER THIS AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE
INTO THURSDAY MORNING.

CAZ524-526-NVZ019-020-022-020400-
/O.EXB.KVEF.WI.Y.0006.150402T0400Z-150402T1800Z/
EASTERN MOJAVE DESERT-CADIZ BASIN-SPRING MOUNTAINS-RED ROCK CANYON-
LAS VEGAS VALLEY-SOUTHERN CLARK COUNTY-
INCLUDING...BAKER...MOUNTAIN PASS...
MITCHELL CAVERNS...VIDAL JUNCTION...THE TOWN OF MT CHARLESTON...
RED ROCK...LAS VEGAS...NORTH LAS VEGAS...HENDERSON...BOULDER CITY...
SUMMERLIN...NELLIS...MOUNTAINS EDGE...SEVEN HILLS...BLUE DIAMOND...
PRIMM...SEARCHLIGHT...CAL-NEV-ARI
1012 AM PDT WED APR 1 2015

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO 11 AM PDT
THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAS VEGAS HAS ISSUED A WIND
ADVISORY FOR MUCH OF SAN BERNARDINO AND CENTRAL CLARK
COUNTIES...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO 11 AM PDT
THURSDAY.

* WINDS: WEST TO NORTHWEST AT 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 50 MPH.

* TIMING: WINDS WILL INCREASE IN THE EVENING AND BECOME
  STRONGEST BETWEEN 10 PM TONIGHT AND 6 AM THURSDAY.

* LOCATIONS: THE STRONGEST WINDS IN THE LAS VEGAS VALLEY ARE EXPECT
  ALONG THE WESTERN EDGE OF THE VALLEY INCLUDING RED ROCK
  CANYON...SUMMERLIN...CENTENNIAL HILLS AND MOUNTAINS EDGE. OTHER
  AREAS INCLUDE...PRIMM...SEARCHLIGHT...CAL-NEV-ARI...THE TOWN OF
  MT CHARLESTON...VIDAL JUNCTION...BAKER... AND MOUNTAIN PASS.

* IMPACTS: THE STRONG WINDS WILL MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT
  ESPECIALLY FOR MOTORCYCLES AND HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. AREAS
  OF BLOWING DUST AND SAND MAY REDUCE VISIBILITY ON AREA ROADS
  AT TIMES ESPECIALLY NEAR AND DOWNWIND OF DRY LAKE BEDS.

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.

&&

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