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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAS VEGAS NV
340 AM PDT FRI OCT 24 2014

...STRONG WINDS ALONG THE EASTERN SIERRA SLOPES AND OWENS VALLEY
SATURDAY INTO EARLY SUNDAY MORNING...

.STRONG AND GUSTY WEST WINDS WILL OCCUR SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND
NIGHT AS AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE PASSES ACROSS THE AREA.

CAZ519-520-242300-
/O.CON.KVEF.WI.Y.0033.141025T1800Z-141026T1200Z/
EASTERN SIERRA SLOPES-OWENS VALLEY-
INCLUDING...ASPENDELL...WHITNEY PORTAL...BISHOP...
INDEPENDENCE...LONE PINE...OLANCHA
340 AM PDT FRI OCT 24 2014

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

A WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE EASTERN SIERRA SLOPES AND
OWENS VALLEY 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.

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

* LOCATIONS: ASPENDELL...BIHSOP...BIG PINE...LONE PINE...OLANCHA
  AND HIGHWAY 395.

* IMPACTS: STRONGEST WEST WINDS WILL BE NEAR CANYON OPENINGS
  WEST OF HIGHWAY 395. HOWEVER...DANGEROUS CROSSWINDS COULD
  IMPACT HIGHWAY 395 FROM OLANCHA NORTH TO THE MONO COUNTY
  LINE.

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 RENO NV
251 AM PDT FRI OCT 24 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.

CAZ073-250000-
/O.CON.KREV.WI.Y.0012.141025T1800Z-141026T0600Z/
MONO-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BRIDGEPORT...MAMMOTH LAKES
251 AM PDT FRI OCT 24 2014

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

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

* TIMING: WINDS WILL INCREASE LATE 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 70 MPH IN WIND PRONE AREAS. RIDGE
  WIND GUSTS UP TO 115 MPH.

* IMPACTS: HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS FOR HIGH PROFILE
  VEHICLES WITH TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS POSSIBLE ON HIGHWAY 395.
  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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