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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAS VEGAS NV
326 AM PDT MON APR 21 2014

.A VIGOROUS LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM MOVING OUT OF CALIFORNIA INTO NEVADA
WILL BRING STRONG WINDS TO THE ENTIRE AREA TUESDAY. THERE IS
POTENTIAL FOR STRONG DOWNSLOPE WINDS ALONG THE EASTERN SIERRA SLOPES
DOWN INTO THE OWENS VALLEY.

AZZ001>003-036-CAZ521>527-NVZ014>022-212300-
/O.NEW.KVEF.WI.Y.0017.140422T1600Z-140423T0400Z/
NORTHWEST PLATEAU-LAKE HAVASU AND FORT MOHAVE-NORTHWEST DESERTS-
LAKE MEAD NATIONAL RECREATION AREA-WHITE MOUNTAINS OF INYO COUNTY-
DEATH VALLEY NATIONAL PARK-WESTERN MOJAVE DESERT-
EASTERN MOJAVE DESERT-MORONGO BASIN-CADIZ BASIN-
SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY-UPPER COLORADO RIVER VALLEY-
ESMERALDA AND CENTRAL NYE COUNTY-LINCOLN COUNTY-
NORTHEAST CLARK COUNTY-WESTERN CLARK AND SOUTHERN NYE COUNTY-
SHEEP RANGE-SPRING MOUNTAINS-RED ROCK CANYON-LAS VEGAS VALLEY-
SOUTHERN CLARK COUNTY-
INCLUDING...COLORADO CITY...
PIPE SPRING NATIONAL MONUMENT...TUWEEP...MT TRUMBULL...
LAKE HAVASU...DESERT HILLS...TOPOCK...KINGMAN...GOLDEN VALLEY...
DOLAN SPRINGS...VALENTINE...WIKIEUP...YUCCA...BULLHEAD CITY...
MOHAVE VALLEY...FURNACE CREEK...SHOSHONE...BARSTOW...DAGGETT...
FORT IRWIN...BAKER...MOUNTAIN PASS...MITCHELL CAVERNS...
MORONGO VALLEY...YUCCA VALLEY...TWENTYNINE PALMS...VIDAL JUNCTION...
NEEDLES...BEATTY...GOLDFIELD...SILVER PEAK...DYER...CALIENTE...
PIOCHE...PANACA...HIKO...ALAMO...RACHEL...MESQUITE...OVERTON...
MOAPA...PAHRUMP...INDIAN SPRINGS...DESERT ROCK...AMARGOSA VALLEY...
THE TOWN OF MT CHARLESTON...RED ROCK...LAS VEGAS...
NORTH LAS VEGAS...HENDERSON...BOULDER CITY...SUMMERLIN...NELLIS...
MOUNTAINS EDGE...SEVEN HILLS...BLUE DIAMOND...HOOVER DAM...
LAUGHLIN...PRIMM...SEARCHLIGHT...CAL-NEV-ARI
326 AM PDT MON APR 21 2014 /326 AM MST MON APR 21 2014/

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM PDT /9 AM MST/ TO 9 PM PDT
/9 PM MST/ TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAS VEGAS HAS ISSUED A WIND
ADVISORY FOR SOUTHERN NEVADA...NORTHWEST ARIZONA AND MUCH OF
SOUTHEAST CALIFORNIA...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM PDT /9 AM MST/
TO 9 PM PDT /9 PM MST/ TUESDAY.

* WINDS: SOUTHWEST TO WEST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS 40 TO 50. WINDS
  ABOVE 7000 FEET MAY GUST TO 65 MPH.

* TIMING: MUCH OF THE DAY TUESDAY INTO TUESDAY EVENING...ALTHOUGH
  THE STRONG WINDS MAY NOT DEVELOP UNTIL AFTER NOON ACROSS SOUTHEAST
  SAN BERNARDINO AND SOUTHWEST MOHAVE COUNTIES.

* LOCATIONS: SOUTHERN NEVADA...NORTHWEST ARIZONA AND SOUTHEAST
  CALIFORNIA.

* IMPACTS: WINDS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY
  FOR MOTORCYCLES AND 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.

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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