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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV
332 PM PST THU NOV 20 2014

...STRONG GUSTY WINDS EXPECTED SATURDAY...

.LOW PRESSURE MOVING ACROSS THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST WILL PUSH A COLD
FRONT ACROSS THE EASTERN SIERRA AND WESTERN NEVADA OVER FRIDAY
NIGHT INTO SATURDAY. WINDS ALONG AND AHEAD OF THIS FRONT WILL
INCREASE RAPIDLY WITH DAMAGING WIND GUSTS POSSIBLE ESPECIALLY
ALONG THE SIERRA FRONT.

CAZ071>073-NVZ002-003-210745-
/O.NEW.KREV.HW.A.0004.141122T0600Z-141123T0000Z/
LASSEN-EASTERN PLUMAS-EASTERN SIERRA COUNTIES-
GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA-MONO-GREATER RENO-CARSON CITY-MINDEN AREA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...PORTOLA...SUSANVILLE...
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE...TRUCKEE...BRIDGEPORT...MAMMOTH LAKES...
INCLINE VILLAGE...SPARKS...GARDNERVILLE...VIRGINIA CITY
332 PM PST THU NOV 20 2014

...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY EVENING THROUGH SATURDAY
AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RENO HAS ISSUED A HIGH WIND
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY EVENING THROUGH SATURDAY
AFTERNOON.

* TIMING: WINDS WILL INCREASE LATE FRIDAY EVENING OVERNIGHT INTO
  SATURDAY AFTERNOON...THEN DIMINISH SATURDAY EVENING.

* WINDS: THE POTENTIAL IS INCREASING FOR SOUTHWEST TO WEST WINDS
  25 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 65 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 75 MPH ARE
  POSSIBLE FOR WIND PRONE AREAS.

* IMPACTS: VERY HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED FOR HIGH
  PROFILE VEHICLES ALONG NORTH TO SOUTH ORIENTED ROUTES WITH
  TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS POSSIBLE ON HIGHWAY 395. PATIO FURNITURE AND
  FENCES MAY BE BLOWN OVER...AND ANY TREES WITH LEAVES REMAINING
  MAY LOSE SOME LIMBS. SECURE ANY LOOSE OUTDOOR ITEMS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH WIND WATCH MEANS THERE IS POTENTIAL FOR STRONG DAMAGING
WINDS TO AFFECT THE AREA.  CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST
FORECASTS AT WEATHER.GOV/RENO.

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