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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV
100 AM PDT SAT AUG 29 2015

...STRONG SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING...

.THE SEASON`S FIRST COLD FRONT WILL ARRIVE IN NEVADA THIS
AFTERNOON. AHEAD OF THIS COLD FRONT...SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS
WILL INCREASE AROUND NOON...WITH THE STRONGEST WINDS EXPECTED
DURING THE LATE AFTERNOON. WIND GUSTS NEAR 45 MPH ARE LIKELY ON
PASSES...SUMMITS AND ON HIGHER TERRAIN. AREAS OF BLOWING DUST ARE
EXPECTED. WINDS WILL SUBSIDE QUICKLY AT SUNSET.

NVZ034-035-037-040-041-300300-
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RUBY MOUNTAINS/EAST HUMBOLDT RANGE-WHITE PINE COUNTY-
SOUTHERN LANDER COUNTY AND SOUTHERN EUREKA COUNTY-
NORTHWESTERN NYE COUNTY-NORTHEASTERN NYE COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...SECRET PASS...
LAMOILLE CANYON...HARRISON PASS...ELY...MCGILL...CONNORS PASS...
GREAT BASIN NATIONAL PARK...AUSTIN...AUSTIN SUMMIT...EUREKA...
DIAMOND VALLEY...PINTO SUMMIT...TONOPAH...ROUND MOUNTAIN...
DUCKWATER...CURRANT SUMMIT
100 AM PDT SAT AUG 29 2015

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 8 PM PDT
THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ELKO HAS ISSUED A WIND ADVISORY...
WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING UNTIL 8 PM THIS
EVENING.

* WINDS...SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST AT 25 TO 35 MPH. WIND GUSTS NEAR 45
  ARE LIKELY ON PASSES...SUMMITS...AND NEAR HIGHER TERRAIN.

* TIMING...STRONGEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED DURING THE MID TO LATE
  AFTERNOON HOURS. WINDS WILL SUBSIDE QUICKLY AT SUNSET.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE: TONOPAH...ROUND MOUNTAIN...DUCKWATER...
  CURRANT SUMMIT...ELY...MCGILL...CONNORS PASS...GREAT BASIN
  NATIONAL PARK...SECRET PASS...LAMOILLE CANYON...HARRISON
  PASS...AUSTIN...AUSTIN SUMMIT...EUREKA...DIAMOND VALLEY...
  PINTO SUMMIT

* IMPACTS...STRONG WINDS ARE UNUSUAL DURING LATE SUMMER. STRONG
  WIND GUSTS WILL IMPACT TRAVEL AND OUTDOOR WEEKEND RECREATIONAL
  ACTIVITIES. DRIVERS OF HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES ARE URGED TO USE
  CAUTION...ESPECIALLY ON WEST TO EAST ORIENTED ROADWAYS SUCH AS
  U.S. HIGHWAYS 6 AND 50. AREAS OF BLOWING DUST WILL REDUCE
  VISIBILITY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT SUSTAINED WINDS OF 30 MPH WITH GUSTS
IN EXCESS OF 45 MPH ARE EXPECTED. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE
DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. USE
EXTRA CAUTION.

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