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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAS VEGAS NV
800 PM PDT SAT OCT 25 2014

CAZ519-520-NVZ019-261100-
/O.CON.KVEF.WI.Y.0033.000000T0000Z-141026T1200Z/
EASTERN SIERRA SLOPES-OWENS VALLEY-SPRING MOUNTAINS-RED ROCK CANYON-
INCLUDING...ASPENDELL...WHITNEY PORTAL...BISHOP...
INDEPENDENCE...LONE PINE...OLANCHA...THE TOWN OF MT CHARLESTON...
RED ROCK
800 PM PDT SAT OCT 25 2014

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM PDT SUNDAY...

A WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM PDT SUNDAY FOR THE
EASTERN SIERRA SLOPES AND THE OWENS VALLEY OF INYO COUNTY AND THE
SPRING MOUNTAINS IN SOUTHERN NEVADA.

* WINDS:ABOVE 5000 FEET...WEST 35 TO 45 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 60 MPH.
  BELOW 5000 FEET AND MAINLY NEAR CANYON OPENINGS...WEST 30 TO 40
  MPH WITH GUSTS TO 50 MPH. FOR THE SPRING MOUNTAINS...THE STRONGEST
  WEST WINDS WILL BE NEAR CANYON OPENINGS ON THE NORTHEAST SIDE.

* TIMING: STRONG WINDS WILL CONTINUE THIS EVENING IN THE SIERRA
  BEFORE DIMINISHING EARLY SUNDAY MORNING. WINDS WILL PEAK OVERNIGHT
  IN THE SPRING MOUNTAINS AND RED ROCK CANYON BEFORE RAPIDLY
  DIMINISHING BEFORE SUNRISE.

* LOCATIONS: THE TOWN OF MT CHARLESTON...RED ROCK...ASPENDELL...
   WHITNEY PORTAL...BISHOP...INDEPENDENCE...LONE PINE...OLANCHA

* IMPACTS: GUSTY WINDS MAY CREATE DIFFICULT TRAVEL CONDITIONS
  IN THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS. EARLY SEASON WINDS MAY CAUSE
  HIGHER THAN USUAL AMOUNTS OF DOWNED TREE DEBRIS IN THE AREA.

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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