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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAS VEGAS NV
339 AM PDT THU APR 24 2014

.ANOTHER STRONG LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL BRING INCREASING WINDS TO
THE AREA FRIDAY EVENING AS IT MOVES INTO CALIFORNIA. WINDS WILL
DECREASE LATER FRIDAY NIGHT AS THE STORM MOVES INTO NEVADA.

AZZ001-003-036-CAZ519>525-NVZ014>022-242300-
/O.NEW.KVEF.WI.Y.0018.140425T1800Z-140426T0600Z/
NORTHWEST PLATEAU-NORTHWEST DESERTS-
LAKE MEAD NATIONAL RECREATION AREA-EASTERN SIERRA SLOPES-
OWENS VALLEY-WHITE MOUNTAINS OF INYO COUNTY-
DEATH VALLEY NATIONAL PARK-WESTERN MOJAVE DESERT-
EASTERN MOJAVE DESERT-MORONGO BASIN-
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...KINGMAN...
GOLDEN VALLEY...DOLAN SPRINGS...VALENTINE...WIKIEUP...YUCCA...
BULLHEAD CITY...MOHAVE VALLEY...ASPENDELL...WHITNEY PORTAL...
BISHOP...INDEPENDENCE...LONE PINE...OLANCHA...FURNACE CREEK...
SHOSHONE...BARSTOW...DAGGETT...FORT IRWIN...BAKER...MOUNTAIN PASS...
MITCHELL CAVERNS...MORONGO VALLEY...YUCCA VALLEY...
TWENTYNINE PALMS...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
339 AM PDT THU APR 24 2014 /339 AM MST THU APR 24 2014/

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM PDT /11 AM MST/ TO 11 PM PDT
/11 PM MST/ FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAS VEGAS HAS ISSUED A WIND
ADVISORY FOR MOST OF SOUTHERN NEVADA...SOUTHEAST CALIFORNIA AND
NORTHWEST ARIZONA...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM PDT /11 AM MST/
TO 11 PM PDT /11 PM MST/ FRIDAY.

* WINDS: SOUTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 50 MPH OVER MOST
  AREAS. WINDS IN THE SIERRA WILL BE WEST 30 TO 45 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
  65 MPH.

* TIMING: WINDS WILL INCREASE FRIDAY MORNING WITH THE STRONGEST
  WINDS FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
259 AM PDT THU APR 24 2014

ORZ030-031-242200-
/O.CON.KMFR.WI.Y.0021.000000T0000Z-140424T2200Z/
NORTHERN AND EASTERN KLAMATH COUNTY AND WESTERN LAKE COUNTY-
CENTRAL AND EASTERN LAKE COUNTY-
259 AM PDT THU APR 24 2014

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM PDT THIS
AFTERNOON...

A WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 50 MPH.

* TIMING...WINDS WILL PEAK THIS MORNING...THEN GRADUALLY DECREASE
  LATE THIS AFTERNOON.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE: EXPOSED AREAS ALONG WINTER RIM AND THE
  WARNER MOUNTAINS...INCLUDING HIGHWAY 31 BETWEEN PAISLEY AND
  SUMMER LAKE...AND HIGHWAY 395 BETWEEN LAKE ALBERT AND ALKALI
  LAKE.

* IMPACTS...GUSTY WINDS CAN CAUSE DIFFICULT TRAVEL...ESPECIALLY
  FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. ADDITIONALLY...LOOSE OBJECTS MAY
  BE RELOCATED OR DAMAGED.

* VIEW THE HAZARD AREA IN DETAIL AT HTTP://GO.USA.GOV/ZYV5

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS OF 35 MPH ARE EXPECTED WITH
HIGHER GUSTS POSSIBLE. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING
DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA
CAUTION.

&&

$$

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