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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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HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/RENO

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
233 PM MST THU NOV 20 2014

MTZ010-211300-
/O.NEW.KTFX.HW.A.0023.141122T0700Z-141123T0500Z/
EASTERN GLACIER-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...CUT BANK
233 PM MST THU NOV 20 2014

...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREAT FALLS HAS ISSUED A HIGH
WIND WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING.

* TIMING: STRONG WINDS ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS EASTERN GLACIER COUNTY
  LATE FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY...WITH THE PERIOD OF
  STRONGEST WINDS MIDDAY SATURDAY.

* WINDS: WESTERLY WINDS 35 TO 45 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 60 MPH ARE
  POSSIBLE.

* IMPACTS: STRONG WINDS WILL MAKE TRAVEL DIFFICULT FOR HIGH
  PROFILE VEHICLES.

* LOCATIONS AFFECTED INCLUDE: CUT BANK.

* TO SEE A GRAPHICAL REPRESENTATION OF THIS HAZARD PLEASE VISIT
  OUR WEB PAGE AND CLICK ON THE DETAILED HAZARDS TAB.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH WIND WATCH MEANS THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR A HAZARDOUS
HIGH WIND EVENT. SUSTAINED WINDS OF AT LEAST 40 MPH...OR GUSTS OF
58 MPH OR STRONGER MAY OCCUR. CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST
FORECASTS.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
217 PM MST THU NOV 20 2014

...STRONG WIND POSSIBLE ACROSS SOUTHEAST FREMONT COUNTY AND
NATRONA COUNTY ON SATURDAY...

.STRONG SOUTHWEST FLOW AHEAD OF AN APPROACHING STORM SYSTEM MAY
CAUSE WINDS TO GUST IN EXCESS OF 60 MPH ON SATURDAY.

WYZ019-020-211000-
/O.NEW.KRIW.HW.A.0021.141122T1300Z-141123T0700Z/
GREEN MOUNTAINS AND RATTLESNAKE RANGE-
NATRONA COUNTY LOWER ELEVATIONS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...JEFFREY CITY...CASPER
217 PM MST THU NOV 20 2014

...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RIVERTON HAS ISSUED A HIGH WIND
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH SATURDAY
EVENING.

* SUMMARY AND TIMING...SOUTHWEST FLOW WILL INCREASE AHEAD OF AN
  INCOMING STORM SYSTEM EARLY SATURDAY MORNING...PEAKING SATURDAY
  MORNING INTO EARLY SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

* WIND...SOUTHWEST 30 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS OVER 60 MPH.

* IMPACTS...STRONG WINDS MAY IMPEDE TRAVEL FOR LIGHT AND HIGH
  PROFILE VEHICLES ON SATURDAY ACROSS PORTIONS OF HIGHWAY 789 AND
  26 AS WELL AS PORTIONS OF INTERSTATE 25. PLEASE CHECK FOR
  CLOSURES AND ADVISORIES BEFORE ATTEMPTING TRAVEL IN THIS AREA ON
  SATURDAY. IN ADDITION...OBJECTS KEPT OUTDOORS MAY BE DAMAGED OR
  BLOWN AROUND BY THE WIND...TAKE TIME TO SECURE LOOSE OBJECTS IF
  POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

REMEMBER...A HIGH WIND WATCH MEANS CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE FOR A
HAZARDOUS HIGH WIND EVENT IN AND CLOSE TO THE WATCH AREA.

THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS PROVIDED BY THE WYOMING DEPARTMENT OF
TRANSPORTATION ARE AVAILABLE BY CALLING 5-1-1 OR ON THE INTERNET
AT WYOROAD.INFO.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
111 PM PST THU NOV 20 2014


ORZ001-002-WAZ021-211400-
/O.CON.KPQR.HW.A.0012.141121T1800Z-141122T0600Z/
NORTH OREGON COAST-CENTRAL OREGON COAST-SOUTH WASHINGTON COAST-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ASTORIA...CANNON BEACH...TILLAMOOK...
NETARTS...PACIFIC CITY...LINCOLN CITY...NEWPORT...
CAPE FOULWEATHER...YACHATS...FLORENCE...RAYMOND...LONG BEACH...
CAPE DISAPPOINTMENT
111 PM PST THU NOV 20 2014

...HIGH WIND WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING FOR THE SOUTH WASHINGTON AND NORTH AND CENTRAL
OREGON COASTS...

A HIGH WIND WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING.

* WINDS: BEACHES AND HEADLANDS...SOUTH WINDS 35 TO 45 MPH WITH
  GUSTS TO 65 MPH. COASTAL COMMUNITIES...SOUTH WINDS 30 TO 40
  MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 55 MPH.

* TIMING: WINDS WILL BEGIN INCREASING LATE FRIDAY MORNING AND
  FRIDAY AFTERNOON...AND LIKELY PEAK MID TO LATE AFTERNOON ON
  FRIDAY THROUGH A GOOD PART OF FRIDAY EVENING.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE: LINCOLN CITY...NEWPORT...CAPE
  FOULWEATHER...YACHATS...FLORENCE...ASTORIA... CANNON BEACH...
  TILLAMOOK...NETARTS...PACIFIC CITY... RAYMOND...LONG BEACH...
  CAPE DISAPPOINTMENT

* IMPACTS: THE WINDS MAY CAUSE SOME TREE DAMAGE ALONG THE
  COAST...CAUSING SOME POWER DISRUPTIONS. THE WINDS WILL CAUSE
  DIFFICULT DRIVING CONDITIONS ALONG THE COAST AS WELL...
  ESPECIALLY FOR TRUCKS...TRAILERS...AND OTHER HIGH PROFILE
  VEHICLES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH WIND WATCH MEANS THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR A HAZARDOUS
HIGH WIND EVENT. SUSTAINED WINDS OF AT LEAST 40 MPH...OR GUSTS OF
58 MPH OR STRONGER MAY OCCUR. CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST
FORECASTS.

&&

$$

FOR ADDITIONAL WEATHER INFORMATION...VISIT OUR WEB SITE AT
WWW.WEATHER.GOV/PORTLAND

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