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NPWVEF

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Las Vegas NV
315 AM PDT Sun Sep 15 2019

.Conditions will be favorable conditions for high downslope winds
to develop in the Owens Valley and adjacent eastern Sierra slopes
Monday afternoon through early Monday evening.

CAZ519-520-152300-
/O.CON.KVEF.HW.A.0004.190916T2100Z-190917T0400Z/
Eastern Sierra Slopes-Owens Valley-
Including Aspendell, Whitney Portal, Bishop,
Independence, Lone Pine, and Olancha
315 AM PDT Sun Sep 15 2019

...HIGH WIND WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH MONDAY EVENING...

* WINDS...West winds gusting to at least 60 mph will be possible
  for areas of the Owens Valley and adjacent eastern Sierra
  slopes.

* TIMING...The highest winds are expected between 2 PM Monday
  afternoon and 9 PM Monday evening.

* IMPACTS...Wind gusts greater than 58 mph can make driving
  hazardous for motorcycles and high profile vehicles and create
  areas of blowing dust along Highway 395 in the Owens Valley.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A High Wind Watch is issued when there is potential for a
hazardous high wind event. Continue to monitor forecasts for the
latest forecast information and be prepared for potential travel
delays in the Owens Valley Monday afternoon and evening.

&&

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