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High Wind Warning

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Reno NV
1127 AM PDT Sat Oct 23 2021

NVZ001-003-250000-
/O.UPG.KREV.HW.A.0004.211024T1200Z-211025T0600Z/
/O.NEW.KREV.HW.W.0004.211024T1200Z-211025T0600Z/
Mineral and Southern Lyon Counties-Greater Reno-Carson City-
Minden Area-
Including the cities of Hawthorne, Yerington, Smith Valley, Mina,
Schurz, Sparks, Verdi, Gardnerville, and Virginia City
1127 AM PDT Sat Oct 23 2021

...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM TO 11 PM PDT SUNDAY...

* CHANGES...Upgrade to high wind warning due to increased
  confidence in possibly damaging winds.

* WHAT...South winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts 50 to 60 mph expected.
  Wind prone areas such as Washoe Valley and Walker Lake could
  see gusts to 70 mph.

* WHERE...Mineral and Southern Lyon Counties and Greater Reno-
  Carson City-Minden Area.

* WHEN...From 5 AM to 11 PM PDT Sunday. The most intense winds are
  likely between 9 AM and 3 PM Sunday.

* IMPACTS...Damaging winds could blow down trees and power lines.
  Fence damage is possible. Power outages are possible. Travel
  will be difficult, especially for high profile vehicles.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Winds will be less during periods of
  heavier rainfall, however gusts to 40 mph will be likely.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Now is the time to secure loose outdoor items such as patio
furniture, holiday decorations, and trash cans before winds
increase which could blow these items away. The best thing to do
is prepare ahead of time by making sure you have extra food and
water on hand, flashlights with spare batteries and/or candles in
the event of a power outage.

&&

$$



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