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Wind Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Reno NV
105 PM PDT Fri Apr 12 2024

NVZ004-131500-
/O.CON.KREV.LW.Y.0017.000000T0000Z-240413T0300Z/
/O.CON.KREV.WI.Y.0010.240413T1500Z-240414T0600Z/
Western Nevada Basin and Range including Pyramid Lake-
Including the cities of Fallon, Lovelock, Fernley, Silver
Springs, Imlay, and Nixon
105 PM PDT Fri Apr 12 2024

...LAKE WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM PDT THIS EVENING
FOR PYRAMID LAKE...
...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM TO 11 PM PDT SATURDAY...

* WHAT...For the Lake Wind Advisory for Pyramid Lake, southwest
  winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 mph and waves 2 to 4 feet.
  For the Wind Advisory, south winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to
  55 mph.

* WHERE...Western Nevada Basin and Range including Pyramid Lake.

* WHEN...For the Lake Wind Advisory, until 8 PM PDT this evening.
  For the Wind Advisory, from 8 AM to 11 PM PDT Saturday.

* IMPACTS...Small boats, kayaks and paddle boards will be prone to
  capsizing and should remain off lake waters until conditions
  improve. Gusty winds will blow around unsecured objects and may
  cause blowing dust reducing visibilities. Travel may be difficult,
  especially for high profile vehicles along Interstate 80 and
  Highway 50. Vehicle restrictions are possible, so check with NDOT
  before traveling.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Check lake conditions before heading out and be prepared for a
sudden increase in winds and wave heights. Consider postponing
boating activities on the lake until a day with less wind.

Secure loose outdoor items such as patio furniture and trash cans
before winds increase which could blow these items away. Winds this
strong can make driving difficult, especially for high profile
vehicles. Use extra caution.

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