Death Valley National Park Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Wind Advisory
Statement as of 3:39 AM MDT on April 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.

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