Northwestern Nye County Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Wind Advisory
Statement as of 1:00 AM PDT on August 29, 2015

... Wind Advisory in effect from 11 am this morning to 8 PM PDT
this evening...

The National Weather Service in Elko has issued a Wind Advisory...
which is in effect from 11 am this morning until 8 PM this
evening.

* Winds... south to southwest at 25 to 35 mph. Wind gusts near 45
are likely on passes... summits... and near higher terrain.

* Timing... strongest winds are expected during the mid to late
afternoon hours. Winds will subside quickly at sunset.

* Locations include: Tonopah... Round Mountain... Duckwater...
Currant Summit... Ely... McGill... Connors Pass... Great Basin
National Park... Secret Pass... LaMoille Canyon... Harrison
Pass... Austin... Austin Summit... Eureka... Diamond Valley...
Pinto Summit

* impacts... strong winds are unusual during late Summer. Strong
wind gusts will impact travel and outdoor weekend recreational
activities. Drivers of high profile vehicles are urged to use
caution... especially on west to east oriented roadways such as
U.S. Highways 6 and 50. Areas of blowing dust will reduce
visibility.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory means that sustained winds of 30 mph with gusts
in excess of 45 mph are expected. Winds this strong can make
driving difficult... especially for high profile vehicles. Use
extra caution.



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Special Statement
Statement as of 3:01 PM PDT on August 28, 2015

... Change in the weather expected Saturday morning and afternoon...

A late Summer cold front will approach the state Friday evening
and overnight... keeping night time winds in the 10 to 20 mph range
with gusts to 30 mph in isolated spots. South and southwest winds
will cause problems on area lakes for boats and east to west
trending highways for trailers and recreational vehicles.

Saturday... as the front passes... winds will change to southwest to
west and increase to 15 to 30 mph with gusts to near 40 mph in
some valley places... and especially over lakes. Ridge lines will
have higher gusts... as will highways over summits and passes.

Isolated thunderstorms will produce dry lightning and blowing dust
in some places... reducing visibility and endangering
boaters... hikers... and drivers. Remember... lightning can easily
strike 20 miles away from thunderstorm.

Winds will die down somewhat Saturday night and Sunday... with
temperatures cooling off pleasantly.


Visit www.Weather.Gov/Elko for the latest weather information


301 PM PDT Fri Aug 28 2015

... Change in the weather expected Saturday morning and afternoon...

A late Summer cold front will approach the state Friday evening
and overnight... keeping night time winds in the 10 to 20 mph range
with gusts to 30 mph in isolated spots. South and southwest winds
will cause problems on area lakes for boats and east to west
trending highways for trailers and recreational vehicles.

Saturday... as the front passes... winds will change to southwest to
west and increase to 15 to 30 mph with gusts to near 40 mph in
some valley places... and especially over lakes. Ridge lines will
have higher gusts... as will highways over summits and passes.

Isolated thunderstorms will produce dry lightning and blowing dust
in some places... reducing visibility and endangering
boaters... hikers... and drivers. Remember... lightning can easily
strike 20 miles away from thunderstorm.

Winds will die down somewhat Saturday night and Sunday... with
temperatures cooling off pleasantly.


Visit www.Weather.Gov/Elko for the latest weather information



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