Mineral and Southern Lyon Counties Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

High Wind Warning
Issued: 9:58 PM PST Feb. 19, 2017 – National Weather Service

... High Wind Warning remains in effect from 10 am Monday to 4 PM
PST Tuesday...

* timing: winds will increase late Monday morning and continue
through Tuesday. Strongest winds will be Monday afternoon
through Tuesday morning.

* Winds: south to southwest 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 65
mph in the afternoon. Wind prone areas gusting to 75 mph.

* Impacts: plan for hazardous travel conditions for high
profile vehicles along Highway 95. A few power outages are
also possible.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Now is the time secure loose outdoor items such as patio
furniture 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.