Eastern Sierra Slopes of Inyo County Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Wind Advisory
Issued: 2:11 PM PDT Sep. 20, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory in effect until 8 PM PDT Thursday...

The National Weather Service in Las Vegas has issued a Wind
Advisory, which is in effect until 8 PM PDT Thursday.

* Timing... gusty winds will develop this afternoon and persist
through Thursday evening.

* Winds... west winds 35 to 45 mph with gusts to 60 mph along the
mid and upper Sierra Ridgeline.

* Impacts... strong winds will impact outdoor recreation along the
Sierra. Winds may blow away tents or damage outdoor camping
equipment. High profile vehicles will be susceptible to strong
wind gusts.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory means winds of 40 to 49 mph and... or wind gusts of
50 to 69 mph are expected. Winds this strong can make driving
difficult... especially for motorcycles and high profile vehicles.
Use extra caution.

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