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Wind Advisory

Updated:Thu 21-Sep-17 02:55am PDT
Effective:Thu 21-Sep-17 11:00am PDT
Expires:Thu 21-Sep-17 11:00pm PDT
Severity:Minor
Urgency:Expected
Certainty:Likely
Status:Actual
Type:Alert
Category:Met

Areas affected: Lake Mead National Recreation Area; Las Vegas Valley; Lincoln County; Northeast Clark County; Sheep Range; Southern Clark County; Spring Mountains-Red Rock Canyon; Western Clark and Southern Nye County
 
Instructions: A wind advisory means strong winds gusting over 40 mph can make driving difficult...especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra caution. Boaters in the wind advisory area should use extreme caution when venturing onto area lakes. Strong winds over the open waters will make the lake water rough and hazardous...and may result in high waves which may tip or swamp smaller craft. For your personal safety...avoid the open waters. Stay close to shore or around protected areas.

Message summary: ...wind advisory remains in effect from 11 am pdt /11 am mst/ this morning to 11 pm pdt /11 pm mst/ this evening...
* timing...strong and gusty winds will develop late this morning, peak in strength during the afternoon, and gradually subside during the evening.
* winds...southwest 25 to 35 mph with gusts to 45 mph. Localized wind gusts to 55 mph possible in the spring mountains near red rock and downwind of mount charleston.
* impacts...strong winds will create areas of blowing dust. Outdoor furniture and garbage cans may be blown over or blown away. High profile vehicles will be susceptible to strong wind gusts. Boaters on area lakes will be exposed to dangerous winds and waves which may lead to capsizing.

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Source: NWS Watches, Warnings or Advisories for zone NVZ019 new window

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