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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAS VEGAS NV
1047 AM PDT WED MAY 4 2016

CAZ520-522-NVZ014-050300-
/O.CON.KVEF.WI.Y.0022.160504T1800Z-160505T0300Z/
OWENS VALLEY-DEATH VALLEY NATIONAL PARK-
ESMERALDA AND CENTRAL NYE COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BISHOP...INDEPENDENCE...LONE PINE...
OLANCHA...FURNACE CREEK...STOVEPIPE WELLS...SHOSHONE...BEATTY...
GOLDFIELD...SILVER PEAK...DYER
1047 AM PDT WED MAY 4 2016

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

* TIMING...WINDS ARE INCREASING THIS MORNING AND WILL CONTINUE TO
  RAMP UP AND BECOME STRONG AND GUSTY THIS AFTERNOON BEFORE
  DECREASING THIS EVENING.

* WINDS...SOUTH 20 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH FOR ESMERALDA AND
  CENTRAL NYE COUNTIES AS WELL AS THE OWENS VALLEY AND DEATH VALLEY.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL MAY BE DIFFICULT DUE TO STRONG CROSSWINDS...
  ESPECIALLY ON EAST-WEST ROADS. TEMPORARY STRUCTURES MAY BE
  DAMAGED OR DISPLACED. POCKETS OF BLOWING DUST MAY REDUCE
  VISIBILITY AND MAKE TRAVEL HAZARDOUS.

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 UNDER A MILE AT TIMES
IN BLOWING DUST OR BLOWING SAND. USE EXTRA CAUTION.

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