Owens Valley Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Wind Advisory
Issued: 3:01 AM PST Feb. 21, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory in effect from 8 am to 10 PM PST Thursday...

The National Weather Service in Las Vegas has issued a Wind
Advisory, which is in effect from 8 am to 10 PM PST Thursday.

* Timing... winds will increase Thursday morning, peak Thursday
afternoon, then decrease Thursday evening.

* Winds... west to southwest winds gusting 35 to 50 mph in the
Owens Valley, and 50 to 65 in the Sierra. Isolated higher gusts
possible.

* Impacts... strong winds will create hazardous driving conditions
due to gusty Crosswinds and areas of blowing dust, especially
between Independence and Ridgecrest along Highway 395. Loose or
unsecured objects may be displaced.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Check Road and weather conditions before traveling. Motorists,
and especially drivers of high-profile vehicles should be prepared
for strong Crosswinds and areas of reduced visibility.