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Nevada, Spring Mountains-Red Rock Canyon

Wind Advisory

Statement as of 2:48 PM PDT on October 24, 2014

Expires 8:00 AM EDT on October 26, 2014

... Wind Advisory in effect from 11 am Saturday to 5 am PDT Sunday...

The National Weather Service in Las Vegas has issued a Wind
Advisory for the Spring Mountains and Red Rock Canyon... which is in
effect from 11 am Saturday to 5 am PDT Sunday.

* Winds:above 5000 feet... west 35 to 45 mph with gusts to 60 mph.
Below 5000 feet... west 30 to 40 mph with gusts to 50 mph. The
strongest west winds will be near canyon openings on the
northeastern side of the Spring Mountains.

* Timing: winds will increase early Saturday afternoon... peak
in the afternoon and evening... before diminishing early
Sunday morning.

* Locations: Spring Mountains... including Mount Charleston and Red
Rock Canyon as well as Kyle... Lee Canyon... and Deer Creek roads.

* Impacts: gusty winds may create difficult travel conditions in the
higher elevations. Early season winds may cause higher than usual
amounts of downed tree debris in the area.

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 well under a mile at times in
blowing dust or blowing sand. Use extra caution.

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