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Nevada, Southern Clark County

Wind Advisory

Statement as of 3:39 AM MDT on April 24, 2014

Expires 2:00 AM EDT on April 26, 2014


... Wind Advisory in effect from 11 am PDT /11 am MST/ to 11 PM PDT
/11 PM MST/ Friday...

The National Weather Service in Las Vegas has issued a Wind
Advisory for most of southern Nevada... southeast California and
northwest Arizona... which is in effect from 11 am PDT /11 am MST/
to 11 PM PDT /11 PM MST/ Friday.

* Winds: southwest 25 to 35 mph with gusts to 50 mph over most
areas. Winds in the Sierra will be west 30 to 45 mph with gusts to
65 mph.

* Timing: winds will increase Friday morning with the strongest
winds Friday afternoon and evening.

* Locations: southern Nevada... northwest Arizona and southeast
California.

* Impacts: winds this strong can make driving difficult... especially
for motorcycles and 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.

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.







Fire Weather Watch

Statement as of 3:33 AM MDT on April 24, 2014

Expires 11:00 PM EDT on April 25, 2014


... Fire Weather Watch in effect from Friday morning through
Friday evening for strong winds and low relative humidity for
fire weather zones 101... 102... 229... 461... 462... 465 and 466...

The National Weather Service in Las Vegas has issued a Fire
Weather Watch for strong winds and low relative humidity... which
is in effect from Friday morning through Friday evening.

* Affected area... in Arizona... fire weather zone 101 Lake Mead
nra/Colorado River-AZ side and fire weather zone 102 northwest
deserts/northwest plateau. In California... fire weather zone
229 lower Colorado River valley. In Nevada... fire weather zone
461 Lincoln County/Ely dispatch... fire weather zone 462 Nye
County deserts/Las Vegas dispatch... fire weather zone 465
Clark and SW Lincoln County deserts/Las Vegas dispatch and
fire weather zone 466 Lake Mead nra/Colorado River-NV side.

* Timing... winds will increase during the morning Friday with the
strongest winds in the afternoon through early evening.

* Wind... southwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts 35 to 50 mph.

* Humidity... minimum relative humidity 10 to 15 percent at lower
elevations. Humidity is expected to increase fairly quickly
Friday evening.

* Impacts... the combination of gusty winds... low relative humidity
and dry fuels can create conditions that are favorable for extreme
fire behavior.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions
are possible. Please advise the appropriate fire weather
officials in the field of this Fire Weather Watch. Listen for
later forecasts and possible red flag warnings.




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