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Wind Advisory
Issued: 4:02 AM PDT Apr. 19, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory in effect from 8 am this morning to 11 PM PDT
this evening...

The National Weather Service in Hanford has issued a Wind
Advisory, which is in effect from 8 am this morning to 11 PM PDT
this evening.

* Winds... west to northwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 55 mph.
Strongest gusts through and just below the passes and canyons.

* Timing... gusty winds increasing this morning and continuing into
the evening. Strongest gusts will occur during the afternoon and
early evening. Winds will gradually diminish Thursday night into
Friday morning.

* Impacts... dangerous driving conditions due to strong Crosswinds,
especially for high profile vehicles. Local areas of blowing
dust and sand. Highways affected include 58, 14, 395 and 178.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory means that winds of 35 mph are expected. Winds
this strong can make driving difficult, especially for high
profile vehicles. Use extra caution.


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