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Wind Advisory
Issued: 2:57 PM PDT Oct. 18, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory in effect from 4 PM Thursday to 2 am PDT
Friday...

The National Weather Service in Elko has issued a Wind Advisory...
which is in effect from 4 PM Thursday to 2 am PDT Friday.

* Winds... southwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 50 mph. Highest
winds will occur in western Humboldt County as well as higher
elevations and passes.

* Timing... strongest winds will occur in the late afternoon into
the evening hours.

* Impacts... motorists should exercise caution while driving in the
Wind Advisory area. Be alert to sudden gusts of wind which may
cause you to lose control of your vehicle. Extra attention
should be given to cross winds when driving on north to south
oriented roads.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory means that sustained winds of 30 mph with gusts
in excess of 45 mph are expected. Winds this strong can make
driving difficult, especially for high profile vehicles. Use
extra caution.




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