Inyo County, California
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High Wind Warning
Eastern Sierra Slopes-Owens Valley-
Including Aspendell, Whitney Portal, Bishop,
Independence, Lone Pine, and Olancha
958 AM PST Sun Feb 18 2018


* TIMING...West winds will increase this morning, peak this
evening, and decrease overnight. North winds will increase
tonight and decrease early Monday afternoon.

* WINDS...In the Owens Valley, west 20 to 30 MPH, gusts 35 to 55
MPH, with occasional gusts in excess of 60 MPH possible through
this evening, followed by north winds 20 to 30 MPH with gusts
around 40 MPH tonight and Monday. In the Sierra, west 40 to 50
MPH with gusts 60 to 80 mph through this evening.

* 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. High
profile vehicles may be overturned due to wind.


Use extreme caution if traveling in the southern Sierra or
through the Owens Valley today and tonight. Motorists should
check road and weather conditions and restrictions before
traveling through the area. Be prepared for sudden, strong
crosswinds and areas of reduced visibility.



Wind Advisory
White Mountains of Inyo County-Death Valley National Park-
Esmeralda and Central Nye County-
Western Clark and Southern Nye County-
Including Westgard Pass, Bristlecone Pine,
Furnace Creek, Stovepipe Wells, Shoshone, Beatty, Goldfield,
Silver Peak, Dyer, Pahrump, Indian Springs, Desert Rock,
and Amargosa Valley
958 AM PST Sun Feb 18 2018


* TIMING...West to southwest winds will increase late this
morning, shift to northwest this evening and remain strong
through Monday, then decrease Monday evening.

* WINDS...Southwest becoming northwest 25 to 35 MPH with gusts
35 to 45 MPH. Isolated gusts to 55 MPH in the high terrain and
along the eastern slopes of the White Mountains.

* IMPACTS...Strong winds will create hazardous driving
conditions due to gusty crosswinds and areas of blowing dust.
Temporary structures and fences may be damaged. Loose or
unsecured objects may be displaced.


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.



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