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Greater Reno-Carson City-Minden Area-
Western Nevada Basin and Range including Pyramid Lake-
Including the cities of Sparks, Gardnerville, Virginia City,
Fernley, Fallon, Lovelock, and Silver Springs
533 AM PST Mon Feb 20 2017
...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO
4 PM PST TUESDAY...
* Timing: Winds will increase late this morning and continue
through Tuesday afternoon. Strongest winds are expected this
afternoon through Tuesday morning.
* Winds: Southwest winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 45 mph
increasing to 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 55 mph in the
* Wave Heights on Pyramid Lake: 2 to 4 feet. Small boats, kayaks
and paddle boards will be prone to capsizing and should remain
off lake waters until conditions improve.
* Impacts: Expect hazardous travel conditions for high profile
vehicles along Interstate 80 and 580, and Highways 50 and 95. A
few power outages are also possible. Strong turbulence and wind
shear could impact aviation travel.
Secure loose outdoor items such as patio furniture and trash cans
before winds increase which could blow these items away. The best
thing to do is prepare ahead of time by making sure you have
extra food and water on hand, flashlights with spare batteries
and/or candles in the event of a power outage.