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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
325 PM PST Mon Feb 20 2017
...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST TUESDAY...
* Timing: Winds will increase this evening. The strongest winds
are expected late this evening through Tuesday morning.
* Winds: South to southwest increasing to 10 to 20 mph with
guststo 40 mph this afternoon...then 20 to 35 mph with gusts
to 60 mph this evening. Local gusts to 80 mph in wind prone
areas tonight and Tuesday morning.
* 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. 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.