« View county listHigh Wind Warning
Mineral and Southern Lyon Counties-
Including the cities of Hawthorne, Yerington, and Smith Valley
325 PM PST Mon Feb 20 2017
...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST TUESDAY...
* Timing: Winds will continue to increase into this evening. The
strongest winds are expected late this evening through Tuesday
* Winds: South to southwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 45 mph
increasing to 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 65 mph this
evening. Wind prone areas gusting to 75 mph.
* Impacts: Damage to trees, power lines and property could
occur with winds of this magnitude. Expect hazardous travel
conditions for high profile vehicles along Highway 95 with
travel restrictions possible.
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.