Lake Mead National Recreation Area Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

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Wind Advisory
Issued: 10:51 AM MDT Apr. 27, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory in effect from midnight PDT /midnight MST/
tonight to 5 PM PDT /5 PM MST/ Saturday...

The National Weather Service in Las Vegas has issued a Wind
Advisory, which is in effect from midnight PDT /midnight MST/
tonight to 5 PM PDT /5 PM MST/ Saturday. The high wind watch is
no longer in effect.

* Timing... strong winds will develop by late this evening... peak
in intensity Friday... and linger into Saturday before weakening
late Saturday afternoon.

* Winds... north winds of 25 to 35 mph with locally higher gusts to 50
mph possible. Strongest winds are expected in especially wind
prone locations near Laughlin.

* Impacts... strong winds will create dangerous boating
conditions on area lakes. These winds will create very choppy
waters and generate large waves which could capsize or swamp
vessels. Strong wind gusts may cause localized wind damage to
structures and will destroy any unsecured items left outside.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory means strong winds gusting over 40 mph can make
driving difficult... especially for high profile vehicles. Use
extra caution.





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