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  • Dust Storm Warning for Eastern Sierra Slopes of Inyo County County, California
  • Dust Storm Warning issued May 20 at 1:50PM PDT until May 20 at 8:00PM PDT by NWS
  • Effective: Friday, May 20, 2016 at 1:50 p.m.
  • Expires: Friday, May 20, 2016 at 8 p.m.
  • ...STRONG WINDS TO CONTINUE THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY
    EVENING...
    .A WEATHER SYSTEM WILL BRING STRONG WINDS TO THE AREA THROUGH
    THIS EVENING BEFORE GRADUALLY DIMINISHING SATURDAY. DOWNSLOPE
    WINDS ARE LIKELY TO CONTINUE IN THE SPRING MOUNTAINS THROUGH
    SATURDAY MORNING. AREAS OF BLOWING DUST CAN BE EXPECTED.
    ...DUST STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM PDT THIS EVENING...
    ...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS EVENING...
    THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAS VEGAS HAS ISSUED A DUST STORM
    WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM PDT THIS EVENING.
    * TIMING...WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO INCREASE LATER THIS MORNING AND
    PEAK THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING BEFORE DIMINISHING.
    * WINDS...SOUTHWEST WINDS OF 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 50 MPH
    WILL BE POSSIBLE THROUGH THIS EVENING.
    * VISIBILITY...NEAR ZERO AT TIMES IN PANAMINT VALLEY.
    * IMPACTS...TRAVEL MAY BE DIFFICULT DUE TO STRONG CROSSWINDS.
    TEMPORARY STRUCTURES MAY BE DAMAGED OR DISPLACED. POCKETS OF
    BLOWING DUST MAY REDUCE VISIBILITY TO NEAR ZERO AT TIMES.

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