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  • High Wind Watch for Eastern Sierra Slopes of Inyo County County, California
  • High Wind Watch issued May 18 at 2:16PM PDT until May 20 at 5:00AM PDT by NWS
  • Effective: Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at 2:16 p.m.
  • Expires: Friday, May 20, 2016 at 5 a.m.
  • ...STRONG WINDS RETURN TO THE REGION STARTING TOMORROW...
    .A WEATHER SYSTEM WILL BRING STRONG WINDS TO THE AREA BEGINNING
    TOMORROW AFTERNOON AND PEAKING FRIDAY AFTERNOON BEFORE GRADUALLY DIMINISHING
    SATURDAY. DOWNSLOPE WINDS WILL BE POSSIBLE IN THE SIERRA AND SPRING
    MOUNTAINS AS WELL AS THE OWENS VALLEY. AREAS OF BLOWING DUST CAN BE
    EXPECTED.
    ...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
    THURSDAY NIGHT FOR THE SIERRA AND OWENS VALLEY...
    THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAS VEGAS HAS ISSUED A HIGH WIND
    WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
    THURSDAY NIGHT.
    * TIMING...STRONG WINDS MAY DEVELOP THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND PEAK
    THURSDAY EVENING BEFORE SUBSIDING LATE THURSDAY NIGHT.
    * WINDS...35 TO 45 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 70 MPH. STRONGEST WINDS
    EXPECTED ALONG AND WEST OF US 395.
    * IMPACTS...STRONG DAMAGING WINDS ARE POSSIBLE WHICH WILL MAKE
    OUTDOOR RECREATION DIFFICULT AND DANGEROUS. TREES MAY BE DAMAGED
    OR DOWNED AND POWER DISRUPTIONS ARE POSSIBLE. BLOWING DUST MAY
    MAKE FOR HAZARDOUS DRIVING AND ZERO VISIBILITY. CROSSWINDS WILL
    POSE SIGNIFICANT DANGER TO HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES.

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