Lassen-Eastern Plumas-Eastern Sierra Counties Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Wind Advisory
Issued: 9:17 AM PDT Oct. 19, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory remains in effect from 3 PM this afternoon to
5 am PDT Friday...

* timing: winds increase this afternoon. Valleys will see
strongest wind gusts this evening, while foothill areas will
continue to be gusty through early Friday morning.

* Winds: southwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 55 mph. Gusts up
to 70 mph are possible in wind prone locations such as the
Highway 395 corridor between Susanville and Doyle.

* Impacts: strong, possibly damaging winds are possible. High
profile vehicles should avoid wind prone areas such as Highway
395 from Susanville to the Nevada- California border. Winds
could be strong enough to push your vehicle out of your travel
Lane. Check with ndot or caltrans for the latest Road
information.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Secure loose outdoor items such as patio furniture and trash cans
before winds increase which could blow these items away. 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.