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Watches & Warnings

Wind Advisory
Issued: 3:00 PM PST Jan. 22, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory in effect from 10 am to 10 PM PST Wednesday...

The National Weather Service in Reno has issued a Wind Advisory,
which is in effect from 10 am to 10 PM PST Wednesday.

* Timing: increasing winds early Wednesday morning will peak
Wednesday afternoon, subsiding in the evening.

* Winds: south winds in the morning becoming southwest Wednesday
afternoon. Widespread gusts of 40 to 60 mph. Wind prone areas
could reach 70 mph with ridge winds in excess of 100 mph.

* Impacts: travel will be impacted, especially high profile
vehicles. Turbulence and wind shear could impact air travel with
the most likely time for low level wind shear Wednesday morning.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Now is the time to 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.