Eastern Sierra Slopes of Inyo County Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Wind Advisory
Issued: 3:33 PM PST Jan. 18, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory in effect for the eastern Sierra slopes from 6 PM
PST this evening until 6 am PST Friday...

* timing... downslope winds will increase tonight, peak early
Friday morning, and decrease around sunrise.

* Winds... sustained southwest winds 35 to 45 mph, with gusts up
to 65 mph.

* Impacts... these high winds will make driving on roadways above
5000 feet very difficult. Any drivers of high profile
vehicles, including vans, should be alert to the danger of
strong winds.

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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