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High Wind Warning
Issued: 2:06 PM PST Jan. 19, 2019 – National Weather Service

... High Wind Warning in effect from 7 PM Sunday to 7 am PST
Monday...

The National Weather Service in Las Vegas has issued a High Wind
Warning for the Spring Mountains and the Las Vegas Valley,
especially the far west side, which is in effect from 7 PM Sunday
to 7 am PST Monday. This replaces the high wind watch which had
been in effect.

* Winds... southwest 30 to 40 mph with gusts up to 65 mph.

* Timing... winds will increase Sunday evening, peak Sunday
night, and decrease Monday morning.

* Impacts... the strongest winds will be in areas near Red Rock
Canyon and the far west side of the Las Vegas Valley. Damaging
winds will blow down trees and power lines. Widespread power
outages are expected. Travel will be difficult, especially for
high profile vehicles. Damaging winds will blow down trees and
power lines. Widespread power outages are expected. Travel will
be difficult, especially for high profile vehicles.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A High Wind Warning means a hazardous high wind event is expected
or occurring. Strong winds can make driving dangerous... rapidly
reduce visibility in dust prone areas and lead to property
damage.






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