Lake Mead National Recreation Area Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Wind Advisory
Issued: 2:26 AM MDT Apr. 29, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory remains in effect until 5 PM PDT /5 PM MST/ this
afternoon...

* timing... winds are expected to increase this morning and peak by
late morning and early afternoon before dissipating by late afternoon.

* Winds... north winds of 25 to 35 mph with locally higher gusts
to 50 mph possible. Strongest winds are expected in especially
wind prone locations near Laughlin.

* Impacts... strong winds will create dangerous boating
conditions on area lakes. These winds will create very choppy
waters and generate large waves which could capsize or swamp
vessels. Strong wind gusts may cause localized wind damage to
structures and will destroy any unsecured items left outside.

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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