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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HANFORD CA
915 AM PST SAT FEB 28 2015


CAZ095-098-099-010000-
/O.CON.KHNX.WI.Y.0003.000000T0000Z-150301T0000Z/
KERN COUNTY MOUNTAINS-INDIAN WELLS VALLEY-
SOUTHEASTERN KERN COUNTY DESERT-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...TEHACHAPI...LAKE ISABELLA...
RIDGECREST...ROSAMOND...CALIFORNIA CITY...EDWARDS AFB...MOJAVE
915 AM PST SAT FEB 28 2015

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST THIS
AFTERNOON...

* WINDS...WEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 55 MPH.

* IMPACTS...CROSS WINDS ALONG HIGHWAY 14 AND BELOW THE PASSES IN
  MOJAVE ALONG HIGHWAY 58. STRONG WINDS AND THROUGH BELOW WALKER
  PASS ALONG HIGHWAY 178. POSSIBLE CROSSWINDS ALONG U.S. 395
  NEAR INYOKERN.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS OF ARE EXPECTED. WINDS THIS
STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT... ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE
VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PENDLETON OR
748 AM PST SAT FEB 28 2015

...LOCALLY VERY WINDY OVER PORTIONS OF SOUTH CENTRAL WASHINGTON
THROUGH TODAY...

.A MODIFIED ARCTIC AIR MASS WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE INTO THE
INTERIOR NORTHWEST TODAY. THIS AIR MASS IS COLD AND RELATIVELY
DENSE...RESULTING IN WINDY CONDITIONS WITH LOCAL STRONG WIND
GUSTS THROUGH GAPS IN THE LOCAL TERRAIN.

WAZ027-028-521-010000-
/O.NEW.KPDT.WI.Y.0011.150228T1548Z-150301T0000Z/
YAKIMA VALLEY-LOWER COLUMBIA BASIN OF WASHINGTON-SIMCOE HIGHLANDS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NACHES...SUNNYSIDE...TOPPENISH...
YAKIMA...CONNELL...PROSSER...TRI-CITIES...GOLDENDALE
748 AM PST SAT FEB 28 2015

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PENDLETON HAS ISSUED A WIND
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON.

* TIMING: BREEZY TO WINDY SUSTAINED WINDS WITH LOCAL STRONG GUSTS
  WILL CONTINUE INTO MID AFTERNOON. WINDS WILL GRADUALLY DECREASE
  THROUGH THE LATE AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* WINDS: NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS OF 20 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS OF 40
  TO 55 MPH.

* LOCATIONS: TERRACE HEIGHTS...UNION GAP...SUNNYSIDE...HANFORD
  AREA...BENTON CITY...GOLDENDALE...SATUS PASS

* IMPACTS: SUDDEN STRONG WIND GUSTS MAY CAUSE DIFFICULTY DRIVING
  ALONG INTERSTATE 82...HIGHWAY 97 AND STATE ROUTE 240. WINDS MAY
  CAUSE SOME TREE LIMBS TO SNAP AND LOOSE OBJECTS TO SUDDENLY
  BECOME AIRBORNE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY IS ISSUED WHEN SUSTAINED WINDS ARE FORECAST
BETWEEN 30 AND 39 MPH OR GUSTS RANGING FROM 45 TO 57 MPH. WINDS
OF THESE MAGNITUDES CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR
HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. MINOR PROPERTY DAMAGE MAY ALSO OCCUR. FOR
ADDITIONAL WEATHER INFORMATION...CHECK OUR WEB SITE AT
WWW.WEATHER.GOV/PENDLETON.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
519 AM MST SAT FEB 28 2015

AZZ011>016-040-282030-
/O.CON.KFGZ.WI.Y.0001.150228T1800Z-150301T0200Z/
CHUSKA MOUNTAINS AND DEFIANCE PLATEAU-
LITTLE COLORADO RIVER VALLEY IN COCONINO COUNTY-
LITTLE COLORADO RIVER VALLEY IN NAVAJO COUNTY-
LITTLE COLORADO RIVER VALLEY IN APACHE COUNTY-
WESTERN MOGOLLON RIM-EASTERN MOGOLLON RIM-
NORTHEAST PLATEAUS AND MESAS SOUTH OF HWY 264-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WINDOW ROCK...GANADO...WINSLOW...
HOLBROOK...SNOWFLAKE...ST. JOHNS...SPRINGERVILLE...FLAGSTAFF...
DILKON
519 AM MST SAT FEB 28 2015

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO
7 PM MST THIS EVENING...

* TIMING...GUSTY WINDS WILL DEVELOP BY MID TO LATE MORNING AND
  CONTINUE THROUGH EARLY EVENING. LOCALLY GUSTY WINDS WILL
  PERSIST OVERNIGHT SATURDAY AHEAD OF AN APPROACHING COLD FRONT.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS FROM 40 TO 50 MPH.

* IMPACTS...WINDS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...
  ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT SUSTAINED WINDS OF 30 TO 39 MPH...OR
GUSTS FROM 40 TO 57 MPH...ARE EXPECTED. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN
MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES.
CONSIDER SECURING LOOSE BELONGINGS ON YOUR PROPERTY. ADDITIONAL
WEATHER INFORMATION IS ON THE WEB AT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
519 AM MST SAT FEB 28 2015

AZZ007-282030-
/O.EXA.KFGZ.WI.Y.0001.150228T1800Z-150301T0200Z/
COCONINO PLATEAU-
519 AM MST SAT FEB 28 2015

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 7 PM MST
THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN FLAGSTAFF HAS ISSUED A WIND
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 7 PM MST
THIS EVENING.

* TIMING...GUSTY WINDS WILL DEVELOP BY MID TO LATE MORNING AND
  CONTINUE THROUGH EARLY EVENING. LOCALLY GUSTY WINDS WILL
  PERSIST OVERNIGHT SATURDAY AHEAD OF AN APPROACHING COLD FRONT.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.

* IMPACTS...WINDS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...
  ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT SUSTAINED WINDS OF 30 TO 39 MPH...OR
GUSTS FROM 40 TO 57 MPH...ARE EXPECTED. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN
MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES.
CONSIDER SECURING LOOSE BELONGINGS ON YOUR PROPERTY. ADDITIONAL
WEATHER INFORMATION IS ON THE WEB AT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN DIEGO CA
348 AM PST SAT FEB 28 2015

...PERIODS OF STRONG GUSTY WEST WINDS FOR THE MOUNTAINS AND
DESERTS INTO THIS AFTERNOON...

.A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM FROM THE NORTH WILL BRING STRONGER ONSHORE
FLOW WITH PERIODS OF STRONG GUSTY WEST WINDS THROUGH THIS
MORNING...DECREASING DURING THE AFTERNOON.

CAZ056-058-282000-
/O.EXA.KSGX.WI.Y.0007.000000T0000Z-150301T0000Z/
RIVERSIDE COUNTY MOUNTAINS-SAN DIEGO COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
348 AM PST SAT FEB 28 2015

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SAN DIEGO HAS ISSUED A WIND
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST TO WEST WINDS 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 55
  MPH.

* LOCATION...STRONGEST WINDS NEAR MOUNTAIN RIDGE TOPS AND ALONG
  DESERT MOUNTAIN SLOPES.

* IMPACTS...DRIVING OF HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES WILL BE HAZARDOUS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS OF 35 MPH ARE EXPECTED. WINDS
THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH
PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN DIEGO CA
348 AM PST SAT FEB 28 2015

...PERIODS OF STRONG GUSTY WEST WINDS FOR THE MOUNTAINS AND
DESERTS INTO THIS AFTERNOON...

.A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM FROM THE NORTH WILL BRING STRONGER ONSHORE
FLOW WITH PERIODS OF STRONG GUSTY WEST WINDS THROUGH THIS
MORNING...DECREASING DURING THE AFTERNOON.

CAZ061-062-282000-
/O.EXT.KSGX.WI.Y.0007.000000T0000Z-150301T0000Z/
COACHELLA VALLEY-SAN DIEGO COUNTY DESERTS-
348 AM PST SAT FEB 28 2015

...WIND ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON...

* WINDS...WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45
  MPH.

* VISIBILITY...LOCALLY REDUCED IN BLOWING SAND AND DUST.

* IMPACTS...DRIVING OF HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES WILL BE HAZARDOUS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS OF 35 MPH ARE EXPECTED. WINDS
THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH
PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN DIEGO CA
348 AM PST SAT FEB 28 2015

...PERIODS OF STRONG GUSTY WEST WINDS FOR THE MOUNTAINS AND
DESERTS INTO THIS AFTERNOON...

.A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM FROM THE NORTH WILL BRING STRONGER ONSHORE
FLOW WITH PERIODS OF STRONG GUSTY WEST WINDS THROUGH THIS
MORNING...DECREASING DURING THE AFTERNOON.

CAZ060-282000-
/O.EXT.KSGX.WI.Y.0007.000000T0000Z-150228T2000Z/
APPLE AND LUCERNE VALLEYS-
348 AM PST SAT FEB 28 2015

...WIND ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON PST TODAY...

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST TO WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45
  MPH.

* VISIBILITY...LOCALLY REDUCED IN BLOWING SAND AND DUST.

* IMPACTS...DRIVING OF HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES WILL BE HAZARDOUS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS OF 35 MPH ARE EXPECTED. WINDS
THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH
PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN DIEGO CA
348 AM PST SAT FEB 28 2015

...PERIODS OF STRONG GUSTY WEST WINDS FOR THE MOUNTAINS AND
DESERTS INTO THIS AFTERNOON...

.A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM FROM THE NORTH WILL BRING STRONGER ONSHORE
FLOW WITH PERIODS OF STRONG GUSTY WEST WINDS THROUGH THIS
MORNING...DECREASING DURING THE AFTERNOON.

CAZ065-282000-
/O.CON.KSGX.WI.Y.0007.000000T0000Z-150301T0000Z/
SAN GORGONIO PASS NEAR BANNING-
348 AM PST SAT FEB 28 2015

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST THIS
AFTERNOON...

* WINDS...AREAS OF WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 50 MPH.

* VISIBILITY...LOCALLY REDUCED IN BLOWING SAND AND DUST.

* IMPACTS...DRIVING OF HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES WILL BE HAZARDOUS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS OF 35 MPH ARE EXPECTED. WINDS
THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH
PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION.

&&

$$

CURRENT WIND GUST REPORTS ON THE WEB:
HTTP://WWW.WRH.NOAA.GOV/SGX/GMAP/INDEX.PHP

FOR A DETAILED MAP OF THE HAZARD:
WWW.WRH.NOAA.GOV/WRH/WHV/?WFO=SGX

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAS VEGAS NV
218 AM PST SAT FEB 28 2015

...GUSTY WINDS TODAY INTO EARLY THIS EVENING...

A STORM SYSTEM WILL DROP SOUTH ALONG THE COAST OF CALIFORNIA TODAY
INTO EARLY THIS EVENING. THIS WILL RESULT IN GUSTY WINDS ACROSS THE
MOJAVE DESERT ESPECIALLY THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY THIS EVENING.

AZZ003-CAZ524-525-NVZ022-281830-
/O.EXB.KVEF.WI.Y.0003.150228T1800Z-150301T0300Z/
NORTHWEST DESERTS-EASTERN MOJAVE DESERT-MORONGO BASIN-
SOUTHERN CLARK COUNTY-
INCLUDING...KINGMAN...GOLDEN VALLEY...DOLAN SPRINGS...
VALENTINE...WIKIEUP...YUCCA...BAKER...MOUNTAIN PASS...
MITCHELL CAVERNS...MORONGO VALLEY...YUCCA VALLEY...
TWENTYNINE PALMS...PRIMM...SEARCHLIGHT...CAL-NEV-ARI
218 AM PST SAT FEB 28 2015 /318 AM MST SAT FEB 28 2015/

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM PST /11 AM MST/ THIS MORNING
TO 7 PM PST /8 PM MST/ THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAS VEGAS HAS ISSUED A WIND
ADVISORY FOR NORTHEAST SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY...THE MORONGO
BASIN...SOUTHERN CLARK COUNTY AND CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN MOHAVE COUNTY
AWAY FROM THE COLORADO RIVER...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM PST
/11 AM MST/ THIS MORNING TO 7 PM PST /8 PM MST/ THIS EVENING.

* WINDS: WEST AT 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH.

* TIMING: WINDS WILL INCREASE LATE THIS MORNING...BE STRONGEST THIS
  AFTERNOON AND THEN DECREASE THIS EVENING.

* LOCATIONS: PRIMM...SEARCHLIGHT...CAL-NEV-ARI...MORONGO
  VALLEY...YUCCA VALLEY...TWENTYNINE PALMS...BAKER...MOUNTAIN
  PASS...MITCHELL CAVERNS...KINGMAN...GOLDEN VALLEY...DOLAN
  SPRINGS...VALENTINE...WIKIEUP...YUCCA.

* IMPACTS: STRONG CROSSWINDS WILL MAKE FOR DIFFICULT DRIVING
  CONDITIONS ON AREA ROADS INCLUDING INTERSTATES 15 AND 40 AS WELL
  AS HIGHWAYS 93 AND 95. AREAS OF BLOWING SAND AND DUST ARE POSSIBLE
  RESULTING IN REDUCED VISIBILITY. ANY LOOSE OBJECTS OUTSIDE WILL BE
  BLOWN AWAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT CROSSWINDS ARE EXPECTED TO BE STRONG
ENOUGH TO MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE
VEHICLES. IN ADDITION...STRONG WINDS OVER DESERT AREAS COULD RESULT
IN BRIEFLY LOWERED VISIBILITIES TO WELL UNDER A MILE AT TIMES IN
BLOWING DUST OR BLOWING SAND. USE EXTRA CAUTION.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAS VEGAS NV
218 AM PST SAT FEB 28 2015

...GUSTY WINDS TODAY INTO EARLY THIS EVENING...

A STORM SYSTEM WILL DROP SOUTH ALONG THE COAST OF CALIFORNIA TODAY
INTO EARLY THIS EVENING. THIS WILL RESULT IN GUSTY WINDS ACROSS THE
MOJAVE DESERT ESPECIALLY THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY THIS EVENING.

CAZ523-281830-
/O.EXT.KVEF.WI.Y.0003.000000T0000Z-150301T0300Z/
WESTERN MOJAVE DESERT-
INCLUDING...BARSTOW...DAGGETT...FORT IRWIN
218 AM PST SAT FEB 28 2015

...WIND ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM PST THIS EVENING...

THE WIND ADVISORY FOR NORTHWEST SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY IS NOW IN
EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM PST THIS EVENING.

* WINDS: WEST AT 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS OF 40 TO 50 MPH.

* TIMING: WINDS WILL INCREASE ONCE AGAIN LATER THIS MORNING AND
  REMAIN GUSTY INTO THIS AFTERNOON BEFORE DECREASING THIS EVENING.

* LOCATIONS: BARSTOW...DAGGETT...FORT IRWIN...KRAMER JUNCTION AND
  TRONA.

* IMPACTS: STRONG CROSSWINDS WILL MAKE FOR DIFFICULT DRIVING
  CONDITIONS ON AREA ROADS INCLUDING INTERSTATES 15 AND 40 AS
  WELL AS HIGHWAYS 58 AND 395. AREAS OF BLOWING SAND AND DUST
  ARE POSSIBLE RESULTING IN REDUCED VISIBILITY. ANY LOOSE
  OBJECTS OUTSIDE WILL BE BLOWN AWAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT CROSSWINDS ARE EXPECTED TO BE STRONG
ENOUGH TO MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE
VEHICLES. IN ADDITION...STRONG WINDS OVER DESERT AREAS COULD RESULT
IN BRIEFLY LOWERED VISIBILITIES TO WELL UNDER A MILE AT TIMES IN
BLOWING DUST OR BLOWING SAND. USE EXTRA CAUTION.

&&

$$

STACHELSKI

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