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Mineral and Southern Lyon Counties-
Western Nevada Basin and Range including Pyramid Lake-
Including the cities of Hawthorne, Yerington, Smith Valley,
Fernley, Fallon, Lovelock, and Silver Springs
413 AM PDT Tue Apr 25 2017
...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM TO 8 PM PDT WEDNESDAY...
The National Weather Service in Reno has issued a Wind Advisory,
which is in effect from 1 PM to 8 PM PDT Wednesday.
* Timing: Winds will begin increasing Wednesday morning before
becoming strong for the afternoon and evening. Winds will
decrease behind a front Wednesday evening and overnight.
* Winds: West to northwest 25 to 40 mph with gusts to 55 mph.
* Waves on Pyramid Lake: increasing to 2 to 5 feet for Wednesday
afternoon...highest for eastern and southeastern shores.
* Impacts: Strong cross winds will cause hazardous driving
conditions, especially for high profile vehicles. Travel
restrictions or road closures are possible, especially for
Highway 95 south of Schurz.
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