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avatar High wind warning
October 24, 2010 12:28PM
High wind warning
Urgent - weather message
National weather service hanford ca
446 am pdt sun oct 24 2010

...High winds expected over the crest of the sierra nevada on
Today and tonight...

.An upper level trough moving through the region later today will
Bring very strong winds to the higher elevations of the southern
Sierra nevada.

Sierra nevada from yosemite to kings canyon-
Tulare county mountains-
446 am pdt sun oct 24 2010

...High wind warning remains in effect from 11 am this morning to
5 am pdt monday above 9000 feet...

A high wind warning above 9000 feet remains in effect from 11 am
This morning to 5 am pdt monday for the southern sierra nevada.

* winds: west 40 to 60 mph with gusts to 100 mph.

* timing: winds will increase by noon on today and continue
Through midnight before diminishing near daybreak monday.

* locations include: high mountain passes and ridges over and near
The sierra crest.

* impacts: wind gusts of this magnitude can lead to severe damage
To any buildings and trees at this elevation.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A high wind warning means a hazardous high wind event is expected
Or occurring.



avatar Re: High wind warning
October 24, 2010 01:14PM
Slide Mountain weather station south of Reno recorded 133 mph

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