Wind Advisory

Published 09/25 2016 06:20AM

Updated 09/25 2016 06:20AM

Issued at: 09/25/2016 8:00:00 AM PDT
Expires on: 09/25/2016 7:00:00 PM PDT
Counties affected: Clark AZZ002-036-CAZ527-NVZ021-260200- /O.CON.KVEF.WI.Y.0032.160925T1500Z-160926T0200Z/ LAKE HAVASU AND FORT MOHAVE-LAKE MEAD NATIONAL RECREATION AREA- SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY-UPPER COLORADO RIVER VALLEY- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LAKE HAVASU CITY...DESERT HILLS... TOPOCK...BULLHEAD CITY...OATMAN...MOHAVE VALLEY...NEEDLES... HOOVER DAM...LAUGHLIN 615 AM PDT SUN SEP 25 2016 /615 AM MST SUN SEP 25 2016/ ...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM PDT /7 PM MST/ THIS EVENING... * TIMING...WINDS INCREASING EARLY MORNING...PEAKING DURING THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON BEFORE SUBSIDING EARLY THIS EVENING. * WINDS...NORTH 25 TO 35 MPH GUSTS 40 TO 45 MPH. * IMPACTS...DRIVERS OF VANS...CAMPERS...TRAILERS...AND OTHER HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES SHOULD BE ALERT TO THE DANGER OF THESE WINDS. BOATERS IN THE WIND ADVISORY AREA SHOULD USE EXTREME CAUTION WHEN VENTURING ONTO AREA LAKES. STRONG WINDS OVER THE OPEN WATERS WILL MAKE THE LAKE WATER ROUGH AND HAZARDOUS...AND MAY RESULT IN HIGH WAVES WHICH MAY TIP OR SWAMP SMALLER CRAFT. FOR YOUR PERSONAL SAFETY...AVOID THE OPEN WATERS. STAY CLOSE TO SHORE OR AROUND PROTECTED AREAS. 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. && $$