Lassen-Eastern Plumas-Eastern Sierra Counties Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Wind Advisory
Issued: 7:59 PM PDT Oct. 19, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory remains in effect until 5 am PDT Friday...

* timing: winds increase this evening, with strongest winds
expected in valleys later tonight between 9 PM and 1 am.
Foothill areas can expect strong and gusty winds through early
Friday morning.

* Winds: southwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 55 mph. Gusts
up to 70 mph in wind prone locations such as the Highway 395
corridor between Susanville and Doyle.

* Impacts: strong, possibly damaging winds are possible. High
profile vehicles should avoid wind prone areas such as
Highway 395 from Susanville to the Nevada-California border.
Winds could be strong enough to push your vehicle out of
your travel Lane. Check with ndot or caltrans for the latest
Road information.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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 outage.