West Slope Northern Sierra Nevada Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Wind Advisory
Statement as of 1:59 AM PST on November 22, 2014

...Wind Advisory in effect until 1 PM PST this afternoon...

The National Weather Service in Sacramento has issued a Wind Advisory generally above 6000 feet in the Sierra...which is in effect until 1 PM PST this afternoon.

* Winds: southwest 20 to 40 mph with gusts up to 70 mph.

* Timing: strongest winds northward of Interstate 80 beginning around 400 am...then expanding southward later in the morning.

* Locations include: mainly ridge areas to include areas west of Chester and Quincy as well as the Bucks Lake area.

* Impacts: potential downed limbs and/or trees. Difficult driving with winds due to wet roads.

* For a detailed view of the hazard area...visit http://www.Weather.Gov/Sacramento/hazards

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory means that sustained winds of 40 mph and/or gusts to 58 mph are expected. Winds this strong can make driving difficult...especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra caution.

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