382  
WWUS55 KLKN 162352  
DSWLKN  
 
DUST ADVISORY  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV  
448 PM PDT MON SEP 16 2019  
 
NVC007-011-013-015-033-170115-  
/O.NEW.KLKN.DS.Y.0002.190916T2348Z-190917T0115Z/  
HUMBOLDT NV-LANDER NV-WHITE PINE NV-ELKO NV-EUREKA NV-  
448 PM PDT MON SEP 16 2019  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ELKO NEVADA HAS ISSUED A  
 
* DUST ADVISORY FOR...  
SOUTHEASTERN HUMBOLDT COUNTY IN NORTHWESTERN NEVADA...  
LANDER COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL NEVADA...  
NORTHWESTERN WHITE PINE COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN NEVADA...  
SOUTH CENTRAL ELKO COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN NEVADA...  
EUREKA COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL NEVADA...  
 
* UNTIL 615 PM PDT.  
 
* AT 448 PM PDT, A COLD FRONT WAS MOVING THROUGH NEVADA, CREATING A  
1 TO 2 HOUR PERIOD OF STRONG WINDS AND BLOWING DUST AS IT MOVES  
EASTWARD.  
 
HAZARD...LESS THAN TWO MILES VISIBILITY WITH STRONG WINDS OF  
40 TO 50 MPH.  
 
SOURCE...SATELLITE AND REPORTS FROM THE PUBLIC.  
 
IMPACT...HAZARDOUS TRAVEL, ESPECIALLY ALONG I80 AND HWY 50.  
 
LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
ELKO, BATTLE MOUNTAIN, CARLIN, EUREKA, VALMY, HICKISON SUMMIT,  
CRESCENT VALLEY, EUREKA AIRPORT, NEW PASS SUMMIT, AUSTIN, BEOWAWE,  
RUBY LAKE, JIGGS, ARGENTA, SOUTH FORK, PINE VALLEY, DUNPHY, PINTO  
SUMMIT, LEE AND GRASS VALLEY.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
BLOWING DUST BRINGS REDUCED VISIBILITY, LEADING TO DANGEROUS DRIVING  
CONDITIONS. IF DRIVING, AVOID BLOWING DUST IF POSSIBLE. IF CAUGHT IN  
DENSE BLOWING DUST, PULL OFF THE ROAD, TURN OFF YOUR LIGHTS AND KEEP  
YOUR FOOT OFF THE BRAKE.  
 
MOTORISTS SHOULD NOT DRIVE INTO AN AREA OF BLOWING DUST. PULL ASIDE  
STAY ALIVE!  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3935 11531 3934 11776 3939 11775 3939 11770  
3943 11764 3947 11765 3956 11748 3963 11746  
3964 11749 3968 11746 3977 11750 3992 11747  
4001 11754 4052 11730 4063 11730 4079 11723  
4102 11547  
TIME...MOT...LOC 2348Z 240DEG 49KT 4057 11556  
 

 
 
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