718  
WWUS75 KVEF 151015  
NPWVEF  
 
URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAS VEGAS NV  
315 AM PDT SUN SEP 15 2019  
 
.CONDITIONS WILL BE FAVORABLE CONDITIONS FOR HIGH DOWNSLOPE WINDS  
TO DEVELOP IN THE OWENS VALLEY AND ADJACENT EASTERN SIERRA SLOPES  
MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY MONDAY EVENING.  
 
CAZ519-520-152300-  
/O.CON.KVEF.HW.A.0004.190916T2100Z-190917T0400Z/  
EASTERN SIERRA SLOPES-OWENS VALLEY-  
INCLUDING ASPENDELL, WHITNEY PORTAL, BISHOP,  
INDEPENDENCE, LONE PINE, AND OLANCHA  
315 AM PDT SUN SEP 15 2019  
 
...HIGH WIND WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON  
THROUGH MONDAY EVENING...  
 
* WINDS...WEST WINDS GUSTING TO AT LEAST 60 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE  
FOR AREAS OF THE OWENS VALLEY AND ADJACENT EASTERN SIERRA  
SLOPES.  
 
* TIMING...THE HIGHEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED BETWEEN 2 PM MONDAY  
AFTERNOON AND 9 PM MONDAY EVENING.  
 
* IMPACTS...WIND GUSTS GREATER THAN 58 MPH CAN MAKE DRIVING  
HAZARDOUS FOR MOTORCYCLES AND HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES AND CREATE  
AREAS OF BLOWING DUST ALONG HIGHWAY 395 IN THE OWENS VALLEY.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A HIGH WIND WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THERE IS POTENTIAL FOR A  
HAZARDOUS HIGH WIND EVENT. CONTINUE TO MONITOR FORECASTS FOR THE  
LATEST FORECAST INFORMATION AND BE PREPARED FOR POTENTIAL TRAVEL  
DELAYS IN THE OWENS VALLEY MONDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.  
 

 
 

 
 
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