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Moapa Tribal Police Department
Wednesday April 6th, 2011 :: 05:01 p.m. PDT

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HIGH WIND WARNING in effect for Moapa thru 11 AM PDT /11 AM MST/ THURSDAY TO MIDNIGHT PDT /MIDNIGHT MST/ THU

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAS VEGAS HAS ISSUED A HIGH WIND WARNING FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN NEVADA...SOUTHEAST CALIFORNIA AND NORTHWEST ARIZONA...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM PDT /11 AM MST/ THURSDAY TO MIDNIGHT PDT /MIDNIGHT MST/ THURSDAY NIGHT.

* WINDS: SOUTHWEST WINDS OF 25 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 65 MPH.

* TIMING: THE STRONGEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED BY LATE THURSDAY MORNING AND LAST THROUGH LATE THURSDAY EVENING.

* LOCATIONS: YUCCA VALLEY...MESQUITE...CALIENTE...LAKE MEAD NATIONAL RECREATION AREA...COLORADO CITY...KINGMAN...NEEDLES INTERSTATES 15 AND 40 AND OTHER ROADS AND HIGHWAYS ACROSS THE AREA.

* IMPACTS: STRONG WINDS WILL MAKE TRAVEL DIFFICULT ON MANY ROADS AND HIGHWAYS AROUND THE REGION...ESPECIALLY ON THE NORTH/SOUTH ROADS WHERE STRONG CROSSWINDS WILL OCCUR. BLOWING DUST MAY ALSO REDUCE VISIBILITIES TO LESS THAN A QUARTER MILE NEAR DRY LAKE BEDS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH WIND WARNING MEANS THAT A HAZARDOUS HIGH WIND EVENT IS EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SUSTAINED WIND SPEEDS OF AT LEAST 40 MPH AND...OR GUSTS OF AT LEAST 58 MPH CAN LEAD TO PROPERTY DAMAGE.

DRIVERS OF MOTORCYLES...VANS...CAMPERS...TRAILERS...AND ANY HIGH- PROFILE VEHICLES PLANNING TO TRAVEL IN THE WARNING AREA ON THURSDAY SHOULD BE PREPARED TO ENCOUNTER STRONG WINDS. CONTINUE TO MONITOR FORECASTS FOR THE LATEST INFORMATION.

Address/Location
Moapa Tribal Police Department
1 Lincoln St
Moapa, NV 89025

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 702-865-2828

Kevin Moore
moapa.pd1@mvdsl.com
702-865-2828

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