Lake Wind Advisory

Issued At: Tuesday, 06 Mar 2018, 11:52 AM MST
Expires At: Tuesday, 06 Mar 2018, 5:00 PM MST

Urgent - weather message national weather service las vegas nv issued by national weather service flagstaff az 1052 am pst tue mar 6 2018 lake mead national recreation area- including bullhead city, oatman, mohave valley, hoover dam, and laughlin 1052 am pst tue mar 6 2018 /1152 am mst tue mar 6 2018/ ...lake wind advisory remains in effect until 4 pm pst /5 pm mst/ this afternoon... * timing...observations in bullhead city and needles indicate that north winds of 20 to 30 mph with gusts from 40 to 45 mph are occurring along the colorado river valley. expect these winds to continue through the early afternoon, before decreasing late in the day and early evening. * winds...north winds of 25 to 30 mph with occasional gusts from 40 to 45 mph, especially near lake mohave and laughlin/bullhead city. * impacts...strong winds over the open waters will make the lake water rough and hazardous and may result in high waves which may tip or swamp smaller craft. for your personal safety, avoid the open waters. stay close to shore or around protected areas. precautionary/preparedness actions... a lake wind advisory indicates that winds will cause rough chop on area lakes. small boats will be especially prone to capsizing.