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/
* 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
* 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.
a lake wind advisory indicates that winds will cause rough chop
on area lakes. small boats will be especially prone to capsizing.