Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Elko, NV

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV
335 AM PST TUE DEC 23 2014

NVZ030-031-034>041-240000-
HUMBOLDT COUNTY-NORTHERN ELKO COUNTY-
RUBY MOUNTAINS AND EAST HUMBOLDT RANGE-WHITE PINE COUNTY-
NORTHERN LANDER COUNTY AND NORTHERN EUREKA COUNTY-
SOUTHERN LANDER COUNTY AND SOUTHERN EUREKA COUNTY-
SOUTHWEST ELKO COUNTY-SOUTH CENTRAL ELKO COUNTY-
NORTHWESTERN NYE COUNTY-NORTHEASTERN NYE COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WINNEMUCCA...MCDERMITT...
PARADISE VALLEY...GOLCONDA SUMMIT...JACKPOT...WILDHORSE...
OWYHEE...LEE...RUBY LAKE...SECRET PASS...LAMOILLE CANYON...
HARRISON PASS...ELY...RUTH...MCGILL...CONNORS PASS...
GREAT BASIN NATIONAL PARK...BATTLE MOUNTAIN...EMIGRANT PASS...
AUSTIN...DIAMOND VALLEY...EUREKA...EUREKA AIRPORT...GARDEN PASS...
GILLMAN SPRINGS...GRASS VALLEY...ELKO...SPRING CREEK...CARLIN...
WELLS...RUBY VALLEY...PEQUOP SUMMIT...TONOPAH...ROUND MOUNTAIN...
DUCKWATER...CURRANT SUMMIT
335 AM PST TUE DEC 23 2014

...SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT...

A STORM SYSTEM DROPPING IN FROM THE NORTHWEST WILL BEGIN TO IMPACT
HUMBOLDT COUNTY WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...AND THE REMAINDER OF
NORTHERN AND CENTRAL NEVADA WEDNESDAY EVENING AND NIGHT.
PRECIPITATION WILL BEGIN AS RAIN IN VALLEY AREAS BEFORE TURNING TO
SNOW. NOT EXPECTING ANY SNOW RELATED TRAVEL CHALLENGES BEFORE
SUNSET ON WEDNESDAY. THE FAST MOVING COLD FRONT WILL MOVE FROM
NORTHWEST TO SOUTHEAST ACROSS NEVADA BRINGING UP TO 2 INCHES OF
SNOW TO ELEVATIONS BELOW 5500 FEET...AND 2 TO 6 INCHES TO HIGHER
ELEVATION VALLEY AREAS. MOUNTAINS MAY RECEIVE 4 TO 10 INCHES OF
SNOW BY CHRISTMAS MORNING AS SNOWS TAPER OFF. MUCH COLDER
CHRISTMAS DAY WITH PACKED SNOW OR ICE EXPECTED ON MANY ROADWAYS.

MOTORISTS SHOULD PLAN FOR THE POSSIBILITY OF REDUCED VISIBILITIES
AND SNOW COVERED ROADS LATE CHRISTMAS EVE INTO CHRISTMAS MORNING.
MOST HIGHWAYS ACROSS THE AREA WILL BE AFFECTED INCLUDING
INTERSTATE 80...US HIGHWAYS 93...95 AND US HIGHWAY 50. STAY
TUNED FOR UPDATES.

VISIT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/ELKO FOR THE LATEST WEATHER INFORMATION

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JR



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