Special Weather Statement
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV
859 AM PDT TUE JUL 22 2014

CAZ070>072-NVZ001>005-222130-
SURPRISE VALLEY CALIFORNIA-LASSEN-EASTERN PLUMAS-
EASTERN SIERRA COUNTIES-GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA-
MINERAL AND SOUTHERN LYON COUNTIES-GREATER RENO-CARSON CITY-
MINDEN AREA-WESTERN NEVADA BASIN AND RANGE INCLUDING PYRAMID LAKE-
NORTHERN WASHOE COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CEDARVILLE...EAGLEVILLE...
FORT BIDWELL...PORTOLA...SUSANVILLE...WESTWOOD...SIERRAVILLE...
LOYALTON...SOUTH LAKE TAHOE...TAHOE CITY...TRUCKEE...
MARKLEEVILLE...HAWTHORNE...YERINGTON...SMITH VALLEY...MINA...
SCHURZ...GLENBROOK...INCLINE VILLAGE...SPARKS...VERDI...
GARDNERVILLE...VIRGINIA CITY...FERNLEY...FALLON...LOVELOCK...
SILVER SPRINGS...NIXON...IMLAY...EMPIRE...GERLACH
859 AM PDT TUE JUL 22 2014

...ISOLATED SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS TODAY...

A STRONG UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL MOVE ACROSS NORTHEAST
CALIFORNIA AND NORTHWEST NEVADA THIS AFTERNOON. ABUNDANT MOISTURE
AND STRONG WINDS ALOFT ARE FAVORABLE FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF
THUNDERSTORMS THIS AFTERNOON WITH A FEW STORMS BECOMING SEVERE.
RIGHT NOW THE MOST FAVORABLE AREA FOR THESE STRONG THUNDERSTORMS
EXTENDS FROM THE SIERRA FRONT INTO NORTHWEST NEVADA. STORMS ARE
EXPECTED TO BEGIN EARLY THIS AFTERNOON AND PUSH TO THE NORTHEAST
EARLY THIS EVENING.

LARGE HAIL UP TO THE SIZE OF A QUARTER...OUTFLOW WINDS TO 60 MPH AND
BRIEF HEAVY RAINFALL WILL ACCOMPANY STRONGER STORMS TODAY AS THEY
RACE TO THE NORTH. A FEW DRY LIGHTNING STRIKES AND FIRE STARTS ARE
POSSIBLE OUTSIDE RAIN CORES. SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO CALL IN
REPORTS OF SIGNIFICANT WEATHER.

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