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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV
136 PM PST SUN NOV 27 2016

CAZ070>073-NVZ001>005-281200-
SURPRISE VALLEY CALIFORNIA-LASSEN-EASTERN PLUMAS-
EASTERN SIERRA COUNTIES-GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA-MONO COUNTY-
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, BRIDGEPORT,
COLEVILLE, LEE VINING, MAMMOTH LAKES, HAWTHORNE, YERINGTON,
SMITH VALLEY, MINA, SCHURZ, STATELINE, GLENBROOK,
INCLINE VILLAGE, SPARKS, VERDI, GARDNERVILLE, VIRGINIA CITY,
FERNLEY, FALLON, LOVELOCK, SILVER SPRINGS, NIXON, IMLAY, EMPIRE,
AND GERLACH
136 PM PST SUN NOV 27 2016

...LIGHT SNOW WILL AFFECT THE MONDAY MORNING COMMUTE...

A WEAK STORM WILL DROP SOUTH ACROSS THE BASIN AND RANGE AND GRAZE
THE SIERRA LATE TONIGHT AND EARLY MONDAY. THIS STORM WILL PRODUCE
SNOWFALL UP TO 2 INCHES IN SOME SPOTS IN WESTERN NEVADA AND
SIGNIFICANTLY LESS SNOWFALL IN THE SIERRA...WITH ONLY A FEW
INCHES EXPECTED ABOVE 7000 FEET.

MUCH OF THE SNOW WILL FALL JUST BEFORE OR DURING THE MORNING
COMMUTE...MAKING TRAVEL HAZARDOUS FOR MANY AREAS IN WESTERN NEVADA
AND NORTHEAST CALIFORNIA. DO NOT BE FOOLED BY AN INCH OR LESS OF
SNOW. EVEN THIS SMALL AMOUNT CAN CAUSE ICY PATCHES ON AREA ROADS.

AS THE SNOW ENDS GUSTY WINDS ARE LIKELY TO RETURN TO THE REGION.
GUSTS IN THE TAHOE BASIN AND ALONG THE SIERRA FRONT COULD REACH 45
MPH MONDAY MORNING WHILE MUCH STRONGER GUSTS UP TO 60 MPH ARE
POSSIBLE IN THE SURPRISE VALLEY AND NORTHERN WASHOE COUNTY. CHOPPY
LAKE CONDITIONS ARE LIKELY THROUGH MUCH OF THE DAY MONDAY.

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