Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Elko, NV

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WWUS85 KLKN 190218

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Elko NV
618 PM PST Wed Jan 18 2017

Humboldt County-Northern Elko County-
Northern Lander County and Northern Eureka County-
Southern Lander County and Southern Eureka County-
Southwestern Elko County-
Including the cities of Winnemucca, McDermitt, Paradise Valley,
Golconda Summit, Jackpot, Wildhorse, Owyhee, Battle Mountain,
Emigrant Pass, Austin, Austin Summit, Eureka, Diamond Valley,
Pinto Summit, Elko, Spring Creek, and Carlin
618 PM PST Wed Jan 18 2017

...Rain snow mix can transition quickly over to light freezing
rain at lower elevations in the valleys during the evening

With rapidly cooling conditions aloft freezing rain has and can
continue to occur at lower elevations in the valley. There will
not be heavy accumulations of freezing rain however even a little
icing can cause black ice and dangerous slick spots on the roads.
In addition any melted precipitation or water on the roads will
freeze on the roads causing black ice and slick spots. Use
extreme caution when traveling as there have been reports of
accidents caused by black ice. Most impacted will be the passes on
I-80 such as Emigrant pass and Golconda summit pass.

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