Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Elko, NV

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Elko NV
146 PM PST Fri Feb 23 2018

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT 7 AM PST UNTIL 7 AM SUNDAY
FOR MUCH OF NORTHERN NEVADA...


A winter storm will cross northern Nevada this weekend bringing
heavy snow to an area bounded roughly by Jackpot...the Ruby
Mountains...Battle Mountain...and the Santa Rosa Mountains. This
area includes mainly the eastern sections of Humboldt County,
northern Lander and Eureka Counties, and much of Elko County.

NVZ030-031-034-036-038-039-241200-
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Humboldt County-Northern Elko County-
Ruby Mountains/East Humboldt Range-
Northern Lander County and Northern Eureka County-
Southwestern Elko County-South Central Elko County-
Including the cities of Winnemucca, McDermitt, Paradise Valley,
Golconda Summit, Jackpot, Wildhorse, Owyhee, Secret Pass,
Lamoille Canyon, Harrison Pass, Battle Mountain, Emigrant Pass,
Elko, Spring Creek, Carlin, Wells, Ruby Valley, and Pequop Summit
146 PM PST Fri Feb 23 2018

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM SATURDAY TO 7 AM
PST SUNDAY...

* WHAT...Snow expected. Plan on slippery road conditions. In
  valleys, total snow accumulations of 2 to 5 inches the valleys,
  with localized amounts up to 6 inches. In mountains, total snow
  accumulations of 4 to 7 inches, with localized amounts up to 9
  inches. In addition, westerly winds up to 25 mph could produce
  blowing and drifting snow.

* WHERE...Humboldt County, northern Lander and northern Eureka
  Counties, and most of Elko County, with the exception of
  southeast Elko County where lower snow amounts are expected.

* WHEN...7 AM Saturday to 7 AM Sunday. Greatest snowfall is expect
  between late Saturday morning through Saturday evening.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Be prepared for reduced visibilities at
  times due to snowfall and blowing snow. The Interstate 80
  corridor will be especially affected. Summits and passes will be
  difficult to travel.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will
cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered
roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving.
The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can
be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

$$

For more information from the National Weather Service visit
http://weather.gov/elko



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