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

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26
612
WWUS45 KREV 212334
WSWREV

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV
334 PM PST SAT JAN 21 2017

CAZ072-NVZ002-221400-
/O.CON.KREV.WS.W.0005.000000T0000Z-170123T1200Z/
GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, TRUCKEE, STATELINE,
AND INCLINE VILLAGE
334 PM PST SAT JAN 21 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PST MONDAY...

* TIMING: MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW WILL RETURN BY AROUND MIDNIGHT
  AND CONTINUE INTO EARLY MONDAY MORNING.

* ADDITIONAL SNOWFALL THROUGH MONDAY MORNING: WEST OF HIGHWAY
  89...3 TO 4 FEET WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS. EAST OF HIGHWAY
  89...2 TO 3 FEET WITH HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE NEAR MOUNT ROSE.

* WINDS: SIERRA RIDGE WINDS INCREASING FROM 70 MPH TO WELL OVER
  100 MPH ON SUNDAY. GUSTS 30 TO 40 MPH POSSIBLE IN THE LOWER
  ELEVATIONS. WINDS MAY DAMAGE TREES AND POWER LINES.

* IMPACTS: DANGEROUS CONDITIONS FOR OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES AND TRAVEL
  WITH PERIODS OF WHITEOUT CONDITIONS FROM TONIGHT TO MONDAY
  MORNING. AVALANCHE DANGER WILL INCREASE. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO
  TRAVEL AROUND THE TAHOE BASIN ON SUNDAY. STAY HOME...STAY SAFE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AVOID TRAVEL IF POSSIBLE, YOU COULD BE STUCK IN YOUR VEHICLE FOR
MANY HOURS. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ON SUNDAY. IF YOU MUST
TRAVEL, USE THE BREAK IN THE STORM THIS AFTERNOON TO GATHER
SUPPLIES, REMOVE SNOW FROM ROOFS, ELEVATED DECKS AND NEAR PROPANE
TANKS. BE PREPARED FOR EXTENDED POWER OUTAGES.

&&

$$

CAZ073-221400-
/O.CON.KREV.WS.W.0005.000000T0000Z-170123T1200Z/
MONO COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF BRIDGEPORT AND MAMMOTH LAKES
334 PM PST SAT JAN 21 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PST MONDAY...

* TIMING: SNOW WILL RETURN BY AROUND MIDNIGHT AND CONTINUE INTO
  EARLY MONDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 3 TO 5 FEET ABOVE 8000 FEET WEST OF HIGHWAY
  395...WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS ON THE SIERRA CREST. ONE TO 3
  FEET ALONG HIGHWAY 395. 8 TO 14 INCHES FOR VALLEYS EAST OF
  HIGHWAY 395.

* WINDS: SIERRA RIDGE WINDS INCREASING FROM 70 MPH TO OVER 100
  MPH ON SUNDAY. GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH IN THE LOWER ELEVATIONS.
  WINDS MAY DAMAGE TREES AND POWER LINES.

* IMPACTS: DANGEROUS CONDITIONS FOR OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES AND
  TRAVEL WITH PERIODS OF WHITEOUT CONDITIONS FROM TONIGHT TO
  MONDAY MORNING OVER MOUNTAIN PASSES AND AREAS EXPOSED TO THE
  WIND ALONG HIGHWAY 395. AVALANCHE DANGER WILL INCREASE. DO
  NOT ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ON SUNDAY. STAY HOME...STAY SAFE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AVOID TRAVEL IF POSSIBLE, YOU COULD BE STUCK IN YOUR VEHICLE FOR
MANY HOURS. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ON SUNDAY. IF YOU MUST
TRAVEL, USE THE BREAK IN THE STORM THIS AFTERNOON TO GATHER
SUPPLIES, REMOVE SNOW FROM ROOFS, ELEVATED DECKS AND NEAR PROPANE
TANKS. BE PREPARED FOR EXTENDED POWER OUTAGES.

&&

$$

CAZ071-221400-
/O.CON.KREV.WS.W.0005.000000T0000Z-170123T1200Z/
LASSEN-EASTERN PLUMAS-EASTERN SIERRA COUNTIES-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF PORTOLA AND SUSANVILLE
334 PM PST SAT JAN 21 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PST MONDAY...

* TIMING: SNOW...MODERATE TO HEAVY AT TIMES...WILL RETURN BY MIDNIGHT
  AND CONTINUE INTO EARLY MONDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 1 TO 3 FEET WEST OF HIGHWAY 395. FOR
  COMMUNITIES IN THE SIERRA VALLEY AND ALONG AND EAST OF HIGHWAY
  395...10 TO 20 INCHES.

* WINDS: GUSTS TO 40 MPH MAY CREATE AREAS OF BLOWING AND DRIFTING
  SNOW ON SUNDAY.

* IMPACTS: DANGEROUS CONDITIONS FOR OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES AND TRAVEL
  WITH PERIODS OF WHITEOUT CONDITIONS FROM TONIGHT TO MONDAY
  MORNING OVER MOUNTAIN PASSES AND AREAS EXPOSED TO THE WIND
  ALONG HIGHWAY 395. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ON SUNDAY. STAY
  HOME...STAY SAFE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AVOID TRAVEL IF POSSIBLE, YOU COULD BE STUCK IN YOUR VEHICLE FOR
MANY HOURS. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ON SUNDAY. IF YOU MUST
TRAVEL, USE THE BREAK IN THE STORM THIS AFTERNOON TO GATHER
SUPPLIES, REMOVE SNOW FROM ROOFS, ELEVATED DECKS AND NEAR PROPANE
TANKS. BE PREPARED FOR EXTENDED POWER OUTAGES.

&&

$$

NVZ003-221400-
/O.CON.KREV.WS.W.0005.170122T0800Z-170123T1200Z/
GREATER RENO-CARSON CITY-MINDEN AREA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF SPARKS, GARDNERVILLE, AND VIRGINIA CITY
334 PM PST SAT JAN 21 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT
TO 4 AM PST MONDAY...

* TIMING: HEAVY SNOW WILL IMPACT WESTERN NEVADA LATE TONIGHT TO
  EARLY MONDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 8 TO 16 INCHES FOR VALLEY LOCATIONS NORTH OF
  WASHOE VALLEY...INCLUDING THE GREATER RENO-SPARKS METRO AREA. 14
  TO 18 INCHES FOR WASHOE AND CARSON VALLEYS...INCLUDING CARSON
  CITY...MINDEN...AND GARDNERVILLE. 1 TO 2 FEET FOR FOOTHILL AREAS
  AND VALLEYS ABOVE 5000 FEET...INCLUDING VIRGINIA CITY.

* WINDS: GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH ON SUNDAY, MAY LEAD TO AREAS OF
  BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.

* IMPACTS: DANGEROUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS DUE TO VERY LOW
  VISIBILITY AND SNOW COVERED ROADS. STRONGLY CONSIDER STAYING
  HOME ON SUNDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

NOW IS THE TIME TO PREPARE AN EMERGENCY KIT FOR YOUR HOME AND
CAR. IF TRAVELING, CONSIDER ALTERNATE PLANS. REMEMBER TO CARRY
TIRE CHAINS, EXTRA FOOD, WATER AND CLOTHING. ONCE THE STORM
ARRIVES, TRAVEL MAY BE DIFFICULT OR IMPOSSIBLE FOR AN EXTENDED
PERIOD OF TIME.

&&

$$

CAZ070-NVZ005-221400-
/O.CON.KREV.WS.W.0005.170122T0800Z-170123T1200Z/
SURPRISE VALLEY CALIFORNIA-NORTHERN WASHOE COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF CEDARVILLE, FORT BIDWELL, EMPIRE,
AND GERLACH
334 PM PST SAT JAN 21 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT
TO 4 AM PST MONDAY...

* TIMING: HEAVY SNOW IS EXPECTED LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
  NIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 4 TO 10 INCHES.

* WINDS: GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH ON SUNDAY MAY CREATE AREAS OF
  BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW ON SUNDAY.

* IMPACTS: DANGEROUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS DUE TO LOW VISIBILITY AND SNOW
  COVERED ROADS. STRONGLY CONSIDER STAYING AT HOME ON SUNDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

NOW IS THE TIME TO PREPARE AN EMERGENCY KIT FOR YOUR HOME AND
CAR. IF TRAVELING CONSIDER ALTERNATE PLANS. REMEMBER TO CARRY
TIRE CHAINS, EXTRA FOOD, WATER AND CLOTHING. ONCE THE STORM
ARRIVES, TRAVEL MAY BE DIFFICULT OR IMPOSSIBLE FOR AN EXTENDED
PERIOD OF TIME.

&&

$$

NVZ001-004-221400-
/O.CON.KREV.WS.W.0005.170122T1200Z-170123T1200Z/
MINERAL AND SOUTHERN LYON COUNTIES-
WESTERN NEVADA BASIN AND RANGE INCLUDING PYRAMID LAKE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF HAWTHORNE, YERINGTON, SMITH VALLEY,
FERNLEY, FALLON, LOVELOCK, AND SILVER SPRINGS
334 PM PST SAT JAN 21 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM SUNDAY TO
4 AM PST MONDAY...

* TIMING: HEAVY SNOW IS EXPECTED LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
  NIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 5 TO 10 INCHES ABOVE 4500 FEET WITH 3 TO 6
  INCHES BELOW 4500 FEET.

* SNOW LEVELS: ALL VALLEY FLOORS EXCEPT FOR SUNDAY AFTERNOON
  WHEN SOME RAIN MAY MIX WITH SNOW BELOW 4500 FEET.

* WINDS: GUSTS TO 40 MPH MAY CREATE AREAS OF BLOWING AND
  DRIFTING SNOW ON SUNDAY.

* IMPACTS: EXPECT HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS AND CHAIN OR SNOW
  TIRE RESTRICTIONS DUE TO SLICK ROADS. TRAVEL MAY BECOME VERY
  DIFFICULT IN SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW. STRONGLY CONSIDER
  STAYING AT HOME ON SUNDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

NOW IS THE TIME TO PREPARE AN EMERGENCY KIT FOR YOUR HOME AND
CAR. IF TRAVELING CONSIDER ALTERNATE PLANS. REMEMBER TO CARRY
TIRE CHAINS, EXTRA FOOD, WATER AND CLOTHING. ONCE THE STORM
ARRIVES, TRAVEL MAY BE DIFFICULT OR IMPOSSIBLE FOR AN EXTENDED
PERIOD OF TIME.

&&

$$

HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/RENO



USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.