Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Reno NV
232 PM PST Mon Jan 15 2018

CAZ071-072-NVZ002-161300-
/O.NEW.KREV.WS.A.0002.180118T2000Z-180120T0000Z/
Lassen-Eastern Plumas-Eastern Sierra Counties-
Greater Lake Tahoe Area-
Including the cities of Portola, Susanville, South Lake Tahoe,
Truckee, Stateline, and Incline Village
232 PM PST Mon Jan 15 2018

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

* WHAT...Heavy snow and strong, damaging winds possible. Damage to
  trees and power lines is possible as well. Total snow
  accumulations of 3 to 6 inches possible between 4500 and 5500
  feet, with 6 to 12 inches between 5500 and 6500 feet, and 1 to 2
  feet above 6500 feet. Wind gusts could exceed 60 mph, mainly in
  the Sierra Valley and along Highway 395 between Susanville and
  the Nevada State Line on Thursday. Ridge wind gusts are
  expected to exceed 100 mph.

* WHERE...Greater Lake Tahoe Area and Lassen-Eastern Plumas-
  Eastern Sierra Counties.

* WHEN...From Thursday afternoon through Friday afternoon.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Significant reductions in visibility are
  possible in areas of heavy snow and blowing snow. Power outages
  will be possible, especially Thursday in the Sierra Valley and
  along Highway 395 between Susanville and the Nevada State Line.

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.

$$

http://www.weather.gov/reno



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