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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Reno NV
232 PM PST Wed Jan 17 2018

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Greater Lake Tahoe Area-
Including the cities of South Lake Tahoe, Truckee, Stateline,
and Incline Village
232 PM PST Wed Jan 17 2018

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THURSDAY TO 4 PM PST
FRIDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy snow expected with strong damaging winds possible.
  Plan on difficult travel conditions in near white out conditions
  at times. Damage to trees and power lines will be possible as
  well. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 7 inches with localized
  amounts up to 10 inches along the west shore of Lake Tahoe. 10
  to 18 inches are expected above 7000 feet with localized amounts
  up to 2 feet.

* Winds...will generally be gusting 35 to 50 mph Thursday
  afternoon and evening ahead of the main precipitation period.

* WHERE...Greater Lake Tahoe Area.

* WHEN...From 4 PM Thursday to 4 PM PST Friday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Be prepared for significant reductions in
  visibility at times.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Avoid travel if possible, you could be stuck in your vehicle for
many hours. If you must travel, prepare for long delays and carry
an emergency kit with extra food, water and clothing. If you stay
home, have a backup plan in case of power outages. The latest
road conditions can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

$$

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Lassen-Eastern Plumas-Eastern Sierra Counties-
Including the cities of Portola and Susanville
232 PM PST Wed Jan 17 2018

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON THURSDAY TO 10 AM
PST FRIDAY...

* WHAT...Snow expected. Plan on slippery road conditions,
  including during the evening commute on Thursday. Damage to
  trees and power lines is possible. Total snow accumulations of 2
  to 4 inches with 4 to 8 inches above 5500 feet are expected
  mainly west of Highway 395. Accumulations of up to 2 inches with
  localized totals up to 3 inches are expected east of Highway
  395.

* Winds...will be gusty ahead of the main area of precipitation
  from late Thursday morning through late Thursday afternoon.
  Gusts will generally be around 40 mph with wind prone locations,
  like Highway 395 from Doyle to Susanville, gusting in excess of
  60 mph.

* WHERE...Lassen-Eastern Plumas-Eastern Sierra Counties.

* WHEN...From noon Thursday to 10 AM PST Friday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Be prepared for reduced visibilities at
  times. Gusty winds will be hazardous for high profile vehicles.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Even light snowfall causes major travel delays, especially during
periods of high traffic volume. Be sure to allow extra time to
reach your destination. Leave extra space between vehicles since
it takes longer to stop on slick roadways. The latest road
conditions can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

$$

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