Non-Precipitation Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Reno, NV

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV
304 AM PST FRI DEC 9 2016

CAZ072-NVZ002-100100-
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GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, TRUCKEE, STATELINE,
AND INCLINE VILLAGE
304 AM PST FRI DEC 9 2016

...LAKE WIND ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON
FOR LAKE TAHOE...
...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 1 AM PST
SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RENO HAS ISSUED A WIND ADVISORY,
WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 1 AM PST SATURDAY.
THE LAKE WIND ADVISORY FOR LAKE TAHOE IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM
PST THIS AFTERNOON.

* TIMING: WINDS WILL INCREASE THROUGH THE DAY BECOMING STRONG AND
  GUSTY THIS AFTERNOON AND OVERNIGHT.

* WINDS: SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 50 MPH.

* WAVE HEIGHTS: 2 TO 4 FEET.

* STRONG WINDS MAY BRING TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES FOR VEHICLES IN
  ADDITION TO TURBULENCE AND WIND SHEAR FOR AIRCRAFT. SMALL
  BOATS, KAYAKS AND PADDLE BOARDS WILL BE PRONE TO CAPSIZING AND
  SHOULD REMAIN OFF LAKE WATERS UNTIL CONDITIONS IMPROVE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

CHECK LAKE CONDITIONS BEFORE HEADING OUT AND BE PREPARED FOR A
SUDDEN INCREASE IN WINDS AND WAVE HEIGHTS. CONSIDER POSTPONING
BOATING ACTIVITIES ON THE LAKE UNTIL A DAY WITH LESS WIND.

NOW IS THE TIME TO SECURE LOOSE OUTDOOR ITEMS SUCH AS PATIO
FURNITURE, HOLIDAY DECORATIONS, AND TRASH CANS BEFORE WINDS
INCREASE WHICH COULD BLOW THESE ITEMS AWAY. THE BEST THING TO DO
IS PREPARE AHEAD OF TIME BY MAKING SURE YOU HAVE EXTRA FOOD AND
WATER ON HAND, FLASHLIGHTS WITH SPARE BATTERIES AND/OR CANDLES IN
THE EVENT OF A POWER OUTAGE.

&&

$$

CAZ070-071-073-NVZ003-005-100100-
/O.NEW.KREV.WI.Y.0024.161209T2100Z-161210T0900Z/
SURPRISE VALLEY CALIFORNIA-LASSEN-EASTERN PLUMAS-
EASTERN SIERRA COUNTIES-MONO COUNTY-GREATER RENO-CARSON CITY-
MINDEN AREA-NORTHERN WASHOE COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF CEDARVILLE, FORT BIDWELL, PORTOLA,
SUSANVILLE, BRIDGEPORT, MAMMOTH LAKES, SPARKS, GARDNERVILLE,
VIRGINIA CITY, EMPIRE, AND GERLACH
304 AM PST FRI DEC 9 2016

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 1 AM PST
SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RENO HAS ISSUED A WIND ADVISORY,
WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 1 AM PST SATURDAY.

* TIMING: WINDS WILL INCREASE THROUGH THE DAY BECOMING STRONG AND
  GUSTY THIS AFTERNOON AND OVERNIGHT.

* WINDS: SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST 15 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS 50 TO 60 MPH.
  WIND PRONE LOCATIONS MAY SEE GUSTS UP TO 70 MPH.

* IMPACTS: WINDS MAY CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH
  PROFILE VEHICLES WITH THE WORST CONDITIONS EXPECTED ALONG THE
  HIGHWAY 395 CORRIDOR. WINDS WILL ALSO CAUSE TURBULENCE AND WIND
  SHEAR FOR AVIATION.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

NOW IS THE TIME TO SECURE LOOSE OUTDOOR ITEMS SUCH AS PATIO
FURNITURE, HOLIDAY DECORATIONS, AND TRASH CANS BEFORE WINDS
INCREASE WHICH COULD BLOW THESE ITEMS AWAY. THE BEST THING TO DO
IS PREPARE AHEAD OF TIME BY MAKING SURE YOU HAVE EXTRA FOOD AND
WATER ON HAND, FLASHLIGHTS WITH SPARE BATTERIES AND/OR CANDLES IN
THE EVENT OF A POWER OUTAGE.

&&

$$

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