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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV
401 PM PST WED JAN 18 2017

CAZ070-071-NVZ005-191200-
/O.CON.KREV.WW.Y.0007.000000T0000Z-170119T1200Z/
SURPRISE VALLEY CALIFORNIA-LASSEN-EASTERN PLUMAS-
EASTERN SIERRA COUNTIES-NORTHERN WASHOE COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF CEDARVILLE, FORT BIDWELL, PORTOLA,
AND SUSANVILLE
401 PM PST WED JAN 18 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PST
THURSDAY...

* TIMING: SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH EARLY THURSDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 5 TO 10 INCHES WEST OF HIGHWAY 395 ABOVE
  4500 TO 5000 FEET...WITH UP TO 3 INCHES ELSEWHERE ABOVE 4500
  FEET. BELOW 4500 FEET...UP TO AN INCH OR TWO IS POSSIBLE BY
  THURSDAY MORNING.

* SNOW LEVELS: BEGINNING BETWEEN 5000 AND 5500 FEET DROPPING TO ALL
  VALLEY FLOORS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

* IMPACTS: EXPECT HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS AND CHAIN OR SNOW
  TIRE RESTRICTIONS DUE TO SLICK ROADS.


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.

&&

$$

CAZ072-NVZ002-191200-
/O.CON.KREV.WW.Y.0007.000000T0000Z-170119T1200Z/
GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, TRUCKEE, STATELINE,
AND INCLINE VILLAGE
401 PM PST WED JAN 18 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PST
THURSDAY...

* TIMING: SNOW...MODERATE TO OCCASIONALLY HEAVY...WILL CONTINUE
  THROUGH EARLY THURSDAY MORNING BEFORE TAPERING TO SHOWERS.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 10 TO 18 INCHES ABOVE 7000 FEET WITH 4 TO 8
  INCHES ELSEWHERE...EXCEPT SIX TO 12 INCHES POSSIBLE AT LAKE
  LEVEL WEST OF HIGHWAY 89.

* WINDS: SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS 30 TO 45 MPH.

* WAVE HEIGHTS ON LAKE TAHOE: 2 TO 4 FEET...HIGHEST FROM MID
  LAKE TO NORTHEASTERN SHORES.

* IMPACTS: EXPECT DIFFICULT TRAVEL WITH SLICK ROADS AND CHAIN
  REQUIREMENTS. AVALANCHE DANGER WILL INCREASE DUE TO HEAVIER...WET
  SNOW. SMALL BOATS, KAYAKS AND PADDLE BOARDS WILL BE PRONE TO
  CAPSIZING AND SHOULD REMAIN OFF LAKE WATERS UNTIL CONDITIONS
  IMPROVE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EVEN LIGHT SNOWFALL CAUSES MAJOR TRAVEL DELAYS, ESPECIALLY DURING
PERIODS OF HIGH TRAFFIC VOLUME. WINDS WILL CREATE PERIODS OF
WHITEOUT CONDITIONS MAKING TRAVEL DIFFICULT AT TIMES. BE SURE TO
ALLOW EXTRA TIME TO REACH YOUR DESTINATION. LEAVE EXTRA SPACE
BETWEEN VEHICLES SINCE IT TAKES LONGER TO STOP ON SLICK ROADWAYS.

&&

$$

CAZ073-191400-
/O.CON.KREV.WW.Y.0007.170119T0300Z-170119T1500Z/
MONO COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF BRIDGEPORT AND MAMMOTH LAKES
401 PM PST WED JAN 18 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS
EVENING TO 7 AM PST THURSDAY ABOVE 6000 FEET...

* TIMING: SNOW WILL CONTINUE OVERNIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING
  ABOVE 6000 FEET...WITH RAIN AND SNOW BELOW 6000 FEET.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 1 TO 2 FEET ABOVE 8000 FEET WEST OF HIGHWAY
  395...WITH 6 TO 12 INCHES DOWN TO 7000 FEET ALONG AND WEST OF
  HIGHWAY 395. UP TO 6 INCHES ELSEWHERE DOWN TO 6000 FEET.

* SNOW LEVELS: 6500 TO 7000 FEET EARLY WEDNESDAY EVENING...DROPPING
  TO ALL VALLEY FLOORS BY THURSDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS: EXPECT HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS DUE TO SLICK
  ROADS AND PERIODS OF LOWER VISIBILITY FROM WIND DRIVEN SNOW.

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.

&&

$$

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