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

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

NVZ003-181200-
/O.CON.KREV.HW.W.0001.180118T1800Z-180119T0600Z/
Greater Reno-Carson City-Minden Area-
Including the cities of Sparks, Gardnerville, and Virginia City
316 PM PST Wed Jan 17 2018

...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM TO 10 PM PST
THURSDAY...

* Timing: South to southwest winds will begin increasing early
  Thursday morning ahead of a strong cold front. Winds will peak
  Thursday afternoon and early evening before decreasing behind
  the front.

* Winds: South to southwest 20 to 35 mph with gusts to 65 mph
  possible. Wind-prone areas such as I-580 south of Reno and
  Highway 395 near Stead and Cold Springs could see gusts 65
  to 75 mph.

* Impacts: Dangerous cross-wind conditions, especially for high
  profile vehicles, may result in loss of vehicle control.
  Semi trucks will be in danger of tipping over. Travel
  restrictions are likely for high-profile vehicles. Possible
  damage to trees and powerlines. Aviation will also be
  impacted by these winds. Some flights may be delayed.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Now is the time to secure loose outdoor items such as patio
furniture and trash cans before winds increase. 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.

Be prepared to take alternate routes if roads are closed due to
high winds, particularly if you plan on traveling in a high-
profile vehicle. Snow will follow the winds; see the special
weather statement for more details.

&&

$$

CAZ073-181200-
/O.CON.KREV.HW.W.0001.180119T0000Z-180119T1200Z/
Mono County-
Including the cities of Bridgeport and Mammoth Lakes
316 PM PST Wed Jan 17 2018

...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THURSDAY TO 4 AM
PST FRIDAY...

* Timing: Winds will begin increasing by mid to late Thursday
  morning ahead of a strong cold front. Winds are expected to
  peak Thursday evening or very early Friday morning before
  decreasing behind the front.

* Winds: South to southwest 20 to 35 mph with gusts to 65 mph
  possible. Wind-prone areas such as the mouth of canyons
  along Highway 395 or Highway 95 near Walker Lake could see
  wind gusts up to 75 mph.

* Impacts: Dangerous cross-wind conditions, especially for high
  profile vehicles, may result in loss of vehicle control.
  Semi trucks will be in danger of tipping over. Possible
  damage to trees and powerlines. Aviation will also be
  impacted by these winds. Some flights may be delayed.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Now is the time to secure loose outdoor items such as patio
furniture and trash cans before winds increase. 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.

Be prepared to take alternate routes if roads are closed due to
high winds, particularly if you plan on traveling in a high-
profile vehicle. Snow will follow the winds; see the special
weather statement for more details.

&&

$$

CAZ072-NVZ002-181200-
/O.EXT.KREV.LW.Y.0002.180118T0600Z-180119T0000Z/
Greater Lake Tahoe Area-
Including the cities of South Lake Tahoe, Stateline,
and Incline Village
316 PM PST Wed Jan 17 2018

...LAKE WIND ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO
4 PM PST THURSDAY FOR LAKE TAHOE...

The Lake Wind Advisory for Lake Tahoe is now in effect from 10 PM
this evening to 4 PM PST Thursday.

* Winds: Southwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 50 mph.

* Wave Heights: 2 to 4 feet. Highest from mid-lake to northern
  and eastern shores.

* 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.

&&

$$

NVZ004-181200-
/O.CON.KREV.LW.Y.0002.180118T1200Z-180119T0300Z/
Western Nevada Basin and Range including Pyramid Lake-
316 PM PST Wed Jan 17 2018

...LAKE WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 7 PM PST
THURSDAY FOR PYRAMID LAKE...

* Winds: South to southwest winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 45
  mph.

* Wave Heights: 2 to 4 feet.

* 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.

&&

$$

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