Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Elko, NV

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Elko NV
230 AM PST Sat Feb 24 2018

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT 7 AM PST UNTIL 7 AM SUNDAY
FOR MUCH OF NORTHERN NEVADA...

A winter storm will cross northern Nevada this weekend bringing
heavy snow to an area bounded roughly by Jackpot...the Ruby
Mountains...Battle Mountain...and the Santa Rosa Mountains. This
area includes mainly the eastern sections of Humboldt County,
northern Lander and Eureka Counties, and much of Elko County.

NVZ030-031-034-036-038-039-250030-
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Humboldt County-Northern Elko County-
Ruby Mountains/East Humboldt Range-
Northern Lander County and Northern Eureka County-
Southwestern Elko County-South Central Elko County-
Including the cities of Winnemucca, McDermitt, Paradise Valley,
Golconda Summit, Jackpot, Wildhorse, Owyhee, Secret Pass,
Lamoille Canyon, Harrison Pass, Battle Mountain, Emigrant Pass,
Elko, Spring Creek, Carlin, Wells, Ruby Valley, and Pequop Summit
230 AM PST Sat Feb 24 2018

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM THIS
MORNING TO 7 AM PST SUNDAY...

* WHAT...Snow and blowing snow expected. Plan on slippery road
  conditions. In addition, areas of poor visibility are expected.
  Total snow accumulations of 1 to 3 inches for valleys and 2 to
  5 inches on mountain passes. In mountains, total snow
  accumulations of 4 to 9 inches, with localized amounts up to 9
  inches. Winds gusting as high as 35 mph will cause areas of
  blowing and drifting snow.

* WHERE...Portions of Nevada, north central Nevada, northeast
  Nevada and northwest Nevada.

* WHEN...7 AM today to 7 AM Sunday.Greatest snowfall is expect
  between late Saturday morning through Saturday evening.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Be prepared for reduced visibilities at
  times due to snowfall and blowing snow. The Interstate 80
  corridor will be especially affected. Summits and passes will be
  difficult to travel.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow and blowing snow means periods
of snow and blowing snow will cause primarily travel
difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered roads and limited
visibilities, and use caution while driving. The latest road
conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by
calling 5 1 1.

$$

For more information from the National Weather Service visit
http://weather.gov/elko



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