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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Reno NV
221 PM PST Sun Feb 26 2017

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Surprise Valley California-Lassen-Eastern Plumas-
Eastern Sierra Counties-Northern Washoe County-
Including the cities of Cedarville, Fort Bidwell, Portola,
Susanville, Empire, and Gerlach
221 PM PST Sun Feb 26 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PST MONDAY...

The National Weather Service in Reno has issued a Winter Weather
Advisory for snow, which is in effect until 4 AM PST Monday.

* Timing: Snow will begin this evening, persisting through
  Monday morning.

* Snow Accumulations: 2 to 6 inches west of Highway 395, with up 1
  to 3 inches along and east of Highway 395.

* Winds: Southwest 10 to 20 mph with gusts to 35 mph.

* Impacts: Snow and gusty winds may produce travel slow downs,
  chain controls, and periods of low visibility in blowing snow.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Even light snowfall causes major travel delays, especially during
periods of high traffic volume including the Monday morning
commute. 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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Greater Lake Tahoe Area-
Including the cities of South Lake Tahoe, Truckee, Stateline,
and Incline Village
221 PM PST Sun Feb 26 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS
EVENING TO 10 AM PST MONDAY...

* Timing: Snow will begin this evening, persisting through
  Monday morning.

* Snow Accumulations: 2 to 6 inches, with up to 9 inches possible
  near and west of Highway 89.

* Winds: Southwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts 35 to 45 mph. Sierra
  ridge gusts up to 85 mph.

* Tahoe Wave Heights: 2 to 4 feet. Highest waves along northern
  and eastern shores.

* Impacts: Snow and gusty winds may produce travel slow downs,
  chain controls, and periods of low visibility in blowing
  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 including the Monday morning
commute. Be sure to allow extra time to reach your destination.
Leave extra space between vehicles since it takes longer to stop
on slick roadways.

&&

$$

http://weather.gov/reno



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