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

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Reno NV
325 PM PST Mon Feb 20 2017

NVZ001-211200-
/O.CON.KREV.HW.W.0005.000000T0000Z-170222T0000Z/
Mineral and Southern Lyon Counties-
Including the cities of Hawthorne, Yerington, and Smith Valley
325 PM PST Mon Feb 20 2017

...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST TUESDAY...

* Timing: Winds will continue to increase into this evening. The
  strongest winds are expected late this evening through Tuesday
  morning.

* Winds: South to southwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 45 mph
  increasing to 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 65 mph this
  evening. Wind prone areas gusting to 75 mph.

* Impacts: Damage to trees, power lines and property could
  occur with winds of this magnitude. Expect hazardous travel
  conditions for high profile vehicles along Highway 95 with
  travel restrictions possible.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Secure loose outdoor items such as patio furniture and trash
cans. 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.

&&

$$

NVZ003-004-211200-
/O.CON.KREV.WI.Y.0006.000000T0000Z-170222T0000Z/
Greater Reno-Carson City-Minden Area-
Western Nevada Basin and Range including Pyramid Lake-
Including the cities of Sparks, Gardnerville, Virginia City,
Fernley, Fallon, Lovelock, and Silver Springs
325 PM PST Mon Feb 20 2017

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST TUESDAY...

* Timing: Winds will increase this evening. The strongest winds
  are expected late this evening through Tuesday morning.

* Winds: South to southwest increasing to 10 to 20 mph with
  guststo 40 mph this afternoon...then 20 to 35 mph with gusts
  to 60 mph this evening. Local gusts to 80 mph in wind prone
  areas tonight and Tuesday morning.

* Wave Heights on Pyramid Lake: 2 to 4 feet. Small boats,
  kayaks and paddle boards will be prone to capsizing and
  should remain off lake waters until conditions improve.

* Impacts: Expect hazardous travel conditions for high profile
  vehicles along Interstate 80 and 580, and Highways 50 and
  95. A few power outages are also possible. Strong turbulence
  and wind shear could impact aviation travel.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Secure loose outdoor items such as patio furniture and trash
cans. 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-NVZ005-211200-
/O.CON.KREV.WI.Y.0006.000000T0000Z-170222T0000Z/
Surprise Valley California-Northern Washoe County-
Including the cities of Cedarville, Fort Bidwell, Empire,
and Gerlach
325 PM PST Mon Feb 20 2017

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST TUESDAY...

* Timing: Winds will increase into this evening and continue
  through Tuesday afternoon. Strongest winds are expected late
  this evening through Tuesday morning.

* Winds: South winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 55 mph.

* Impacts: Expect hazardous travel conditions for high profile
  vehicles. A few power outages are also possible.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Secure loose outdoor items such as patio furniture and trash
cans. 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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