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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Reno NV
226 PM PDT Wed Oct 18 2017

NVZ003-191200-
/O.CON.KREV.WI.Y.0014.171019T2200Z-171020T1200Z/
Greater Reno-Carson City-Minden Area-
Including the cities of Sparks, Gardnerville, and Virginia City
226 PM PDT Wed Oct 18 2017

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THURSDAY TO 5 AM PDT
FRIDAY...

* Timing: Winds increase Thursday afternoon. Valleys will see a
  3-6 hour period of strong winds Thursday evening, while foothill
  areas will continue to be gusty Thursday afternoon through
  early Friday morning.

* Winds: Southwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 50 mph. Gusts up
  to 65 mph are possible in wind prone locations such as Washoe
  Valley and foothills around Reno, Carson City and Minden.

* Impacts: Travel restrictions for high profile vehicles are
  likely. Follow instructions on highway signs and do not
  attempt to travel on restricted highways. Winds could be
  strong enough to push your vehicle out of your travel lane.
  Check with NDOT or CalTrans for the latest road information.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Now is the time to secure loose outdoor items such as patio
furniture, holiday decorations and trash cans before winds
increase which could blow these items away. 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.

&&

$$

CAZ070-071-NVZ005-191200-
/O.CON.KREV.WI.Y.0014.171019T2200Z-171020T1200Z/
Surprise Valley California-Lassen-Eastern Plumas-
Eastern Sierra Counties-Northern Washoe County-
Including the cities of Cedarville, Fort Bidwell, Portola,
Susanville, Empire, and Gerlach
226 PM PDT Wed Oct 18 2017

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THURSDAY TO 5 AM PDT
FRIDAY...

* Timing: Winds increase Thursday afternoon. Valleys will see
  peak wind gusts Thursday evening, while foothill areas will
  continue to be gusty through early Friday morning.

* Winds: Southwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 50 mph. Gusts
  up to 65 mph are possible in wind prone locations such as the
  Highway 395 corridor between Susanville and Doyle.

* Impacts: High profile vehicles should avoid wind prone areas
  such as Highway 395 from Susanville to the Nevada-California
  border. Winds could be strong enough to push your vehicle out
  of your travel lane. Check with NDOT or CalTrans for the latest
  road information.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$

CAZ072-NVZ002-191200-
/O.CON.KREV.LW.Y.0051.171019T1800Z-171020T1200Z/
Greater Lake Tahoe Area-
Including the cities of South Lake Tahoe, Stateline,
and Incline Village
226 PM PDT Wed Oct 18 2017

...LAKE WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THURSDAY TO
5 AM PDT FRIDAY FOR LAKE TAHOE...

* Winds: Southwest to west 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 45 mph.

* Wave Heights: 2 to 4 feet from mid-lake to 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.

&&

$$

NVZ004-191200-
/O.CON.KREV.LW.Y.0051.171019T1800Z-171020T0300Z/
Western Nevada Basin and Range including Pyramid Lake-
226 PM PDT Wed Oct 18 2017

...LAKE WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM PDT
THURSDAY FOR PYRAMID LAKE...

* Winds: Southwest to west 15 to 30 mph with gusts up to 45 mph.

* Wave Heights: 2 to 4 feet from mid-lake to eastern and northeast
  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.

&&

$$

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