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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV
415 PM PST THU DEC 8 2016

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NORTHERN ELKO COUNTY-
415 PM PST THU DEC 8 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PST SUNDAY ABOVE
6500 FEET...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ELKO HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WARNING ABOVE 6500 FEET FOR PERIODS OF HEAVY SNOW WHICH IS IN
EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PST SUNDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...5 TO 10 INCHES IN ELEVATIONS FROM 6500 FEET
  TO 7500 FEET. 1 TO 2 FEET ABOVE 7500 FEET.

* TIMING...SNOW INTENSITY AND COVERAGE WILL INCREASE EARLY FRIDAY
  MORNING. THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED TO OCCUR DURING THE DAY
  ON SATURDAY BEFORE TAPERING OFF LATE SATURDAY NIGHT.

* WINDS...THE HIGHEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED FRIDAY NIGHT WITH WEST
WINDS OF 15 TO 20 MPH AND GUSTS TO 40 MPH.

* IMPACTS...SNOW COULD CREATE DIFFICULT TRAVEL CONDITIONS FRIDAY
  MORNING THROUGH LATE SATURDAY. THIS INCLUDES US ROUTE 93 AND
  STATE ROUTE 225. DUE TO THE STRONG ELEVATION DEPENDENCE OF THIS
  STORM, MOTORISTS SHOULD BE ALERT TO RAPIDLY CHANGING ROAD CONDITIONS
  IF TRAVELING ACROSS HIGHER TERRAIN OR MOUNTAIN PASSES.

* FOR A DETAILED VIEW OF THE HAZARD AREA, VISIT
  HTTP://WWW.WRH.NOAA.GOV/MAP

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW, SLEET,
AND ICE ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. STRONG WINDS ARE ALSO POSSIBLE.
THIS WILL MAKE TRAVEL VERY HAZARDOUS OR IMPOSSIBLE. FOR THE
LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS CALL 511 OR VISIT WWW.NVROADS.COM.

&&

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RUBY MOUNTAINS/EAST HUMBOLDT RANGE-
415 PM PST THU DEC 8 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PST SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ELKO HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WARNING FOR PERIODS OF HEAVY SNOW WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM
PST SUNDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...1 TO 2 FEET FROM TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY
  NIGHT.

* TIMING...SNOW INTENSITY AND COVERAGE WILL INCREASE EARLY FRIDAY
  MORNING. THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED TO OCCUR DURING THE DAY
  ON SATURDAY BEFORE DIMINISHING LATE SATURDAY NIGHT.

* WINDS...THE HIGHEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED FRIDAY NIGHT WITH WEST
  WINDS OF 20 TO 25 MPH AND GUSTS TO 45 MPH.

* IMPACTS...SNOW COULD CREATE DIFFICULT TRAVEL CONDITIONS FRIDAY
  MORNING THROUGH LATE SATURDAY. DUE TO THE STRONG ELEVATION
  DEPENDENCE OF THIS STORM, MOTORISTS SHOULD BE ALERT TO RAPIDLY
  CHANGING ROAD CONDITIONS IF TRAVELING ACROSS HIGHER TERRAIN OR
  MOUNTAIN PASSES.

* FOR A DETAILED VIEW OF THE HAZARD AREA, VISIT
  HTTP://WWW.WRH.NOAA.GOV/MAP

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW, SLEET,
AND ICE ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. STRONG WINDS ARE ALSO
POSSIBLE. THIS WILL MAKE TRAVEL VERY HAZARDOUS OR IMPOSSIBLE. FOR
THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS CALL 511 OR VISIT WWW.NVROADS.COM.

&&

$$

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HUMBOLDT COUNTY-SOUTHEASTERN ELKO COUNTY-WHITE PINE COUNTY-
NORTHERN LANDER COUNTY AND NORTHERN EUREKA COUNTY-
SOUTHERN LANDER COUNTY AND SOUTHERN EUREKA COUNTY-
SOUTHWESTERN ELKO COUNTY-SOUTH CENTRAL ELKO COUNTY-
415 PM PST THU DEC 8 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PST THIS
EVENING...

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...LESS THAN ONE INCH IN VALLEYS. 1 TO 2
  ADDITIONAL INCHES IN MOUNTAINS.

* FREEZING RAIN ACCUMULATIONS...LESS THAN ONE TENTH OF AN INCH THIS
  EVENING.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL GRADUALLY CHANGE TO A RAIN/SNOW MIX THROUGH
  TONIGHT. A BRIEF PERIOD OF FREEZING RAIN IS POSSIBLE BEFORE
  CHANGING TO ALL RAIN IN THE VALLEYS BY FRIDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...SNOW AND BLACK ICE COULD CREATE DIFFICULT TRAVEL
  CONDITIONS FOR A BRIEF TIME THIS EVENING AND TONIGHT, ESPECIALLY
  ON BRIDGES AND OVERPASSES. DUE TO THE STRONG ELEVATION
  DEPENDENCE OF THIS STORM, MOTORISTS SHOULD BE ALERT TO RAPIDLY
  CHANGING ROAD CONDITIONS IF TRAVELING ACROSS HIGHER TERRAIN OR
  MOUNTAIN PASSES.

* FOR A DETAILED VIEW OF THE HAZARD AREA, VISIT
  HTTP://WWW.WRH.NOAA.GOV/MAP

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES ARE
EXPECTED DUE TO WINTRY CONDITIONS. BE PREPARED FOR SLIPPERY ROADS
AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES, AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING. FOR THE
LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS CALL 511 OR VISIT WWW.NVROADS.COM.

&&

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