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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV
442 AM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

CAZ072-NVZ002-210000-
/O.CON.KREV.WS.W.0005.000000T0000Z-170123T1200Z/
GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, TRUCKEE, STATELINE,
AND INCLINE VILLAGE
442 AM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PST MONDAY...

* TIMING: SNOW CONTINUES INTO SATURDAY MORNING. A SHORT BREAK IS
  EXPECTED SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING BEFORE THE STRONGEST OF
  THE THREE STORMS ARRIVES SATURDAY NIGHT AND CONTINUES INTO
  MONDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS THROUGH MONDAY MORNING: 3 TO 6 FEET ABOVE
  7000 FEET WITH LOCALIZED HIGHER AMOUNTS. 2 TO 4 FEET AT LAKE
  LEVEL.

* WINDS: SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH THROUGH
  SATURDAY. A PERIOD WITH GUSTS TO 55 MPH IS POSSIBLE SATURDAY
  NIGHT AND SUNDAY. SIERRA RIDGE WINDS GUSTING UP TO 100 MPH
  THROUGH SATURDAY AND UP TO 140 MPH SATURDAY NIGHT INTO
  SUNDAY.

* WAVE HEIGHTS ON LAKE TAHOE: 2 TO 3 FEET EXCEPT UP TO 5 FEET
  SUNDAY.

* IMPACTS: EXPECT HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS DUE TO SNOW
  COVERED ROADS AND PERIODS OF LOWER VISIBILITY FROM WIND
  DRIVEN SNOW. EXPECT AREAS OF BLIZZARD CONDITIONS LATE
  SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING. TRAVEL MAY BECOME
  IMPOSSIBLE SUNDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AVOID TRAVEL IF POSSIBLE, YOU COULD BE STUCK IN YOUR VEHICLE FOR
MANY HOURS. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL, USE THE BREAK IN THE STORM ON
SATURDAY AFTERNOON, BUT LONG DELAYS ARE LIKELY AND CARRY AN
EMERGENCY KIT WITH EXTRA FOOD, WATER AND CLOTHING. IF YOU STAY
HOME, HAVE A BACKUP PLAN IN CASE OF EXTENDED POWER OUTAGES. USE
THE BREAK IN THE STORM SATURDAY AFTERNOON FOR SNOW REMOVAL AND
STORM PREPARATION.

&&

$$

CAZ073-210000-
/O.CON.KREV.WS.W.0005.000000T0000Z-170123T1200Z/
MONO COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF BRIDGEPORT AND MAMMOTH LAKES
442 AM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PST MONDAY...

* TIMING: SNOW WILL CONTINUE INTO SATURDAY MORNING. A SHORT BREAK
  IS EXPECTED SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING BEFORE THE STRONGEST
  OF THE THREE STORMS ARRIVES SATURDAY NIGHT AND CONTINUES INTO
  MONDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS THROUGH MONDAY MORNING: 3 TO 6 FEET ABOVE
  8000 FEET WITH LOCALIZED AMOUNTS UP TO 8 FEET ON THE SIERRA
  CREST. 1 TO 3 FEET ALONG HIGHWAY 395 WITH MOST OF THE SNOW
  FALLING SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT.

* WINDS: SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH THROUGH
  SATURDAY. A PERIOD WITH GUSTS TO 55 MPH IS POSSIBLE SATURDAY
  NIGHT AND SUNDAY. SIERRA RIDGE WINDS GUSTING UP TO 100 MPH
  THROUGH SATURDAY AND UP TO 140 MPH SATURDAY NIGHT INTO
  SUNDAY.

* IMPACTS: EXPECT HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS DUE TO SNOW
  COVERED ROADS AND PERIODS OF LOWER VISIBILITY FROM WIND
  DRIVEN SNOW. EXPECT AREAS OF BLIZZARD CONDITIONS LATE
  SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING. TRAVEL MAY BECOME
  IMPOSSIBLE SUNDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AVOID TRAVEL IF POSSIBLE, YOU COULD BE STUCK IN YOUR VEHICLE FOR
MANY HOURS. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL, USE THE BREAK IN THE STORM ON
SATURDAY AFTERNOON, BUT LONG DELAYS ARE LIKELY AND CARRY AN
EMERGENCY KIT WITH EXTRA FOOD, WATER AND CLOTHING. IF YOU STAY
HOME, HAVE A BACKUP PLAN IN CASE OF EXTENDED POWER OUTAGES AND USE
THE BREAK IN THE STORM FOR SNOW REMOVAL AND STORM PREPARATION.

&&

$$

CAZ071-210000-
/O.CON.KREV.WS.W.0005.000000T0000Z-170123T1200Z/
LASSEN-EASTERN PLUMAS-EASTERN SIERRA COUNTIES-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF PORTOLA AND SUSANVILLE
442 AM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PST MONDAY...

* TIMING: SNOW CONTINUES THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY MORNING. A BREAK
  WILL OCCUR SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING BEFORE A STRONGER
  STORM ARRIVES SATURDAY NIGHT AND LASTS INTO SUNDAY NIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS THROUGH MONDAY MORNING: 2 TO 4 FEET WEST
  OF HIGHWAY 395 ABOVE 5000 FEET WITH 1 TO 2 FEET FOR THE
  LOWER ELEVATIONS OF THE HIGHWAY 89 CORRIDOR. NEAR AND EAST
  OF HIGHWAY 395 6 TO 12 INCHES OF SNOWFALL.

* SNOW LEVELS: ALL VALLEY FLOORS.

* IMPACTS: EXPECT HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS AND CHAIN OR SNOW
  TIRE RESTRICTIONS DUE TO SLICK ROADS. EXPECT LOW VISIBILITY IN
  SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WITH THE WORST CONDITIONS ON SUNDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AVOID TRAVEL IF POSSIBLE, YOU COULD BE STUCK IN YOUR VEHICLE FOR
MANY HOURS. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL, PREPARE FOR LONG DELAYS AND CARRY
AN EMERGENCY KIT WITH EXTRA FOOD, WATER AND CLOTHING. IF YOU STAY
HOME, HAVE A BACKUP PLAN IN CASE OF POWER OUTAGES.

&&

$$

CAZ070-NVZ005-210000-
/O.EXA.KREV.WS.A.0001.170122T0600Z-170123T1200Z/
/O.CON.KREV.WW.Y.0008.000000T0000Z-170121T0600Z/
SURPRISE VALLEY CALIFORNIA-NORTHERN WASHOE COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF CEDARVILLE, FORT BIDWELL, EMPIRE,
AND GERLACH
442 AM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PST THIS
EVENING...
...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH
LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RENO HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WATCH, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE
SUNDAY NIGHT.

* TIMING: SNOW CONTINUES THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY MORNING WITH A
  BREAK IN THE WEATHER EXPECTED ON SATURDAY. A STRONG WINTER STORM
  IS EXPECTED SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS TODAY: 2 TO 4 INCHES.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY: 5 TO 10 INCHES.

* SNOW LEVELS: 4000 FEET FRIDAY FALLING TO ALL VALLEY FLOORS
  SUNDAY.

* SOUTHWEST WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH WILL
  CREATE AREAS OF BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW ON SUNDAY.

* IMPACTS: EXPECT HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS AND CHAIN OR SNOW
  TIRE RESTRICTIONS DUE TO SNOW COVERED ROADS. TRAVEL MAY BECOME
  VERY DIFFICULT SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT IN SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

NOW IS THE TIME TO PREPARE AN EMERGENCY KIT FOR YOUR HOME AND
CAR. IF TRAVELING CONSIDER ALTERNATE PLANS. REMEMBER TO CARRY
TIRE CHAINS, EXTRA FOOD, WATER AND CLOTHING. ONCE THE STORM
ARRIVES, TRAVEL MAY BE DIFFICULT OR IMPOSSIBLE FOR AN EXTENDED
PERIOD OF TIME.

&&

$$

NVZ003-210000-
/O.CON.KREV.WW.Y.0008.000000T0000Z-170121T0600Z/
/O.CON.KREV.WS.A.0001.170122T0600Z-170123T1200Z/
GREATER RENO-CARSON CITY-MINDEN AREA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF SPARKS, GARDNERVILLE, AND VIRGINIA CITY
442 AM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PST THIS
EVENING...
...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING
THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...

* TIMING: SNOW CONTINUES THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY MORNING WITH A
  BREAK IN THE WEATHER EXPECTED ON SATURDAY. A STRONG WINTER STORM
  IS EXPECTED SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT.

* SNOW LEVELS: ALL VALLEY FLOORS WITH SNOW MIXING WITH RAIN AT
  TIMES FRIDAY AFTERNOON ON THE VALLEY FLOORS.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS TODAY: 3 TO 6 INCHES FROM WASHOE VALLEY
  SOUTHWARD INCLUDING VIRGINIA CITY. UP TO 2 INCHES FOR THE
  VALLEY FLOORS OF RENO-SPARKS AND 1 TO 4 INCHES ABOVE 5000
  FEET.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT: 6 TO 14
  INCHES FOR VALLEY LOCATIONS AND 1 TO 2 FEET FOR FOOTHILLS AND
  AREAS ABOVE 5000 FEET, INCLUDING VIRGINIA CITY.

* SOUTHWEST WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH WILL
  CREATE AREAS OF BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW ON SUNDAY.

* IMPACTS: EXPECT HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS AND CHAIN OR SNOW
  TIRE RESTRICTIONS DUE TO SNOW COVERED ROADS. TRAVEL MAY BECOME
  VERY DIFFICULT SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT IN SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

NOW IS THE TIME TO PREPARE AN EMERGENCY KIT FOR YOUR HOME AND
CAR. IF TRAVELING, CONSIDER ALTERNATE PLANS. REMEMBER TO CARRY
TIRE CHAINS, EXTRA FOOD, WATER AND CLOTHING. ONCE THE STORM
ARRIVES, TRAVEL MAY BE DIFFICULT OR IMPOSSIBLE FOR AN EXTENDED
PERIOD OF TIME.

&&

$$

NVZ001-004-210000-
/O.EXB.KREV.WS.A.0001.170122T1200Z-170123T1200Z/
MINERAL AND SOUTHERN LYON COUNTIES-
WESTERN NEVADA BASIN AND RANGE INCLUDING PYRAMID LAKE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF HAWTHORNE, YERINGTON, SMITH VALLEY,
FERNLEY, FALLON, LOVELOCK, AND SILVER SPRINGS
442 AM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH
LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RENO HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WATCH, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH LATE
SUNDAY NIGHT.

* TIMING: HEAVY SNOW IS POSSIBLE LATE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH
  SUNDAY NIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 5 TO 10 INCHES ABOVE 4000 FEET WITH 1 TO 4
  INCHES BELOW 4000 FEET.

* SNOW LEVELS: ALL VALLEY FLOORS EXCEPT FOR SUNDAY MORNING WHEN
  SOME RAIN MAY MIX WITH SNOW BELOW 4000 FEET.

* SOUTHWEST WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH WILL
  CREATE AREAS OF BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW ON SUNDAY.

* IMPACTS: EXPECT HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS AND CHAIN OR SNOW
  TIRE RESTRICTIONS DUE TO SLICK ROADS. TRAVEL MAY BECOME VERY
  DIFFICULT SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT IN SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

NOW IS THE TIME TO PREPARE AN EMERGENCY KIT FOR YOUR HOME AND
CAR. IF TRAVELING CONSIDER ALTERNATE PLANS. REMEMBER TO CARRY
TIRE CHAINS, EXTRA FOOD, WATER AND CLOTHING. ONCE THE STORM
ARRIVES, TRAVEL MAY BE DIFFICULT OR IMPOSSIBLE FOR AN EXTENDED
PERIOD OF TIME.

&&

$$

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