Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Reno NV
303 AM PDT Fri Mar 24 2017

CAZ072-NVZ002-250000-
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Greater Lake Tahoe Area-
Including the cities of South Lake Tahoe, Truckee, Stateline,
and Incline Village
303 AM PDT Fri Mar 24 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM THIS
MORNING TO 4 AM PDT SATURDAY...

* Timing: Snow will spread into the Tahoe Basin early this morning
  and continue through tonight. The most intense snowfall will
  occur in the afternoon and evening.

* Snow Accumulations: 10 to 18 inches above 7000 feet with up to
  6 inches elsewhere. Heaviest snow along and west of Highway
  89.

* Snow Levels: Near lake level this morning then rising to 6500
  feet during the day. Snow levels then fall back to lake level
  this evening.

* Winds: Southwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 40 mph.

* Lake Tahoe Wave Heights: 1 to 4 feet with highest waves from
  mid lake to the north and east shores.

* Impacts: Snow and gusty winds will impact Sierra passes today.
  Snow will then begin to impact roads at lower elevations late
  today and tonight. Lake waters will be rough and choppy.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Even light snowfall causes major travel delays, especially during
periods of high traffic volume. Be sure to allow extra time to
reach your destination. Leave extra space between vehicles since
it takes longer to stop on slick roadways.

&&

$$

CAZ071-250000-
/O.CON.KREV.WW.Y.0017.170324T2300Z-170325T1100Z/
Lassen-Eastern Plumas-Eastern Sierra Counties-
303 AM PDT Fri Mar 24 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 4 AM PDT SATURDAY ABOVE 5500 FEET...

* Timing: Rain and higher elevation snow will begin this morning
  and continue tonight as snow levels fall.

* Snow Accumulations: 6 to 12 inches above 6500 feet with up to
  4 inches down to 5000 feet. Heaviest snow south and west of
  Susanville.

* Snow Levels: 5500 feet today lowering to valley floors by late
  tonight.

* Impacts: Snow will cause hazardous driving conditions for
  roads near and above 5500 feet including Yuba Pass and
  Fredonyer Summit.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Even light snowfall causes major travel delays, especially during
periods of high traffic volume. 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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