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Issued by NWS Reno, NV

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Reno NV
338 PM PDT Tue Mar 28 2017

CAZ072-NVZ002-291300-
/O.NEW.KREV.WI.Y.0008.170330T1200Z-170331T0300Z/
Greater Lake Tahoe Area-
Including the cities of South Lake Tahoe, Truckee, Stateline,
and Incline Village
338 PM PDT Tue Mar 28 2017

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM TO 8 PM PDT THURSDAY...

The National Weather Service in Reno has issued a Wind Advisory,
which is in effect from 5 AM to 8 PM PDT Thursday.

* Timing: Winds will increase through the day Thursday.

* Winds: West 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 45 mph shifting northwest
  by early afternoon behind a passing cold front.

* Waves on Lake Tahoe: 2 to 4 feet. Highest waves on eastern and
  southern shores.

* Impacts: Crosswinds may result in travel impacts for high
  profile vehicles and areas of wind shear for aviation. Small
  boats, kayaks and paddle boards will be prone to capsizing and
  should remain off lake waters until conditions improve.


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.

&&

$$

NVZ003-291300-
/O.NEW.KREV.WI.Y.0008.170330T1400Z-170331T0300Z/
Greater Reno-Carson City-Minden Area-
Including the cities of Sparks, Gardnerville, and Virginia City
338 PM PDT Tue Mar 28 2017

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM TO 8 PM PDT THURSDAY...

The National Weather Service in Reno has issued a Wind Advisory,
which is in effect from 7 AM to 8 PM PDT Thursday.

* Timing: Winds will increase Thursday morning with the strongest
  winds expected with the passage of a strong cold front
  mid-morning.

* Winds: West 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 45 mph shifting northwest
  by early afternoon behind the front.

* Impacts: Strong crosswinds may produce travel restrictions for
  high profile vehicles. Choppy conditions can be expected on
  Washoe Lake. Areas of turbulence and wind shear will be possible
  for those with aviation interests.

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-NVZ004-005-291300-
/O.NEW.KREV.WI.Y.0008.170330T1400Z-170331T0600Z/
Surprise Valley California-
Western Nevada Basin and Range including Pyramid Lake-
Northern Washoe County-
Including the cities of Cedarville, Fort Bidwell, Fernley,
Fallon, Lovelock, Silver Springs, Empire, and Gerlach
338 PM PDT Tue Mar 28 2017

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM TO 11 PM PDT THURSDAY...

The National Weather Service in Reno has issued a Wind Advisory,
which is in effect from 7 AM to 11 PM PDT Thursday.

* Timing: Winds will increase Thursday morning with the strongest
  winds expected with the passage of a strong cold front mid to
  late morning.

* Winds: West 25 to 35 mph with gusts to 50 mph shifting northwest by
  early afternoon behind the front.

* Waves on Pyramid Lake: 2 to 4 feet. Highest waves on eastern and
  southern shores.

* Impacts: Crosswinds may result in travel impacts for high
  profile vehicles and areas of wind shear for aviation. Small
  boats, kayaks and paddle boards will be prone to capsizing and
  should remain off lake waters until conditions improve.


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.

&&

$$

CAZ073-NVZ001-291300-
/O.NEW.KREV.HW.A.0005.170330T1600Z-170331T0600Z/
Mono County-Mineral and Southern Lyon Counties-
Including the cities of Bridgeport, Mammoth Lakes, Hawthorne,
Yerington, and Smith Valley
338 PM PDT Tue Mar 28 2017

...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING...

The National Weather Service in Reno has issued a High Wind
Watch, which is in effect from Thursday morning through Thursday
evening.

* Timing: Winds will increase Thursday morning with the strongest
  winds expected with the passage of a strong cold front by early
  afternoon.

* Winds: West 30 to 40 mph with gusts up to 60 mph shifting northwest
  by early afternoon behind the front.

* Impacts: Crosswinds may result in travel impacts for high
  profile vehicles and areas of wind shear for aviation. Choppy
  waters can be expected on area lakes.

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.

&&

$$

http://weather.gov/reno


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