Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Elko, NV

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Elko NV
851 AM PST Sun Jan 15 2017

NVZ030-031-033>039-152300-
Humboldt County-Northern Elko County-Southeastern Elko County-
Ruby Mountains/East Humboldt Range-White Pine County-
Northern Lander County and Northern Eureka County-
Southern Lander County and Southern Eureka County-
Southwestern Elko County-South Central Elko County-
Including the cities of Winnemucca, McDermitt, Paradise Valley,
Golconda Summit, Jackpot, Wildhorse, Owyhee, Silver Zone Pass,
West Wendover, Secret Pass, Lamoille Canyon, Harrison Pass, Ely,
Ruth, McGill, Connors Pass, Great Basin National Park,
Battle Mountain, Emigrant Pass, Austin, Austin Summit, Eureka,
Diamond Valley, Pinto Summit, Elko, Spring Creek, Carlin, Wells,
Ruby Valley, and Pequop Summit
851 AM PST Sun Jan 15 2017

...SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT...

Temperatures are below freezing over most of central, northern,
and eastern Nevada with extremely high humidity. This is causing
widespread ice fog and slippery roads.

Visibility is reported to be dropping suddenly to less then a
quarter mile in spots, especially in low spots and near stream
channels.

One report came in of ice forming on windshields despite
defrosting full blast.

This will continue most of the day and into evening over much of
the state. Please slow down. Please remember that it`s not you who
are dangerous....it`s the other driver. Keep a watch out.

More statements will be issued as warranted.

Visit www.weather.gov/elko for the latest weather information.

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