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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV
316 AM PST WED JAN 18 2017

CAZ070-071-NVZ005-190100-
/O.CON.KREV.WW.Y.0007.170118T1800Z-170119T1200Z/
SURPRISE VALLEY CALIFORNIA-LASSEN-EASTERN PLUMAS-
EASTERN SIERRA COUNTIES-NORTHERN WASHOE COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF CEDARVILLE, FORT BIDWELL, PORTOLA,
AND SUSANVILLE
316 AM PST WED JAN 18 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS
MORNING TO 4 AM PST THURSDAY...

* TIMING: SNOW WILL BEGIN LATE THIS MORNING AND CONTINUE THROUGH
  EARLY THURSDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 5 TO 10 INCHES WEST OF HIGHWAY 395 WITH UP
  TO 4 INCHES EAST OF HIGHWAY 395.

* SNOW LEVELS: BEGINNING AROUND 5500 FEET EARLY TODAY BEFORE
  DROPPING TO 4500 FEET LATE THIS AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS: EXPECT HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS DUE TO SLICK
  ROADS AND PERIODS OF VERY LOW VISIBILITY FROM WIND DRIVEN
  SNOW.

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.

&&

$$

CAZ072-NVZ002-190100-
/O.CON.KREV.WW.Y.0007.170119T0000Z-170119T1200Z/
GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, TRUCKEE, STATELINE,
AND INCLINE VILLAGE
316 AM PST WED JAN 18 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 4 AM PST THURSDAY...

* TIMING: SNOW WILL BEGIN AROUND MID DAY TODAY WITH RATES
  INCREASING IN THE AFTERNOON. MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOWFALL WILL
  CONTINUE THROUGH EARLY THURSDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 8 TO 16 INCHES ABOVE 7000 FEET WITH 4 TO 8
  INCHES AT LAKE TAHOE LEVEL...6 TO 12 INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE
  WEST OF HIGHWAY 89.

* WINDS: SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS 30 TO 45 MPH.

* SNOW LEVELS: BEGINNING AROUND 6500 FEET EARLY THIS MORNING AND
  DROPPING BELOW LAKE TAHOE LEVEL BY 5 PM.

* WAVE HEIGHTS ON LAKE TAHOE: 1 TO 3 FEET IN THE MORNING WITH
  HEIGHTS 2 TO 4 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHEST WAVES WILL BE
  FROM MID LAKE TO NORTHEASTERN SHORES.

* IMPACTS: WIND DRIVEN SNOW WILL CAUSE WHITEOUT CONDITIONS AT
  TIMES. EXPECT DIFFICULT TRAVEL WITH SLICK ROADS AROUND THE TAHOE
  BASIN. AVALANCHE DANGER WILL INCREASE DUE TO HEAVIER...WET SNOW.
  SMALL BOATS, KAYAKS AND PADDLE BOARDS WILL BE PRONE TO CAPSIZING
  AND SHOULD REMAIN OFF LAKE WATERS UNTIL CONDITIONS IMPROVE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EVEN LIGHT SNOWFALL CAUSES MAJOR TRAVEL DELAYS, ESPECIALLY DURING
PERIODS OF HIGH TRAFFIC VOLUME. WINDS WILL CREATE PERIODS OF
WHITEOUT CONDITIONS MAKING TRAVEL DIFFICULT AT TIMES. BE SURE TO
ALLOW EXTRA TIME TO REACH YOUR DESTINATION. LEAVE EXTRA SPACE
BETWEEN VEHICLES SINCE IT TAKES LONGER TO STOP ON SLICK ROADWAYS.

&&

$$

CAZ073-190100-
/O.CON.KREV.WW.Y.0007.170119T0300Z-170119T1500Z/
MONO COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF BRIDGEPORT AND MAMMOTH LAKES
316 AM PST WED JAN 18 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS
EVENING TO 7 AM PST THURSDAY ABOVE 6000 FEET...

* TIMING: SNOW WILL BEGIN THIS AFTERNOON WITH RATES INCREASING
  OVERNIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 8 TO 16 INCHES ABOVE 8000 FEET WITH 3 TO
  8 INCHES BELOW 8000 FEET...MAINLY WEST OF HIGHWAY 395.

* SNOW LEVELS: STARTING AROUND 7000 FEET THIS AFTERNOON AND
  DROPPING TO ALL VALLEY FLOORS EARLY THIS EVENING.

* IMPACTS: EXPECT HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS DUE TO SLICK
  ROADS AND PERIODS OF LOWER VISIBILITY FROM WIND DRIVEN SNOW.

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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