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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV
343 AM PST TUE JAN 17 2017

CAZ070-071-NVZ005-180000-
/O.NEW.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
343 AM PST TUE JAN 17 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM WEDNESDAY TO 4 AM
PST THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RENO HAS ISSUED A WINTER WEATHER
ADVISORY FOR MODERATE SNOW, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM
WEDNESDAY TO 4 AM PST THURSDAY.

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

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 4 TO 8 INCHES WEST OF HIGHWAY 395 WITH UP
  TO 4 INCHES EAST OF HIGHWAY 395.

* SNOW LEVELS: BEGINNING AROUND 5500 FEET EARLY WEDNESDAY BEFORE
  DROPPING TO 4500 FEET LATE WEDNESDAY EVENING.

* 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-NVZ002-180000-
/O.NEW.KREV.WW.Y.0007.170119T0000Z-170119T1200Z/
GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, TRUCKEE, STATELINE,
AND INCLINE VILLAGE
343 AM PST TUE JAN 17 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM WEDNESDAY TO 4 AM
PST THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RENO HAS ISSUED A WINTER WEATHER
ADVISORY FOR MODERATE SNOW, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM
WEDNESDAY TO 4 AM PST THURSDAY.

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

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 6 TO 11 INCHES ABOVE 7000 FEET WITH 3 TO 6
  INCHES AT LAKE TAHOE LEVEL.

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

* SNOW LEVELS: BEGINNING AROUND 6500 FEET EARLY WEDNESDAY
  AFTERNOON DROPPING TO SIERRA VALLEY FLOORS BY 6 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.

&&

$$

CAZ073-180000-
/O.NEW.KREV.WW.Y.0007.170119T0300Z-170119T1500Z/
MONO COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF BRIDGEPORT AND MAMMOTH LAKES
343 AM PST TUE JAN 17 2017

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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RENO HAS ISSUED A WINTER WEATHER
ADVISORY ABOVE 6000 FEET FOR MODERATE SNOW, WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM 7 PM WEDNESDAY TO 7 AM PST THURSDAY.

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

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 8 TO 11 INCHES ABOVE 8000 FEET WITH 3 TO 6
  INCHES BELOW 8000 FEET...MAINLY WEST OF HIGHWAY 395.

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