Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Elko, NV

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV
644 AM PDT FRI OCT 31 2014

NVZ030-031-033>041-311545-
HUMBOLDT COUNTY-NORTHERN ELKO COUNTY-SOUTHEASTERN ELKO COUNTY-
RUBY MOUNTAINS AND EAST HUMBOLDT RANGE-WHITE PINE COUNTY-
NORTHERN LANDER COUNTY AND NORTHERN EUREKA COUNTY-
SOUTHERN LANDER COUNTY AND SOUTHERN EUREKA COUNTY-
SOUTHWEST ELKO COUNTY-SOUTH CENTRAL ELKO COUNTY-
NORTHWESTERN NYE COUNTY-NORTHEASTERN NYE COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WINNEMUCCA...OWYHEE...WEST WENDOVER...
LEE...RUBY LAKE...ELY...MCGILL...BATTLE MOUNTAIN...AUSTIN...
DIAMOND VALLEY...EUREKA...EUREKA AIRPORT...GARDEN PASS...
GILLMAN SPRINGS...GRASS VALLEY
644 AM PDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...SIGNIFICANT CHANGE IN THE WEATHER EXPECTED SATURDAY...

ON THE HEELS OF A STRING OF ABOVE-NORMAL TEMPERATURES...A STRONG
TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE INTO THE STATE THIS
WEEKEND TO BRING STRONG WINDS TO CENTRAL NEVADA AND SNOWY
CONDITIONS TO MUCH OF NORTHERN AND CENTRAL NEVADA. THE TIMING AND
TRACK OF THIS STORM CONTINUES TO CHANGE HOWEVER WINDS WILL BE
INCREASING TODAY AND BECOME VERY GUSTY. PRECIPITATION WILL START
OUT AS RAIN IN THE VALLEYS THIS EVENING THEN TRANSITION TO SNOW
SHOWERS EARLY SATURDAY. DUE TO THE TIMING OF THE
STORM...ELEVATIONS ABOVE 5500 FEET WILL BE SUSCEPTIBLE TO SEVERAL
INCHES OF SNOW ACCUMULATION WITH LITTLE ACCUMULATION BELOW THAT
LEVEL. HIGHWAY OVERPASSES WILL POSSIBLY BECOME SLUSHY AT TIMES ON
SATURDAY AND TEMPERATURES WILL HOVER IN THE 30S ACROSS MUCH OF THE
GREAT BASIN.

MOTORISTS SHOULD REMAIN ALERT TO RAPIDLY CHANGING WEATHER
...AND TAKE NECESSARY PRECAUTIONS IF TRAVEL IS NECESSARY SATURDAY.

VISIT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/ELKO FOR THE LATEST WEATHER INFORMATION


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