Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Reno, NV

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Reno NV
258 PM PST Sun Feb 19 2017

CAZ072-NVZ002-201400-
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Greater Lake Tahoe Area-
258 PM PST Sun Feb 19 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO
4 PM PST TUESDAY ABOVE 6500 FEET...

The Winter Storm Warning above 6500 feet is now in effect from
10 PM this evening to 4 PM PST Tuesday.

* Timing: Periods of light snow today will increase this
  evening, with heavy snow pushing into the region late tonight
  and continuing through early Tuesday morning.

* Snow Accumulations: Above 7500 feet...2 to 5 feet. Between
  6500 and 7500 feet...8 to 24 inches. Heaviest snow will be
  west of Highway 89 and along the Sierra crest. Below 6500
  feet...Up to 6 inches.

* Winds: South to Southwest winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts to 55
  mph. Sierra ridge gusts over 130 mph.

* Snow Levels: Near 6000 feet through this evening, rising
  overnight to near 7500 feet Monday morning, then falling
  again Monday night to near 6500 feet.

* Impacts: Heavy snow will create dangerous conditions, with
  travel being severely impacted over the Sierra passes.
  Whiteout conditions are likely over the passes and in the
  backcountry.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Avoid travel if possible tonight through Monday night, you could
be stuck in your vehicle for many hours. If you must travel,
prepare for long delays and carry an emergency kit with extra
food, water and clothing. If you stay home, have a backup plan in
case of power outages.

&&

$$

CAZ073-201400-
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Mono County-
Including the city of Mammoth Lakes
258 PM PST Sun Feb 19 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO
4 PM PST TUESDAY ABOVE 7000 FEET...

The Winter Storm Warning above 7000 feet is now in effect from
10 PM this evening to 4 PM PST Tuesday.

* Timing: Periods of light snow this afternoon will increase
  this evening, with heavy snow pushing into the region late
  tonight and continuing through early Tuesday morning.

* Snow Accumulations: Above 8000 feet...18 to 36 inches with
  locally up to 4 feet along the Sierra Crest. Between 7000
  and 8000 feet...8 to 20 inches. Below 7000 feet...up to 8
  inches with less than 4 inches below 6500 feet.

* Winds: South to Southwest winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts to 55
  mph. Sierra ridge gusts over 100 mph.

* Snow Levels: Near 7000 feet...rising to between 7500 and 8000
  feet on Monday.

* Impacts: Heavy snow will create dangerous conditions, with
  travel being severely impacted over the Sierra passes.
  Whiteout conditions are likely over the passes and in the
  backcountry.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Avoid travel if possible tonight through Monday night, you could
be stuck in your vehicle for many hours. If you must travel,
prepare for long delays and carry an emergency kit with extra
food, water and clothing. If you stay home, have a backup plan in
case of power outages.

&&

$$

CAZ071-201400-
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Lassen-Eastern Plumas-Eastern Sierra Counties-
258 PM PST Sun Feb 19 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING
TO 4 PM PST TUESDAY ABOVE 5500 FEET...

The Winter Weather Advisory above 5500 feet is now in effect from
10 PM this evening to 4 PM PST Tuesday.

* Timing: Periods of light snow today will increase this
  evening, with heavy rain and snow pushing into the region late
  tonight and continuing through early Tuesday morning.

* Snow Accumulations: Above 6500 feet...1 to 3 feet. Between
  5500 and 6500 feet...8 to 16 inches. Heaviest snow expected
  west of Highway 395. Below 5500 feet...up to 8 inches with
  less than 4 inches below 5000 feet.

* Winds: South to Southwest winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 50
  mph. Gusts on higher ridges over 90 mph.

* Snow Levels: Between 5000 and 5500 feet through this evening,
  then rising to near 6500 feet Monday morning before falling
  again to between 5000 and 5500 feet Monday night.

* Impacts: Heavy snow will create hazardous conditions, with
  travel being impacted over Fredonyer Summit and Yuba Pass.
  Whiteout conditions are likely over the passes and in the
  backcountry.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Avoid travel tonight through Monday night in higher elevations of
northeast California, where major travel delays are likely. Be
sure to allow extra time to reach your destination. Leave extra
space between vehicles since it takes longer to stop on slick
roadways.

&&

$$

Hoon

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