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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV
243 AM PST FRI DEC 9 2016

NVZ034-111045-
/O.CON.KLKN.WS.W.0006.000000T0000Z-161211T1200Z/
RUBY MOUNTAINS/EAST HUMBOLDT RANGE-
243 AM PST FRI DEC 9 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PST SUNDAY...

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...2 TO 3 FEET.

* TIMING...SNOW INTENSITY AND COVERAGE WILL INCREASE EARLY
  FRIDAY MORNING. THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED TO OCCUR
  DURING THE DAY ON SATURDAY BEFORE DIMINISHING LATE SATURDAY
  NIGHT.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH FRIDAY NIGHT.

* IMPACTS...SNOW COULD CREATE DIFFICULT TRAVEL CONDITIONS
  FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE SATURDAY. DUE TO THE STRONG
  ELEVATION DEPENDENCE OF THIS STORM, MOTORISTS SHOULD BE
  ALERT TO RAPIDLY CHANGING ROAD CONDITIONS IF TRAVELING
  ACROSS HIGHER TERRAIN OR MOUNTAIN PASSES.

* FOR A DETAILED VIEW OF THE HAZARD AREA, VISIT
  HTTP://WWW.WRH.NOAA.GOV/MAP

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW, SLEET,
AND ICE ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. STRONG WINDS ARE ALSO
POSSIBLE. THIS WILL MAKE TRAVEL VERY HAZARDOUS OR IMPOSSIBLE. FOR
THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS CALL 511 OR VISIT WWW.NVROADS.COM.

&&

$$

NVZ031-111045-
/O.CON.KLKN.WS.W.0006.000000T0000Z-161211T1200Z/
NORTHERN ELKO COUNTY-
243 AM PST FRI DEC 9 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PST SUNDAY
ABOVE 6500 FEET...

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...5 TO 10 INCHES IN ELEVATIONS FROM 6500 FEET
  TO 7500 FEET. 2 TO 3 FEET ABOVE 7500 FEET.

* TIMING...SNOW INTENSITY AND COVERAGE WILL INCREASE EARLY
  FRIDAY MORNING. THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED TO OCCUR
  DURING THE DAY ON SATURDAY BEFORE TAPERING OFF LATE SATURDAY
  NIGHT.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH FRIDAY
  NIGHT.

* IMPACTS...SNOW COULD CREATE DIFFICULT TRAVEL CONDITIONS
  FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE SATURDAY. THIS INCLUDES US ROUTE
  93 AND STATE ROUTE 225. DUE TO THE STRONG ELEVATION
  DEPENDENCE OF THIS STORM, MOTORISTS SHOULD BE ALERT TO
  RAPIDLY CHANGING ROAD CONDITIONS IF TRAVELING ACROSS HIGHER
  TERRAIN OR MOUNTAIN PASSES.

* FOR A DETAILED VIEW OF THE HAZARD AREA, VISIT
  HTTP://WWW.WRH.NOAA.GOV/MAP

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW, SLEET,
AND ICE ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. STRONG WINDS ARE ALSO
POSSIBLE. THIS WILL MAKE TRAVEL VERY HAZARDOUS OR IMPOSSIBLE. FOR
THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS CALL 511 OR VISIT WWW.NVROADS.COM.

&&

$$


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