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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV
159 PM PST TUE JAN 17 2017

NVZ030-031-033-034-036-038-039-181000-
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HUMBOLDT COUNTY-NORTHERN ELKO COUNTY-SOUTHEASTERN ELKO COUNTY-
RUBY MOUNTAINS/EAST HUMBOLDT RANGE-
NORTHERN LANDER COUNTY AND NORTHERN EUREKA COUNTY-
SOUTHWESTERN ELKO COUNTY-SOUTH CENTRAL ELKO COUNTY-
159 PM PST TUE JAN 17 2017

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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ELKO HAS ISSUED A WINTER WEATHER
ADVISORY FOR PROLONGED SNOWFALL...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM
WEDNESDAY TO 4 AM PST SATURDAY.

* STORM TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...1 TO 4 INCHES IN HUMBOLDT
  COUNTY WITH HIGHEST AMOUNTS ON GOLCONDA SUMMIT AND IN THE NORTH.
  ELKO COUNTY VALLEYS...2 TO 5 INCHES IN THE SOUTH...4 TO 7 INCHES
  IN THE NORTH. MOUNTAINS...8 TO 16 INCHES. HIGHEST AMOUNTS IN THE
  NORTH AND ON PEQUOP AND H D SUMMITS. NORTHERN LANDER AND
  NORTHERN EUREKA COUNTIES...2 TO 5 INCHES IN THE VALLEYS.
  MOUNTAINS...6 TO 10 INCHES. HIGHEST AMOUNTS ON EMIGRANT SUMMIT.
  SOUTHEAST ELKO COUNTY...DUSTING TO 3 INCHES WITH HIGHEST AMOUNTS
  ON SILVER ZONE SUMMIT.

* ELEVATION: WORST CONDITIONS ABOVE 6500 FEET WEDNESDAY EVENING...DROPPING
  TO 5000 FEET BY THURSDAY AFTERNOON.

* TIMING... BEGINNING AS RAIN OR A MIX OF RAIN AND SNOW WEDNESDAY.
  CHANGING TO ALL SNOW BY THURSDAY. A SHORT BREAK ON FRIDAY AND
  THEN RESUME AS SNOW FRIDAY EVENING.

* WINDS...MOSTLY LESS THAN 10 MPH BUT PERIODS OF 15 TO 20 MPH WITH
  SOME BLOWING SNOW.

* IMPACTS...MAIN IMPACTS TO TRAVEL ON SUMMITS OF ROADS SUCH AS
  INTERSTATE 80...US HIGHWAYS 95...93...93 ALTERNATE...AND STATE
  ROUTES 225...227...306...AND 140. ICY SPOTS AND POOR VISIBILITY
  WILL MAKE TRAVEL DIFFICULT AT TIMES.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

ALWAYS HAVE A PLAN B.

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES ARE
EXPECTED DUE TO WINTRY CONDITIONS. BE PREPARED FOR SLIPPERY ROADS
AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES, AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING. FOR THE
LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS CALL 511 OR VISIT HTTP://WWW.NVROADS.COM.

&&

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