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Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV
801 AM PST WED DEC 7 2016

CAZ070-071-NVZ005-080100-
/O.CON.KREV.WW.Y.0022.161208T0000Z-161208T1800Z/
SURPRISE VALLEY CALIFORNIA-LASSEN-EASTERN PLUMAS-
EASTERN SIERRA COUNTIES-NORTHERN WASHOE COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF CEDARVILLE, FORT BIDWELL, PORTOLA,
SUSANVILLE, EMPIRE, AND GERLACH
801 AM PST WED DEC 7 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 10 AM PST THURSDAY...

* TIMING: SNOW WILL SPREAD ACROSS THE AREA THIS EVENING...THEN
  BECOME MIXED WITH FREEZING RAIN IN THE VALLEYS EARLY THURSDAY
  MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 1 TO 4 INCHES.

* FREEZING RAIN ACCUMULATIONS: UP TO ONE TENTH OF AN INCH.

* SNOW LEVELS: ALL VALLEY FLOORS THIS EVENING...THEN RISING TO
  OVER 7000 FEET LATE THURSDAY MORNING WITH MIXED WINTER
  PRECIPITATION IN THE VALLEYS.

* IMPACTS: A LIGHT COATING OF SNOW AND BLACK ICE COULD CREATE VERY
  DIFFICULT TRAVEL CONDITIONS. ICE WILL ALSO ACCUMULATE ON
  SIDEWALKS...TREE LIMBS AND POWER LINES. THOSE WITH TRAVEL PLANS
  ARE URGED TO MAINTAIN AN INCREASED AWARENESS WHILE DRIVING LATE
  TONIGHT AND THURSDAY MORNING.

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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