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Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV
323 PM PST WED DEC 7 2016

CAZ070-071-NVZ005-081300-
/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
323 PM PST WED DEC 7 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 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 OR ICE ACCRETION 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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