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Winter Storm Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Reno NV
347 AM PST Wed Feb 22 2017

CAZ072-NVZ002-221800-
/O.EXT.KREV.WS.W.0009.000000T0000Z-170222T1800Z/
Greater Lake Tahoe Area-
Including the cities of South Lake Tahoe, Truckee, Stateline,
and Incline Village
347 AM PST Wed Feb 22 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST THIS
MORNING...

The Winter Storm Warning is now in effect until 10 AM PST this
morning.

* Timing: Bands of snow will gradually diminish by late morning.
  Snow may rapidly vary in intensity over short distances.

* Additional Snow Accumulations: Up to 3 inches.

* Winds: Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to 35 mph. Sierra
  ridge gusts up to 80 mph. These winds will likely produce areas
  of blowing snow.

* Wave Heights on Lake Tahoe: 1 to 3 feet with highest waves
  expected from mid lake to the north and east shores.

* Impacts: Bands of snow and blowing snow could produce rapid
  drops in visibility, with dangerous whiteout conditions
  especially over the passes and in the backcountry.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

If you must travel this morning, 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.

&&

$$



Flood Warning

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Sacramento CA
912 AM PST TUE FEB 21 2017

CAC003-005-007-009-011-017-021-033-035-057-061-063-067-077-089-091-
095-099-101-103-109-113-115-240000-
/O.CON.KSTO.FA.W.0011.000000T0000Z-170224T0000Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Colusa CA-Yolo CA-Sutter CA-Solano CA-Plumas CA-Alpine CA-Placer CA-
Shasta CA-Lassen CA-Amador CA-Tuolumne CA-Sacramento CA-Lake CA-
Stanislaus CA-San Joaquin CA-El Dorado CA-Calaveras CA-Tehama CA-
Butte CA-Glenn CA-Sierra CA-Yuba CA-Nevada CA-
912 AM PST TUE FEB 21 2017

...A FLOOD WARNING FOR URBAN AREAS AND SMALL STREAMS REMAINS IN
EFFECT UNTIL 400 PM PST THURSDAY FOR COLUSA...YOLO...SUTTER...
SOLANO...PLUMAS...ALPINE...PLACER...SHASTA...LASSEN...AMADOR...
TUOLUMNE...SACRAMENTO...LAKE...STANISLAUS...SAN JOAQUIN...EL
DORADO...CALAVERAS...TEHAMA...BUTTE...GLENN...SIERRA...YUBA AND
NEVADA COUNTIES...

Officials have reported that Clear Creek out of Whiskeytown Dam in
Shasta County will exceed the safe channel capacity and will flood.
Downstream locations impacted includes the Environmental School and
other residents in low lying areas near the creek.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

A Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring. All
interested parties should take necessary precautions immediately.

&&

LAT...LON 3725 12146 3810 12157 3808 12230 3832 12206
      3884 12229 3867 12262 3907 12309 3950 12306
      3955 12288 4033 12307 4058 12269 4117 12246
      4118 12250 4118 12133 4059 12132 3835 11963
      3776 11988 3780 12018 3713 12122

$$

MK




Avalanche Warning

CAZ072-NVZ002-221515-

URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
AVALANCHE WARNING
FOREST SERVICE SIERRA AVALANCHE CENTER
RELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV
636 AM PST TUE FEB 21 2017

THE FOLLOWING MESSAGE IS TRANSMITTED AT THE REQUEST OF THE FOREST
SERVICE SIERRA AVALANCHE CENTER.

THE FOREST SERVICE SIERRA AVALANCHE CENTER HAS CONTINUED A
BACKCOUNTRY AVALANCHE WARNING.

* TIMING...IN EFFECT THROUGH 7 AM WEDNESDAY MORNING.

* AFFECTED AREA...FOR THE SIERRA NEVADA MOUNTAINS OF CALIFORNIA
  AND NEVADA, FROM YUBA PASS TO EBBETTS PASS, INCLUDING THE LAKE
  TAHOE BASIN.

* AVALANCHE DANGER...HIGH AVALANCHE DANGER WILL EXIST AT ALL
  ELEVATIONS.

* REASON/IMPACTS...A STRONG ATMOSPHERIC RIVER STORM IS IMPACTING
  THE AREA. WIND SLAB AND STORM SLAB AVALANCHE PROBLEMS WILL BE
  VERY LIKELY AT ALL ELEVATIONS. NATURAL AND HUMAN TRIGGERED
  AVALANCHES ARE EXPECTED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AVALANCHES MAY RUN LONG DISTANCES, INTO FLAT AREAS, AND CAN RUN
INTO MATURE FORESTS.

TRAVEL IN AVALANCHE TERRAIN IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

CONSULT WWW.SIERRAAVALANCHECENTER.ORG OR WWW.AVALANCHE.ORG FOR
MORE DETAILED INFORMATION.

SIMILAR AVALANCHE DANGER MAY EXIST AT LOCATIONS OUTSIDE THE
COVERAGE AREA OF THIS OR ANY AVALANCHE CENTER.

$$




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