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Winter Storm Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV
313 PM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

CAZ072-NVZ002-211400-
/O.CON.KREV.WS.W.0005.000000T0000Z-170123T1200Z/
GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, TRUCKEE, STATELINE,
AND INCLINE VILLAGE
313 PM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

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

* TIMING: SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE THIS EVENING AND MOST OF
  SATURDAY. HEAVY SNOW WILL RETURN BY SATURDAY NIGHT AND CONTINUE
  INTO EARLY MONDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS THROUGH MONDAY MORNING: 3 TO 6 FEET ABOVE
  7000 FEET WITH 2 TO 4 FEET AT LAKE LEVEL.

* WINDS: SIERRA RIDGE WINDS INCREASING FROM 70 MPH TO OVER 100 MPH
  ON SUNDAY. GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH IN THE LOWER ELEVATIONS. WINDS
  MAY DAMAGE TREES AND POWER LINES.

* IMPACTS: DANGEROUS CONDITIONS FOR OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES AND TRAVEL
  WITH PERIODS OF WHITEOUT CONDITIONS FROM SATURDAY NIGHT TO
  MONDAY MORNING OVER MOUNTAIN PASSES. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL
  AROUND THE TAHOE BASIN ON SUNDAY. STAY HOME, STAY SAFE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AVOID TRAVEL IF POSSIBLE, YOU COULD BE STUCK IN YOUR VEHICLE FOR
MANY HOURS. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ON SUNDAY. IF YOU MUST
TRAVEL, USE THE BREAK IN THE STORM FROM THIS EVENING TO SATURDAY
AFTERNOON TO GATHER SUPPLIES, REMOVE SNOW FROM ROOFS, ELEVATED
DECKS AND NEAR PROPANE TANKS. BE PREPARED FOR EXTENDED POWER
OUTAGES.

&&

$$



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