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Lake Wind Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV
300 PM PST FRI DEC 9 2016

CAZ072-NVZ002-101300-
/O.NEW.KREV.LW.Y.0068.161210T1200Z-161211T1200Z/
/O.EXT.KREV.WI.Y.0024.000000T0000Z-161210T1200Z/
GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, TRUCKEE, STATELINE,
AND INCLINE VILLAGE
300 PM PST FRI DEC 9 2016

...WIND ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PST SATURDAY...
...LAKE WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM SATURDAY TO 4 AM PST
SUNDAY FOR LAKE TAHOE...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RENO HAS ISSUED A LAKE WIND
ADVISORY FOR LAKE TAHOE, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM SATURDAY TO
4 AM PST SUNDAY. THE WIND ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM
PST SATURDAY.

* TIMING: WINDS WILL STRONG AND GUSTY THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.

* WINDS: SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 50 MPH.

* WAVE HEIGHTS: 2 TO 4 FEET.

* STRONG WINDS MAY BRING TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES FOR VEHICLES IN
  ADDITION TO TURBULENCE AND WIND SHEAR FOR AIRCRAFT. SMALL
  BOATS, KAYAKS AND PADDLE BOARDS WILL BE PRONE TO CAPSIZING
  AND SHOULD REMAIN OFF LAKE WATERS UNTIL CONDITIONS IMPROVE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

NOW IS THE TIME TO SECURE LOOSE OUTDOOR ITEMS SUCH AS PATIO
FURNITURE, HOLIDAY DECORATIONS, AND TRASH CANS BEFORE WINDS
INCREASE WHICH COULD BLOW THESE ITEMS AWAY. THE BEST THING TO DO
IS PREPARE AHEAD OF TIME BY MAKING SURE YOU HAVE EXTRA FOOD AND
WATER ON HAND, FLASHLIGHTS WITH SPARE BATTERIES AND/OR CANDLES IN
THE EVENT OF A POWER OUTAGE.

&&

$$



Wind Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV
300 PM PST FRI DEC 9 2016

CAZ072-NVZ002-101300-
/O.NEW.KREV.LW.Y.0068.161210T1200Z-161211T1200Z/
/O.EXT.KREV.WI.Y.0024.000000T0000Z-161210T1200Z/
GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, TRUCKEE, STATELINE,
AND INCLINE VILLAGE
300 PM PST FRI DEC 9 2016

...WIND ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PST SATURDAY...
...LAKE WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM SATURDAY TO 4 AM PST
SUNDAY FOR LAKE TAHOE...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RENO HAS ISSUED A LAKE WIND
ADVISORY FOR LAKE TAHOE, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM SATURDAY TO
4 AM PST SUNDAY. THE WIND ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM
PST SATURDAY.

* TIMING: WINDS WILL STRONG AND GUSTY THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.

* WINDS: SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 50 MPH.

* WAVE HEIGHTS: 2 TO 4 FEET.

* STRONG WINDS MAY BRING TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES FOR VEHICLES IN
  ADDITION TO TURBULENCE AND WIND SHEAR FOR AIRCRAFT. SMALL
  BOATS, KAYAKS AND PADDLE BOARDS WILL BE PRONE TO CAPSIZING
  AND SHOULD REMAIN OFF LAKE WATERS UNTIL CONDITIONS IMPROVE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

NOW IS THE TIME TO SECURE LOOSE OUTDOOR ITEMS SUCH AS PATIO
FURNITURE, HOLIDAY DECORATIONS, AND TRASH CANS BEFORE WINDS
INCREASE WHICH COULD BLOW THESE ITEMS AWAY. THE BEST THING TO DO
IS PREPARE AHEAD OF TIME BY MAKING SURE YOU HAVE EXTRA FOOD AND
WATER ON HAND, FLASHLIGHTS WITH SPARE BATTERIES AND/OR CANDLES IN
THE EVENT OF A POWER OUTAGE.

&&

$$



Flood Watch

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV
131 PM PST FRI DEC 9 2016

CAZ072-NVZ002-003-101300-
/O.NEW.KREV.FA.A.0001.161210T1200Z-161211T0600Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA-GREATER RENO-CARSON CITY-MINDEN AREA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, TRUCKEE, STATELINE,
INCLINE VILLAGE, AND GARDNERVILLE
131 PM PST FRI DEC 9 2016

...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY
EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RENO HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF EAST CENTRAL CALIFORNIA AND WESTERN
  NEVADA, INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS, THE LAKE TAHOE BASIN, TRUCKEE
  AREA AND THE FOOTHILLS WEST OF RENO, CARSON CITY AND MINDEN.

* FROM EARLY SATURDAY MORNING TO SATURDAY EVENING.

* AN ATMOSPHERIC RIVER WILL BRING A BURST OF HEAVY PRECIPITATION
  ACROSS THE NORTHERN SIERRA AND LAKE TAHOE BASIN FROM EARLY
  SATURDAY MORNING TO SATURDAY AFTERNOON WITH SNOW LEVELS NEAR AND
  ABOVE 8000 FEET.

* THE GREATEST THREAT FOR FLOODING IS NEAR SMALL CREEKS, STREAMS,
  AND RECENTLY BURNED SLOPES SUCH AS THE LITTLE VALLEY FIRE. ROCK
  AND MUD SLIDES ARE POSSIBLE NEAR STEEP TERRAIN.

* THERE IS POTENTIAL THE TRUCKEE RIVER WILL EXCEED FLOOD STAGE BY
  LATE SATURDAY MORNING FROM ALONG HIGHWAY 89 TO THE MARTIS
  VALLEY, THIS INCLUDES THE CITY OF TRUCKEE. THE RIVER WILL BEGIN
  TO RECEDE IN THE TRUCKEE AREA BY LATE SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

* A RAPID RISE OF THE TRUCKEE RIVER THROUGH RENO-SPARKS IS LIKELY
  SATURDAY EVENING. HOWEVER THE RIVER IS LIKELY TO REMAIN BELOW
  FLOOD STAGE.

* DIFFICULT TRAVEL CONDITIONS DUE TO HEAVY RAIN WILL IMPACT
  INTERSTATE 80 FROM VERDI TO DONNER SUMMIT, HIGHWAY 89 FROM
  TRUCKEE TO SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, AND HIGHWAY 50 FROM SOUTH LAKE
  TAHOE TO ECHO SUMMIT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS ARE THE MOST SUSCEPTIBLE TO FLOODING.
EXCESSIVE RAINFALL MAY ALSO GENERATE ROCK AND MUD SLIDES IN STEEP
TERRAIN. PERSONS LIVING ALONG SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS SHOULD
MONITOR THE LATEST WEATHER INFORMATION AT WEATHER.GOV/RENO AND BE
PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLOODING OCCUR.

&&

$$




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