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Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV
704 PM PST TUE DEC 6 2016

CAZ072-NVZ002-071300-
/O.NEW.KREV.WW.Y.0022.161208T0000Z-161208T1800Z/
GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, TRUCKEE, STATELINE,
AND INCLINE VILLAGE
704 PM PST TUE DEC 6 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM WEDNESDAY TO 10 AM
PST THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RENO HAS ISSUED A WINTER WEATHER
ADVISORY FOR FREEZING RAIN AND SNOW, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM
WEDNESDAY TO 10 AM PST THURSDAY.

* TIMING: SNOW WILL SPREAD ACROSS THE AREA WEDNESDAY NIGHT...THEN
  BECOME MIXED WITH FREEZING RAIN...RAIN AND SLEET IN THE VALLEYS
  EARLY THURSDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 2 TO 5 INCHES...WITH 5 TO 10 INCHES ABOVE
  7000 FEET.

* FREEZING RAIN ACCUMULATIONS: UP TO 0.10"

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

* IMPACTS: A LIGHT COATING OF BLACK ICE COULD CREATE VERY
  DIFFICULT TRAVEL CONDITIONS. ICE WILL ALSO ACCUMULATE ON
  SIDEWALKS...TREE LIMBS AND POWERLINES. THOSE WITH TRAVEL PLANS
  ARE URGED TO MAINTAIN AN INCREASED AWARENESS WHILE DRIVING
  WEDNESDAY NIGHT 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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