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Winter Storm Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV
349 AM PDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...FIRST WINTER STORM OF THE SEASON FOR HALLOWEEN...

.AN EARLY SEASON WINTER STORM WILL BRING MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW
TO THE SIERRA FRIDAY EVENING INTO SATURDAY MORNING. THE MAIN
IMPACT FROM THIS STORM IS HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS OVER THE
SIERRA PASSES. THIS STORM SHOULD LEAD TO WINTER CLOSURES FOR THE
PASSES IN ALPINE AND MONO COUNTIES.

CAZ072-NVZ002-010000-
/O.CON.KREV.WS.W.0006.141101T0000Z-141101T1800Z/
GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SOUTH LAKE TAHOE...TRUCKEE...
INCLINE VILLAGE
349 AM PDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON
TO 11 AM PDT SATURDAY...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM
THIS AFTERNOON TO 11 AM PDT SATURDAY.

* TIMING: AN EARLY SEASON WINTER STORM WILL PRODUCE MODERATE TO
  HEAVY SNOW FRIDAY NIGHT AND EARLY SATURDAY MORNING. SNOW MAY NOT
  STICK TO ROADS BELOW ABOUT 7000 FEET UNTIL LATE EVENING FRIDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 8 TO 14 INCHES ABOVE 7000 FEET. UP TO 6 INCHES
  BELOW 7000 FEET...WITH 5 TO 10 INCHES ALONG AND WEST OF HIGHWAY
  89.

* WINDS: SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH. GUSTS UP
  TO 55 MPH OVER RIDGES.

* SNOW LEVELS: 7500 TO 8500 FEET ON FRIDAY...LOWERING TO 6500 TO
  7000 FEET FRIDAY EVENING...THEN FALLING TO 5000 TO 5500 FEET
  SATURDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS: SLICK AND SNOW COVERED ROADS AROUND THE TAHOE BASIN
  AND ALPINE COUNTY. THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 80 AND HIGHWAYS
  50...88...89...267 AND THE MOUNT ROSE HIGHWAY. SNOW MAY LEAD TO
  THE WINTER CLOSURE OF EBBETTS AND MONITOR PASSES IN ALPINE
  COUNTY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

CONDITIONS CAN DETERIORATE RAPIDLY DURING WINTER STORMS...SLOW
DOWN AND ALLOW EXTRA TIME WHEN TRAVELING. CARRY TIRE CHAINS...
FOOD...WATER...BLANKETS AND A FLASHLIGHT IN YOUR CAR IN CASE OF
AN EMERGENCY. CHECK OUR WEBSITE AT WEATHER.GOV/RENO OR LISTEN TO
NOAA WEATHER RADIO FOR UPDATES ON THIS SITUATION.

&&

$$



Lake Wind Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV
316 AM PDT FRI OCT 31 2014

CAZ072-NVZ002-010000-
/O.CON.KREV.LW.Y.0047.141031T1200Z-141101T0000Z/
GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SOUTH LAKE TAHOE...INCLINE VILLAGE
316 AM PDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...LAKE WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM PDT THIS
AFTERNOON FOR LAKE TAHOE...

A LAKE WIND ADVISORY FOR LAKE TAHOE REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM
PDT THIS AFTERNOON.

* WINDS: SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH.

* WAVE HEIGHTS: 2 TO 4 FEET.

* SMALL BOATS WILL BE PRONE TO CAPSIZING AND SHOULD REMAIN OFF
  LAKE WATERS UNTIL CONDITIONS IMPROVE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

CHECK OUR WEBSITE AT WEATHER.GOV/RENO OR LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER
RADIO FOR UPDATES ON THIS SITUATION.

&&

$$


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