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Special Weather Statement

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service RENO NV
327 AM PST Sat Nov 25 2017

CAZ070>073-NVZ001>005-260000-
Surprise Valley California-Lassen-Eastern Plumas-
Eastern Sierra Counties-Greater Lake Tahoe Area-Mono County-
Mineral and Southern Lyon Counties-Greater Reno-Carson City-
Minden Area-Western Nevada Basin and Range including Pyramid Lake-
Northern Washoe County-
Including the cities of Cedarville, Eagleville, Fort Bidwell,
Portola, Susanville, Westwood, Sierraville, Loyalton,
South Lake Tahoe, Tahoe City, Truckee, Markleeville, Bridgeport,
Coleville, Lee Vining, Mammoth Lakes, Hawthorne, Yerington,
Smith Valley, Mina, Schurz, Stateline, Glenbrook,
Incline Village, Sparks, Verdi, Gardnerville, Virginia City,
Fernley, Fallon, Lovelock, Silver Springs, Nixon, Imlay, Empire,
and Gerlach
327 AM PST Sat Nov 25 2017

...STRONG WINDS SUNDAY WITH SNOW IN THE SIERRA BY LATE SUNDAY
INTO MONDAY...

A potent Pacific storm will move inland this weekend bringing
rain, mountain snow, and gusty winds. Travel impacts are likely
Sunday into Monday. Some details follow:

* WINDS: Strong, gusty south to southwest winds are expected this
  weekend. Winds increase through the day today becoming strong
  and gusty Sunday into Sunday night. Check the current High Wind
  Warnings and Advisories for more information.

* PRECIPITATION: Light rain is likely over northeast California as
  early as Sunday morning, and will become heavier as it spreads
  south by Sunday evening. The heaviest precipitation is expected
  Sunday evening and overnight, continuing into Monday morning
  south of Highway 50.

* SNOW LEVELS: Starting above 8500 feet Sunday morning, then
  falling to near 7000 feet by early Sunday evening in northeast
  California, and 7500 to 8500 feet for the Sierra. Snow levels
  will then fall behind a cold front Monday morning late Sunday
  night, possibly as low as 5000-5500 feet.

* SNOW AMOUNTS: Estimates for accumulations include 8 to 14 inches
  over Sierra passes; a few inches around Lake Tahoe; and light
  accumulations, generally less than 2 inches, down to 5500 feet.
  Be prepared for major travel delays in the Sierra Sunday night
  into Monday morning due to slick and snow-covered roads.

$$

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Wind Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Reno NV
323 AM PST Sat Nov 25 2017

CAZ073-260000-
/O.UPG.KREV.HW.A.0008.171126T0300Z-171127T1200Z/
/O.NEW.KREV.WI.Y.0018.171126T1800Z-171127T1500Z/
Mono County-
Including the cities of Bridgeport and Mammoth Lakes
323 AM PST Sat Nov 25 2017

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM SUNDAY TO 7 AM PST MONDAY...

The National Weather Service in Reno has issued a Wind Advisory,
which is in effect from 10 AM Sunday to 7 AM PST Monday. The High
Wind Watch is no longer in effect.

* Timing: Winds will increase late tonight and become gusty Sunday
  morning through early Monday morning. The strongest winds are
  likely between noon and 10 pm Sunday.

* Winds: South to Southwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 55 mph
  possible. Wind prone areas may see gusts up to 65 mph with
  Sierra ridge gusts up to 105 mph.

* Impacts: Strong cross winds and travel restrictions are likely
  to impact high profile vehicles especially along Highway 395.
  Aviation impacts are expected for area airports Sunday.
  Localized damage to trees and fences may occur along with
  possible power outages.

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.

&&

$$



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