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Winter Storm Watch

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV
1059 PM PST THU JAN 19 2017

NVZ003-201400-
/O.CON.KREV.WW.Y.0008.170120T1200Z-170121T0600Z/
/O.CON.KREV.WS.A.0001.170122T0600Z-170123T1200Z/
GREATER RENO-CARSON CITY-MINDEN AREA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF SPARKS, GARDNERVILLE, AND VIRGINIA CITY
1059 PM PST THU JAN 19 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 10 PM
PST FRIDAY...
...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING
THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...

* TIMING: SNOW WILL BEGIN EARLY FRIDAY MORNING AND CONTINUE
  THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY MORNING. ANOTHER STORM IS EXPECTED
  SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 3 TO 6 INCHES FROM WASHOE VALLEY
  SOUTHWARD INCLUDING VIRGINIA CITY. UP TO 2 INCHES FOR THE
  VALLEY FLOORS OF RENO-SPARKS AND 1 TO 4 INCHES ABOVE 5000
  FEET.

* SNOW LEVELS: ALL VALLEY FLOORS WITH SNOW MIXING WITH RAIN AT
  TIMES FRIDAY AFTERNOON ON THE VALLEY FLOORS.

* SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT: ADDITIONAL SNOWFALL OF 6
  INCHES OR MORE FOR VALLEY LOCATIONS AND A FOOT OR MORE ABOVE
  5000 FEET. SOUTHWEST WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40
  MPH WILL CREATE AREAS OF BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.

* IMPACTS: EXPECT HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS AND CHAIN OR SNOW
  TIRE RESTRICTIONS DUE TO SLICK ROADS. TRAVEL MAY BECOME VERY
  DIFFICULT SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT IN SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

NOW IS THE TIME TO PREPARE AN EMERGENCY KIT FOR YOUR HOME AND
CAR. IF TRAVELING CONSIDER ALTERNATE PLANS. REMEMBER TO CARRY
TIRE CHAINS, EXTRA FOOD, WATER AND CLOTHING. ONCE THE STORM
ARRIVES, TRAVEL MAY BE DIFFICULT OR IMPOSSIBLE FOR AN EXTENDED
PERIOD OF TIME.

&&

$$



Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV
1059 PM PST THU JAN 19 2017

NVZ003-201400-
/O.CON.KREV.WW.Y.0008.170120T1200Z-170121T0600Z/
/O.CON.KREV.WS.A.0001.170122T0600Z-170123T1200Z/
GREATER RENO-CARSON CITY-MINDEN AREA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF SPARKS, GARDNERVILLE, AND VIRGINIA CITY
1059 PM PST THU JAN 19 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 10 PM
PST FRIDAY...
...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING
THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...

* TIMING: SNOW WILL BEGIN EARLY FRIDAY MORNING AND CONTINUE
  THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY MORNING. ANOTHER STORM IS EXPECTED
  SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 3 TO 6 INCHES FROM WASHOE VALLEY
  SOUTHWARD INCLUDING VIRGINIA CITY. UP TO 2 INCHES FOR THE
  VALLEY FLOORS OF RENO-SPARKS AND 1 TO 4 INCHES ABOVE 5000
  FEET.

* SNOW LEVELS: ALL VALLEY FLOORS WITH SNOW MIXING WITH RAIN AT
  TIMES FRIDAY AFTERNOON ON THE VALLEY FLOORS.

* SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT: ADDITIONAL SNOWFALL OF 6
  INCHES OR MORE FOR VALLEY LOCATIONS AND A FOOT OR MORE ABOVE
  5000 FEET. SOUTHWEST WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40
  MPH WILL CREATE AREAS OF BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.

* IMPACTS: EXPECT HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS AND CHAIN OR SNOW
  TIRE RESTRICTIONS DUE TO SLICK ROADS. TRAVEL MAY BECOME VERY
  DIFFICULT SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT IN SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

NOW IS THE TIME TO PREPARE AN EMERGENCY KIT FOR YOUR HOME AND
CAR. IF TRAVELING CONSIDER ALTERNATE PLANS. REMEMBER TO CARRY
TIRE CHAINS, EXTRA FOOD, WATER AND CLOTHING. ONCE THE STORM
ARRIVES, TRAVEL MAY BE DIFFICULT OR IMPOSSIBLE FOR AN EXTENDED
PERIOD OF TIME.

&&

$$



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