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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV
259 PM PDT WED APR 23 2014

NVZ030-031-033>041-242200-
HUMBOLDT COUNTY-NORTHERN ELKO COUNTY-SOUTHEASTERN ELKO COUNTY-
RUBY MOUNTAINS/EAST HUMBOLDT RANGE-WHITE PINE COUNTY-
NORTHERN LANDER COUNTY AND NORTHERN EUREKA COUNTY-
SOUTHERN LANDER COUNTY AND SOUTHERN EUREKA COUNTY-
SOUTHWESTERN ELKO COUNTY-SOUTH CENTRAL ELKO COUNTY-
NORTHWESTERN NYE COUNTY-NORTHEASTERN NYE COUNTY-
259 PM PDT WED APR 23 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF EAST CENTRAL
NEVADA...NORTH CENTRAL NEVADA...NORTHEAST NEVADA...NORTHWEST
NEVADA AND SOUTH CENTRAL NEVADA.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

A STRONG LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL BEGIN TO AFFECT THE AREA
THURSDAY. SHOWERS WILL MAINLY BE NORTH OF INTERSTATE 80 ON
THURSDAY...THEN A COLD FRONT WILL DEVELOP AND MOVE THROUGH THE
STATE FRIDAY. THIS PACIFIC SYSTEM WILL BRING VALLEY RAIN AND
MOUNTAIN SNOW ON FRIDAY. FRIDAY EVENING SNOW LEVELS WILL DROP TO
THE VALLEY FLOORS WITH ACCUMULATING SNOW LIKELY ESPECIALLY ACROSS
THE RUBY MOUNTAINS AND CENTRAL NEVADA WHERE A WINTER STORM WATCH
HAS BEEN ISSUED...SEE PRODUCT RNOWSWLKN FOR DETAILS ON THE SNOW.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTERS ARE ASKED TO REPORT WEATHER PHENOMENA ACCORDING TO
STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURE.

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Winter Storm Watch

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV
225 PM PDT WED APR 23 2014

...A PACIFIC STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE INTO THE AREA FRIDAY AND
SATURDAY WITH RAIN CHANGING TO SNOW WITH SIGNIFICANT ACCUMULATING
SNOWFALL LIKELY ACROSS THE RUBY MOUNTAINS AND PORTIONS OF CENTRAL
NEVADA...

NVZ035-037-241200-
/O.NEW.KLKN.WS.A.0002.140426T0000Z-140426T1800Z/
WHITE PINE COUNTY-
SOUTHERN LANDER COUNTY AND SOUTHERN EUREKA COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...ELY...MCGILL...CONNORS PASS...
GREAT BASIN NATIONAL PARK...AUSTIN...AUSTIN SUMMIT...EUREKA...
DIAMOND VALLEY...PINTO SUMMIT
225 PM PDT WED APR 23 2014

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SATURDAY MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ELKO HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY
MORNING.


* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...5 TO 8 INCHES

* TIMING...HEAVIEST SNOWFALL EXPECTED FRIDAY EVENING THROUGH
  SATURDAY MORNING.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE: ELY...MCGILL...CONNORS PASS...GREAT BASIN
  NATIONAL PARK...AUSTIN...AUSTIN SUMMIT...EUREKA...DIAMOND
  VALLEY...PINTO SUMMIT.

* IMPACTS...HIGHWAYS WILL BECOME SLIPPERY AND SNOW COVERED FRIDAY
  NIGHT AND SATURDAY MORNING FOR PORTIONS OF THE US HIGHWAY 50
  CORRIDOR AND OTHER ROADWAYS NEAR AUSTIN...EUREKA AND ELY. EXPECT
  REDUCED VISIBILITIES IN SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.

* FOR A DETAILED VIEW OF THE HAZARD AREA...VISIT
  HTTP://WWW.WRH.NOAA.GOV/WRH/WHV/?WFO=EKO

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW...SLEET...OR ICE ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL.
CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.

&&

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