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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV
738 AM PST FRI NOV 28 2014

CAZ070>073-NVZ001>005-291200-
SURPRISE VALLEY CALIFORNIA-LASSEN-EASTERN PLUMAS-
EASTERN SIERRA COUNTIES-GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA-MONO-
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...GLENBROOK...INCLINE VILLAGE...SPARKS...VERDI...
GARDNERVILLE...VIRGINIA CITY...FERNLEY...FALLON...LOVELOCK...
SILVER SPRINGS...NIXON...IMLAY...EMPIRE...GERLACH
738 AM PST FRI NOV 28 2014

...PERIODS OF MOUNTAIN SNOW THIS WEEKEND...

LATEST FORECAST TRENDS ARE BRINGING IN MORE SNOW AND LOWER SNOW
LEVELS THAT MAY AFFECT TRAVELERS OVER THE SIERRA FOR THE
THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY WEEKEND. SNOW LEVELS MAY DROP AS LOW AS 5500
FEET AROUND THE TAHOE BASIN AND TO VALLEY FLOORS NORTH OF
SUSANVILLE AS COLDER AIR FILTERS IN FROM THE NORTH. FORECAST
CONFIDENCE IS MEDIUM FOR THE WEEKEND AND TRAVELERS SHOULD CHECK
BACK FOR UPDATES IN THE COMING DAYS.

PERIODS OF LIGHT SNOW WILL BEGIN TONIGHT IN THE SIERRA AND CONTINUE
THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT. STORM TOTAL SNOW AMOUNTS OVER THE WEEKEND
FOR THE TAHOE BASIN ABOVE 7000 FEET MAY BE AS MUCH AS 6 TO 12
INCHES AFFECTING TRAVEL OVER INTERSTATE 80...HIGHWAY 50 AND OTHER
MOUNTAIN HIGHWAYS.

FOR AREAS NORTH OF LAKE TAHOE...SEVERAL INCHES ARE POSSIBLE WEST
OF HIGHWAY 395 ABOVE 5500 FEET AFFECTING YUBA PASS AND FREDONYER
SUMMIT. SNOW LEVELS MAY DROP TO VALLEY FLOORS NORTH OF SUSANVILLE
WITH LIGHT SNOW IN THE DESERT VALLEYS OF NORTHEASTERN CALIFORNIA
AND WESTERN NEVADA.

ANYONE TRAVELING OVER THE SIERRA THIS WEEKEND SHOULD BE PREPARED
FOR WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS AND POTENTIAL DELAYS.

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PENDLETON OR
505 AM PST FRI NOV 28 2014

ORZ041-044-049-050-502-503-505>511-WAZ024-026>030-520-521-291300-
EAST COLUMBIA RIVER GORGE OF OREGON-
LOWER COLUMBIA BASIN OF OREGON-GRANDE RONDE VALLEY-WALLOWA COUNTY-
NORTHERN BLUE MOUNTAINS OF OREGON-
SOUTHERN BLUE MOUNTAINS OF OREGON-JOHN DAY BASIN-OCHOCO-
JOHN DAY HIGHLANDS-
FOOTHILLS OF THE NORTHERN BLUE MOUNTAINS OF OREGON-
FOOTHILLS OF THE SOUTHERN BLUE MOUNTAINS OF OREGON-
EAST SLOPES OF THE OREGON CASCADES-NORTH CENTRAL OREGON-
CENTRAL OREGON-EASTERN COLUMBIA RIVER GORGE OF WASHINGTON-
KITTITAS VALLEY-YAKIMA VALLEY-LOWER COLUMBIA BASIN OF WASHINGTON-
FOOTHILLS OF THE BLUE MOUNTAINS OF WASHINGTON-
NORTHWEST BLUE MOUNTAINS OF WASHINGTON-
EAST SLOPES OF THE WASHINGTON CASCADES-SIMCOE HIGHLANDS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ARLINGTON...THE DALLES...BOARDMAN...
HERMISTON...IONE...COVE...ELGIN...LA GRANDE...UNION...
ENTERPRISE...JOSEPH...WALLOWA...MEACHAM...TOLLGATE...LONG CREEK...
NORTH POWDER...UKIAH...DAYVILLE...JOHN DAY...MITCHELL...
MONUMENT...SPRAY...BROTHERS...PAULINA...PRAIRIE CITY...SENECA...
ATHENA...PENDLETON...PILOT ROCK...HEPPNER...CONDON...FOSSIL...
CAMP SHERMAN...LA PINE...SISTERS...SUNRIVER...DUFUR...MAUPIN...
MORO...BEND...MADRAS...PRINEVILLE...REDMOND...WHITE SALMON...
ELLENSBURG...THORP...NACHES...SUNNYSIDE...TOPPENISH...YAKIMA...
CONNELL...PROSSER...TRI-CITIES...DAYTON...WAITSBURG...
WALLA WALLA...SKI BLUEWOOD RESORT...APPLETON...CLE ELUM...
CLIFFDELL...BICKLETON...GOLDENDALE
505 AM PST FRI NOV 28 2014

...ANOTHER SURGE OF COLD AIR FOR THE WEEKEND...

ANOTHER ARCTIC COLD FRONT IS EXPECTED TO MOVE ACROSS THE REGION
DURING THIS COMING HOLIDAY WEEKEND. THE COLD FRONT IS EXPECTED TO
DROP SOUTHWARD OUT OF CANADA FRIDAY NIGHT AND MOVE THROUGH THE
FORECAST AREA ON SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT. HIGH TEMPERATURES ON
SATURDAY WILL ONLY BE IN THE 30S...COOLING TO THE 20S AND LOW 30S ON
SUNDAY AND MONDAY. OVERNIGHT LOWS THIS WEEKEND WILL BE MOSTLY IN THE
TEENS...LOCALLY IN THE SINGLE DIGITS IN THE MOUNTAINS. THERE IS A
POSSIBILITY OF SOME LIGHT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS SATURDAY AND SATURDAY
NIGHT AS SNOW LEVELS DROP. THOSE TRAVELING THIS WEEKEND ARE URGED TO
KEEP AWARE OF THE LATEST FORECASTS AS THIS EVENT UNFOLDS.

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