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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV
214 AM PDT THU APR 24 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...

NVZ034-250000-
/O.CON.KLKN.WS.A.0002.140425T1200Z-140426T1800Z/
RUBY MOUNTAINS/EAST HUMBOLDT RANGE-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...SECRET PASS...
LAMOILLE CANYON...HARRISON PASS
214 AM PDT THU APR 24 2014

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
SATURDAY MORNING...

A WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
SATURDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...12 TO 18 INCHES AND LOCALLY 2 FEET IN THE
  HIGHEST ELEVATIONS OF THE RUBIES.

* TIMING...HEAVIEST SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED BETWEEN FRIDAY
  AFTERNOON AND SATURDAY MORNING.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE: SECRET PASS...LAMOILLE CANYON...HARRISON
  PASS

* IMPACTS...OUTDOOR ENTHUSIASTS SHOULD EXPECT WINTER CONDITIONS
  THIS WEEKEND AND TAKE NECESSARY PRECAUTIONS TO PROTECT LIFE
  AND PROPERTY FROM THE SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL.

* 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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