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Winter Storm Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Reno NV
111 PM PST Fri Dec 9 2022

CAZ071-102300-
/O.CON.KREV.WS.W.0005.221210T0600Z-221212T1200Z/
Lassen-Eastern Plumas-Eastern Sierra Counties-
Including the cities of Portola and Susanville
111 PM PST Fri Dec 9 2022

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING
TO 4 AM PST MONDAY...

* CHANGES...No Changes.

* WHAT...Heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 8
  inches, except 1 to 3 feet above 5000 feet. Winds gusting as
  high as 50 mph.

* WHERE...Lassen-Eastern Plumas-Eastern Sierra Counties.

* WHEN...From 10 PM Friday to 4 AM PST Monday.

* IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult to impossible. Strong
  winds could cause tree damage.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...The heaviest snowfall rates are
  anticipated on Saturday. The combination of heavy snow and
  wind may bring periods of whiteout conditions.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Avoid travel if possible, you could be stuck in your vehicle for
many hours. If you must travel, prepare for long delays and carry
an emergency kit with extra food, water and clothing. If you stay
home, have a backup plan in case of power outages.

The latest road conditions can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

&&

$$



Special Weather Statement

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service RENO NV
518 AM PST Fri Dec 9 2022

CAZ070>073-NVZ001>005-101330-
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
518 AM PST Fri Dec 9 2022

...Significant Sierra Winter Storm this Weekend...

A significant winter storm is poised to impact the Sierra this
weekend with the potential for several feet of snow from Friday
night into late Sunday. Travel across the Sierra is not
recommended this weekend and may be impossible at times. If you
choose to do so, make sure to have proper supplies and plan for
long delays. Winds will remain strong and gusty in the High Sierra
with periods of stronger winds surfacing in valley locations.
Areas of whiteout conditions will be possible across the Sierra on
Saturday due to strong winds and heavy snowfall.

Lower western Nevada valleys could see spillover rainfall
Saturday as snow levels rise to 5000-6000 feet. Periods of
moderate to heavy rainfall during this timeframe could create some
nuisance flooding for urban and poor drainage areas. Snow levels
will then rapidly drop to all western Nevada valley floors by
Sunday morning which will provide the best chances for a few
inches snow accumulation and travel impacts across lower valleys.

$$

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