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Flood Watch

Flood Watch
National Weather Service Reno NV
841 AM PDT Sun Oct 24 2021

CAZ072-NVZ002-003-251200-
/O.CON.KREV.FA.A.0001.000000T0000Z-211025T1800Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Greater Lake Tahoe Area-Greater Lake Tahoe Area-Greater Reno-Carson
City-Minden Area-
Including the cities of Truckee, Virginia City, Stateline, Tahoe
City, Sparks, Glenbrook, Incline Village, Gardnerville, South Lake
Tahoe, Markleeville, and Verdi
841 AM PDT Sun Oct 24 2021

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY MORNING...

The Flood Watch continues for

* Portions of east central California and western Nevada, including
  the following areas, in east central California, Greater Lake
  Tahoe Area. In western Nevada, Greater Lake Tahoe Area and Greater
  Reno-Carson City-Minden Area.

* Through Monday morning.

* Heavy rainfall from a strong atmospheric river will continue
  through tonight. Total rainfall of 1.5 to 3 inches for Western
  Nevada cities, 3-4 inches for foothill areas, and 4-6 inches for
  the Tahoe Basin, Truckee, and Markleeville areas.

* Debris flows, ash flows, rock falls, and tree falls are likely,
  especially on or near burn scars and steep terrain. This includes
  the Caldor, Tamarack, and Numbers Fires. Significant rises on
  rivers, small creeks and streams are expected. Equipment in and
  near river and creek channels should be moved to safety. Rock
  falls in canyons and ponding of water on roads will create
  hazardous driving conditions. This can especially be an issue on
  Interstate 80 between Reno and Truckee.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible Flood
Warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be prepared
to take action should flooding develop.

&&

$$



Winter Storm Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Reno NV
1143 AM PDT Sat Oct 23 2021

CAZ072-NVZ002-242300-
/O.UPG.KREV.WS.A.0006.211025T0600Z-211026T0600Z/
/O.NEW.KREV.WS.W.0002.211025T0000Z-211026T0600Z/
Greater Lake Tahoe Area-
1143 AM PDT Sat Oct 23 2021

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM SUNDAY TO 11 PM PDT
MONDAY ABOVE 7000 FEET...

* WHAT...Heavy wet snow expected above 7000 feet. Total snow
  accumulations of 4-8 inches for Donner Pass and Echo Summit, 3-5
  inches for Spooner Summit, 12-18 inches for Mt Rose Summit, with
  multiple feet of snow for higher mountains. Communities around
  Truckee and the Tahoe Basin are likely to only get an inch or
  two, with mainly rain falling, however there is a 30% chance of
  6 inches of snow if snow levels fall faster than forecast.

* WHERE...Greater Lake Tahoe Area.

* WHEN...From 5 PM Sunday to 11 PM PDT Monday. Heaviest snowfall
  rates of 1-2 inches per hour possible at pass elevations
  between 8 PM Sunday and 4 AM Monday.

* IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult. The hazardous
  conditions could impact the morning or evening commute. Very
  strong winds could cause extensive tree damage.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Winds will gust to 50 mph across the
  Truckee and Tahoe Basin areas, with ridges gusting well over 100
  mph. This will result in extremely rough water on Lake Tahoe.

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.

&&

$$



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