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Red Flag Warning

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Reno NV
538 AM PDT Sun Oct 17 2021

CAZ274-NVZ421-181200-
/O.NEW.KREV.FW.W.0019.211017T2100Z-211018T1200Z/
Southern Mono County-
Southern Sierra Front including Alpine, Northern Mono, Southern
Lyon, and Western Mineral Counties-
538 AM PDT Sun Oct 17 2021

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 5 AM
PDT MONDAY FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR ALPINE, MONO,
SOUTHERN LYON AND WESTERN MINERAL COUNTIES...

The National Weather Service in Reno has issued a Red Flag
Warning for gusty winds and low humidity, which is in effect from
2 PM this afternoon to 5 AM PDT Monday.

* Affected Area...Fire Zone 274 Southern Mono County, Fire Zone
  421 Southern Sierra Front including Alpine, Northern Mono,
  Southern Lyon and and Western Mineral Counties.

* Winds...South winds 20 to 35 mph with gusts 45 to 60 mph.
          Wind prone locations may reach gusts up to 80 mph.

* Humidity...10-20% with humidity rising after 1700.

* Duration...3 to 6 hours.

* Impacts...The combination of gusty winds and low humidity can
  cause fire to rapidly grow in size and intensity before first
  responders can contain them.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Avoid outdoor activities that can cause a spark near dry
vegetation, such as yard work, target shooting, or campfires.
Follow local fire restrictions. Check weather.gov/reno for
updates and livingwithfire.info for preparedness tips.

&&

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http://weather.gov/reno



Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Reno NV
1235 PM PDT Sun Oct 17 2021

CAZ072-NVZ002-181200-
/O.CON.KREV.WW.Y.0017.211018T0200Z-211018T1200Z/
Greater Lake Tahoe Area-
Including the cities of South Lake Tahoe, Truckee, Stateline,
and Incline Village
1235 PM PDT Sun Oct 17 2021

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS
EVENING TO 5 AM PDT MONDAY...

* CHANGES...Increase in snow totals.

* WHAT...Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 8 inches
  above 7000 feet, localized higher amounts along the crest. 1 to
  3 inches below 7000 feet to lake level.

* WHERE...Greater Lake Tahoe Area.

* WHEN...From 7 PM Sunday to 5 AM PDT Monday.

* IMPACTS...Plan on slippery and snow covered road conditions
  for Sierra passes with chain-controls and slow-downs possible.
  Hazardous conditions could impact the evening commute.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Areas of heavier snowbands are possible
  which could lead to rapidly deteriorating conditions and
  reductions in visibility. Isolated lightning strikes possible.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Even light snowfall causes major travel delays, especially during
periods of high traffic volume. Be sure to allow extra time to
reach your destination. Leave extra space between vehicles since
it takes longer to stop on slick roadways.

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

&&

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Wind Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Reno NV
810 AM PDT Sun Oct 17 2021

CAZ070>072-NVZ002-003-005-180300-
/O.CON.KREV.WI.Y.0013.211017T2100Z-211018T0600Z/
Surprise Valley California-Lassen-Eastern Plumas-
Eastern Sierra Counties-Greater Lake Tahoe Area-Greater Reno-
Carson City-Minden Area-Northern Washoe County-
Including the cities of Cedarville, Eagleville, Fort Bidwell,
Portola, Susanville, Westwood, Sierraville, Loyalton,
South Lake Tahoe, Tahoe City, Truckee, Markleeville, Stateline,
Glenbrook, Incline Village, Sparks, Verdi, Gardnerville,
Virginia City, Empire, and Gerlach
810 AM PDT Sun Oct 17 2021

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
11 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

* WHAT...Southwest winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 50 mph
  expected. Wind prone locations along US-395 could see gusts
  over 60 mph.

* WHERE...Greater Lake Tahoe Area, Surprise Valley California,
  Greater Reno-Carson City-Minden Area, Lassen-Eastern Plumas-
  Eastern Sierra Counties and Northern Washoe County.

* WHEN...From 2 PM to 11 PM PDT Sunday.

* IMPACTS...Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects.
  Travel may be difficult for high profile vehicles. Hazardous
  boating conditions are expected on area lakes. Tree limbs and
  weakened or burned trees could be blown down.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Increased potential for enhanced fire
  danger with the strong winds and moderately dry conditions.
  Strongest winds are expected along US-395 in the North
  Valleys, between Susanville and Doyle, Washoe Valley, and the
  Carson Valley.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Now is the time to secure loose outdoor items such as patio
furniture, holiday decorations, and trash cans before winds
increase. Prepare ahead of time by making sure you have extra
food and water on hand, flashlights with spare batteries and/or
candles in the event of a power outage.

&&

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