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Blizzard Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Reno NV
1218 PM PST Tue Feb 27 2024

CAZ072-NVZ002-282330-
/O.UPG.KREV.WS.A.0007.240229T1200Z-240303T1800Z/
/O.NEW.KREV.BZ.W.0001.240229T1800Z-240303T1800Z/
Greater Lake Tahoe Area-
Including the cities of Glenbrook, Incline Village, Truckee,
Stateline, South Lake Tahoe, Markleeville, and Tahoe City
1218 PM PST Tue Feb 27 2024

...BLIZZARD WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THURSDAY TO 10 AM PST
SUNDAY...

* WHAT...Blizzard conditions likely, particularly from Friday
  evening through Saturday morning. Snow accumulations between 2 and
  4 feet for Lake Tahoe communities, with 4 to 8 feet above 7000
  feet. Winds gusting to 60 mph in lower elevations and above 100
  mph over Sierra ridges.

* WHERE...Greater Lake Tahoe Area.

* WHEN...From 10 AM Thursday to 10 AM PST Sunday.

* IMPACTS...Whiteout conditions with near zero visibility at times
  due to blowing snow. The strong winds and weight of snow on tree
  limbs may down power lines and could cause sporadic power outages.
  Whiteout conditions are expected and will make travel treacherous
  and potentially life-threatening.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Blizzard Warning means severe winter weather conditions are
expected or occurring. Falling and blowing snow with strong winds
are likely. This will lead to whiteout conditions, making travel
extremely dangerous. Do not travel. If you must travel, have a
winter survival kit with you. If you get stranded, stay in your
vehicle.

&&

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