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Special Weather Statement

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service RENO NV
206 PM PDT Sun Mar 24 2019

CAZ070>073-NVZ001>005-252200-
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
206 PM PDT Sun Mar 24 2019

...Spring Storms to Bring Wind and Snow Impacts This Week...

A series of weak-moderate spring storms will bring weather impacts
to the Sierra and Western Nevada at times Monday through Thursday.

* If wind is your worry: Monday and Wednesday are the days to
  watch with widespread gusty south to southwest winds forecast.
  Travel impacts on wind prone roads such as Highway 395/580 along
  with increased turbulence can be expected. This does not appear
  to be a major, damaging wind scenario however. Tuesday will be
  breezy too but probably not as strong.

* If snow is scary: Definitely keep an eye on late Tuesday night
  into Wednesday when the strongest storm is expected to impact
  the region. Heavy wet snow will affect travel in the Sierra,
  especially at pass elevations, with less certain impact into
  mountain communities and Western Nevada foothills above 5500
  feet. The morning commute Wednesday could be problematic in the
  mountains. Some lighter snow may affect travel in the Sierra and
  Northeast California Monday evening into Tuesday morning but
  impact risk appears lower. Scattered snow and pellet showers are
  forecast Thursday region-wide but impacts will be localized and
  short-lived.

* If flooding is your fear: Wednesday is worth watching but not
  overly concerning. A period of spillover rains will impact
  Western Nevada valleys and cities Wednesday leading to some
  rises on creeks plus minor and temporary flooding of poor
  drainage areas. Rain could lead to a slow commute Wednesday
  morning.

$$
-Chris

http://weather.gov/reno



Lake Wind Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Reno NV
516 AM PDT Mon Mar 25 2019

CAZ072-NVZ002-260300-
/O.CON.KREV.LW.Y.0012.000000T0000Z-190326T0300Z/
Greater Lake Tahoe Area-
Including the cities of South Lake Tahoe, Stateline,
and Incline Village
516 AM PDT Mon Mar 25 2019

...LAKE WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM PDT THIS
EVENING FOR LAKE TAHOE...

* Changes: None.

* Winds: South to southwest 15 to 25 MPH with gusts 30 to 40
  MPH much of the day Monday.

* Wave Heights: 3 to 4 feet with highest waves on the north
  half of Lake Tahoe.

* Small boats, kayaks and paddle boards will be prone to
  capsizing and should remain off lake waters until conditions
  improve.

* As a heads up, strong gusty winds will return Tuesday and
  Wednesday as winter storms move into the region.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Check lake conditions before heading out and be prepared for a
sudden increase in winds and wave heights. Consider postponing
boating activities on the lake until a day with less wind.

&&

$$



Winter Storm Watch

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Reno NV
429 AM PDT Mon Mar 25 2019

CAZ072-NVZ002-252300-
/O.EXT.KREV.WS.A.0011.190327T0600Z-190328T0600Z/
Greater Lake Tahoe Area-
Including the cities of South Lake Tahoe, Truckee, Stateline,
and Incline Village
429 AM PDT Mon Mar 25 2019

...WINTER STORM WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY EVENING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING...

* CHANGES...None.

* WHAT...Heavy snow possible. Total snow accumulations of 5 to 10
  inches below 7000 feet except up to 3 inches below 6000 feet. 1
  to 2 feet above 7000 feet with localized amounts up to 3 feet
  along the crest possible. Winds could gust as high as 90 mph
  across Sierra ridges and up to 45 mph in valley locations.

* WHERE...Greater Lake Tahoe Area.

* WHEN...From Tuesday evening through Wednesday evening.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Now is the time to prepare an emergency kit for your home and
car. If traveling consider alternate plans, remember to carry
tire chains, extra food, water and clothing. Once the storm
arrives, travel may be difficult or impossible for an extended
period of time.

&&

$$



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