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Wind Advisory

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

CAZ070>072-NVZ002-003-005-180600-
/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
541 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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Winter Weather Advisory

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

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

* WHAT...Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 3 to 6
  inches above 7000 feet, 1 to 2 inches below 7000 feet to lake
  level. Localized higher amounts in heavier bands.

* 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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