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Winter Storm Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Reno NV
237 AM PST Sat Feb 4 2023

CAZ072-NVZ002-051200-
/O.CON.KREV.WS.W.0004.230205T0300Z-230206T0600Z/
Greater Lake Tahoe Area-
Including the cities of South Lake Tahoe, Truckee, Stateline,
and Incline Village
237 AM PST Sat Feb 4 2023

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING
TO 10 PM PST SUNDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 6 to 12
  inches, except 1 to 2 feet above 7000 feet. Southwest winds 20
  to 30 mph with gusts up to 45 mph. Ridgetops may gust as high
  as 100 mph. Waves 2 to 4 feet on Lake Tahoe.

* WHERE...Greater Lake Tahoe Area.

* WHEN...From 7 PM this evening to 10 PM PST Sunday.

* IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult to impossible. Tree
  limbs could be blown down by the strong winds, producing a few
  power outages.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...There is a 10 to 15% chance of thunder in
  the Sierra late tonight and early Sunday morning.

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.

&&

$$



Avalanche Watch

CAZ072-NVZ002-051515-

URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Avalanche Watch
Eastern Sierra Avalanche Center
Relayed by National Weather Service Reno NV
701 AM PST Sat Feb 4 2023

The following message is transmitted at the request of the
Eastern Sierra Avalanche Center.

The Eastern Sierra Avalanche Center in Mammoth Lakes has issued a
BACKCOUNTRY AVALANCHE WATCH for the following areas: NWS Reno NV -
CA-073 (Eastern Sierra in Mono County)

* WHAT...Avalanche Danger will increase to HIGH for all elevations
  starting at 7 PM this evening and remain elevated through Sunday
  night.

* WHERE...The eastern slopes of the Sierra Nevada mountain range
  between Virginia Lakes to the north to Bishop Creek to the
  south.

* WHEN...In effect from 7 PM PST this evening until 10 PM PST
  Sunday evening.

* IMPACTS...Up to 2 feet of new snow at very high snowfall rates
  combined with wind loading are expected to create difficult
  travel conditions and widespread areas of unstable snow.

* PRECAUTIONARY / PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...Very dangerous avalanche
  conditions will develop tonight. Travel in avalanche terrain is
  not recommended. Avalanches may run long distances and can run
  into mature forests, valley floors, or flat terrain.

Consult http://www.esavalanche.org/ or www.avalanche.org for more
detailed information.

Similar avalanche danger may exist at locations outside the
coverage area of this or any avalanche center.

$$



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