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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service RENO NV
232 PM PST Fri Jan 24 2020

Surprise Valley California-Lassen-Eastern Plumas-
Eastern Sierra Counties-Greater Lake Tahoe Area-Mono County-
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, Bridgeport,
Coleville, Lee Vining, Mammoth Lakes, Stateline, Glenbrook,
Incline Village, Sparks, Verdi, Gardnerville, Virginia City,
Empire, and Gerlach
232 PM PST Fri Jan 24 2020

...More Wintry Weather Likely in Higher Elevations This

Another weak storm system will bring rain and snow to northeast
California, the Sierra, and western Nevada Saturday night into
Sunday. Snow levels start rather high Saturday night, but fall to
near 5500 feet Sunday. Precipitation amounts will be limited and
the higher snow levels will cap snow accumulations below 7000
feet. Along the Sierra Crest, isolated spots could get more than 8
inches of snow, but the higher passes through the Sierra can
expect only 3 to 6 inches. Even this small amount of snow could
cause travel delays by Sunday morning.

At Lake Tahoe, accumulations up to a couple inches are possible.
In Mono County, accumulations should be confined to the mountains
west of Highway 395, and only 3 to 6 inches are expected above
7500 feet.

Winds will also increase late Saturday night into Sunday, with
gusts in the 30 to 40 mph in wind prone areas east of the Sierra
Crest. For most other areas, gusts should be no higher than 30
mph. These winds will also cause choppy conditions on Lake Tahoe.


Lake Wind Advisory

National Weather Service Reno NV
148 PM PST Fri Jan 24 2020

Greater Lake Tahoe Area-
Including the cities of South Lake Tahoe, Tahoe City, Truckee,
Markleeville, Stateline, Glenbrook, and Incline Village
148 PM PST Fri Jan 24 2020


* WHAT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts of 30 to 35 mph
  expected. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

* WHERE...Lake Tahoe.

* WHEN...From 9 PM Saturday to 3 PM PST Sunday.

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

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...The strongest winds are expected from just
  before daybreak Sunday morning through about 11 am Sunday. The
  highest waves should be on the north and east shores.


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.



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