Washoe County, Nevada
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Weather Alerts: Washoe County, Nevada
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Winter Storm Warning
CAZ072-NVZ002-210000-
/O.CON.KREV.WS.W.0005.000000T0000Z-170123T1200Z/
GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, TRUCKEE, STATELINE,
AND INCLINE VILLAGE
442 AM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PST MONDAY...

* TIMING: SNOW CONTINUES INTO SATURDAY MORNING. A SHORT BREAK IS
EXPECTED SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING BEFORE THE STRONGEST OF
THE THREE STORMS ARRIVES SATURDAY NIGHT AND CONTINUES INTO
MONDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS THROUGH MONDAY MORNING: 3 TO 6 FEET ABOVE
7000 FEET WITH LOCALIZED HIGHER AMOUNTS. 2 TO 4 FEET AT LAKE
LEVEL.

* WINDS: SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH THROUGH
SATURDAY. A PERIOD WITH GUSTS TO 55 MPH IS POSSIBLE SATURDAY
NIGHT AND SUNDAY. SIERRA RIDGE WINDS GUSTING UP TO 100 MPH
THROUGH SATURDAY AND UP TO 140 MPH SATURDAY NIGHT INTO
SUNDAY.

* WAVE HEIGHTS ON LAKE TAHOE: 2 TO 3 FEET EXCEPT UP TO 5 FEET
SUNDAY.

* IMPACTS: EXPECT HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS DUE TO SNOW
COVERED ROADS AND PERIODS OF LOWER VISIBILITY FROM WIND
DRIVEN SNOW. EXPECT AREAS OF BLIZZARD CONDITIONS LATE
SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING. TRAVEL MAY BECOME
IMPOSSIBLE SUNDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AVOID TRAVEL IF POSSIBLE, YOU COULD BE STUCK IN YOUR VEHICLE FOR
MANY HOURS. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL, USE THE BREAK IN THE STORM ON
SATURDAY AFTERNOON, BUT LONG DELAYS ARE LIKELY AND CARRY AN
EMERGENCY KIT WITH EXTRA FOOD, WATER AND CLOTHING. IF YOU STAY
HOME, HAVE A BACKUP PLAN IN CASE OF EXTENDED POWER OUTAGES. USE
THE BREAK IN THE STORM SATURDAY AFTERNOON FOR SNOW REMOVAL AND
STORM PREPARATION.

&&

$$

Winter Storm Watch
NVZ001-004-210000-
/O.EXB.KREV.WS.A.0001.170122T1200Z-170123T1200Z/
MINERAL AND SOUTHERN LYON COUNTIES-
WESTERN NEVADA BASIN AND RANGE INCLUDING PYRAMID LAKE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF HAWTHORNE, YERINGTON, SMITH VALLEY,
FERNLEY, FALLON, LOVELOCK, AND SILVER SPRINGS
442 AM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH
LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RENO HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WATCH, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH LATE
SUNDAY NIGHT.

* TIMING: HEAVY SNOW IS POSSIBLE LATE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH
SUNDAY NIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 5 TO 10 INCHES ABOVE 4000 FEET WITH 1 TO 4
INCHES BELOW 4000 FEET.

* SNOW LEVELS: ALL VALLEY FLOORS EXCEPT FOR SUNDAY MORNING WHEN
SOME RAIN MAY MIX WITH SNOW BELOW 4000 FEET.

* SOUTHWEST WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH WILL
CREATE AREAS OF BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW ON SUNDAY.

* IMPACTS: EXPECT HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS AND CHAIN OR SNOW
TIRE RESTRICTIONS DUE TO SLICK ROADS. TRAVEL MAY BECOME VERY
DIFFICULT SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT IN SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.

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.

&&

$$

Winter Storm Watch
NVZ003-210000-
/O.CON.KREV.WW.Y.0008.000000T0000Z-170121T0600Z/
/O.CON.KREV.WS.A.0001.170122T0600Z-170123T1200Z/
GREATER RENO-CARSON CITY-MINDEN AREA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF SPARKS, GARDNERVILLE, AND VIRGINIA CITY
442 AM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PST THIS
EVENING...
...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING
THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...

* TIMING: SNOW CONTINUES THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY MORNING WITH A
BREAK IN THE WEATHER EXPECTED ON SATURDAY. A STRONG WINTER STORM
IS EXPECTED SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT.

* SNOW LEVELS: ALL VALLEY FLOORS WITH SNOW MIXING WITH RAIN AT
TIMES FRIDAY AFTERNOON ON THE VALLEY FLOORS.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS TODAY: 3 TO 6 INCHES FROM WASHOE VALLEY
SOUTHWARD INCLUDING VIRGINIA CITY. UP TO 2 INCHES FOR THE
VALLEY FLOORS OF RENO-SPARKS AND 1 TO 4 INCHES ABOVE 5000
FEET.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT: 6 TO 14
INCHES FOR VALLEY LOCATIONS AND 1 TO 2 FEET FOR FOOTHILLS AND
AREAS ABOVE 5000 FEET, INCLUDING VIRGINIA CITY.

* SOUTHWEST WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH WILL
CREATE AREAS OF BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW ON SUNDAY.

* IMPACTS: EXPECT HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS AND CHAIN OR SNOW
TIRE RESTRICTIONS DUE TO SNOW COVERED ROADS. TRAVEL MAY BECOME
VERY DIFFICULT SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT IN SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.

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.

&&

$$

Winter Storm Watch
CAZ070-NVZ005-210000-
/O.EXA.KREV.WS.A.0001.170122T0600Z-170123T1200Z/
/O.CON.KREV.WW.Y.0008.000000T0000Z-170121T0600Z/
SURPRISE VALLEY CALIFORNIA-NORTHERN WASHOE COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF CEDARVILLE, FORT BIDWELL, EMPIRE,
AND GERLACH
442 AM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PST THIS
EVENING...
...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH
LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RENO HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WATCH, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE
SUNDAY NIGHT.

* TIMING: SNOW CONTINUES THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY MORNING WITH A
BREAK IN THE WEATHER EXPECTED ON SATURDAY. A STRONG WINTER STORM
IS EXPECTED SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS TODAY: 2 TO 4 INCHES.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY: 5 TO 10 INCHES.

* SNOW LEVELS: 4000 FEET FRIDAY FALLING TO ALL VALLEY FLOORS
SUNDAY.

* SOUTHWEST WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH WILL
CREATE AREAS OF BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW ON SUNDAY.

* IMPACTS: EXPECT HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS AND CHAIN OR SNOW
TIRE RESTRICTIONS DUE TO SNOW COVERED ROADS. TRAVEL MAY BECOME
VERY DIFFICULT SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT IN SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.

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.

&&

$$

Winter Weather Advisory
NVZ003-210000-
/O.CON.KREV.WW.Y.0008.000000T0000Z-170121T0600Z/
/O.CON.KREV.WS.A.0001.170122T0600Z-170123T1200Z/
GREATER RENO-CARSON CITY-MINDEN AREA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF SPARKS, GARDNERVILLE, AND VIRGINIA CITY
442 AM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PST THIS
EVENING...
...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING
THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...

* TIMING: SNOW CONTINUES THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY MORNING WITH A
BREAK IN THE WEATHER EXPECTED ON SATURDAY. A STRONG WINTER STORM
IS EXPECTED SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT.

* SNOW LEVELS: ALL VALLEY FLOORS WITH SNOW MIXING WITH RAIN AT
TIMES FRIDAY AFTERNOON ON THE VALLEY FLOORS.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS TODAY: 3 TO 6 INCHES FROM WASHOE VALLEY
SOUTHWARD INCLUDING VIRGINIA CITY. UP TO 2 INCHES FOR THE
VALLEY FLOORS OF RENO-SPARKS AND 1 TO 4 INCHES ABOVE 5000
FEET.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT: 6 TO 14
INCHES FOR VALLEY LOCATIONS AND 1 TO 2 FEET FOR FOOTHILLS AND
AREAS ABOVE 5000 FEET, INCLUDING VIRGINIA CITY.

* SOUTHWEST WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH WILL
CREATE AREAS OF BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW ON SUNDAY.

* IMPACTS: EXPECT HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS AND CHAIN OR SNOW
TIRE RESTRICTIONS DUE TO SNOW COVERED ROADS. TRAVEL MAY BECOME
VERY DIFFICULT SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT IN SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.

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.

&&

$$

Winter Weather Advisory
CAZ070-NVZ005-210000-
/O.EXA.KREV.WS.A.0001.170122T0600Z-170123T1200Z/
/O.CON.KREV.WW.Y.0008.000000T0000Z-170121T0600Z/
SURPRISE VALLEY CALIFORNIA-NORTHERN WASHOE COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF CEDARVILLE, FORT BIDWELL, EMPIRE,
AND GERLACH
442 AM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PST THIS
EVENING...
...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH
LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RENO HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WATCH, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE
SUNDAY NIGHT.

* TIMING: SNOW CONTINUES THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY MORNING WITH A
BREAK IN THE WEATHER EXPECTED ON SATURDAY. A STRONG WINTER STORM
IS EXPECTED SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS TODAY: 2 TO 4 INCHES.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY: 5 TO 10 INCHES.

* SNOW LEVELS: 4000 FEET FRIDAY FALLING TO ALL VALLEY FLOORS
SUNDAY.

* SOUTHWEST WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH WILL
CREATE AREAS OF BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW ON SUNDAY.

* IMPACTS: EXPECT HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS AND CHAIN OR SNOW
TIRE RESTRICTIONS DUE TO SNOW COVERED ROADS. TRAVEL MAY BECOME
VERY DIFFICULT SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT IN SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.

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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