Washoe County, Nevada
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Weather Alerts: Washoe County, Nevada
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Winter Storm Warning
NVZ001-004-221400-
/O.CON.KREV.WS.W.0005.170122T1200Z-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
334 PM PST SAT JAN 21 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM SUNDAY TO
4 AM PST MONDAY...

* TIMING: HEAVY SNOW IS EXPECTED LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
NIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 5 TO 10 INCHES ABOVE 4500 FEET WITH 3 TO 6
INCHES BELOW 4500 FEET.

* SNOW LEVELS: ALL VALLEY FLOORS EXCEPT FOR SUNDAY AFTERNOON
WHEN SOME RAIN MAY MIX WITH SNOW BELOW 4500 FEET.

* WINDS: GUSTS TO 40 MPH MAY 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 IN SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW. STRONGLY CONSIDER
STAYING AT HOME ON SUNDAY.

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 Warning
CAZ070-NVZ005-221400-
/O.CON.KREV.WS.W.0005.170122T0800Z-170123T1200Z/
SURPRISE VALLEY CALIFORNIA-NORTHERN WASHOE COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF CEDARVILLE, FORT BIDWELL, EMPIRE,
AND GERLACH
334 PM PST SAT JAN 21 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT
TO 4 AM PST MONDAY...

* TIMING: HEAVY SNOW IS EXPECTED LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
NIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 4 TO 10 INCHES.

* WINDS: GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH ON SUNDAY MAY CREATE AREAS OF
BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW ON SUNDAY.

* IMPACTS: DANGEROUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS DUE TO LOW VISIBILITY AND SNOW
COVERED ROADS. STRONGLY CONSIDER STAYING AT HOME ON SUNDAY.

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 Warning
NVZ003-221400-
/O.CON.KREV.WS.W.0005.170122T0800Z-170123T1200Z/
GREATER RENO-CARSON CITY-MINDEN AREA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF SPARKS, GARDNERVILLE, AND VIRGINIA CITY
334 PM PST SAT JAN 21 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT
TO 4 AM PST MONDAY...

* TIMING: HEAVY SNOW WILL IMPACT WESTERN NEVADA LATE TONIGHT TO
EARLY MONDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 8 TO 16 INCHES FOR VALLEY LOCATIONS NORTH OF
WASHOE VALLEY...INCLUDING THE GREATER RENO-SPARKS METRO AREA. 14
TO 18 INCHES FOR WASHOE AND CARSON VALLEYS...INCLUDING CARSON
CITY...MINDEN...AND GARDNERVILLE. 1 TO 2 FEET FOR FOOTHILL AREAS
AND VALLEYS ABOVE 5000 FEET...INCLUDING VIRGINIA CITY.

* WINDS: GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH ON SUNDAY, MAY LEAD TO AREAS OF
BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.

* IMPACTS: DANGEROUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS DUE TO VERY LOW
VISIBILITY AND SNOW COVERED ROADS. STRONGLY CONSIDER STAYING
HOME ON SUNDAY.

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 Warning
CAZ072-NVZ002-221400-
/O.CON.KREV.WS.W.0005.000000T0000Z-170123T1200Z/
GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, TRUCKEE, STATELINE,
AND INCLINE VILLAGE
334 PM PST SAT JAN 21 2017

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

* TIMING: MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW WILL RETURN BY AROUND MIDNIGHT
AND CONTINUE INTO EARLY MONDAY MORNING.

* ADDITIONAL SNOWFALL THROUGH MONDAY MORNING: WEST OF HIGHWAY
89...3 TO 4 FEET WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS. EAST OF HIGHWAY
89...2 TO 3 FEET WITH HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE NEAR MOUNT ROSE.

* WINDS: SIERRA RIDGE WINDS INCREASING FROM 70 MPH TO WELL OVER
100 MPH ON SUNDAY. GUSTS 30 TO 40 MPH POSSIBLE IN THE LOWER
ELEVATIONS. WINDS MAY DAMAGE TREES AND POWER LINES.

* IMPACTS: DANGEROUS CONDITIONS FOR OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES AND TRAVEL
WITH PERIODS OF WHITEOUT CONDITIONS FROM TONIGHT TO MONDAY
MORNING. AVALANCHE DANGER WILL INCREASE. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO
TRAVEL AROUND THE TAHOE BASIN ON SUNDAY. STAY HOME...STAY SAFE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AVOID TRAVEL IF POSSIBLE, YOU COULD BE STUCK IN YOUR VEHICLE FOR
MANY HOURS. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ON SUNDAY. IF YOU MUST
TRAVEL, USE THE BREAK IN THE STORM THIS AFTERNOON TO GATHER
SUPPLIES, REMOVE SNOW FROM ROOFS, ELEVATED DECKS AND NEAR PROPANE
TANKS. BE PREPARED FOR EXTENDED POWER OUTAGES.

&&

$$

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