Washoe County, Nevada
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Weather Alerts: Washoe County, Nevada
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Winter Storm Warning
CAZ072-NVZ002-201200-
/O.CON.KREV.WS.W.0005.000000T0000Z-170123T1200Z/
GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, TRUCKEE, STATELINE,
AND INCLINE VILLAGE
1234 PM PST THU JAN 19 2017

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

* TIMING: SNOW SHOWERS INTO THIS EVENING WITH SNOW INCREASING
FORALL AREAS FRIDAY INTO SATURDAY MORNING. ANOTHER 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 LOCALLY 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 120 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
COVEREDROADS 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 BREAKS IN THE STORM TODAY
AND 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 BREAKS IN THE STORM THIS AFTERNOON AND SATURDAY AFTERNOON FOR
SNOW REMOVAL AND STORM PREPARATION.

&&

$$

Winter Storm Watch
NVZ003-201200-
/O.CON.KREV.WW.Y.0008.170120T1200Z-170121T0600Z/
/O.CON.KREV.WS.A.0001.170122T0600Z-170123T1200Z/
GREATER RENO-CARSON CITY-MINDEN AREA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF SPARKS, GARDNERVILLE, AND VIRGINIA CITY
1234 PM PST THU JAN 19 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 10 PM
PST FRIDAY...
...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING
THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...

* TIMING: SNOW WILL BEGIN EARLY FRIDAY MORNING AND CONTINUE
THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY MORNING. ANOTHER STORM IS EXPECTED
SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT.

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

* SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT: ADDITIONAL SNOWFALL OF 6
INCHES OR MORE FOR VALLEY LOCATIONS AND A FOOT OR MORE ABOVE
5000 FEET. SOUTHWEST WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40
MPH WILL CREATE AREAS OF BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.

* 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 Weather Advisory
CAZ070-NVZ005-201200-
/O.CON.KREV.WW.Y.0008.170120T1200Z-170121T0600Z/
SURPRISE VALLEY CALIFORNIA-NORTHERN WASHOE COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF CEDARVILLE, FORT BIDWELL, EMPIRE,
AND GERLACH
1234 PM PST THU JAN 19 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 10 PM
PST FRIDAY...

* TIMING: SNOW WILL BEGIN EARLY FRIDAY MORNING AND CONTINUE
THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 2 TO 4 INCHES.

* SNOW LEVELS: 4000 FEET.

* IMPACTS: EXPECT HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS AND CHAIN OR SNOW
TIRE RESTRICTIONS DUE TO SLICK ROADS.

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.

&&

$$

Winter Weather Advisory
NVZ003-201200-
/O.CON.KREV.WW.Y.0008.170120T1200Z-170121T0600Z/
/O.CON.KREV.WS.A.0001.170122T0600Z-170123T1200Z/
GREATER RENO-CARSON CITY-MINDEN AREA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF SPARKS, GARDNERVILLE, AND VIRGINIA CITY
1234 PM PST THU JAN 19 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 10 PM
PST FRIDAY...
...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING
THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...

* TIMING: SNOW WILL BEGIN EARLY FRIDAY MORNING AND CONTINUE
THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY MORNING. ANOTHER STORM IS EXPECTED
SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT.

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

* SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT: ADDITIONAL SNOWFALL OF 6
INCHES OR MORE FOR VALLEY LOCATIONS AND A FOOT OR MORE ABOVE
5000 FEET. SOUTHWEST WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40
MPH WILL CREATE AREAS OF BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.

* 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.

&&

$$

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