Washoe County, Nevada
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Weather Alerts: Washoe County, Nevada
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Flood Watch
CAZ072-NVZ002-003-101300-
/O.NEW.KREV.FA.A.0001.161210T1200Z-161211T0600Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA-GREATER RENO-CARSON CITY-MINDEN AREA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, TRUCKEE, STATELINE,
INCLINE VILLAGE, AND GARDNERVILLE
131 PM PST FRI DEC 9 2016

...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY
EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RENO HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF EAST CENTRAL CALIFORNIA AND WESTERN
NEVADA, INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS, THE LAKE TAHOE BASIN, TRUCKEE
AREA AND THE FOOTHILLS WEST OF RENO, CARSON CITY AND MINDEN.

* FROM EARLY SATURDAY MORNING TO SATURDAY EVENING.

* AN ATMOSPHERIC RIVER WILL BRING A BURST OF HEAVY PRECIPITATION
ACROSS THE NORTHERN SIERRA AND LAKE TAHOE BASIN FROM EARLY
SATURDAY MORNING TO SATURDAY AFTERNOON WITH SNOW LEVELS NEAR AND
ABOVE 8000 FEET.

* THE GREATEST THREAT FOR FLOODING IS NEAR SMALL CREEKS, STREAMS,
AND RECENTLY BURNED SLOPES SUCH AS THE LITTLE VALLEY FIRE. ROCK
AND MUD SLIDES ARE POSSIBLE NEAR STEEP TERRAIN.

* THERE IS POTENTIAL THE TRUCKEE RIVER WILL EXCEED FLOOD STAGE BY
LATE SATURDAY MORNING FROM ALONG HIGHWAY 89 TO THE MARTIS
VALLEY, THIS INCLUDES THE CITY OF TRUCKEE. THE RIVER WILL BEGIN
TO RECEDE IN THE TRUCKEE AREA BY LATE SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

* A RAPID RISE OF THE TRUCKEE RIVER THROUGH RENO-SPARKS IS LIKELY
SATURDAY EVENING. HOWEVER THE RIVER IS LIKELY TO REMAIN BELOW
FLOOD STAGE.

* DIFFICULT TRAVEL CONDITIONS DUE TO HEAVY RAIN WILL IMPACT
INTERSTATE 80 FROM VERDI TO DONNER SUMMIT, HIGHWAY 89 FROM
TRUCKEE TO SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, AND HIGHWAY 50 FROM SOUTH LAKE
TAHOE TO ECHO SUMMIT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS ARE THE MOST SUSCEPTIBLE TO FLOODING.
EXCESSIVE RAINFALL MAY ALSO GENERATE ROCK AND MUD SLIDES IN STEEP
TERRAIN. PERSONS LIVING ALONG SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS SHOULD
MONITOR THE LATEST WEATHER INFORMATION AT WEATHER.GOV/RENO AND BE
PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLOODING OCCUR.

&&

$$
Lake Wind Advisory
CAZ072-NVZ002-101300-
/O.NEW.KREV.LW.Y.0068.161210T1200Z-161211T1200Z/
/O.EXT.KREV.WI.Y.0024.000000T0000Z-161210T1200Z/
GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, TRUCKEE, STATELINE,
AND INCLINE VILLAGE
300 PM PST FRI DEC 9 2016

...WIND ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PST SATURDAY...
...LAKE WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM SATURDAY TO 4 AM PST
SUNDAY FOR LAKE TAHOE...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RENO HAS ISSUED A LAKE WIND
ADVISORY FOR LAKE TAHOE, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM SATURDAY TO
4 AM PST SUNDAY. THE WIND ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM
PST SATURDAY.

* TIMING: WINDS WILL STRONG AND GUSTY THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.

* WINDS: SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 50 MPH.

* WAVE HEIGHTS: 2 TO 4 FEET.

* STRONG WINDS MAY BRING TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES FOR VEHICLES IN
ADDITION TO TURBULENCE AND WIND SHEAR FOR AIRCRAFT. SMALL
BOATS, KAYAKS AND PADDLE BOARDS WILL BE PRONE TO CAPSIZING
AND SHOULD REMAIN OFF LAKE WATERS UNTIL CONDITIONS IMPROVE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

NOW IS THE TIME TO SECURE LOOSE OUTDOOR ITEMS SUCH AS PATIO
FURNITURE, HOLIDAY DECORATIONS, AND TRASH CANS BEFORE WINDS
INCREASE WHICH COULD BLOW THESE ITEMS AWAY. THE BEST THING TO DO
IS PREPARE AHEAD OF TIME BY MAKING SURE YOU HAVE EXTRA FOOD AND
WATER ON HAND, FLASHLIGHTS WITH SPARE BATTERIES AND/OR CANDLES IN
THE EVENT OF A POWER OUTAGE.

&&

$$

Wind Advisory
NVZ001-004-101300-
/O.NEW.KREV.WI.Y.0025.161210T1500Z-161211T0000Z/
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
300 PM PST FRI DEC 9 2016

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM TO 4 PM PST SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RENO HAS ISSUED A WIND ADVISORY,
WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM TO 4 PM PST SATURDAY.

* TIMING: WINDS WILL INCREASE TONIGHT BECOMING STRONG AND GUSTY
SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

* WINDS: SOUTHWEST 15 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS 50 TO 60 MPH. WIND
PRONE LOCATIONS MAY SEE GUSTS UP TO 70 MPH.

* IMPACTS: WINDS MAY CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH
PROFILE VEHICLES WITH THE WORST CONDITIONS EXPECTED ALONG THE
HIGHWAY 95 CORRIDOR. WINDS WILL ALSO CAUSE TURBULENCE AND WIND
SHEAR FOR AVIATION.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

NOW IS THE TIME TO SECURE LOOSE OUTDOOR ITEMS SUCH AS PATIO
FURNITURE, HOLIDAY DECORATIONS, AND TRASH CANS BEFORE WINDS
INCREASE WHICH COULD BLOW THESE ITEMS AWAY. THE BEST THING TO DO
IS PREPARE AHEAD OF TIME BY MAKING SURE YOU HAVE EXTRA FOOD AND
WATER ON HAND, FLASHLIGHTS WITH SPARE BATTERIES AND/OR CANDLES IN
THE EVENT OF A POWER OUTAGE.

&&

$$

Wind Advisory
CAZ072-NVZ002-101300-
/O.NEW.KREV.LW.Y.0068.161210T1200Z-161211T1200Z/
/O.EXT.KREV.WI.Y.0024.000000T0000Z-161210T1200Z/
GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, TRUCKEE, STATELINE,
AND INCLINE VILLAGE
300 PM PST FRI DEC 9 2016

...WIND ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PST SATURDAY...
...LAKE WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM SATURDAY TO 4 AM PST
SUNDAY FOR LAKE TAHOE...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RENO HAS ISSUED A LAKE WIND
ADVISORY FOR LAKE TAHOE, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM SATURDAY TO
4 AM PST SUNDAY. THE WIND ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM
PST SATURDAY.

* TIMING: WINDS WILL STRONG AND GUSTY THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.

* WINDS: SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 50 MPH.

* WAVE HEIGHTS: 2 TO 4 FEET.

* STRONG WINDS MAY BRING TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES FOR VEHICLES IN
ADDITION TO TURBULENCE AND WIND SHEAR FOR AIRCRAFT. SMALL
BOATS, KAYAKS AND PADDLE BOARDS WILL BE PRONE TO CAPSIZING
AND SHOULD REMAIN OFF LAKE WATERS UNTIL CONDITIONS IMPROVE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

NOW IS THE TIME TO SECURE LOOSE OUTDOOR ITEMS SUCH AS PATIO
FURNITURE, HOLIDAY DECORATIONS, AND TRASH CANS BEFORE WINDS
INCREASE WHICH COULD BLOW THESE ITEMS AWAY. THE BEST THING TO DO
IS PREPARE AHEAD OF TIME BY MAKING SURE YOU HAVE EXTRA FOOD AND
WATER ON HAND, FLASHLIGHTS WITH SPARE BATTERIES AND/OR CANDLES IN
THE EVENT OF A POWER OUTAGE.

&&

$$

Wind Advisory
CAZ070-071-NVZ003-005-101200-
/O.EXT.KREV.WI.Y.0024.000000T0000Z-161210T1200Z/
SURPRISE VALLEY CALIFORNIA-LASSEN-EASTERN PLUMAS-
EASTERN SIERRA COUNTIES-GREATER RENO-CARSON CITY-MINDEN AREA-
NORTHERN WASHOE COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF CEDARVILLE, FORT BIDWELL, PORTOLA,
SUSANVILLE, SPARKS, GARDNERVILLE, VIRGINIA CITY, EMPIRE,
AND GERLACH
300 PM PST FRI DEC 9 2016

...WIND ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PST SATURDAY...

THE WIND ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PST SATURDAY.

* TIMING: WINDS WILL BECOMING STRONG AND GUSTY THIS EVENING AND
OVERNIGHT.

* WINDS: SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST 15 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS 50 TO 60
MPH. WIND PRONE LOCATIONS MAY SEE GUSTS UP TO 70 MPH.

* IMPACTS: WINDS MAY CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES ESPECIALLY FOR
HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES WITH THE WORST CONDITIONS EXPECTED
ALONG THE HIGHWAY 395 CORRIDOR. WINDS WILL ALSO CAUSE
TURBULENCE AND WIND SHEAR FOR AVIATION.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

NOW IS THE TIME TO SECURE LOOSE OUTDOOR ITEMS SUCH AS PATIO
FURNITURE, HOLIDAY DECORATIONS, AND TRASH CANS BEFORE WINDS
INCREASE WHICH COULD BLOW THESE ITEMS AWAY. THE BEST THING TO DO
IS PREPARE AHEAD OF TIME BY MAKING SURE YOU HAVE EXTRA FOOD AND
WATER ON HAND, FLASHLIGHTS WITH SPARE BATTERIES AND/OR CANDLES IN
THE EVENT OF A POWER OUTAGE.

&&

$$

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