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Lake Wind Advisory
CAZ072-NVZ002-290600-
/O.EXT.KREV.LW.Y.0049.000000T0000Z-141129T0600Z/
GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SOUTH LAKE TAHOE...INCLINE VILLAGE
220 PM PST FRI NOV 28 2014

...LAKE WIND ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PST THIS EVENING
FOR LAKE TAHOE...

THE LAKE WIND ADVISORY FOR LAKE TAHOE IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL
10 PM PST THIS EVENING. WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY WILL BEGIN AT 10
PM PST THIS EVENING.

* WINDS: SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.

* WAVE HEIGHTS: 2 TO 4 FEET WITH THE HIGHEST WAVES FROM MID
LAKE TO NORTHEAST SHORES.

* SMALL BOATS WILL BE PRONE TO CAPSIZING AND SHOULD REMAIN OFF
LAKE WATERS UNTIL CONDITIONS IMPROVE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

CHECK OUR WEBSITE AT WEATHER.GOV/RENO OR LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER
RADIO FOR UPDATES ON THIS SITUATION.

&&

$$

Special Weather Statement
CAZ070>073-NVZ001>005-291200-
SURPRISE VALLEY CALIFORNIA-LASSEN-EASTERN PLUMAS-
EASTERN SIERRA COUNTIES-GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA-MONO-
MINERAL AND SOUTHERN LYON COUNTIES-GREATER RENO-CARSON CITY-
MINDEN AREA-WESTERN NEVADA BASIN AND RANGE INCLUDING PYRAMID LAKE-
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...HAWTHORNE...YERINGTON...SMITH VALLEY...MINA...
SCHURZ...GLENBROOK...INCLINE VILLAGE...SPARKS...VERDI...
GARDNERVILLE...VIRGINIA CITY...FERNLEY...FALLON...LOVELOCK...
SILVER SPRINGS...NIXON...IMLAY...EMPIRE...GERLACH
738 AM PST FRI NOV 28 2014

...PERIODS OF MOUNTAIN SNOW THIS WEEKEND...

LATEST FORECAST TRENDS ARE BRINGING IN MORE SNOW AND LOWER SNOW
LEVELS THAT MAY AFFECT TRAVELERS OVER THE SIERRA FOR THE
THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY WEEKEND. SNOW LEVELS MAY DROP AS LOW AS 5500
FEET AROUND THE TAHOE BASIN AND TO VALLEY FLOORS NORTH OF
SUSANVILLE AS COLDER AIR FILTERS IN FROM THE NORTH. FORECAST
CONFIDENCE IS MEDIUM FOR THE WEEKEND AND TRAVELERS SHOULD CHECK
BACK FOR UPDATES IN THE COMING DAYS.

PERIODS OF LIGHT SNOW WILL BEGIN TONIGHT IN THE SIERRA AND CONTINUE
THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT. STORM TOTAL SNOW AMOUNTS OVER THE WEEKEND
FOR THE TAHOE BASIN ABOVE 7000 FEET MAY BE AS MUCH AS 6 TO 12
INCHES AFFECTING TRAVEL OVER INTERSTATE 80...HIGHWAY 50 AND OTHER
MOUNTAIN HIGHWAYS.

FOR AREAS NORTH OF LAKE TAHOE...SEVERAL INCHES ARE POSSIBLE WEST
OF HIGHWAY 395 ABOVE 5500 FEET AFFECTING YUBA PASS AND FREDONYER
SUMMIT. SNOW LEVELS MAY DROP TO VALLEY FLOORS NORTH OF SUSANVILLE
WITH LIGHT SNOW IN THE DESERT VALLEYS OF NORTHEASTERN CALIFORNIA
AND WESTERN NEVADA.

ANYONE TRAVELING OVER THE SIERRA THIS WEEKEND SHOULD BE PREPARED
FOR WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS AND POTENTIAL DELAYS.

$$

Wind Advisory
NVZ003-290600-
/O.CON.KREV.WI.Y.0014.000000T0000Z-141129T1500Z/
GREATER RENO-CARSON CITY-MINDEN AREA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SPARKS...GARDNERVILLE...VIRGINIA CITY
220 PM PST FRI NOV 28 2014

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM PST SATURDAY...

A WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM PST SATURDAY.

* TIMING: WINDS CONTINUE ALONG THE SIERRA FRONT THROUGH SATURDAY
MORNING.

* WINDS: SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 50 MPH. WIND
PRONE AREAS WILL HAVE GUSTS UP TO 60 MPH.

* IMPACTS: HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE FOR HIGH
PROFILE VEHICLES ESPECIALLY ALONG HIGHWAY 395 AND INTERSTATE
580.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOTORISTS...ESPECIALLY IN HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES...SHOULD USE
CAUTION AND REMAIN ALERT FOR SUDDEN GUSTS OR CROSS WINDS. CHECK
OUR WEBSITE AT WEATHER.GOV/RENO OR LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO
FOR UPDATES ON THIS SITUATION.

&&

$$

Winter Weather Advisory
CAZ072-NVZ002-291200-
/O.NEW.KREV.WW.Y.0012.141129T0600Z-141129T1800Z/
GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SOUTH LAKE TAHOE...TRUCKEE...
INCLINE VILLAGE
219 PM PST FRI NOV 28 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO
10 AM PST SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RENO HAS ISSUED A WINTER WEATHER
ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO
10 AM PST SATURDAY.

* TIMING: SNOW WILL INCREASE LATE TONIGHT AND INTO SATURDAY
MORNING. ADDITIONAL SNOW IS POSSIBLE SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY
MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 1 TO 4 INCHES WITH 4 TO 8 INCHES ABOVE 7000
FEET. LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE WEST OF HIGHWAY 89.

* SNOW LEVELS: STARTING AROUND 7000 FEET THIS EVENING THEN
LOWERING TO LAKE LEVEL AFTER MIDNIGHT.

* IMPACTS: SNOW WILL CREATE SLICK AND ICY CONDITIONS THROUGH
SATURDAY MORNING. PASSES WILL SEE THE SLICKEST CONDITIONS...
INCLUDING DONNER PASS...ECHO SUMMIT...SPOONER SUMMIT...BROCKWAY
SUMMIT... AND CARSON PASS. CHOPPY LAKE CONDITIONS ON LAKE TAHOE
WILL PERSIST OVERNIGHT.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SNOW IS EXPECTED TO POSE AN INCONVENIENCE TO TRAVELERS. ROADS
WILL BECOME SLICK AND HAZARDOUS...WITH SNOW AND ICE FIRST
DEVELOPING ON BRIDGES AND OVERPASSES. MOTORISTS SHOULD SLOW DOWN
AND USE CAUTION. CHECK OUR WEBSITE AT WEATHER.GOV/RENO OR LISTEN
TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO FOR UPDATES ON THIS SITUATION.

&&

$$

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