Washoe County, Nevada
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Winter Storm Warning
CAZ072-NVZ002-181200-
/O.EXP.KREV.BZ.W.0001.000000T0000Z-190117T1500Z/
/O.CON.KREV.WS.W.0002.000000T0000Z-190118T1200Z/
Greater Lake Tahoe Area-
Including the cities of South Lake Tahoe, Truckee, Stateline,
and Incline Village
638 AM PST Thu Jan 17 2019

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PST FRIDAY...
...BLIZZARD WARNING WILL EXPIRE AT 7 AM PST THIS MORNING ABOVE
7000 FEET...

* CHANGES...Blizzard Warning expired. No other changes.

* WHAT...Very heavy total snow accumulations of 3 to 6 feet above
7000 feet. An Avalanche Warning is also in effect through Friday
morning. Between 6000 and 7000 feet, 1 to 3 feet is expected
through tonight. Winds gusting as high 100 mph.

* WHERE...Greater Lake Tahoe Area.

* WHEN...For the Winter Storm Warning, until 4 AM PST Friday. For
the Blizzard Warning, until 7 AM PST Thursday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel could be very difficult to
impossible with periods of road closures expected. Winds along
with heavy, wet snow could cause areas of tree damage.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Avoid travel if possible, you could be stuck in your vehicle for
many hours. If you must travel, prepare for long delays and carry
an emergency kit with extra food, water and clothing. If you stay
home, have a backup plan in case of power outages.

This is a life threatening situation, especially in the higher
elevations. Road crews and first responders may not be able to
rescue you. Stay indoors until the snow and wind subside. Even a
short walk could be deadly if you become disoriented.

The latest road conditions can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

&&

$$

Winter Weather Advisory
NVZ003-180300-
/O.CON.KREV.WW.Y.0006.190117T1800Z-190118T0300Z/
Greater Reno-Carson City-Minden Area-
Including the city of Virginia City
638 AM PST Thu Jan 17 2019

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS
MORNING TO 7 PM PST THIS EVENING...

* CHANGES...None.

* WHAT...Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 4 inches
expected above 5000 feet with 6 to 8 inches possible for
Virginia City and the Highlands. Up to 1 inch on valley floors.
Winds gusting as high as 35 mph.

* WHERE...Greater Reno-Carson City-Minden Area.

* WHEN...From 10 AM this morning to 7 PM PST this evening.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel could be very difficult. The
hazardous conditions could impact the evening commute.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will
cause primarily travel difficulties. Expect snow covered roads
and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving.

The latest road conditions can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

&&

$$

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