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Regional Winter Weather Advisory, Storm Warning Issued

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GREATER RENO-CARSON CITY-MINDEN AREA-WESTERN NEVADA BASIN AND RANGE INCLUDING PYRAMID LAKE-INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SPARKS...GARDNERVILLE...VIRGINIA CITY... FERNLEY...FALLON...LOVELOCK...SILVER SPRINGS

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO 9 AM PST THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RENO HAS ISSUED A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO 9 AM PST THURSDAY.

.. TIMING: SNOW WILL DEVELOP BEHIND A STRONG COLD FRONT AROUND MIDNIGHT AND CONTINUE THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING. THE PERIOD OF HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED TO FALL EARLY THURSDAY MORNING.

.. SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 1 TO 3 INCHES.

.. SNOW LEVELS: 5000 FEET THIS EVENING FALLING TO THE VALLEY FLOORS AROUND MIDNIGHT.

.. IMPACTS: SNOW WILL CREATE SLICK DRIVING CONDITIONS ACROSS WEST CENTRAL NEVADA LATE TONIGHT INTO THURSDAY MORNING.

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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SURPRISE VALLEY CALIFORNIA-NORTHERN WASHOE COUNTY-INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CEDARVILLE...FORT BIDWELL...EMPIRE...GERLACH

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM PST THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RENO HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM PST THURSDAY. THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

.. TIMING: SNOW WILL INCREASE THIS EVENING BEHIND A STRONG COLD FRONT AND CONTINUE OVERNIGHT. THE HEAVIEST SNOW WILL FALL LATE THIS EVENING AND EARLY THURSDAY MORNING.

.. SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 3 TO 5 INCHES.

.. SNOW LEVELS: FALLING TO THE VALLEY FLOORS EARLY THIS EVENING.

.. IMPACTS: PERIODS OF HEAVY SNOW WILL CREATE SLICK DRIVING CONDITIONS ACROSS NORTHEAST CALIFORNIA AND NORTHWEST NEVADA TONIGHT AND THURSDAY MORNING. VISIBILITY WILL ALSO BE REDUCED TO LESS THAN ONE HALF MILE AT TIMES IN HEAVY SNOW.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

CONDITIONS CAN DETERIORATE RAPIDLY DURING WINTER STORMS...SLOW DOWN AND ALLOW EXTRA TIME WHEN TRAVELING. CARRY TIRE CHAINS... FOOD...WATER...BLANKETS AND A FLASHLIGHT IN YOUR CAR IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY. CHECK OUR WEBSITE AT WEATHER.GOV/RENO OR LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO FOR UPDATES ON THIS SITUATION.

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GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SOUTH LAKE TAHOE...TRUCKEE... INCLINE VILLAGE

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 9 AM PST THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RENO HAS ISSUED A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND WIND...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 9 AM PST THURSDAY.

.. TIMING: SNOW WILL INCREASE BEHIND A STRONG COLD FRONT THIS EVENING AND CONTINUE OVERNIGHT. THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED TO FALL EARLY THURSDAY MORNING.

.. SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 3 TO 6 INCHES WITH LOCAL AMOUNTS TO 9 INCHES NEAR THE SIERRA CREST.

.. WINDS: SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 25 MPH. GUSTS TO 75 MPH OVER THE SIERRA CREST.

.. IMPACTS: SNOW WILL CREATE SLICK DRIVING CONDITIONS ACROSS THE TAHOE BASIN TONIGHT AND THURSDAY MORNING. VISIBILITY WILL ALSO BE REDUCED AT TIMES OVER THE PASSES DUE TO GUSTY WINDS.

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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