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Winter Storm Watch Issued for Mono, Douglas, Washoe Counties

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From the National Weather Service:

A winter storm watch remains in effect from late Friday through late Saturday night for Mono County in California and Douglas and Washoe Counties in Nevada.

Timing: light snow Friday night will intensify by early Saturday morning and continue into Saturday night.

Snow accumulations: 1 to 2 feet above 7000 feet...with 6 to 10 inches down to lake level are possible.

Winds: southwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.

Snow levels: 6,500 to 7,000 feet Saturday morning falling to lake level Saturday afternoon.

Impacts: heavy snow may create low visibility along with hazardous travel conditions. Be prepared for possible delays and chain controls especially over Sierra passes.

Precautionary/preparedness actions:

There is a potential for significant snow accumulations that may create hazardous winter driving conditions. Continue to monitor the latest forecasts at or listen to NOAA Weather Radio.

From the National Weather Service

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