Weather Alerts - KTVN Channel 2 - Reno Tahoe Sparks News, Weather, Video

Warnings

high wind
Greater Reno-Carson City-Minden Area, NV

NVZ003-260000-
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/O.NEW.KREV.HW.W.0009.171126T1800Z-171127T1200Z/
Greater Reno-Carson City-Minden Area-
Including the cities of Sparks, Gardnerville, and Virginia City
323 AM PST Sat Nov 25 2017

...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM SUNDAY TO 4 AM PST
MONDAY...

The National Weather Service in Reno has issued a High Wind
Warning, which is in effect from 10 AM Sunday to 4 AM PST Monday.
The High Wind Watch is no longer in effect.

* Timing: Winds will increase late tonight and early Sunday
morning and become strong and gusty Sunday afternoon through
Sunday night. The strongest winds are likely between 2 pm and 9
pm Sunday with another burst of strong winds between 2 am and 4
am Monday morning.

* Winds: South to Southwest 25 to 35 mph with gusts to 60 mph
possible. Wind prone areas may see gusts up to 75 mph in the
foothills west of Reno, Carson City and the Carson Valley.

* Impacts: Strong cross winds and travel restrictions are likely
to impact high profile vehicles especially along Interstate 80,
Highway 50, Highway 395, and Interstate 580. Aviation impacts
are expected for area airports Saturday night through Sunday.
Localized damage to trees and fences may occur along with
possible power outages.

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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Northern Washoe County, NV

CAZ070-NVZ005-260000-
/O.UPG.KREV.HW.A.0008.171126T0300Z-171127T1200Z/
/O.NEW.KREV.HW.W.0009.171126T1200Z-171127T0600Z/
Surprise Valley California-Northern Washoe County-
Including the cities of Cedarville, Fort Bidwell, Empire,
and Gerlach
323 AM PST Sat Nov 25 2017

...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 10 PM PST SUNDAY...

The National Weather Service in Reno has issued a High Wind
Warning, which is in effect from 4 AM to 10 PM PST Sunday. The
High Wind Watch is no longer in effect.

* Timing: Winds will increase Saturday evening and overnight,
becoming strong and gusty Sunday morning through Sunday evening.
The strongest winds are likely between 10 am and 4 pm Sunday.

* Winds: South to Southwest 25 to 35 mph with gusts to 60 mph
possible. Wind prone areas may see gusts up to 70 mph.

* Impacts: Strong cross winds and travel restrictions are likely
to impact high profile vehicles. Localized damage to trees and
fences may occur along with possible power outages.

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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Advisories

lake wind
Greater Lake Tahoe Area, CA

CAZ072-NVZ002-260000-
/O.UPG.KREV.HW.A.0008.171126T0300Z-171126T1800Z/
/O.NEW.KREV.WI.Y.0018.171126T1200Z-171127T0000Z/
/O.NEW.KREV.LW.Y.0058.171125T1700Z-171126T1200Z/
Greater Lake Tahoe Area-
Including the cities of South Lake Tahoe, Truckee, Stateline,
and Incline Village
323 AM PST Sat Nov 25 2017

...LAKE WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THIS MORNING TO 4 AM
PST SUNDAY FOR LAKE TAHOE...
...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 4 PM PST SUNDAY...

The National Weather Service in Reno has issued a Lake Wind
Advisory for Lake Tahoe, which is in effect from 9 AM this
morning to 4 AM PST Sunday. a Wind Advisory has also been issued.
This Wind Advisory is in effect from 4 AM to 4 PM PST Sunday. The
High Wind Watch is no longer in effect.

* Timing: Winds will increase this afternoon, then become stronger
late tonight through Sunday afternoon. The strongest winds are
likely between 6 am and noon Sunday.

* Winds: South to Southwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 55 mph
possible. Sierra ridge gusts over 100 mph.

* Wave Heights on Lake Tahoe: 2 to 3 feet today building to 2 to 4
feet late tonight and Sunday with the highest waves on the north
and east shores.

* Impacts: Strong cross winds and travel restrictions are
likely to impact high profile vehicles. Aviation impacts are
expected for area airports with hazardous boating conditions
on Lake Tahoe Saturday afternoon through Sunday. Localized
damage to trees and fences may occur along with possible
power outages.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Check lake conditions before heading out and be prepared for a
sudden increase in winds and wave heights. Consider postponing
boating activities on the lake until a day with less wind.

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.

&&

$$

Greater Lake Tahoe Area, NV

CAZ072-NVZ002-260000-
/O.UPG.KREV.HW.A.0008.171126T0300Z-171126T1800Z/
/O.NEW.KREV.WI.Y.0018.171126T1200Z-171127T0000Z/
/O.NEW.KREV.LW.Y.0058.171125T1700Z-171126T1200Z/
Greater Lake Tahoe Area-
Including the cities of South Lake Tahoe, Truckee, Stateline,
and Incline Village
323 AM PST Sat Nov 25 2017

...LAKE WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THIS MORNING TO 4 AM
PST SUNDAY FOR LAKE TAHOE...
...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 4 PM PST SUNDAY...

The National Weather Service in Reno has issued a Lake Wind
Advisory for Lake Tahoe, which is in effect from 9 AM this
morning to 4 AM PST Sunday. a Wind Advisory has also been issued.
This Wind Advisory is in effect from 4 AM to 4 PM PST Sunday. The
High Wind Watch is no longer in effect.

* Timing: Winds will increase this afternoon, then become stronger
late tonight through Sunday afternoon. The strongest winds are
likely between 6 am and noon Sunday.

* Winds: South to Southwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 55 mph
possible. Sierra ridge gusts over 100 mph.

* Wave Heights on Lake Tahoe: 2 to 3 feet today building to 2 to 4
feet late tonight and Sunday with the highest waves on the north
and east shores.

* Impacts: Strong cross winds and travel restrictions are
likely to impact high profile vehicles. Aviation impacts are
expected for area airports with hazardous boating conditions
on Lake Tahoe Saturday afternoon through Sunday. Localized
damage to trees and fences may occur along with possible
power outages.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Check lake conditions before heading out and be prepared for a
sudden increase in winds and wave heights. Consider postponing
boating activities on the lake until a day with less wind.

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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