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California, Greater Lake Tahoe Area

Winter Storm Watch

Statement as of 3:29 AM PST on January 16, 2018

Expires 7:00 PM EST on January 19, 2018


... Winter Storm Watch remains in effect from Thursday afternoon
through Friday afternoon...

* what... heavy snow and strong, damaging winds possible. Damage to
trees and power lines is possible as well. Total snow
accumulations of 3 to 6 inches possible between 4500 and 5500
feet, with 6 to 12 inches between 5500 and 6500 feet, and 1 to 2
feet above 6500 feet.

* Where... greater Lake Tahoe area and Lassen-eastern Plumas-
eastern Sierra counties.

* When... from Thursday afternoon through Friday afternoon.

* Additional details... significant reductions in visibility are
possible in areas of heavy snow and blowing snow. Power outages
will be possible, especially Thursday in the Sierra Valley and
along Highway 395 between Susanville and the Nevada state line.
Sierra ridges gusts expected to exceed 100 mph.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Now is the time to prepare an emergency kit for your home and
car. If traveling consider alternate plans, remember to carry
tire chains, extra food, water and clothing. Once the storm
arrives, travel may be difficult or impossible for an extended
period of time.


Http://www.Weather.Gov/Reno


Special Statement

Statement as of 3:34 AM PST on January 16, 2018

Expires 6:45 PM EST on January 16, 2018


... Winter weather arrives this week...

The stronger and colder storm arrives Thursday and continues
through Friday with strong winds, rain, and snow. Strong gusty winds
will develop Thursday with gusts above 50 mph possible in lower
elevations, while Sierra ridge gusts could exceed 100 mph. Rain
and high elevation snow begin on Thursday. Snow levels will begin
around 7000 feet, then drop to all valley floors Thursday night
through Friday.

Heavy snowfall and poor visibility are likely for travel and
outdoor activity, especially in the Sierra. Snowfall totals may
exceed 1 to 2 feet above 7000 feet, with several inches up to 1
foot possible for valleys near the Sierra and Lake Tahoe, and in
far western Nevada down to near 5500 feet. For lower elevations of
eastern California and western Nevada, accumulating snow is
possible Thursday night and Friday. Slick and snow covered roads
could impact the peak commute times, especially Friday morning.

If you have travel plans in the mountains Thursday-Friday, ensure
that your vehicle is ready for winter conditions, including an
emergency kit with extra food, water, clothing, and tire chains if
necessary.


Http://weather.Gov/Reno

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