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High Wind Warning
Issued: 3:23 AM PST Nov. 25, 2017 – National Weather Service

... 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high wind watch is no longer in effect.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.






Special Statement
Issued: 3:27 AM PST Nov. 25, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Strong winds Sunday with snow in the Sierra by late Sunday
into Monday...

A potent Pacific storm will move inland this weekend bringing
Rain, Mountain snow, and gusty winds. Travel impacts are likely
Sunday into Monday. Some details follow:

* winds: strong, gusty south to southwest winds are expected this
weekend. Winds increase through the day today becoming strong
and gusty Sunday into Sunday night. Check the current high wind
warnings and advisories for more information.

* Precipitation: light rain is likely over northeast California as
early as Sunday morning, and will become heavier as it spreads
south by Sunday evening. The heaviest precipitation is expected
Sunday evening and overnight, continuing into Monday morning
south of Highway 50.

* Snow levels: starting above 8500 feet Sunday morning, then
falling to near 7000 feet by early Sunday evening in northeast
California, and 7500 to 8500 feet for the Sierra. Snow levels
will then fall behind a cold front Monday morning late Sunday
night, possibly as low as 5000-5500 feet.

* Snow amounts: estimates for accumulations include 8 to 14 inches
over Sierra passes; a few inches around lake tahoe; and light
accumulations, generally less than 2 inches, down to 5500 feet.
Be prepared for major travel delays in the Sierra Sunday night
into Monday morning due to slick and snow-covered roads.


Http://weather.Gov/Reno

327 am PST Sat Nov 25 2017

... Strong winds Sunday with snow in the Sierra by late Sunday
into Monday...

A potent Pacific storm will move inland this weekend bringing
Rain, Mountain snow, and gusty winds. Travel impacts are likely
Sunday into Monday. Some details follow:

* winds: strong, gusty south to southwest winds are expected this
weekend. Winds increase through the day today becoming strong
and gusty Sunday into Sunday night. Check the current high wind
warnings and advisories for more information.

* Precipitation: light rain is likely over northeast California as
early as Sunday morning, and will become heavier as it spreads
south by Sunday evening. The heaviest precipitation is expected
Sunday evening and overnight, continuing into Monday morning
south of Highway 50.

* Snow levels: starting above 8500 feet Sunday morning, then
falling to near 7000 feet by early Sunday evening in northeast
California, and 7500 to 8500 feet for the Sierra. Snow levels
will then fall behind a cold front Monday morning late Sunday
night, possibly as low as 5000-5500 feet.

* Snow amounts: estimates for accumulations include 8 to 14 inches
over Sierra passes; a few inches around lake tahoe; and light
accumulations, generally less than 2 inches, down to 5500 feet.
Be prepared for major travel delays in the Sierra Sunday night
into Monday morning due to slick and snow-covered roads.


Http://weather.Gov/Reno


357 PM PST Fri Nov 24 2017

... Strong winds Sunday with snow in the Sierra by late Sunday
into Monday...

A potent Pacific storm will move inland this weekend and bring
Rain, Mountain snow and gusty winds. Travel impacts are likely
Sunday into Monday. Some details follow:

* winds: strong, gusty south to southwest winds are expected this
weekend. Winds will be breezy on Saturday, with periods of
strong winds early Sunday morning through Sunday evening. Gusts
of 60 mph or more are possible along portions of the 395
corridor and Sierra ridge gusts will likely exceed 100 mph.

* Precipitation: light rain is likely over northeast California
Sunday morning, and will gradually increase as it spreads
southward. The heaviest precipitation is expected late Sunday
afternoon through Sunday night, continuing into Monday morning
south of Highway 50.

* Snow levels: starting above 9000 feet Sunday morning, then
falling to near 7000 feet by early Sunday evening in northeast
California, and 7500 to 8500 feet for the Sierra. Snow levels
will then fall quickly behind a cold front late Sunday night,
possibly as low as 4500-5500 feet.

* Snow amounts: initial estimates for accumulations over Sierra
passes are 6 to 12 inches, a few inches around Lake Tahoe, and
light accumulations generally less than 2 inches down to 5500
feet. Be prepared for major travel delays in the Sierra Sunday
night into Monday morning due to slick and snow-covered roads.


Http://weather.Gov/Reno

357 PM PST Fri Nov 24 2017

... Strong winds Sunday with snow in the Sierra by late Sunday
into Monday...

A potent Pacific storm will move inland this weekend and bring
Rain, Mountain snow and gusty winds. Travel impacts are likely
Sunday into Monday. Some details follow:

* winds: strong, gusty south to southwest winds are expected this
weekend. Winds will be breezy on Saturday, with periods of
strong winds early Sunday morning through Sunday evening. Gusts
of 60 mph or more are possible along portions of the 395
corridor and Sierra ridge gusts will likely exceed 100 mph.

* Precipitation: light rain is likely over northeast California
Sunday morning, and will gradually increase as it spreads
southward. The heaviest precipitation is expected late Sunday
afternoon through Sunday night, continuing into Monday morning
south of Highway 50.

* Snow levels: starting above 9000 feet Sunday morning, then
falling to near 7000 feet by early Sunday evening in northeast
California, and 7500 to 8500 feet for the Sierra. Snow levels
will then fall quickly behind a cold front late Sunday night,
possibly as low as 4500-5500 feet.

* Snow amounts: initial estimates for accumulations over Sierra
passes are 6 to 12 inches, a few inches around Lake Tahoe, and
light accumulations generally less than 2 inches down to 5500
feet. Be prepared for major travel delays in the Sierra Sunday
night into Monday morning due to slick and snow-covered roads.


Http://weather.Gov/Reno


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