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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service RENO NV
149 PM PST Sun Nov 18 2018

CAZ070>073-NVZ001>005-192200-
Surprise Valley California-Lassen-Eastern Plumas-
Eastern Sierra Counties-Greater Lake Tahoe Area-Mono County-
Mineral and Southern Lyon Counties-Greater Reno-Carson City-
Minden Area-Western Nevada Basin and Range including Pyramid Lake-
Northern Washoe County-
Including the cities of Cedarville, Eagleville, Fort Bidwell,
Portola, Susanville, Westwood, Sierraville, Loyalton,
South Lake Tahoe, Tahoe City, Truckee, Markleeville, Bridgeport,
Coleville, Lee Vining, Mammoth Lakes, Hawthorne, Yerington,
Smith Valley, Mina, Schurz, Stateline, Glenbrook,
Incline Village, Sparks, Verdi, Gardnerville, Virginia City,
Fernley, Fallon, Lovelock, Silver Springs, Nixon, Imlay, Empire,
and Gerlach
149 PM PST Sun Nov 18 2018

...Travel impacts likely across the Sierra and western Nevada
Wednesday to Friday...

With it being a busy holiday travel period, the anticipated
weather could bring significant impacts to travel in the Sierra.
It is best to have a winter travel kit and plan for potentially
long delays Wednesday-Friday.

Wednesday: First of two storms will bring a period of rain and
snow to the region. Heaviest rain and snow could move through the
region late Wednesday afternoon and Wednesday evening. Best advice
is to travel over the Sierra passes Wednesday morning or early
Wednesday afternoon.

Thursday Night and Friday: Stronger storm possible with high winds
impacting travel across western Nevada. Periods of heavy rain and
snow possible for the northern Sierra, including the Tahoe Basin
and Carson Pass. Minimal amounts of rain and snow will reach Mono
County. Have an alternate set of travel plans, if possible
consider delaying travel until Saturday.

$$

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