761  
WWUS85 KREV 152212  
SPSREV  
 
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV  
312 PM PDT SUN APR 15 2018  
 
NVZ004-160200-  
WESTERN NEVADA BASIN AND RANGE INCLUDING PYRAMID LAKE-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF FERNLEY, FALLON, LOVELOCK,  
SILVER SPRINGS, NIXON, AND IMLAY  
312 PM PDT SUN APR 15 2018  
   
..RURAL DUST STORM IN EASTERN PERSHING AND CHURCHILL COUNTIES
 
 
GUSTY WINDS ARE KICKING UP DENSE AREAS OF DUST IN EASTERN PERSHING  
AND CHURCHILL COUNTIES WHICH CAN BE SEEN ON SATELLITE AND RADAR.  
AREAS MOST AFFECTED INCLUDE HIGHWAY 50 FROM MIDDLEGATE EASTWARD  
AND LOCATIONS SOUTH OF WINNEMUCCA LIKE UNIONVILLE AND PORTIONS OF  
GRASS VALLEY. EXPECT RAPID REDUCTIONS TO VISIBILITY GENERALLY  
LESS THAN 1/4 OF A MILE IN THESE AREAS. THESE CONDITIONS ARE  
EXPECTED TO CONTINUE THROUGH AT LEAST 7 PM THIS EVENING. IT IS  
BEST TO PULL OVER AND TURN OFF LIGHTS WHEN DRIVING IN A DUST  
STORM.  
 
PORTIONS OF INTERSTATE 80 BETWEEN LOVELOCK AND WINNEMUCCA ARE ALSO  
EXPERIENCING REDUCED VISIBILITY DUE TO DUST. THESE AREAS HAVE SEEN  
REDUCTIONS DOWN TO 1 MILE OR SO. EXPECT THESE CONDITIONS TO ALSO  
CONTINUE TO AROUND 7 PM.  
 

 
 
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