593  
WUUS55 KREV 161806  
SVRREV  
NVC019-161900-  
/O.NEW.KREV.SV.W.0001.180516T1806Z-180516T1900Z/  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV  
ISSUED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV  
1106 AM PDT WED MAY 16 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RENO NEVADA HAS ISSUED A  
 
* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...  
SOUTH CENTRAL LYON COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL NEVADA...  
 
* UNTIL NOON PDT  
 
* AT 1106 AM PDT, DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM  
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING QUARTER SIZE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS IN EXCESS  
OF 60 MPH. THIS STORM WAS LOCATED 7 MILES SOUTHEAST OF SMITH, OR 18  
MILES EAST OF TOPAZ LAKE, AND MOVING NORTHWEST AT 10 MPH.  
 
* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
YERINGTON, MASON, SMITH, WEED HEIGHTS, JUNCTION NV 339 AND NV 208,  
SMITH VALLEY AND ARTESIA LAKE.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
DOPPLER RADAR HAS INDICATED SOME WEAK ROTATION WITHIN THIS STORM.  
ALTHOUGH A TORNADO IS NOT IMMEDIATELY LIKELY, IF ONE IS SPOTTED, ACT  
QUICKLY AND MOVE TO A PLACE OF SAFETY IN A STURDY STRUCTURE, SUCH AS  
A BASEMENT OR SMALL INTERIOR ROOM.  
 
TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM, AND MAY LEAD  
TO FLASH FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED  
ROADWAYS.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3867 11923 3887 11944 3892 11942 3901 11916  
3870 11912  
TIME...MOT...LOC 1806Z 156DEG 8KT 3875 11921  
 

 
 
JRM  
 
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