346  
WUUS55 KREV 161823  
SVRREV  
NVC019-161915-  
/O.NEW.KREV.SV.W.0002.180516T1823Z-180516T1915Z/  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV  
ISSUED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV  
1123 AM PDT WED MAY 16 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RENO NEVADA HAS ISSUED A  
 
* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...  
CENTRAL LYON COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL NEVADA...  
 
* UNTIL 1215 PM PDT  
 
* AT 1123 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 10 MILES EAST OF SMITH, OR 23  
MILES EAST OF TOPAZ LAKE, AND MOVING NORTH AT 10 MPH.  
 
* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
YERINGTON, MASON, WEED HEIGHTS, JUNCTION NV 339 AND NV 208 AND  
YERINGTON MUNICIPAL AIRPORT.  
 
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 3895 11902 3885 11901 3875 11911 3876 11922  
3903 11923 3900 11898  
TIME...MOT...LOC 1823Z 196DEG 11KT 3880 11914  
 

 
 
JRM  
 
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