779  
WUUS55 KREV 161855  
SVRREV  
NVC019-021-162000-  
/O.NEW.KREV.SV.W.0003.180516T1855Z-180516T2000Z/  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV  
ISSUED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV  
1155 AM PDT WED MAY 16 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RENO NEVADA HAS ISSUED A  
 
* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...  
NORTHWESTERN MINERAL COUNTY IN WESTERN NEVADA...  
EAST CENTRAL LYON COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL NEVADA...  
 
* UNTIL 100 PM PDT  
 
* AT 1155 AM PDT, DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM  
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING LARGE HAIL UP TO PING PONG BALL SIZE AND  
DESTRUCTIVE WINDS IN EXCESS OF 70 MPH. THIS STORM WAS LOCATED 9  
MILES SOUTHEAST OF MASON, OR 30 MILES NORTHEAST OF TOPAZ LAKE, AND  
MOVING NORTH AT 15 MPH.  
 
* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
SCHURZ AND ALT U.S 95 AT LYON-MINERAL CO LINE.  
 
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 3878 11901 3886 11912 3915 11905 3900 11867  
TIME...MOT...LOC 1855Z 201DEG 12KT 3887 11904  
 

 
 
JRM  
 
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