130  
WWUS45 KVEF 201752  
WSWVEF  
 
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAS VEGAS NV  
952 AM PST WED FEB 20 2019  
   
..A SIGNIFICANT WINTER STORM CONTINUES TO BE EXPECTED
 
 
.A POTENT AND COLD LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL DROP INTO THE AREA  
TONIGHT NIGHT BRINGING HAZARDOUS WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS TO  
PORTIONS OF THE AREA THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING. THIS STORM IS  
EXPECTED TO BRING THE MOST SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL TO MOHAVE COUNTY  
ARIZONA IN YEARS.  
 
NVZ015-210600-  
/O.EXT.KVEF.WS.W.0005.190220T2000Z-190222T1200Z/  
LINCOLN COUNTY-  
INCLUDING CALIENTE, PIOCHE, PANACA, HIKO, ALAMO, AND RACHEL  
952 AM PST WED FEB 20 2019  
 
...WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY UNTIL 4 AM  
PST FRIDAY...  
 
* WHAT...SIGNIFICANT SNOW EXPECTED. TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 4  
TO 8 INCHES EXPECTED IN CALIENTE AND PIOCHE...AND OAK SPRINGS  
SUMMIT. 8 TO 12 INCHES MAY FALL IN FAR EASTERN LINCOLN COUNTY  
NEAR PANACA SUMMIT. LESSER AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES ARE  
ANTICIPATED WEST OF HIKO.  
 
* WHERE...LINCOLN COUNTY.  
 
* WHEN...NOON WEDNESDAY THROUGH 4 AM PST FRIDAY.  
 
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...TRAVEL WILL BE VERY DIFFICULT IF NOT  
IMPOSSIBLE IN SOME AREAS. PANACA AND OAK SPRINGS SUMMIT WILL SEE  
SIGNIFICANT ACCUMULATIONS OF SNOW.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
PREPARE FOR SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ON ROADWAYS MAKING  
TRAVEL VERY HAZARDOUS OR IMPOSSIBLE. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL, KEEP AN  
EXTRA FLASHLIGHT, FOOD AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN  
EMERGENCY.  
 
THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS CAN BE OBTAINED BY CALLING 5 1 1.  
 

 
 

 
 
AZZ001-003-NVZ018-019-210600-  
/O.CON.KVEF.WS.W.0005.190221T0200Z-190222T1200Z/  
NORTHWEST PLATEAU-NORTHWEST DESERTS-SHEEP RANGE-SPRING MOUNTAINS-  
RED ROCK CANYON-  
INCLUDING COLORADO CITY, PIPE SPRING NATIONAL MONUMENT, TUWEEP,  
MT TRUMBELL, KINGMAN, GOLDEN VALLEY, DOLAN SPRINGS, VALENTINE,  
WIKIEUP, YUCCA, HAYFORD PK, THE TOWN OF MT CHARLESTON,  
AND RED ROCK CANYON  
952 AM PST WED FEB 20 2019 /1052 AM MST WED FEB 20 2019/  
 
...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM PST /7 PM  
MST/ THIS EVENING TO 4 AM PST /5 AM MST/ FRIDAY...  
 
* WHAT...SIGNIFICANT SNOW EXPECTED. TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 4  
TO 8 INCHES IN RED ROCK CANYON, KINGMAN, AND MOUNTAIN SPRINGS. 8  
TO 12 INCHES IN THE SPRING MOUNTAINS AND SHEEP RANGE. 12 TO 18  
INCHES ABOVE 4000 FEET IN MOHAVE COUNTY. WINDS GUSTING AS HIGH  
AS 35 MPH.  
 
* WHERE...IN ARIZONA, NORTHWEST PLATEAU AND NORTHWEST DESERTS. IN  
NEVADA, SHEEP RANGE AND SPRING MOUNTAINS- RED ROCK CANYON.  
 
* WHEN...FROM 6 PM PST /7 PM MST/ WEDNESDAY TO 4 AM PST /5 AM  
MST/ FRIDAY.  
 
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...TRAVEL WILL BE VERY DIFFICULT IF NOT  
IMPOSSIBLE IN SOME AREAS. THIS INCLUDES I-40 EAST OF KINGMAN  
AND ALONG I-15 IN THE VIRGIN RIVER GORGE BETWEEN MESQUITE AND  
ST. GEORGE. ROADS IN THE SPRING MOUNTAINS WILL BE DIFFICULT TO  
TRAVEL SUCH AS KYLE CANYON, LEE CANYON, AND HIGHWAY 160 NEAR  
MOUNTAIN SPRINGS SUMMIT.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
PREPARE FOR SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ON ROADWAYS MAKING  
TRAVEL VERY HAZARDOUS OR IMPOSSIBLE. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL, KEEP AN  
EXTRA FLASHLIGHT, FOOD AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN  
EMERGENCY.  
 
THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS CAN BE OBTAINED BY CALLING 5 1 1.  
 

 
 

 
 
AZZ036-CAZ524-525-NVZ016-020>022-210600-  
/O.CON.KVEF.WW.Y.0011.190221T0200Z-190222T1200Z/  
LAKE MEAD NATIONAL RECREATION AREA-EASTERN MOJAVE DESERT-  
MORONGO BASIN-NORTHEAST CLARK COUNTY-LAS VEGAS VALLEY-  
SOUTHERN CLARK COUNTY-  
INCLUDING BULLHEAD CITY, OATMAN, MOHAVE VALLEY, BAKER,  
MOUNTAIN PASS, MITCHELL CAVERNS, YUCCA VALLEY, TWENTYNINE PALMS,  
MESQUITE, OVERTON, MOAPA, LAS VEGAS, NORTH LAS VEGAS, HENDERSON,  
BOULDER CITY, HOOVER DAM, LAUGHLIN, PRIMM, SEARCHLIGHT,  
AND CAL-NEV-ARI  
952 AM PST WED FEB 20 2019 /1052 AM MST WED FEB 20 2019/  
 
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM PST /7 PM  
MST/ THIS EVENING TO 4 AM PST /5 AM MST/ FRIDAY...  
 
* WHAT...SNOW EXPECTED. TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS UP TO 3 INCHES  
EXPECTED ALONG THE WESTERN AND SOUTHERN OUTSKIRTS OF THE LAS  
VEGAS VALLEY AS WELL AS SURROUNDING AREAS IN CLARK COUNTY. FOR  
THE LAS VEGAS METROPOLITAN AREA, RAIN MAY BE MIXED IN WITH  
SNOW AT TIMES WHICH WOULD RESULT IN MUCH LESS, IF ANY  
ACCUMULATION. WINDS COULD ALSO GUST AS HIGH AS 35 MPH.  
 
* WHERE...IN ARIZONA, LAKE MEAD NATIONAL RECREATION AREA. IN  
NEVADA, NORTHEAST CLARK COUNTY, LAS VEGAS VALLEY, LAKE MEAD  
NATIONAL RECREATION AREA AND SOUTHERN CLARK COUNTY.  
 
* WHEN...FROM 6 PM PST /7 PM MST/ WEDNESDAY TO 4 AM PST /5 AM  
MST/ FRIDAY.  
 
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY  
TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES...COVERING ROADWAYS AND LIMITING  
VISIBILITY AT TIMES. TRAVEL MAY BECOME HAZARDOUS ALONG  
INTERSTATE 15 DUE TO AREAS OF SNOW COVERED ROADS FROM MESQUITE  
THROUGH LAS VEGAS TO JEAN AND PRIMM.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
PREPARE FOR WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS WHERE SNOW WILL CAUSE  
PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES DUE TO SNOW COVERED ROADS AND  
LIMITED VISIBILITIES. USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.  
 
THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS CAN BE OBTAINED BY CALLING 5 1 1.  
 

 
 

 
 
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