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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV  
203 PM PDT MON APR 12 2021  
 
CAZ070>073-NVZ001>005-131400-  
SURPRISE VALLEY CALIFORNIA-LASSEN-EASTERN PLUMAS-  
EASTERN SIERRA COUNTIES-GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA-MONO COUNTY-  
MINERAL AND SOUTHERN LYON COUNTIES-GREATER RENO-CARSON CITY-  
MINDEN AREA-WESTERN NEVADA BASIN AND RANGE INCLUDING PYRAMID LAKE-  
NORTHERN WASHOE COUNTY-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF CEDARVILLE, EAGLEVILLE, FORT BIDWELL,  
PORTOLA, SUSANVILLE, WESTWOOD, SIERRAVILLE, LOYALTON,  
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, TAHOE CITY, TRUCKEE, MARKLEEVILLE, BRIDGEPORT,  
COLEVILLE, LEE VINING, MAMMOTH LAKES, HAWTHORNE, YERINGTON,  
SMITH VALLEY, MINA, SCHURZ, STATELINE, GLENBROOK,  
INCLINE VILLAGE, SPARKS, VERDI, GARDNERVILLE, VIRGINIA CITY,  
FERNLEY, FALLON, LOVELOCK, SILVER SPRINGS, NIXON, IMLAY, EMPIRE,  
AND GERLACH  
203 PM PDT MON APR 12 2021  
 
...COLDER WITH CHANCES FOR RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS TUESDAY AND  
WEDNESDAY...  
 
WIND: INCREASING TUESDAY WITH THE STRONGEST WINDS LIKELY TO BE  
SOUTH OF US-50. NORTHERLY GUSTS 25-35 MPH FOR AREAS NORTH OF US-50  
WITH SOUTHWEST WIND GUSTS 35-45 MPH SOUTH OF THERE. WIND PRONE  
AREAS ALONG US-395 AND US-95 COULD SEE GUSTS EXCEED 50 MPH. WINDS  
TO TURN NORTH FOR ALL LOCATIONS BY THE LATE AFTERNOON AND EARLY  
EVENING. EXPECT CHOPPY LAKES, TURBULENCE AND WIND SHEAR FOR  
AVIATION, AND POTENTIAL TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES FOR HIGH PROFILE  
VEHICLES. AREAS OF BLOWING DUST ARE ALSO EXPECTED THROUGH THE  
WEST-CENTRAL NEVADA BASIN AND RANGE.  
 
RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS: THESE WILL BE HIT OR MISS WITH BRIEF  
PERIODS OF HEAVIER SHOWERS POSSIBLE TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY  
AFTERNOONS. WHILE IT WILL BE PREDOMINATELY RAIN FOR THE LOWER  
ELEVATIONS, SNOW PELLETS MAY MIX IN AT TIMES. HIGHER ELEVATION  
PASSES IN THE SIERRA SUCH AS MT ROSE HWY, SONORA PASS, EBBETTS  
PASS, MONITOR PASS, CARSON PASS, DONNER SUMMIT AND TIOGA PASS  
COULD SEE SEVERAL INCHES OF SNOW. ACCUMULATIONS ARE LIKELY TO BE  
SHORT-LIVED, OR POSSIBLY NON-EXISTENT, DURING THE DAYLIGHT HOURS  
GIVEN THE TIME OF YEAR. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE IN THE  
AFTERNOON BOTH DAYS.  
 
TEMPERATURES: MUCH COOLER THAN WE HAVE EXPERIENCED LATELY WITH  
HIGHS ONLY REACHING INTO THE 50S OR NEAR 60 DEGREES EVEN IN THE  
WARMER VALLEYS TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY. THE WIND ON TUESDAY WILL  
MAKE IT FEEL THAT MUCH COLDER. LOWS WILL DROP NEAR OR BELOW  
FREEZING, ESPECIALLY OUTSIDE OF URBAN CENTERS, WEDNESDAY AND  
THURSDAY MORNING. PROTECT ANY SENSITIVE EARLY SEASON VEGETATION.  
 
FIRE CONCERNS: TUESDAY IN THE LOWER EASTERN SIERRA (SWALL MEADOWS  
& CHALFANT VALLEY IN PARTICULAR) AND SOUTHER MINERAL COUNTY WILL  
BE THE PRIMARY CONCERNS. PLEASE SEE THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH FOR  
MORE INFORMATION.  
 

 
 
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