069  
WWUS85 KREV 190116  
SPSREV  
 
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV  
616 PM PDT THU AUG 18 2022  
 
CAZ071-NVZ003>005-190200-  
LASSEN-EASTERN PLUMAS-EASTERN SIERRA COUNTIES CA-  
WESTERN NEVADA BASIN AND RANGE INCLUDING PYRAMID LAKE NV-  
NORTHERN WASHOE COUNTY NV-GREATER RENO-CARSON CITY-MINDEN AREA NV-  
616 PM PDT THU AUG 18 2022  
 
...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF EASTERN LASSEN AND  
CENTRAL WASHOE COUNTIES THROUGH 700 PM PDT...  
 
AT 616 PM PDT, DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM 9  
MILES EAST OF DOYLE, MOVING EAST AT 15 MPH.  
 
HAZARD...WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH.  
 
SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.  
 
IMPACT...GUSTY WINDS COULD KNOCK DOWN TREE LIMBS AND BLOW AROUND  
UNSECURED OBJECTS.  
 
LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
PYRAMID LAKE, SUTCLIFFE, THE NEEDLE ROCKS AND STATE LINE PEAK.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
IF OUTDOORS, CONSIDER SEEKING SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING.  
 
FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM.  
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 10 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE  
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.  
 
IF ON OR NEAR PYRAMID LAKE, GET OUT OF THE WATER AND MOVE INDOORS OR  
INSIDE A VEHICLE. REMEMBER, LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE OUT TO 10 MILES  
FROM THE PARENT THUNDERSTORM. IF YOU CAN HEAR THUNDER, YOU ARE CLOSE  
ENOUGH TO BE STRUCK BY LIGHTNING. MOVE TO SAFE SHELTER NOW! DO NOT  
BE CAUGHT ON THE WATER IN A THUNDERSTORM.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3997 12001 4009 12001 4018 11987 4019 11948  
3984 11944  
TIME...MOT...LOC 0116Z 274DEG 14KT 4003 11992  
 
MAX HAIL SIZE...0.00 IN  
MAX WIND GUST...40 MPH  
 

 
 
AY  
 
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