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WWUS45 KREV 171759  
WSWREV  
 
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV  
1059 AM PDT SUN MAY 17 2020  
 
CAZ072-NVZ002-181700-  
/O.NEW.KREV.WW.Y.0010.200518T0700Z-200518T1700Z/  
GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA-  
1059 AM PDT SUN MAY 17 2020  
 
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO  
10 AM PDT MONDAY ABOVE 7000 FEET...  
 
* WHAT...ACCUMULATING SNOW EXPECTED ABOVE 7000 FEET. TOTAL SNOW  
ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 4 INCHES FOR PASSES BETWEEN 7000 AND 8000  
FEET, WITH 4 TO 8 INCHES FOR PASSES ABOVE 8000 FEET. LITTLE TO  
NO ACCUMULATION EXPECTED BELOW 7000 FEET. SOUTHWEST WINDS  
GUSTING AS HIGH AS 90 MPH ON THE SIERRA RIDGES.  
 
* WHERE...GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA.  
 
* WHEN...FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 10 AM PDT MONDAY.  
 
* IMPACTS...PLAN ON SLIPPERY ROAD CONDITIONS DUE TO SLUSHY  
ACCUMULATION ON SIERRA PASSES, INCLUDING DONNER, MT. ROSE,  
CARSON, ECHO, EBBETTS, AND SONORA. THE HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS WILL  
IMPACT THE MONDAY MORNING COMMUTE.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
EVEN LIGHT SNOWFALL CAUSES MAJOR TRAVEL DELAYS, ESPECIALLY DURING  
PERIODS OF HIGH TRAFFIC VOLUME. BE SURE TO ALLOW EXTRA TIME TO  
REACH YOUR DESTINATION. LEAVE EXTRA SPACE BETWEEN VEHICLES SINCE  
IT TAKES LONGER TO STOP ON SLICK ROADWAYS.  
 
THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS CAN BE OBTAINED BY CALLING 5 1 1.  
 

 
 

 
 
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