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Winter Weather Advisory
Issued: 9:18 PM PST Jan. 20, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 4 PM PST
Monday...

* what... snow and blowing snow expected. Lower elevation areas
where temperatures are below freezing prior to the onset of
precipitation may briefly see freezing rain shortly before the
snow begins.

Total snow accumulations of 2 to 4 inches expected in valleys
above 5500 feet with smaller amounts below that elevation.
Elevations between about 6000 and 8000 feet could see 3 to 6
inches of snow. Elevations above 8000 feet will generally get
between 5 and 8 inches, with more than a foot in the highest
mountains. Northwest wind gusts between 40 and 50 mph in the
valleys and up to 70 mph on mountain peaks.

* Where... portions of north Central, Northeast and south central
Nevada. Valleys expected to receive the highest snow amounts
will be in northern Elko County. Mountain ranges such as
Jarbidge, Independence, Ruby, east Humboldt, Pinon, and
toiyabe will get the most snow.

* When... from 4 PM today to 4 PM PST Monday with highest snow
amounts expected to occur between midnight tonight and Monday
morning, tapering off midday Monday. The strongest wind gusts
will be Monday after the front moves through.

* Additional details... plan on slippery Road conditions. The
hazardous conditions will impact the morning commute. The snow
is expected to be wet, which could freeze on roads and bring
down some tree branches. Blowing snow will be an additional
hazard for travel.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will
cause primarily travel difficulties. Expect snow covered roads
and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving.

The latest Road conditions for the state you are calling from can
be obtained by calling 5 1 1.



For more information from the National Weather Service visit
http://weather.Gov/Elko


918 PM PST sun Jan 20 2019

... Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 4 PM PST
Monday...

* what... snow and blowing snow expected. Lower elevation areas
where temperatures are below freezing prior to the onset of
precipitation may briefly see freezing rain shortly before the
snow begins.

Total snow accumulations of 2 to 4 inches expected in valleys
above 5500 feet with smaller amounts below that elevation.
Elevations between about 6000 and 8000 feet could see 3 to 6
inches of snow. Elevations above 8000 feet will generally get
between 5 and 8 inches, with more than a foot in the highest
mountains. Northwest wind gusts between 40 and 50 mph in the
valleys and up to 70 mph on mountain peaks.

* Where... portions of north Central, Northeast and south central
Nevada. Valleys expected to receive the highest snow amounts
will be in northern Elko County. Mountain ranges such as
Jarbidge, Independence, Ruby, east Humboldt, Pinon, and
toiyabe will get the most snow.

* When... from 4 PM today to 4 PM PST Monday with highest snow
amounts expected to occur between midnight tonight and Monday
morning, tapering off midday Monday. The strongest wind gusts
will be Monday after the front moves through.

* Additional details... plan on slippery Road conditions. The
hazardous conditions will impact the morning commute. The snow
is expected to be wet, which could freeze on roads and bring
down some tree branches. Blowing snow will be an additional
hazard for travel.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will
cause primarily travel difficulties. Expect snow covered roads
and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving.

The latest Road conditions for the state you are calling from can
be obtained by calling 5 1 1.




Wind Advisory
Issued: 2:01 PM PST Jan. 20, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory in effect from 4 am to 8 PM PST Monday...

The National Weather Service in Elko has issued a Wind Advisory,
which is in effect from 4 am to 8 PM PST Monday.

* Timing... starting Monday morning. Strongest winds will be Monday
afternoon and early evening before tapering off later Monday
night.

* Winds... valley winds will range from 30 to 40 mph with higher
gusts in Humboldt County... to 35 t0 48 mph over much of central
and northern Nevada. Nye County and northeast Elko County could
see winds approaching 55 mph at times. Mountains and summits
will have winds over 50 mph at times with higher gusts possible
briefly.

* Impacts... expect travel issues. High profile vehicles such as
semis, trailers, motor homes, and towed vehicles will have a
challenging to dangerous experience. In areas with rain or mixed
precipitation, visibility will be impacted. In areas with snow,
blowing snow will reduce visibility and possibly drift across
roads.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory means that sustained winds of 30 mph with gusts
in excess of 45 mph are expected. Winds this strong can make
driving difficult, especially for high profile vehicles. Use
extra caution.




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