Weather Alerts for Greater Lake Tahoe Area (NV)

Issued by the National Weather Service

Lake Wind Advisory  LAKE WIND ADVISORY   Lake Wind Advisory
GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA (NV)

Areas Affected:
Greater Lake Tahoe Area
Effective: Thu, 10/19 3:43pm Updated: Thu, 10/19 8:01pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Fri, 10/20 5:00am Severity: Minor Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...LAKE WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM PDT FRIDAY FOR
LAKE TAHOE...
* Winds: Southwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 50 mph.
* Wave Heights: 2 to 4 feet from mid-lake to eastern shores.
* Small boats, kayaks and paddle boards will be prone to
capsizing and should remain off lake waters until conditions
improve.

Information:
Check lake conditions before heading out and be prepared for a
sudden increase in winds and wave heights. Consider postponing
boating activities on the lake until a day with less wind.

Wind Advisory  WIND ADVISORY   Wind Advisory
GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA (NV)

Areas Affected:
Northern Washoe County
Effective: Thu, 10/19 3:43pm Updated: Thu, 10/19 8:01pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Fri, 10/20 5:00am Severity: Minor Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM PDT FRIDAY...
* Timing: Winds increase this evening, with strongest winds
expected in valleys later tonight between 9 PM and 1 AM.
Foothill areas can expect strong and gusty winds through early
Friday morning.
* Winds: Southwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 55 mph. Gusts up
to 70 mph in wind prone locations such as the Highway 395
corridor between Susanville and Doyle.
* Impacts: Strong, possibly damaging winds are possible. High
profile vehicles should avoid wind prone areas such as Highway
395 from Susanville to the Nevada-California border. Winds
could be strong enough to push your vehicle out of your travel
lane. Check with NDOT or CalTrans for the latest road
information.

Information:
Secure loose outdoor items such as patio furniture and trash cans
before winds increase which could blow these items away. The best
thing to do is prepare ahead of time by making sure you have
extra food and water on hand, flashlights with spare batteries
and/or candles in the event of a power outage.

Wind Advisory  WIND ADVISORY   Wind Advisory
GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA (NV)

Areas Affected:
Greater Reno-Carson City-Minden Area
Effective: Thu, 10/19 3:43pm Updated: Thu, 10/19 8:01pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Fri, 10/20 5:00am Severity: Minor Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM PDT FRIDAY...
* Timing: Winds increase this evening, with strongest winds
expected in valleys later tonight between 10 PM and 2 AM.
Foothill areas can expect strong and gusty winds through early
Friday morning.
* Winds: Southwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 55 mph. Gusts up
to 70 mph in wind prone locations such as Washoe Valley and
foothills around Reno, Carson City and Minden.
* Impacts: Strong, possibly damaging winds are possible. Travel
restrictions for high profile vehicles are likely. Follow
instructions on highway signs and do not attempt to travel
on restricted highways. Winds could be strong enough to push
your vehicle out of your travel lane. Check with NDOT or
CalTrans for the latest road information.

Information:
Secure loose outdoor items such as patio furniture, holiday
decorations and trash cans before winds increase which could blow
these items away. The best thing to do is prepare ahead of time
by making sure you have extra food and water on hand, flashlights
with spare batteries and/or candles in the event of a power
outage.

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