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: Sat, 12/14 2:23am Updated: Sat, 12/14 5:10am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Sat, 12/14 10:00am Severity: Minor Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...LAKE WIND ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST THIS MORNING
FOR LAKE TAHOE...
* CHANGES...extend advisory until 10 AM.
* WHAT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.
Waves 2 to 4 feet.
* WHERE...Greater Lake Tahoe Area.
* WHEN...Until 10 AM PST this morning.
* IMPACTS...Small boats, kayaks and paddle boards will be prone
to capsizing and should remain off lake waters until
conditions improve.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS: Winds are expected to diminish to west 10
to 15 mph with gusts to 25 mph by mid to late morning.

Information:
Check lake conditions before heading out. Consider postponing
boating activities on the lake until a day with less wind.

Winter Weather Advisory  WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY   Winter Weather Advisory
GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA (NV)

Areas Affected:
Greater Lake Tahoe Area
Effective: Sat, 12/14 2:16am Updated: Sat, 12/14 5:10am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Sat, 12/14 10:00am Severity: Minor Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST THIS
MORNING ABOVE 6500 FEET...
* CHANGES...additional snowfall amounts for this morning.
* WHAT...Light snow, with additional snow accumulations of up to
two inches above 6500 feet. Less than an inch is expected below
6500 feet.
* WHERE...Greater Lake Tahoe Area.
* WHEN...Until 10 AM PST this morning.
* IMPACTS...Snow-covered roads with chain restrictions possible
this morning, especially above 6500 feet.

Information:
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.

Special Weather Statement  SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT   Special Weather Statement
GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA (NV)

Areas Affected:
Greater Lake Tahoe Area - Greater Reno-Carson City-Minden Area - Mineral and Southern Lyon Counties - Northern Washoe County - Western Nevada Basin and Range including Pyramid Lake
Effective: Sat, 12/14 3:11am Updated: Sat, 12/14 5:10am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Sat, 12/14 10:00pm Severity: Minor Certainty: Observed

 
Details:
...ONE MORE SYSTEM TO BRING SNOW FOR LATE TODAY AND TONIGHT...
A colder system is expected late today into Sunday morning with
light to occasionally moderate snow possible down to all valley
floors. Higher confidence exists for areas around a Portola-Reno-
Fallon line, with up to 2 inches of snow possible by Sunday morning.
This includes the Reno-Sparks metro area. Keep in mind that it
doesn`t take much snow to bring travel difficulties.
Bottom line: Slick and snow-covered roads are possible for portions
of northeast California and western and west-central Nevada tonight
into Sunday. Make sure you are ready for winter driving conditions
and allow extra time to reach your destination. Check with CALTRANS
or NDOT for the latest travel restrictions before leaving for your
destination.

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