Weather Alerts for Greater Reno, Carson City, Minden

Issued by the National Weather Service

High Wind Warning  HIGH WIND WARNING   High Wind Warning
GREATER RENO, CARSON CITY, MINDEN

Areas Affected:
Northern Washoe County
Effective: Fri, 12/14 10:00am Updated: Fri, 12/14 7:30am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Fri, 12/14 8:00pm Severity:  Severe  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM TO 8 PM PST FRIDAY...
The National Weather Service in Reno has issued a High Wind
Warning, which is in effect from 10 AM to 8 PM PST Friday. The
High Wind Watch is no longer in effect.
* Timing: Friday morning through Friday evening.
* Winds: Widespread south winds 30 to 40 mph with gusts to 60 mph.
Gusts to 75 mph in wind prone areas. Sierra ridges will likely
see gusts over 100 mph.
* Impacts: Winds will cause travel impacts for high profile
vehicles in addition to turbulence, wind shear and mountain wave
activity for aviation. Winds may be strong enough to cause
damage and blow high profile vehicles over, especially along the
Highway 395 corridor.

Information:
Now is the time to 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.

Lake Wind Advisory  LAKE WIND ADVISORY   Lake Wind Advisory
GREATER RENO, CARSON CITY, MINDEN

Areas Affected:
Western Nevada Basin and Range including Pyramid Lake
Effective: Fri, 12/14 10:00am Updated: Fri, 12/14 7:30am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Fri, 12/14 8:00pm Severity: Minor Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...LAKE WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM TO 8 PM PST FRIDAY FOR
PYRAMID LAKE...
The National Weather Service in Reno has issued a Lake Wind
Advisory for Pyramid Lake, which is in effect from 10 AM to 8 PM
PST Friday.
* Winds: Southeast 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 45 mph.
* Wave Heights: Increasing to 2 to 4 feet in the afternoon.
* 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 RENO, CARSON CITY, MINDEN

Areas Affected:
Greater Lake Tahoe Area - Greater Reno-Carson City-Minden Area
Effective: Fri, 12/14 10:00am Updated: Fri, 12/14 7:30am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Fri, 12/14 8:00pm Severity: Minor Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM TO 8 PM PST FRIDAY...
The National Weather Service in Reno has issued a Wind Advisory,
which is in effect from 10 AM to 8 PM PST Friday. The High Wind
Watch is no longer in effect.
* Timing: Friday morning through Friday evening.
* Winds: Widespread south winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts to 50 mph.
Gusts to 65 mph in wind prone areas. Sierra ridges will likely
see gusts over 100 mph.
* Impacts: Winds will cause travel impacts for high profile
vehicles in addition to turbulence, wind shear and mountain
wave activity for aviation. Winds may be strong enough to
cause damage and blow high profile vehicles over, especially
along the Highway 395 and I-580 corridor. In addition,
dangerous conditions are likely on Lake Tahoe and other area
lakes.

Information:
Now is the time to 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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