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Winter Weather Advisory

Status

New Event Expired

Start Time

Wed 05/15/2019 11:00 PM EDT

End Time

Thu 05/16/2019 11:00 AM EDT

Significance

Advisory

Impacts

Moderate impact

Full Alert Message

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Reno NV 208 PM PDT Wed May 15 2019 CAZ072-073-NVZ002-161500- /O.NEW.KREV.WW.Y.0021.190516T0300Z-190516T1500Z/ Greater Lake Tahoe Area-Mono County- Including the cities of South Lake Tahoe, Truckee, Bridgeport, Coleville, Mammoth Lakes, Stateline, and Incline Village 208 PM PDT Wed May 15 2019 ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING TO 8 AM PDT THURSDAY... * WHAT...Total snow accumulations tonight of 3 to 8 inches along Sierra passes including Donner Pass with localized higher amounts possible above 8000'. Up to 1 inch of snow is possible down to Lake Tahoe level with 2 to 3 inches possible around Mammoth Lakes by early Thursday morning. Ridge winds could gust up to 85 mph. * WHERE...Greater Lake Tahoe Area and Mono County. * WHEN...From 8 PM this evening to 8 AM PDT Thursday. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions overnight. Hazardous road conditions could impact the morning commute in the Sierra and snow showers will likely continue through the day on Thursday. Snow impacts to roadways should lessen during the morning hours as road temperatures rise. 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 can be obtained by calling 5 1 1. &&