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Avalanche Watch

CAZ072-NVZ002-011600-

URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Avalanche Watch
U.S. Forest Service Sierra Avalanche Center
Relayed by National Weather Service Reno NV
320 PM PST Tue Feb 27 2018

BACKCOUNTRY AVALANCHE WATCH

THE SIERRA AVALANCHE CENTER IN TRUCKEE HAS ISSUED A BACKCOUNTRY
AVALANCHE WATCH FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS: GREATER LAKE TAHOE

* TIMING...IN EFFECT FROM THU 07:00 PST TO SAT 10:00 PST.

* AFFECTED AREA...CENTRAL SIERRA NEVADA MOUNTAINS BETWEEN YUBA
  PASS (HWY 49) ON THE NORTH AND EBBETTS PASS (HWY 4) ON THE
  SOUTH, INCLUDING THE GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA.

* AVALANCHE DANGER...THE AVALANCHE DANGER FOR THE WATCH AREA IS
  EXPECTED TO RISE TO HIGH THURSDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.

* REASON/IMPACTS...FORECAST HEAVY SNOW COMBINED WITH WIND MAY
  RESULT IN WIDESPREAD AVALANCHES.

* PRECAUTIONARY / PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...VERY DANGEROUS AVALANCHE
  CONDITIONS MAY OCCUR. IF SO, TRAVEL IN AVALANCHE TERRAIN IS NOT
  RECOMMENDED. AVALANCHES MAY RUN LONG DISTANCES AND CAN RUN INTO
  MATURE FORESTS, VALLEY FLOORS, OR FLAT TERRAIN.

CONSULT HTTPS://WWW.SIERRAAVALANCHECENTER.ORG/ OR
WWW.AVALANCHE.ORG FOR MORE DETAILED INFORMATION.

SIMILAR AVALANCHE DANGER MAY EXIST AT LOCATIONS OUTSIDE THE
COVERAGE AREA OF THIS OR ANY AVALANCHE CENTER.

$$




Winter Storm Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Reno NV
937 AM PST Wed Feb 28 2018

CAZ072-NVZ002-011200-
/O.NEW.KREV.BZ.W.0001.180301T1600Z-180302T1200Z/
/O.CON.KREV.WS.W.0003.180301T0600Z-180303T1800Z/
Greater Lake Tahoe Area-
Including the cities of South Lake Tahoe, Truckee, Stateline,
and Incline Village
937 AM PST Wed Feb 28 2018

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING
TO 10 AM PST SATURDAY...
...BLIZZARD WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM THURSDAY TO 4 AM PST
FRIDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy snow with periods of blizzard conditions expected.
  Strong winds and heavy snowfall rates will cause whiteout
  conditions with blowing snow. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 5
  feet in the High Sierra above 7000 feet, with 1 to 3 feet of
  snow around the 6000 ft elevation, including the Lake Tahoe
  Basin.

* WHERE...Greater Lake Tahoe Area.

* WHEN...For the Winter Storm Warning, from 10 PM this evening
  to 10 AM PST Saturday. For the Blizzard Warning, from 8 AM
  Thursday to 4 AM PST Friday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel will be very difficult to
  impossible, especially Thursday into Friday morning. Be prepared
  for significant reductions in visibility at times. Damage to at
  least some trees and power lines is likely.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

This is a life threatening situation. Do not attempt to travel!
Road crews and first responders may not be able to rescue you.
Stay indoors until the snow and wind subside. Even a short walk
could be deadly if you become disoriented. The latest road
conditions can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

&&

$$



Blizzard Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Reno NV
937 AM PST Wed Feb 28 2018

CAZ072-NVZ002-011200-
/O.NEW.KREV.BZ.W.0001.180301T1600Z-180302T1200Z/
/O.CON.KREV.WS.W.0003.180301T0600Z-180303T1800Z/
Greater Lake Tahoe Area-
Including the cities of South Lake Tahoe, Truckee, Stateline,
and Incline Village
937 AM PST Wed Feb 28 2018

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING
TO 10 AM PST SATURDAY...
...BLIZZARD WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM THURSDAY TO 4 AM PST
FRIDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy snow with periods of blizzard conditions expected.
  Strong winds and heavy snowfall rates will cause whiteout
  conditions with blowing snow. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 5
  feet in the High Sierra above 7000 feet, with 1 to 3 feet of
  snow around the 6000 ft elevation, including the Lake Tahoe
  Basin.

* WHERE...Greater Lake Tahoe Area.

* WHEN...For the Winter Storm Warning, from 10 PM this evening
  to 10 AM PST Saturday. For the Blizzard Warning, from 8 AM
  Thursday to 4 AM PST Friday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel will be very difficult to
  impossible, especially Thursday into Friday morning. Be prepared
  for significant reductions in visibility at times. Damage to at
  least some trees and power lines is likely.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

This is a life threatening situation. Do not attempt to travel!
Road crews and first responders may not be able to rescue you.
Stay indoors until the snow and wind subside. Even a short walk
could be deadly if you become disoriented. The latest road
conditions can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

&&

$$



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