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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Elko NV
225 PM PDT Thu Oct 19 2017

NVZ031-200530-
/O.NEW.KLKN.WW.Y.0023.171020T1200Z-171020T1800Z/
Northern Elko County-
Including the cities of Jackpot, Wildhorse, and Owyhee
225 PM PDT Thu Oct 19 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM TO 11 AM PDT
FRIDAY...

* WHAT...Light to moderate snow is expected. Plan on slippery road
  conditions, including during the morning commute on Friday.
  Total snow accumulations of up to one inch, with localized
  amounts up to 4 inches, are expected. Mountains could see 3 to 6
  inches of snow.

* WHERE...Northern Elko County.

* WHEN...5 AM to 11 AM Friday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Be prepared for reduced visibilities at
  times.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will
cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered
roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving.
The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can
be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

$$

JRM


Wind Advisory


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Reno NV
759 PM PDT Thu Oct 19 2017

CAZ070-071-NVZ005-201200-
/O.CON.KREV.WI.Y.0014.000000T0000Z-171020T1200Z/
Surprise Valley California-Lassen-Eastern Plumas-
Eastern Sierra Counties-Northern Washoe County-
Including the cities of Cedarville, Fort Bidwell, Portola,
Susanville, Empire, and Gerlach
759 PM PDT Thu Oct 19 2017

...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.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Elko NV
412 PM PDT Thu Oct 19 2017

NVZ030-201200-
/O.CON.KLKN.WI.Y.0023.000000T0000Z-171020T1200Z/
Humboldt County-
412 PM PDT Thu Oct 19 2017

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM PDT FRIDAY...

* WINDS...Southwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 55 mph. Very
  localized wind gusts around 60 mph are possible across western
  Humboldt county as well as higher summits and passes.

* TIMING...Gusty winds will continue into the evening, but the
  strongest winds will occur just ahead, along, and behind the
  cold front early Friday morning.

* IMPACTS...Motorists should exercise caution while driving in
  the wind advisory area. Be alert to sudden gusts of wind
  which may cause you to lose control of your vehicle. Extra
  attention should be given to cross winds when driving on
  north to south oriented roads.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A wind advisory means that sustained winds of 30 mph with gusts
in excess of 45 mph are expected. Winds this strong can make
driving difficult, especially for high profile vehicles. Use
extra caution.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Pocatello ID
201 PM MDT Thu Oct 19 2017

...Cold Front to Bring Strong Gusty Winds to The Snake Plain and
Eastern Magic Valley Friday...

.A surface cold font will cross the Eastern Magic Valley and the
Upper and Lower Snake Plain of southeast Idaho Friday. Strong
southwesterly winds will develop in the afternoon along and behind
the front, with gusts up to 55 mph possible. High profile
vehicles should be prepared for strong cross winds. Travel will be
further complicated by rain showers mixing with snow showers.

IDZ017-020-021-201100-
/O.CON.KPIH.WI.Y.0023.171020T1600Z-171021T0200Z/
Eastern Magic Valley-Upper Snake River Plain-
Lower Snake River Plain-
Including the cities of Burley, Rupert, Heyburn, Idaho Falls,
Rexburg, and Pocatello
201 PM MDT Thu Oct 19 2017

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM TO 8 PM MDT
FRIDAY...

* IMPACTS/TIMING...Strong winds will develop by 11 AM Friday. The
  winds are expected to make driving difficult for high profile
  vehicles and large trucks with light or empty loads. Some
  blowing dust is possible in areas of recent agriculture,
  especially along Interstate 15 from Idaho Falls to Roberts.
  Loose outdoor objects may also be blown around. Travel will be
  further complicated by scattered rain showers mixing with snow
  showers. Winds are expected to begin subsiding by 8 PM Friday
  evening.

* WINDS...Southwest winds increasing to 25 to 35 mph with gusts of
  45 to 55 MPH.

* LOCATIONS...The eastern Magic Valley and all of the Snake Plain.
  This includes Interstate 86 from Burley east to Pocatello and
  Interstate 15 from Pocatello north through Idaho Falls and
  Dubois. Very strong cross winds will affect US 20 from Idaho
  Falls to Arco, Interstate 15 from Idaho Falls to Roberts, and US
  26 from BlackFoot to Atomic City.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A wind advisory means that winds of at least 30 mph are expected.
Gusts over 45 mph are possible. Winds this strong can make
driving difficult, especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra
caution.

&&

$$

KSMITH/DMH


Special Weather Statement


Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Elko NV
305 PM PDT Thu Oct 19 2017

NVZ030-036>038-201200-
Humboldt County-Northern Lander County and Northern Eureka County-
Southern Lander County and Southern Eureka County-
Southwestern Elko County-
Including the cities of Winnemucca, McDermitt, Paradise Valley,
Golconda Summit, Battle Mountain, Emigrant Pass, Austin,
Austin Summit, Eureka, Diamond Valley, Pinto Summit, Elko,
Spring Creek, and Carlin
305 PM PDT Thu Oct 19 2017

...Big Changes on the Way...

After a few warm days, major changes are on the way for the Silver
State. Very late tonight through Friday afternoon, a strong cold
front will move through northern Nevada. This frontal boundary
will result in a sharp temperature drop, gusty winds, and rain
changing to snow. A brief period of moderate to heavy snow may
occur for elevations above 5000 feet along and north of highway
50. For locations in northern Humboldt County, a brief period of
snow will also be possible. Very light accumulations on grassy
surfaces or isolated slushy spots may develop on area passes and
summits. Brief wind gusts to 45 mph may also occur with the
frontal boundary during the morning hours. As the front departs
the region, temperatures will struggle to climb out of the 40s on
Friday, with continued gusty winds.

If driving Friday morning, be prepared for adverse and quickly
changing weather conditions. This especially applies to the passes
and summits. Plan accordingly and remember to take it slow in ice
and snow!

Visit www.weather.gov/elko for the latest weather information.

$$

JRM

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Pocatello ID
248 PM MDT Thu Oct 19 2017

IDZ018-031-201200-
Sawtooth Mountains-Big and Little Wood River Region-
Including the cities of Stanley, Clayton, Hailey, Ketchum,
and Bellevue
248 PM MDT Thu Oct 19 2017

...Accumulating Snow Expected Friday and Friday Night Across the
Central Mountains Along with Blowing Snow Possible...

An approaching low pressure system and subsequent cold front will
bring accumulating snowfall Friday and Friday night across the
Central Mountains of Idaho. Snow levels will start at 6,500 to
7,000 feet early Friday morning, but will drop quickly behind the
front, with snow expected to begin by mid morning. Snow accumulations
of 2 to 5 inches are expected above about 5,000 feet including the
mountain passes, with 5 to 8 inches possible above about 7,500
feet, especially near and west of Ketchum and Stanley. In
addition, winds of 20 to 30 MPH with higher gusts may result in
areas of blowing snow.

Those planning travel or recreation across the Central Mountains are
encouraged to prepare for possible snow-covered and slippery
roads, as well as reduced visibility due to blowing snow. Higher-
elevation highways may be slick, including on Galena Summit and
Banner Summit. Slow down and use caution.

$$

KSMITH/DMH

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