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Critical Fire Weather Concerns in the Plains; Powerful Storm in the West; Heavy Lake-Effect Snow Downwind of the Great Lakes

Very warm, dry air combined with winds gusting as high as 30 mph will support critical fire weather concerns across the central Plains through this afternoon. In the west, blizzard conditions in the mountains and heavy coastal rain will prevail through the weekend. Hazardous travel is anticipated. Lake-effect snow will develop over the upper parts of Michigan and southeast Lake Ontario today. Read More >

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Last Map Update: Fri, Mar. 1, 2024 at 2:03:45 am PST

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A Blizzard Warning is in effect for Lassen, Eastern Plumas, Eastern Sierra Counties, Greater Lake Tahoe Area, and Mono County. A long duration storm brings high intensity snow and strong winds, leading to dangerous if not impossible travel conditions. More details: https://forecast.weather.gov/product.php?site=rev&issuedby=REV&product=WSW
A High Wind Warning is in effect for much of W NV, including the Greater Reno-Carson-Minden Areas and Basin & Range thru 7 am Sat. Strong winds expected areawide, with locally higher gusts in wind prone areas along US-395 & US-95. Full details: http://tinyurl.com/466rm9h9
A Winter Storm Warning has been issued for the Greater Reno-Carson City-Minden Area from 10 PM Thursday to 10 PM Saturday and Northern Washoe County-Surprise Valley from 10 PM Thursday to 4 PM Saturday. Heavy snowfall is expected. Accumulating snowfall could impact the Friday morning and evening commutes -- plan extra time. Winds will increase during periods of lighter snowfall Friday. Travel could be very difficult to impossible with whiteout conditions at times late Friday into Saturday. Full details: https://forecast.weather.gov/product.php?site=rev&issuedby=REV&product=WSW

 

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