Lake Wind and Thunderstorm Warnings for This Afternoon

Incline Village, NV…The National Weather Service in Reno has issued Lake Wind and Thunderstorm Warnings for this afternoon. They are below…

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV
347 PM PDT WED JUL 6 2011

CAZ072-NVZ002-003-062345-
GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA-GREATER RENO-CARSON CITY-MINDEN AREA-
347 PM PDT WED JUL 6 2011

…SLOW MOVING THUNDERSTORMS OVER LAKE TAHOE…

AT 343 PM PDT…NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS WERE TRACKING
A LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS ALONG THE EAST SHORE OF LAKE TAHOE FROM MT
ROSE HIGHWAY TO KINGSBURY GRADE…DRIFTING SLOWLY TO THE WEST AT 5
MPH.

HEAVY RAIN WITH RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF AROUND ONE INCH PER HOUR REDUCING
VISIBILITIES TO LESS THAN ONE MILE…AND GUSTY WINDS OF AROUND 30 TO
40 MPH… ARE EXPECTED WITH THESE STORMS.

* LOCATIONS AFFECTED INCLUDE…CRYSTAL BAY…DAGGET PASS…
GLENBROOK…INCLINE VILLAGE…KINGSBURY AND MOUNT ROSE SUMMIT.

THESE STORMS WILL AFFECT TRAVELERS ON MT ROSE HIGHWAY…KINGSGURY
GRADE…AND HIGHWAY 50. HEAVY RAINFALL WILL RESULT IN PONDING WATER
AND POOR VISIBILITY. SLOW DOWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING HEAVY RAIN AND TURN
ON YOUR HEADLIGHTS.

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LAT…LON 3935 11990 3932 11981 3894 11988 3898 12008
3920 12008 3931 12000
TIME…MOT…LOC 2244Z 249DEG 3KT 3912 11991

Lake Wind Advisory

URGENT – WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV
205 PM PDT WED JUL 6 2011

CAZ072-NVZ002-071200-
/O.NEW.KREV.LW.Y.0053.110707T1900Z-110708T0300Z/
GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…SOUTH LAKE TAHOE…TRUCKEE…
INCLINE VILLAGE
205 PM PDT WED JUL 6 2011

…LAKE WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 8 PM PDT THURSDAY…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RENO HAS ISSUED A LAKE WIND
ADVISORY…WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 8 PM PDT THURSDAY.

* WINDS: SOUTHWEST TO WEST 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* WAVE HEIGHTS: 2 TO 3 FEET. HIGHEST WAVES ON NORTH AND EAST
SHORES BETWEEN CRYSTAL BAY AND ZEPHYR COVE.

* SMALL BOATS WILL BE PRONE TO CAPSIZING AND SHOULD REMAIN OFF
LAKE WATERS UNTIL CONDITIONS IMPROVE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

CHECK OUR WEBSITE AT WEATHER.GOV/RENO OR LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER
RADIO FOR UPDATES ON THIS SITUATION.

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HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/RENO