Northern Elko County Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Winter Storm Warning
Issued: 14:06 PST Jan. 21, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Winter Storm Warning in effect from 4 am Sunday to 4 am PST
Monday...

The National Weather Service in Elko has issued a Winter Storm
Warning for heavy snow and blowing snow... which is in effect from
4 am Sunday to 4 am PST Monday.

* Snow accumulations... 4-8 inches in the valleys and 10-15 inches
mountains.

* Peak winds... south 15 to 30 mph gusting to 50 mph in the
valleys, 30 to 40 mph gusting to 60 mph mountains.

* Impacts... visibilities are expected to drop to 1/4 mile or less
due to blowing snow. If travel is necessary, be prepared for
sudden changes in visibility, especially on (north-south/east-
west) roads.

* For a detailed view of the hazard area, visit
http://www.Wrh.NOAA.Gov/map.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Warning means significant amounts of snow, sleet,
and ice are expected or occurring. Strong winds are also possible.
This will make travel very hazardous or impossible. For the
latest Road conditions call 511 or visit http://www.Nvroads.Com.