... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect from midnight tonight
to 4 am PST Monday...
* timing: heavy snow will impact western Nevada late tonight to
early Monday morning.
* Snow accumulations: 8 to 16 inches for valley locations north of
Washoe Valley... including the greater Reno-Sparks Metro area. 14
to 18 inches for Washoe and Carson valleys... including Carson
City... Minden... and Gardnerville. 1 to 2 feet for foothill areas
and valleys above 5000 feet... including Virginia City.
* Winds: gusts up to 45 mph on Sunday, may lead to areas of
blowing and drifting snow.
* Impacts: dangerous travel conditions due to very low
visibility and snow covered roads. Strongly consider staying
home on Sunday.
Now is the time to prepare an emergency kit for your home and
car. If traveling, consider alternate plans. Remember to carry
tire chains, extra food, water and clothing. Once the storm
arrives, travel may be difficult or impossible for an extended
period of time.