Northern Washoe County Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Winter Storm Warning
Issued: 3:34 PM PST Jan. 21, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect from midnight tonight
to 4 am PST Monday...

* timing: heavy snow is expected late tonight through Sunday

* Snow accumulations: 4 to 10 inches.

* Winds: gusts up to 40 mph on Sunday may create areas of
blowing and drifting snow on Sunday.

* Impacts: dangerous travel conditions due to low visibility and snow
covered roads. Strongly consider staying at home on Sunday.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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.