Reno, NV (89501)

6:30 PM PST on February 20, 2017 (GMT -0800)
UNR Campus, LMR Roof | | Change Station

Elev 4570 ft 39.54 °N, 119.81 °W | Updated 12 seconds ago

Light Rain
Light Rain
38.4 °F
Feels Like 35 °F
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4.3
Wind Variable Wind from ESE
Gusts 0.0 mph

Today
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Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.88 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Few 1000 ft
Mostly Cloudy 2200 ft
Overcast 4000 ft
Windchill 35 °F
Dew Point 36 °F
Humidity 91%
Rainfall 0.83 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:44 AM 5:41 PM
Waning Crescent, 29% visible
METAR KRNO 210155Z 19004KT 10SM -RA FEW010 BKN022 OVC040 04/02 A2990 RMK AO2 SLP116 P0006 T00440022 $
Pressure 29.88 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Few 1000 ft
Mostly Cloudy 2200 ft
Overcast 4000 ft
Windchill 35 °F
Dew Point 36 °F
Humidity 91%
Rainfall 0.83 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:44 AM 5:41 PM
Waning Crescent, 29% visible
METAR KRNO 210155Z 19004KT 10SM -RA FEW010 BKN022 OVC040 04/02 A2990 RMK AO2 SLP116 P0006 T00440022 $

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What may become known as the President’s Day Storm of 2017 barreled into the San Francisco Bay area on Monday morning. Heavy rains and localized flooding may develop across the region. High winds later Monday could bring down trees and cause widespread, prolonged power outages from the Bay Area toward Sacramento.

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Areal Flood Warning
Issued: 5:43 PM PST Feb. 20, 2017 – National Weather Service

... A Flood Warning for urban areas and small streams for rain and
snowmelt remains in effect until 1130 am PST Tuesday for Plumas...
alpine... Sierra... southeastern Lassen... Storey... southern Washoe...
Douglas... and northern Lyon counties and Carson City...

At 540 PM PST, heavy rain from an atmospheric river continues across
western Nevada and the eastern portions of Lassen, Plumas and Sierra
counties. Snow levels are near 6000 feet, but may fluctuate between
5000 and 7000 feet this evening. One half to 1.5 inches of rain has
already fallen with reports of minor flooding in some urban areas.

Creeks, streams, drainage ditches, urban areas, farmland and
pastures are at greatest risk for flooding this evening as rainfall
intensifies. Rock and mud slides are also possible.

Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Reno, Carson City, Minden, Gardnerville, Virginia City, Dayton, the
Sierra Valley, and Washoe Valley


Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Travel is strongly discouraged, especially tonight as the dangers of
flooding are harder to recognize. Follow the directions of emergency
personnel.


Lat... Lon 4017 11971 3982 11939 3910 11937 3857 11935
      3887 11982 3928 11982 3953 11993 3960 12000
      3972 12014 3971 12046 3990 12047 4010 12021


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Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 2:24 PM PST Feb. 20, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch remains in effect through Tuesday morning...

The Flood Watch continues for

* a portion of western Nevada, including the following area,
greater Reno-Carson City-Minden area.

* Through Tuesday morning

* a strong atmospheric river will bring heavy rain with high snow
levels. This will lead to an enhanced risk for flooding in urban
areas and along creeks, streams, drainage ditches, farmland and
pasture land. Rock and mud slides are also possible.

* The Truckee River at Vista may approach flood stage early
Tuesday morning. Peak flows on the Carson River will occur on
Tuesday.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Travelers should slow down and turn on headlights in areas of
rainfall. Persons living along small creeks and streams should
monitor the latest weather information at weather.Gov/Reno and be
prepared to take action should flooding occur.





Wind Advisory
Issued: 3:25 PM PST Feb. 20, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory remains in effect until 4 PM PST Tuesday...

* timing: winds will increase this evening. The strongest winds
are expected late this evening through Tuesday morning.

* Winds: south to southwest increasing to 10 to 20 mph with
guststo 40 mph this afternoon... then 20 to 35 mph with gusts
to 60 mph this evening. Local gusts to 80 mph in wind prone
areas tonight and Tuesday morning.

* Wave heights on pyramid lake: 2 to 4 feet. Small boats,
kayaks and paddle boards will be prone to capsizing and
should remain off lake waters until conditions improve.

* Impacts: expect hazardous travel conditions for high profile
vehicles along Interstate 80 and 580, and highways 50 and
95. A few power outages are also possible. Strong turbulence
and wind shear could impact aviation travel.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Secure loose outdoor items such as patio furniture and trash
cans. The best thing to do is prepare ahead of time by making
sure you have extra food and water on hand, flashlights with
spare batteries and/or candles in the event of a power outage.