Stateline, NV (89449)

10:29 PM PST on February 20, 2017 (GMT -0800)
MKAHNV | | Change Station

Elev 6304 ft 38.97 °N, 119.93 °W | Updated 1 hour ago

Light Snow
Light Snow Mist
37.0 °F
Feels Like 30 °F
N
9.0
Wind Variable Wind from SW
Gusts 18.0 mph

Today
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--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
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Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.88 in
Visibility 1.8 miles
Clouds Overcast 1000 ft
Windchill 30 °F
Dew Point 35.0 °F
Humidity 91%
Rainfall in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:44 AM 5:43 PM
Waning Crescent, 28% visible
SPECI KTVL 210625Z AUTO 20010G28KT 1 3/4SM -SN BR OVC010 02/00 A2988 RMK AO2 PK WND 19028/0617 RAE18SNB18 P0008 T00170000
Pressure 29.88 in
Visibility 1.8 miles
Clouds Overcast 1000 ft
Windchill 30 °F
Dew Point 35.0 °F
Humidity 91%
Rainfall in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:44 AM 5:43 PM
Waning Crescent, 28% visible
SPECI KTVL 210625Z AUTO 20010G28KT 1 3/4SM -SN BR OVC010 02/00 A2988 RMK AO2 PK WND 19028/0617 RAE18SNB18 P0008 T00170000

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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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Winter Storm Warning
Issued: 3:28 PM PST Feb. 20, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 4 PM PST
Tuesday...

* timing: moderate to heavy snow will continue through Tuesday
with the heaviest snow expected this evening. Snow will mix with
rain at times below 7000 feet through this evening.

* Additional snow accumulations: above 7000 feet... 18 to 36
inches. Between 6500 and 7000 feet... 8 to 16 inches. Heaviest
snow will be along and west of Highway 89. Below 6500 feet... 3
to 12 inches mainly after midnight tonight.

* Winds: south to southwest winds 20 to 35 mph with gusts to 55
mph. Sierra ridge gusts over 100 mph, with peak gusts over 150
mph tonight.

* Wave heights on lake tahoe: 2 to 5 feet with highest waves
expected tonight from mid lake to the north and east shores.

* Snow levels: near 6500 feet this evening falling to the valley
floors early Tuesday morning. Snow levels may briefly rise to
near 7000 feet this evening.

* Impacts: heavy snow will create dangerous conditions, with
travel being severely impacted over the Sierra passes.
Snowfall rates will exceed 2 inches per hour at times,
producing whiteout conditions over the passes and in the
backcountry.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Avoid travel today through Tuesday, you could be stuck in your
vehicle for many hours. If you must travel, prepare for long
delays and carry an emergency kit with extra food, water and
clothing. If you stay home, have a backup plan in case of power
outages.





328 PM PST Mon Feb 20 2017

... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 4 PM PST
Tuesday...

* timing: moderate to heavy snow will continue through Tuesday
with the heaviest snow expected this evening. Snow will mix with
rain at times below 7000 feet through this evening.

* Additional snow accumulations: above 7000 feet... 18 to 36
inches. Between 6500 and 7000 feet... 8 to 16 inches. Heaviest
snow will be along and west of Highway 89. Below 6500 feet... 3
to 12 inches mainly after midnight tonight.

* Winds: south to southwest winds 20 to 35 mph with gusts to 55
mph. Sierra ridge gusts over 100 mph, with peak gusts over 150
mph tonight.

* Wave heights on lake tahoe: 2 to 5 feet with highest waves
expected tonight from mid lake to the north and east shores.

* Snow levels: near 6500 feet this evening falling to the valley
floors early Tuesday morning. Snow levels may briefly rise to
near 7000 feet this evening.

* Impacts: heavy snow will create dangerous conditions, with
travel being severely impacted over the Sierra passes.
Snowfall rates will exceed 2 inches per hour at times,
producing whiteout conditions over the passes and in the
backcountry.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Avoid travel today through Tuesday, you could be stuck in your
vehicle for many hours. If you must travel, prepare for long
delays and carry an emergency kit with extra food, water and
clothing. If you stay home, have a backup plan in case of power
outages.





Areal Flood Warning
Issued: 8:26 PM PST Feb. 20, 2017 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Reno has issued a

* Flood Warning for...
Plumas County in northern California...
east central Lassen County in northern California...
central Washoe County in western Nevada...

* until 815 am PST Tuesday

* at 819 PM PST, heavy rain continues to fall below 5000 feet in
portions of northeast California and western Nevada causing
localized areas of flooding.

* Road closures have been reported at Sears Rd and Highway 395 due
to flooding. Other locations that may see flooding in low lying
areas, ditches, creeks, and streams include Herlong, Susanville,
Janesville, Antelope Lake, Standish, Susanville Municipal Airport,
Lone Rock campground, Wendel, Boulder Creek Campground, Long Point
campground, amedee Army airfield and Honey Lake.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles. Be especially cautious at night when it is
harder to recognize the dangers of flooding.


Lat... Lon 4018 11970 4017 11974 4014 11988 4009 12019
      3991 12044 3990 12047 4038 12074 4047 12054
      4039 12019


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543 PM PST Mon Feb 20 2017

... 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

* portions of east central California and western Nevada,
including the Lake Tahoe basin.

* Through Tuesday morning

* a strong atmospheric river will bring heavy rain and snow to the
Tahoe basin. Snow levels at 6000 to 6500 have minimized the
flood threat so far today.

* The highest risk of flooding is in urban areas where snow has
blocked drainage paths. The upper Truckee River in South Lake
Tahoe will continue to rise, but is likely to remain below flood
stage. Rock and mud slides are also possible.

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.





Avalanche Warning
Issued: 7:18 AM PST Feb. 20, 2017 – National Weather Service

The following message is transmitted at the request of the Forest
service Sierra avalanche center.

... An avalanche warning is in effect through Tuesday morning...

The Forest service Sierra avalanche center has issued a
backcountry avalanche warning.

* Timing... in effect from 7 am Monday morning through 7 am Tuesday
morning.

* Affected area... for the Sierra Nevada mountains of California
and Nevada, from Yuba Pass to Ebbetts Pass, including the Lake
Tahoe basin.

* Avalanche danger... high avalanche danger will exist at all
elevations.

* Reason/impacts... a strong atmospheric river storm is impacting
the area. Wind slab, storm slab, and loose wet avalanche
problems will be very likely at all elevations. Natural and
human triggered avalanches are expected.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Avalanches may run long distances, into flat areas, and can run
into mature forests.

Travel in avalanche terrain is not recommended.

Consult www.Sierraavalanchecenter.Org or www.Avalanche.Org for
more detailed information.

Similar avalanche danger may exist at locations outside the
coverage area of this or any avalanche center.


718 am PST Mon Feb 20 2017

The following message is transmitted at the request of the Forest
service Sierra avalanche center.

... An avalanche warning is in effect through Tuesday morning...

The Forest service Sierra avalanche center has issued a
backcountry avalanche warning.

* Timing... in effect from 7 am Monday morning through 7 am Tuesday
morning.

* Affected area... for the Sierra Nevada mountains of California
and Nevada, from Yuba Pass to Ebbetts Pass, including the Lake
Tahoe basin.

* Avalanche danger... high avalanche danger will exist at all
elevations.

* Reason/impacts... a strong atmospheric river storm is impacting
the area. Wind slab, storm slab, and loose wet avalanche
problems will be very likely at all elevations. Natural and
human triggered avalanches are expected.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Avalanches may run long distances, into flat areas, and can run
into mature forests.

Travel in avalanche terrain is not recommended.

Consult www.Sierraavalanchecenter.Org or www.Avalanche.Org for
more detailed information.

Similar avalanche danger may exist at locations outside the
coverage area of this or any avalanche center.