Kingsbury, NV

4:16 PM PST on February 20, 2017 (GMT -0800)
Kingsbury Estates | | Change Station

Elev 6302 ft 38.97 °N, 119.89 °W | Updated 18 seconds ago

Snow
Snow
31.7 °F
Feels Like 32 °F
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Wind Variable Wind from SSW

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Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.85 in
Visibility 1.5 miles
Clouds Overcast 1900 ft
Windchill 32 °F
Dew Point 31 °F
Humidity 98%
Rainfall 0.05 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:44 AM 5:43 PM
Waning Crescent, 30% visible
SPECI KTVL 210011Z AUTO 19006KT 1 1/2SM -SN BR OVC019 01/00 A2985 RMK AO2 P0001 T00060000
Pressure 29.85 in
Visibility 1.5 miles
Clouds Overcast 1900 ft
Windchill 32 °F
Dew Point 31 °F
Humidity 98%
Rainfall 0.05 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:44 AM 5:43 PM
Waning Crescent, 30% visible
SPECI KTVL 210011Z AUTO 19006KT 1 1/2SM -SN BR OVC019 01/00 A2985 RMK AO2 P0001 T00060000

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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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Watches & Warnings

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: 11:27 AM PST Feb. 20, 2017 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Reno has issued a

* Flood Warning for urban areas and small streams for...
rain and snowmelt in...
Plumas County in northern California...
Alpine County in northern California...
Sierra County in northern California...
southeastern Lassen County in northern California...
Storey County in western Nevada...
southern Washoe County in western Nevada...
Douglas County in western Nevada...
northern Lyon County in west central Nevada...
Carson City in western Nevada...

* until 1130 am PST Tuesday

* at 1123 am PST, heavy rain continues to fall with more rain
expected through midnight tonight. Around one inch of rain has
already fallen with another 3 inches of rain possible through
midnight.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Reno, Carson City, Beckwourth, Doyle, Gardnerville, Virginia City,
Chilcoot, Sparks, Dayton, Spanish Springs, Washoe Valley, and the
Carson and Sierra valleys.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses as
well as other drainage areas and low lying spots.


Lat... Lon 4017 11971 3982 11939 3910 11937 3857 11935
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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.