Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Elko, NV

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV
1118 AM PDT FRI APR 24 2015

NVZ030-031-033>041-250915-
HUMBOLDT COUNTY-NORTHERN ELKO COUNTY-SOUTHEASTERN ELKO COUNTY-
RUBY MOUNTAINS AND EAST HUMBOLDT RANGE-WHITE PINE COUNTY-
NORTHERN LANDER COUNTY AND NORTHERN EUREKA COUNTY-
SOUTHERN LANDER COUNTY AND SOUTHERN EUREKA COUNTY-
SOUTHWEST ELKO COUNTY-SOUTH CENTRAL ELKO COUNTY-
NORTHWESTERN NYE COUNTY-NORTHEASTERN NYE COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WINNEMUCCA...MCDERMITT...
PARADISE VALLEY...GOLCONDA SUMMIT...JACKPOT...WILDHORSE...
OWYHEE...SILVER ZONE PASS...WEST WENDOVER...LEE...RUBY LAKE...
SECRET PASS...LAMOILLE CANYON...HARRISON PASS...ELY...RUTH...
MCGILL...CONNORS PASS...GREAT BASIN NATIONAL PARK...
BATTLE MOUNTAIN...EMIGRANT PASS...AUSTIN...DIAMOND VALLEY...
EUREKA...EUREKA AIRPORT...GARDEN PASS...GILLMAN SPRINGS...
GRASS VALLEY...ELKO...SPRING CREEK...CARLIN...WELLS...
RUBY VALLEY...PEQUOP SUMMIT...TONOPAH...ROUND MOUNTAIN...
DUCKWATER...CURRANT SUMMIT
1118 AM PDT FRI APR 24 2015

...BENEFICIAL PRECIPITATION EXPECTED THROUGH SUNDAY...

MUCH NEEDED VALLEY RAIN AND MOUNTAIN SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH
TODAY. THE NEXT STORM SYSTEM WILL IMPACT NEVADA ON SATURDAY AND
DEPART SUNDAY MORNING.

MOST VALLEYS WILL RECEIVE BETWEEN 0.10 AND 0.30 INCHES OF
RAIN BY SUNDAY MORNING. SNOW LEVELS WILL DROP TO MOST VALLEY
FLOORS SATURDAY EVENING...BUT THE MAJORITY OF THE PRECIPITATION
WILL BE OVER. ONLY EXPECTING A DUSTING TO ONE INCH ABOVE 5500
FEET. THE MOUNTAINS WILL PICK UP AN ADDITIONAL 3-7 INCHES...WITH
LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE.

DUE TO THE TIMING OF THE SYSTEM...TRAVEL IMPACTS WILL BE MINIMAL.
THE HIGHEST PASSES COULD SEE SOME LOCALIZED SLICK SPOTS...BUT THE
MAIN THREAT WILL BE FROM LOWERED VISIBILITY. PLAN YOUR TRIP
ACCORDINGLY IF TRAVELING OVER THE PASSES AND SUMMITS...ESPECIALLY
IF RECREATING IN THE HIGH COUNTRY.

VISIT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/ELKO FOR THE LATEST WEATHER INFORMATION

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JRM



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