Weather Warnings for Nevada

Current Watches, Warnings and Advisories for Nevada Issued by the National Weather Service
Alerts Updated: April 5, 2020, 10:56 am  UTC


Wind Advisory issued April 05 at 10:56AM PDT until April 05 at 11:00PM PDT by NWS

Summary: ...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS EVENING... * WHAT...South winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 55 mph expected. * WHERE...In Nevada, Spring Mountains-Red Rock Canyon, Western Clark and Southern Nye County, Lincoln County and Esmeralda and Central Nye County. In California, Death Valley National
Severity:  Minor    Effective:  April 5, 2020, 11:00 am      Expires:  April 5, 2020, 11:00 pm
Area:  Esmeralda and Central Nye County; Lincoln County; Spring Mountains-Red Rock Canyon; Western Clark and Southern Nye County


Winter Weather Advisory issued April 05 at 9:49AM PDT until April 06 at 11:00AM PDT by NWS

Summary: ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 11 AM PDT MONDAY... * WHAT...Snow expected. Snow accumulations of up to 1 inch for valley floors below 5000 feet. 1 to 3 inches for foothills and communities above 5000 feet including North Valleys, Washoe Valley, and Virginia City/Highlands.
Severity:  Minor    Effective:  April 6, 2020, 12:00 am      Expires:  April 6, 2020, 11:00 am
Area:  Greater Reno-Carson City-Minden Area


Winter Storm Warning issued April 05 at 9:49AM PDT until April 06 at 12:00PM PDT by NWS

Summary: ...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON PDT MONDAY... * CHANGES...None. * WHAT...Heavy snow expected. Additional snow accumulations of 8 to 16 inches, except 1 to 3 feet above 7000 feet. Winds could gust as high as 45 mph in the lower elevations and up to 90 mph over Sierra ridges.
Severity:  Moderate    Effective:  April 5, 2020, 9:49 am      Expires:  April 6, 2020, 12:00 pm
Area:  Greater Lake Tahoe Area


Avalanche Warning issued April 05 at 7:41AM PDT by NWS

Summary: The following message is transmitted at the request of the U.S. Forest Service Sierra Avalanche Center. The Sierra Avalanche Center in Truckee has issued a BACKCOUNTRY AVALANCHE WARNING for the following areas: Greater Lake Tahoe * Timing...In effect from 7 am Sunday to 7 am Monday. * Affected Area...Central Sierra Nevada Mountains between Yuba
Severity:  Unknown    Effective:  April 5, 2020, 9:49 am      Expires:  April 6, 2020, 7:45 am
Area:  Greater Lake Tahoe Area


Winter Storm Watch issued April 05 at 3:12AM PDT until April 08 at 5:00PM PDT by NWS

Summary: .A strong area of low pressure will drop down the California coast over the weekend bringing potentially significant snow to the mountains across the region, beginning as early as Sunday for the Sierra Nevada. ...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON ABOVE 6500 FEET...
Severity:  Moderate    Effective:  April 6, 2020, 11:00 am      Expires:  April 8, 2020, 5:00 pm
Area:  Sheep Range; Spring Mountains-Red Rock Canyon


Wind Advisory issued April 05 at 2:55AM PDT until April 05 at 10:00PM PDT by NWS

Summary: ...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 10 PM PDT THIS EVENING... * WHAT...South winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 50 mph expected. * WHERE...White Pine County, Southern Lander County and Southern Eureka County, Northwestern Nye County and Northeastern Nye
Severity:  Minor    Effective:  April 5, 2020, 11:00 am      Expires:  April 5, 2020, 10:00 pm
Area:  Northeastern Nye County; Northwestern Nye County; Southern Lander County and Southern Eureka County; White Pine County


Special Weather Statement issued April 05 at 1:56AM PDT by NWS

Summary: ...Travel disruptions continue through Monday Morning... * What...A late season winter storm continues to produce gusty winds and periods of rain and snow bringing travel disruptions across the Sierra, aviation impacts, and recreational hazards. Travel may be impacted by snow across western Nevada Monday morning.
Severity:  Minor    Effective:  April 5, 2020, 1:56 am      Expires:  April 5, 2020, 2:00 pm
Area:  Greater Reno-Carson City-Minden Area; Mineral and Southern Lyon Counties; Northern Washoe County; Western Nevada Basin and Range including Pyramid Lake


Lake Wind Advisory issued April 05 at 1:53AM PDT until April 05 at 8:00PM PDT by NWS

Summary: ...LAKE WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 8 PM PDT THIS EVENING FOR PYRAMID LAKE... * CHANGES...None. * WHAT...South winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 40 mph expected. Waves 2 to 3 feet. * WHERE...Pyramid Lake.
Severity:  Minor    Effective:  April 5, 2020, 11:00 am      Expires:  April 5, 2020, 8:00 pm
Area:  Western Nevada Basin and Range including Pyramid Lake