Advisory/Watch/Warning Details for the Carson City Area

Weather Alerts for Carson City

Issued by the National Weather Service

Wind Advisory  WIND ADVISORY   Wind Advisory
CARSON CITY

Areas Affected:
Greater Lake Tahoe Area
Effective: Wed, 3/29 2:52pm Updated: Wed, 3/29 11:24pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Thu, 3/30 8:00pm Severity: Minor Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM TO 8 PM PDT
THURSDAY...
* Timing: Winds will increase through the day Thursday.
* Winds: West 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 45 mph shifting
northwest by early afternoon behind a passing cold front.
* Waves on Lake Tahoe: 2 to 4 feet. Highest waves on eastern
and southern shores.
* Impacts: Crosswinds may result in travel impacts for high
profile vehicles and areas of wind shear for aviation. Small
boats, kayaks and paddle boards will be prone to capsizing
and should remain off lake waters until conditions improve.

Information:
Now is the time to secure loose outdoor items such as patio
furniture and trash cans before winds increase which could blow
these items away. 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.

Wind Advisory  WIND ADVISORY   Wind Advisory
CARSON CITY

Areas Affected:
Greater Reno-Carson City-Minden Area
Effective: Wed, 3/29 2:52pm Updated: Wed, 3/29 11:24pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Thu, 3/30 8:00pm Severity: Minor Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...WIND ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM TO 8 PM PDT THURSDAY...
The Wind Advisory is now in effect from 5 AM to 8 PM PDT
Thursday.
* Timing: Winds will increase Thursday morning with the strongest
winds expected with the passage of a strong cold front Thursday
morning.
* Winds: West 20 to 35 mph with gusts up to 50 mph shifting
northwest by early afternoon behind the front.
* Impacts: Strong crosswinds may produce travel restrictions
for high profile vehicles. Choppy conditions can be expected
on Washoe Lake. Areas of turbulence and wind shear will be
possible for those with aviation interests.

Information:
Now is the time to secure loose outdoor items such as patio
furniture and trash cans before winds increase which could blow
these items away. 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.