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avatar Special Weather Statement
July 14, 2018 02:13PM
National Weather Service Reno NV
145 PM PDT SAT JUL 14 2018

Lassen-Eastern Plumas-Eastern Sierra Counties CA-
Greater Lake Tahoe Area CA-Mono CA-Greater Lake Tahoe Area NV-
Western Nevada Basin and Range including Pyramid Lake NV-
Northern Washoe County NV-Greater Reno-Carson City-Minden Area NV-
Mineral and Southern Lyon Counties NV-
145 PM PDT SAT JUL 14 2018


At 143 PM PDT, Doppler radar was tracking thunderstorms over the
Eastern Sierra with others developing over Lassen County.
Thunderstorms will continue through 4 PM. Wind gusts up to 50 mph,
small hail, and brief heavy rain will be possible with these storms.

Locations impacted include...
Reno, Carson City, South Lake Tahoe, Mammoth Lakes, Tahoe City,
Gardnerville, Lee Vining and Bridgeport.


Hikers and campers should seek shelter in a vehicle if possible.
Tents and trees are unsafe shelters during thunderstorms. Stay away
from creeks and streams as water levels may rise rapidly near


LAT...LON 3748 11885 3774 11919 3804 11931 3810 11945
3961 12047 3986 12075 4019 12088 4027 12107
4044 12106 4044 12120 4061 12133 4106 12132
4107 12008 3803 11820 3789 11835 3789 11842
3747 11787 3746 11788
TIME...MOT...LOC 2043Z 000DEG 0KT 4059 12107 3803 11884


Re: Special Weather Statement
July 15, 2018 04:51PM
Well, yes there were. We got hammered by thunder, lightning and torrential rain (maybe even a little hail, it was hard to tell) in Lyell Canyon yesterday. Pretty darn impressive.

Check our our website: http://www.backpackthesierra.com/
Or just read a good mystery novel set in the Sierra; https://www.amazon.com/Danger-Falling-Rocks-Paul-Wagner/dp/0984884963
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