Mono Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Winter Weather Advisory
Issued: 3:20 PM PST Jan. 18, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect from 10 PM this
evening to 10 am PST Friday...

* what... snow expected. Plan on slippery Road conditions
including the Friday morning commute. Expect damage to trees
and power lines as well. From Highway 395 westward... total
snow accumulations of 2 to 6 inches are expected, with up to
12 inches near the Sierra crest. East of Highway 395... up to 2
inches of snow are expected.

* Where... Mono County.

* When... from 10 PM this evening to 10 am PST Friday.

* Additional details... be prepared for reduced visibilities at
times with wind gusts 40 to 60 mph producing areas of blowing

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Even light snowfall causes major travel delays, especially during
periods of high traffic volume. Be sure to allow extra time to
reach your destination. Leave extra space between vehicles since
it takes longer to stop on slick roadways. The latest Road
conditions can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.


High Wind Warning
Issued: 6:51 PM PST Jan. 18, 2018 – National Weather Service

... High Wind Warning remains in effect until 4 am PST Friday...

* timing: winds will peak this evening through the late night
hours before decreasing behind the front.

* Winds: south to southwest 20 to 35 mph with gusts to 60 mph
possible. Wind-prone areas including canyons along Highway 395
could see wind gusts up to 65 mph.

* Impacts: dangerous cross-wind conditions, especially for high
profile vehicles, may result in loss of vehicle control.
Semi trucks will be in danger of tipping over. Possible
damage to trees and powerlines. Aviation will also be
impacted by these winds. Some flights may be delayed.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Now is the time to secure loose outdoor items such as patio
furniture and trash cans before winds increase. 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.

Be prepared to take alternate routes if roads are closed due to
high winds, particularly if you plan on traveling in a high-
profile vehicle.