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Sparks Nevada Weather Forecast
Updated at: 8:21 pm PST Feb 21, 2017 From the NWS Reno, NV.
Overnight

Overnight: Snow showers likely, mainly before 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. Southwest wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Snow Showers
Likely

Wednesday

Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of snow showers before 10am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 37. West wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Slight Chance
Snow Showers
then Partly
Sunny
Wednesday
Night
Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. West wind around 10 mph.
Mostly Cloudy

Thursday

Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 35. Northwest wind around 5 mph.
Partly Sunny

Thursday
Night
Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 18. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.
Partly Cloudy

Friday

Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 39.
Partly Sunny

Friday
Night
Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Mostly Cloudy

Saturday

Saturday: A chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40.
Chance Snow

Saturday
Night
Saturday Night: A chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Chance Snow

Lo 27 °FHi 37 °F Lo 16 °FHi 35 °F Lo 18 °FHi 39 °F Lo 24 °FHi 40 °F Lo 23 °F
Hazardous Weather Outlook

Current Watches, Warnings and Advisories for Greater Reno-Carson City-Minden Area (NVZ003) Nevada Issued by the National Weather Service

 

Winter Weather Advisory Winter Weather Advisory


Updated:Tue 21-Feb-17 03:09pm PST
Effective:Tue 21-Feb-17 03:09pm PST
Expires:Wed 22-Feb-17 04:00am PST
Severity:Minor
Urgency:Expected
Certainty:Likely
Status:Actual
Type:Alert
Category:Met

Areas affected: Greater Reno-Carson City-Minden Area
 
Instructions: Travel delays are likely across the sierra front north of highway 50, especially above 5000 feet. Roads are expected to become slick, especially after sunset. Leave extra space between vehicles since it takes longer to stop on slick roadways.

Message summary: ...winter weather advisory remains in effect until 4 am pst wednesday...
* timing: bands of moderate to heavy snow will continue through this evening...with a rain and snow mix possible during lighter precipitation periods near valley floors. Wet roads may ice up by sunset with snow covered roads for the evening commute and overnight.
* snow accumulations: 2 to 5 inches on the valley floors with 4 to 9 inches above 5000 feet, with highest amounts north of highway 50. Locally up to a foot or more in persistent heavy bands.
* winds: south to southwest 5 to 15 with gusts up to 30 mph.
* snow levels: fluctuating near valley floors. A mix of rain and snow is possible at and near lower valley floors in areas of lighter precipitation.
* impacts: the bands of heavy snow could produce rapid drops in visibility with snowfall rates up to 2 to 3 inches per hour at times.
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Overnight

Overnight: Snow showers likely, mainly before 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. Southwest wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Snow Showers
Likely

Lo 27 °F
Snow showers likely, mainly before 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. Southwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

Wednesday

Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of snow showers before 10am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 37. West wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Slight Chance
Snow Showers
then Partly
Sunny
Hi 37 °F
A 20 percent chance of snow showers before 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 37. West wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Wednesday
Night
Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. West wind around 10 mph.
Mostly Cloudy

Lo 16 °F
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. West wind around 10 mph.

Thursday

Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 35. Northwest wind around 5 mph.
Partly Sunny

Hi 35 °F
Partly sunny, with a high near 35. Northwest wind around 5 mph.
Thursday
Night
Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 18. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.
Partly Cloudy

Lo 18 °F
Partly cloudy, with a low around 18. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.

Friday

Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 39.
Partly Sunny

Hi 39 °F
Partly sunny, with a high near 39.
Friday
Night
Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Mostly Cloudy

Lo 24 °F
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.

Saturday

Saturday: A chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40.
Chance Snow

Hi 40 °F
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40.
Saturday
Night
Saturday Night: A chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Chance Snow

Lo 23 °F
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.
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