Another blustery morning is on tap for Carson Valley on Saturday.
The National Weather Service in Reno issued a wind advisory for Carson Valley from 5 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.
Southwest winds are forecast to hit 20-30 mph, gusting to 55 mph with wind-prone areas hitting 65 mph.
“Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects,” forecasters said. “Tree limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may result.”
Forecasters urged residents to prepare by securing loose outdoor items like patio furniture and trash cans.
“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 or candles in the event of a power outage,” they said.
Another spring storm is expected to arrive after 5 a.m. Saturday with the snow level dropping from 7,000 feet to 6,500 feet, which might bring some snow to the passes.
Showers are likely 8-11 a.m., according to the forecast with mostly cloudy skies gradually clearing as the wind blows the storm out.
Easter Sunday is expected to be sunny with a high near 67 degrees. The wind will be out of the southwest at 5-10 mph, gusting to 20 mph.
April showers could continue Monday night into Tuesday morning and again on Thursday, according to the extended forecast.