Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HANFORD CA
930 PM PST FRI FEB 27 2015

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KERN COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
930 PM PST FRI FEB 27 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM SATURDAY
TO 4 AM PST MONDAY...

* HAZARD TYPES...ACCUMULATING SNOW AT ELEVATIONS ABOVE 4000 FEET.
  WINDY THROUGH AND BELOW MOUNTAIN PASSES.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...UP TO 1 INCH.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH.

* TIMING...SHOWERS WILL DEVELOP OVER THE KERN COUNTY MOUNTAINS
  TONIGHT AND SATURDAY AND CONTINUE THROUGH MONDAY MORNING. SNOW
  LEVELS WILL LOWER TO NEAR 5000 FEET SATURDAY MORNING...THEN
  LOWER TO NEAR 4000 FEET BY LATE SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...PEOPLE TRAVELING OVER INTERSTATE 5 OR HIGHWAY 58
  SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR SLICK ROADS AND POSSIBLE TRAVEL DELAYS
  SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW
WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW COVERED
ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.

&&

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SIERRA NEVADA FROM YOSEMITE TO KINGS CANYON-
TULARE COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SHAVER LAKE...YOSEMITE VALLEY...
CAMP NELSON...GIANT FOREST...JOHNSONDALE...LODGEPOLE
930 PM PST FRI FEB 27 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PST
SATURDAY ABOVE 4000 FEET...

* HAZARD TYPES...ACCUMULATING SNOW AT ELEVATIONS ABOVE 4000 FEET.
  STRONG WINDS OVER THE CREST.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...1 TO 3 INCHES WITH LOCALIZED AMOUNTS TO 6
  INCHES.

* WINDS...GUSTY WEST WINDS TO 45 MPH.

* TIMING...SNOW THROUGH SATURDAY BEFORE TAPERING OFF SATURDAY
  NIGHT.

* IMPACTS...VISITORS AND OUTDOOR ENTHUSIASTS TO YOSEMITE
  NATIONAL PARK...SEQUOIA AND KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARKS...
  DEVILS POSTPILE NATIONAL MONUMENT AS WELL AS THE SIERRA
  NATIONAL FOREST...SEQUOIA NATIONAL FOREST AND MOUNTAIN HOME
  STATE FOREST NEED TO PREPARE FOR SNOW AND MUCH COLDER
  TEMPERATURES. ROADS WILL BECOME SLICK AND ICY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW
WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW COVERED
ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.

&&

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