Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SACRAMENTO CA
410 AM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

...PERIODS OF HEAVY MOUNTAIN SNOW NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS...

ANOTHER STRONG WINTER STORM SYSTEM WILL BE MOVING THROUGH NORTHERN
CALIFORNIA TOADY. THIS STORM IS EXPECTED TO BRING HEAVY SNOWFALL
TO NORTHERN CALIFORNIA MOUNTAINS. SNOW LEVELS ARE LOW ENOUGH TODAY
THAT SOME SHASTA AND COASTAL MOUNTAIN ROADS COULD SEE SOME SNOW.
WHILE THE SIERRA NEVADA COULD SEE 2 TO 3 FEET OF NEW SNOW BETWEEN
TODAY AND SATURDAY MORNING. PERIODS OF STRONG WIND WILL ACCOMPANY
THIS SNOWFALL AT TIMES. AFTER ONLY A BRIEF SLOWDOWN IN SIERRA SNOW
SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING...ANOTHER STRONG SYSTEM WILL PUSH
THROUGH THE NORTH STATE LATE SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY BRINGING
ANOTHER ROUND OF HEAVY SNOW AND GUSTY WINDS.

CAZ068-069-210100-
/O.EXT.KSTO.WS.W.0005.000000T0000Z-170123T1200Z/
WESTERN PLUMAS COUNTY/LASSEN PARK-
WEST SLOPE NORTHERN SIERRA NEVADA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF CHESTER, QUINCY, AND BLUE CANYON
410 AM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PST MONDAY...

* TIMING...PERIODS OF HEAVY SNOW THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING WITH
  HEAVIEST SNOW AND GUSTY WINDS FRIDAY THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING.
  HEAVY SNOW AND STRONG WINDS RETURNING SUNDAY MORNING, LASTING
  THROUGH MONDAY MORNING.

* LOCATIONS...LASSEN PARK...INTERSTATE 80 OVER DONNER PASS...
  HIGHWAY 50 OVER ECHO SUMMIT...HIGHWAY 88 OVER CARSON PASS.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...2 TO 3 FEET OF SNOW ABOVE 4000 FEET THROUGH
  SATURDAY MORNING WITH ANOTHER 2 TO 3 FEET SATURDAY EVENING
  THROUGH MONDAY MORNING.

* MAIN IMPACT...SNOW COVERED ROADS WITH CHAIN CONTROLS LIKELY.
  WHITE OUT CONDITIONS AT TIMES WITH GUSTY WINDS ESPECIALLY TODAY
  AND SUNDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW
ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN AN
EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL, KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT, FOOD,
AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

&&

INTERACT WITH US VIA SOCIAL MEDIA
WWW.FACEBOOK.COM/NWS.SACRAMENTO
WWW.TWITTER.COM/NWSSACRAMENTO

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CAZ013-063-210000-
/O.CON.KSTO.WW.Y.0005.000000T0000Z-170121T0000Z/
SHASTA LAKE AREA / NORTHERN SHASTA COUNTY-
MOUNTAINS SOUTHWESTERN SHASTA COUNTY TO NORTHERN LAKE COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF SHASTA DAM AND ALDER SPRINGS
410 AM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST THIS
AFTERNOON...

* TIMING...TODAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...6 OR MORE INCHES OF SNOW WILL BE POSSIBLE
  TODAY DOWN TO ABOUT 3500 FEET. UP TO 2 FOOT OF SNOW WILL BE
  POSSIBLE AT THE HIGHEST ELEVATIONS.

* MAIN IMPACT...SLIPPERY SNOW COVERED ROADS WITH POSSIBLE CHAIN
  CONDITIONS NEEDED.

* OTHER IMPACTS...GUSTY WINDS THIS MORNING WITH PERIODS OF WHITE-
  OUT CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

INTERACT WITH US VIA SOCIAL MEDIA
WWW.FACEBOOK.COM/NWS.SACRAMENTO
WWW.TWITTER.COM/NWSSACRAMENTO

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