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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
1200 AM PST MON JAN 23 2017

...STRONG WINTER STORM WILL BRING PERIODS OF HEAVY SNOW...GUSTY
WINDS...AND DANGEROUS DRIVING CONDITIONS TO THE MOUNTAINS THROUGH
THIS EVENING...

.A STRONG STORM SYSTEM WILL IMPACT THE AREA WITH SCATTERED HEAVY
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TODAY. SNOW LEVELS BETWEEN 5500 AND 6500
FEET WILL RAPIDLY LOWER TO 3500 TO 4500 FEET LATER THIS MORNING.
TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS SHOULD RANGE FROM 12 TO 18 INCHES FOR
ELEVATIONS ABOVE 7000 FEET...DOWN TO 1 TO 2 INCHES AT ELEVATIONS
AROUND 4000 FEET BY THIS EVENING. THE INTERSTATE 5 TEJON PASS
COULD GET AN INCH OR TWO LATER THIS MORNING. STRONG WINDS WILL
ALSO IMPACT THE MOUNTAINS...WITH GUSTS OVER 70 MPH LIKELY IN THE
WINDIEST LOCATIONS. ICY CONDITIONS WITH LOW VISIBILITY FROM
BLOWING SNOW AND FOG WILL MAKE FOR DANGEROUS MOUNTAIN DRIVING
CONDITIONS.

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SANTA BARBARA COUNTY MOUNTAINS-VENTURA COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY MOUNTAINS EXCLUDING THE SANTA MONICA RANGE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SAN MARCOS PASS...
SAN RAFAEL WILDERNESS AREA...DICK SMITH WILDERNESS AREA...
LOCKWOOD VALLEY...MOUNT PINOS...ACTON...MOUNT WILSON...SANDBERG
1200 AM PST MON JAN 23 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM PST THIS
EVENING...

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATIONS THROUGH THIS EVENING
  WILL RANGE FROM 1 TO 2 INCHES AROUND 4000 FEET...INCLUDING THE
  INTERSTATE 5 TEJON PASS...TO 6 TO 12 INCHES AROUND 6000
  FEET...TO UP TO 12 TO 18 INCHES ABOVE 7000 FEET.

* SNOW LEVELS...SNOW LEVELS BETWEEN 5500 AND 6500 FEET WILL LOWER
  TO 3500 TO 4500 FEET LATER THIS MORNING.

* WINDS...SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 40 MPH WITH UP GUSTS TO
  70 MPH WILL OCCUR THROUGH AT LEAST THIS MORNING...THEN DIMINISH
  SOME.

* IMPACT...HEAVY SNOW...STRONG WINDS...LOW VISIBILITIES IN BLOWING
  SNOW AND FOG...AND ICY ROADS WILL MAKE FOR DANGEROUS MOUNTAIN
  DRIVING CONDITIONS. ROAD CLOSURES ARE LIKELY...INCLUDING
  HIGHWAY 33 AND POSSIBLY INTERSTATE 5. EXTENDED EXPOSURE TO COLD
  AND WIND COULD BE LIFE-THREATENING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

ONLY TRAVEL IN AN EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL... CHECK THE
LATEST ROAD REPORTS BEFORE DEPARTING. KEEP AN EMERGENCY KIT IN
YOUR VEHICLE WHICH INCLUDES A FLASHLIGHT... FOOD AND WATER...
EXTRA CLOTHES AND BLANKETS... AND TIRE CHAINS.

&&

$$

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