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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
335 AM PST MON MAR 2 2015

...MORE ACCUMULATING SNOW EXPECTED IN THE MOUNTAINS TODAY...

.ANOTHER COLD LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL DROP SOUTHWARD INTO THE
REGION LATER THIS MORNING AND AFTERNOON...BRINGING ADDITIONAL
SNOW SHOWERS TO THE MOUNTAINS OF SANTA BARBARA...VENTURA AND LOS
ANGELES COUNTIES EXCLUDING THE SANTA MONICA RANGE.

A BAND OF SNOW ACROSS THE SAN GABRIEL MOUNTAINS WILL MOVE EAST OF
THE REGION EARLY THIS MORNING...LEAVING JUST ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS
ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS. HOWEVER...SHOWERS WILL INCREASE ACROSS THE
MOUNTAINS AGAIN LATER THIS MORNING OR AROUND NOON...AND PERSIST
THROUGH THE EVENING. THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AS
WELL...SOME OF WHICH COULD PRODUCE SMALL HAIL. SNOW LEVELS WILL
GENERALLY BE AROUND 5000 FEET...ALTHOUGH SNOW COULD FALL AS LOW AS
4000 FEET IN HEAVIER SHOWERS. NEW SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED
TO AVERAGE 3 TO 6 INCHES AT ELEVATIONS ABOVE 5000 FEET. SHOWERS
WILL BEGIN TO TAPER OFF IN MOST AREAS AROUND OR SHORTLY AFTER
SUNSET.

PEOPLE PLANNING TRAVEL INTO OR THROUGH THE MOUNTAINS TODAY OR
TONIGHT SHOULD BE AWARE OF THE POTENTIAL FOR DANGEROUS DRIVING
CONDITIONS AND SHOULD CHECK ROAD CONDITIONS BEFORE DEPARTING.

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VENTURA COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY MOUNTAINS EXCLUDING THE SANTA MONICA RANGE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LOCKWOOD VALLEY...MOUNT PINOS...ACTON...
MOUNT WILSON...SANDBERG
335 AM PST MON MAR 2 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM PST THIS
EVENING...

* LOCATIONS...THE MOUNTAINS OF VENTURA AND LOS ANGELES COUNTIES
  EXCLUDING THE SANTA MONICA RANGE.

* HAZARD TYPES...SNOW...POOR VISIBILITIES... ISOLATED
  THUNDERSTORMS WITH SMALL HAIL.

* ACCUMULATIONS...ADDITIONAL SNOWFALL TOTALS OF 3 TO 6 INCHES ARE
  EXPECTED ABOVE 5000 FEET...WITH LOCAL SNOWFALL OF 1 TO 3 INCHES
  BETWEEN 4000 AND 5000 FEET.

* TIMING AND SNOW LEVELS...SHOWERS WILL BECOME MORE WIDESPREAD
  AROUND NOON THEN CONTINUE THROUGH THIS EVENING. SNOW LEVELS WILL
  BE AROUND 5000 FEET...ALTHOUGH MAY LOWER TO AS LOW AS 4000 FEET
  IN HEAVIER SHOWERS.

* IMPACTS...SNOW WILL LIKELY AFFECT TRAVEL ON THE HIGHER MOUNTAIN
  PASSES...INCLUDING STATE ROUTE 2 IN LOS ANGELES COUNTY...HIGHWAY
  33 IN VENTURA COUNTY...AND POSSIBLY HIGHEST PORTIONS OF
  INTERSTATE 5 NEAR THE GRAPEVINE. CHAINS MAY BE A REQUIREMENT IN
  THESE AREAS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BE PREPARED FOR SNOW COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND
USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING. 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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SANTA BARBARA COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SAN MARCOS PASS...
SAN RAFAEL WILDERNESS AREA...DICK SMITH WILDERNESS AREA
335 AM PST MON MAR 2 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM PST THIS
EVENING...

* LOCATIONS...THE MOUNTAINS OF SANTA BARBARA COUNTY.

* HAZARD TYPES...SNOW...POOR VISIBILITIES... ISOLATED
  THUNDERSTORMS WITH SMALL HAIL.

* ACCUMULATIONS...ADDITIONAL SNOWFALL TOTALS OF 3 TO 6 INCHES ARE
  EXPECTED ABOVE 5000 FEET...WITH LOCAL SNOWFALL OF 1 TO 3 INCHES
  BETWEEN 4000 AND 5000 FEET.

* TIMING AND SNOW LEVELS...SHOWERS WILL BECOME MORE WIDESPREAD
  LATE THIS MORNING THEN CONTINUE THROUGH THIS EVENING. SNOW
  LEVELS WILL BE AROUND 5000 FEET...ALTHOUGH MAY LOWER TO AS LOW
  AS 4000 FEET IN HEAVIER SHOWERS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BE PREPARED FOR SNOW COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND
USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING. 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.

&&

$$

DB/ASR





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