Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS San Joaquin Valley, CA

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Hanford CA
1051 PM PST Fri Jan 19 2018

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Kern County Mountains-
Including the city of Tehachapi
1051 PM PST Fri Jan 19 2018

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST
SATURDAY ABOVE 3000 FEET...

* WHAT...Snow covered, icy roads. Winds will be gusty at times.
  Plan on very slick road conditions. Total snow accumulations of
  3 to 5 inches are expected in the highest elevations. While a
  dusting to at most an inch or two of snow may accumulate at pass
  level, the biggest threat is black ice as wet road surfaces
  freeze with the arrival of much colder air tonight.

* WHERE...Kern County Mountains, including the Grapevine along
  Interstate 5 and the Tehachapi Pass along Highway 58. Also in
  much of the Kern County mountain areas above 3,000 feet.

* WHEN...Until 4 PM PST Saturday, although the bulk of the frozen
  precipitation will occur overnight into Saturday morning.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Motorists should be prepared for icy, snow
  covered roads, travel delays and possible road closures. If
  traveling over the higher elevations, chains may be required.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory means there will be enough snow and/or
ice to cause hazardous travel. For the latest road conditions,
contact CALTRANS at 1-800-427-7623.


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CAZ096-201200-
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Sierra Nevada from Yosemite to Kings Canyon-
1051 PM PST Fri Jan 19 2018

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PST
SATURDAY ABOVE 6000 FEET...

* WHAT...Snow expected. Winds will be gusty at times. Plan on
  slippery road conditions. Tree branches could fall with the
  wet snow and wind. Total snow accumulations of 5 to 10 inches
  are expected. Localized amounts greater than 12 inches will be
  possible, especially at the highest elevations.

* WHERE...Sierra Nevada from Yosemite to Kings Canyon.

* WHEN...Through 4 AM PST Saturday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Be prepared for reduced visibilities at
  times. If traveling in these areas be sure to carry chains and
  cables.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory for blowing snow means that
visibilities will be limited due to strong winds blowing snow
around. Use caution when traveling, especially in open areas. For
the latest road conditions, contact CALTRANS at 1-800-427-7623.

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DURFEE/ANDERSEN


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