Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HANFORD CA
350 AM PDT SAT NOV 1 2014

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SIERRA NEVADA FROM YOSEMITE TO KINGS CANYON-
350 AM PDT SAT NOV 1 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM PDT THIS
MORNING...

* SNOW AND ELEVATION...4 TO 8 INCHES FROM 6000 TO 8000 FEET. 6 TO
  15 INCHES ABOVE 8000 FEET.

* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE...YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK...INCLUDING TUOLUMNE
  MEADOWS AND TIOGA PASS AS WELL AS KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARK
  AND HUNTINGTON LAKE.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE MORNING HOURS. WHILE
  SNOW WILL CONTINUE TO FALL DURING THE AFTERNOON HOURS...
  SIGNIFICANT ACCUMULATING SNOWFALL WILL END LATE THIS MORNING.

* IMPACTS...THIS IS THE FIRST SIGNIFICANT SNOW EXPECTED FOR THE
  SEASON. THE WEATHER TRANSITIONED FROM RELATIVELY WARM AND DRY TO
  COLD AND SNOWY VERY QUICKLY FRIDAY AFTERNOON. ANYONE WITH
  OUTDOOR PLANS IN THE MOUNTAINS SHOULD PLAN AHEAD FOR ADVERSE
  WEATHER CONDITIONS. THIS MAY INCLUDE DELAYING OR CANCELING
  TRAVEL PLANS.

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.

&&

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TULARE COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
350 AM PDT SAT NOV 1 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM PDT THIS
MORNING...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE...SEQUOIA NATIONAL PARK INCLUDING LODGEPOLE
  AND THE GENERALS HIGHWAY ABOVE 7000 FEET.

* SNOW AMOUNTS AND LEVELS...2 TO 6 INCHES ABOVE 7000 FEET.

* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 30 MPH GUSTING TO 40 MPH.

* TIMING...SNOW BEGAN FRIDAY EVENING AND WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE
  MORNING HOURS. WHILE SNOW WILL CONTINUE TO FALL DURING THE
  AFTERNOON HOURS...ACCUMULATING SNOWFALL WILL END LATE THIS
  MORNING.

* IMPACTS...THIS IS THE FIRST SIGNIFICANT SNOW EXPECTED FOR THE
  SEASON. THE WEATHER TRANSITIONED FROM RELATIVELY WARM AND DRY TO
  COLD AND SNOWY VERY QUICKLY FRIDAY AFTERNOON. ANYONE WITH
  OUTDOOR PLANS IN THE MOUNTAINS SHOULD PLAN AHEAD FOR ADVERSE
  WEATHER CONDITIONS. THIS MAY INCLUDE DELAYING OR CANCELING
  TRAVEL PLANS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS THAT
VISIBILITIES WILL BE LIMITED DUE TO A COMBINATION OF FALLING AND
BLOWING SNOW. USE CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING...ESPECIALLY IN OPEN
AREAS.

&&

$$

MOLINA

WEATHER.GOV/HANFORD


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