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

CAZ096-097-201900-
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SIERRA NEVADA FROM YOSEMITE TO KINGS CANYON-
TULARE COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CAMP NELSON...GIANT FOREST...
LODGEPOLE...JOHNSONDALE
248 AM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST
SATURDAY...

* HAZARD TYPES...HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...A FEW INCHES DOWN TO 4000 FEET. UP TO 12
  INCHES ABOVE 5000 FEET. 2 FEET OR MORE ABOVE 7000 FEET.

* TIMING...THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED TO FALL EARLY THIS
  MORNING INTO THIS EVENING.

* IMPACTS...THE HEAVY SNOW WILL MAKE MANY ROADS IMPASSABLE AND
  CREATE WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS. OVER THE HIGHEST
  ELEVATIONS... STRONG WINDS WILL LEAD TO BLOWING SNOW AND
  REDUCED VISIBILITY.

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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KERN COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
248 AM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM THIS
MORNING TO 4 AM PST SATURDAY ABOVE 5000 FEET...

* ACCUMULATIONS...4 TO 9 INCHES ABOVE 5000 FEET.

* LOCATIONS...FRAZIER PARK...CUDDY VALLEY...ALTA SIERRA AND
  WALKER PASS.

* HAZARD TYPES...WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS.

* IMPACTS...THE SNOWFALL WILL CREATE SLICK ROAD CONDITIONS.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 45 MPH.

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.

&&

$$

DUDLEY



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