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
100 PM PST THU FEB 26 2015

CAZ096-097-270500-
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SIERRA NEVADA FROM YOSEMITE TO KINGS CANYON-
TULARE COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SHAVER LAKE...YOSEMITE VALLEY...
CAMP NELSON...GIANT FOREST...JOHNSONDALE...LODGEPOLE
100 PM PST THU FEB 26 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM FRIDAY TO 10 PM
PST SATURDAY ABOVE 4000 FEET...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HANFORD HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY ABOVE 4000 FEET FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM 4 PM FRIDAY TO 10 PM PST SATURDAY.

* HAZARD TYPES...ACCUMULATING SNOW AT ELEVATIONS ABOVE 4000 FEET.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...3 TO 6 INCHES.

* TIMING...SNOW DEVELOPING BY FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND BECOMING MORE
  WIDESPREAD FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY BEFORE TAPERING OFF
  SATURDAY NIGHT.

* IMPACTS...VISITORS AND OUTDOOR ENTHUSIASTS TO YOSEMITE NATIONAL
  PARK...SEQUOIA AND KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARKS...DEVILS POSTPILE
  NATIONAL MONUMENT AS WELL AS THE SIERRA NATIONAL
  FOREST...SEQUOIA NATIONAL FOREST AND MOUNTAIN HOME STATE FOREST
  NEED TO PREPARE FOR SNOW AND MUCH COLDER TEMPERATURES. ROADS
  WILL BECOME SLICK AND ICY.

* WINDS...WEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW
WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW COVERED ROADS
AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.

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