Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN DIEGO CA
425 AM PST SUN MAR 1 2015

...SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MOUNTAINS ABOVE 5000 FEET THROUGH MONDAY
WITH PERIODS OF HEAVY SNOWFALL POSSIBLE...

.A COLD LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM CENTERED NEAR POINT CONCEPTION WILL
MOVE VERY SLOWLY SOUTHWARD TODAY...THEN MOVE EASTWARD AND INLAND
ACROSS SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA TONIGHT AND MONDAY AS IT WEAKENS.
PERIODS OF SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE INTO MONDAY. THE GREATEST
POTENTIAL FOR HEAVIER SNOWFALL TODAY IS FROM THE SAN DIEGO COUNTY
MOUNTAINS NORTHWARD INTO THE RIVERSIDE COUNTY MOUNTAINS AND
POSSIBLY THE SAN BERNARDINO MOUNTAINS. HEAVIER SNOWFALL ACROSS THE
MOUNTAINS IS ALSO POSSIBLE AGAIN AROUND MONDAY MORNING.

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SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY MOUNTAINS-RIVERSIDE COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
SAN DIEGO COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...BIG BEAR CITY...
BIG BEAR LAKE...LAKE ARROWHEAD...RUNNING SPRINGS...WRIGHTWOOD
425 AM PST SUN MAR 1 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST MONDAY...

* SNOW LEVELS...AROUND 5000 FEET TODAY...FALLING TO AROUND 4500
  FEET FOR LATE TONIGHT AND MONDAY.

* TIMING...PERIODS OF SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE INTO MONDAY. THE
  GREATEST POTENTIAL FOR HEAVIER SNOWFALL TODAY IS FROM THE SAN
  DIEGO COUNTY MOUNTAINS NORTHWARD INTO THE RIVERSIDE COUNTY
  MOUNTAINS AND POSSIBLY THE SAN BERNARDINO MOUNTAINS. HEAVIER
  SNOWFALL ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS IS ALSO POSSIBLE AGAIN AROUND
  MONDAY MORNING.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS THROUGH MONDAY...1 TO 3 INCHES FOR
  4000 TO 5000 FEET...4 TO 8 INCHES FOR 5000 TO 6000 FT... 8 TO 12
  INCHES FOR 6000 TO 7000 FT. TOTAL AMOUNTS MAY EXCEED 12 INCHES
  ABOVE 7000 FEET.

* VISIBILITY...REDUCED BELOW ONE-QUARTER MILE AT TIMES IN SNOW
  AND FOG.

* IMPACTS...RESIDENTS AND TRAVELERS IN MOUNTAINS SHOULD BE
PREPARED FOR HAZARDOUS WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS...CHAIN
CONTROLS..AND POSSIBLE ROAD CLOSURES. CARRY CHAINS AND TAKE
EXTRA FOOD AND CLOTHING.

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.

&&

$$

YOU MAY ALSO GO TO THE CALTRANS WEBSITE TO CHECK FOR ROAD
CONDITIONS AND CLOSURES AT:
HTTP://WWW.DOT.CA.GOV/CGI-BIN/ROADS.CGI
OR THE CALIFORNIA HIGHWAY PATROL (CHP) WEBSITE AT:
HTTP://CAD.CHP.CA.GOV

FOR A DETAILED MAP OF THE HAZARD:
WWW.WRH.NOAA.GOV/WRH/WHV/?WFO=SGX

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