Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS San Joaquin Valley, CA

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY - HANFORD CA
519 AM PST SUN FEB 14 2016

CAZ096-097-151330-
SIERRA NEVADA FROM YOSEMITE TO KINGS CANYON-
TULARE COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
519 AM PST SUN FEB 14 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS OF
THE SOUTHERN SIERRA NEVADA.

...WINTER WEATHER RETURNS...

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER EXPECTED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

* TIMING: SNOW RETURNING WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY TO THE
  HIGH SIERRA.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 5 TO 10 INCHES POSSIBLE. HIGHEST AMOUNTS IN
  YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK.

* ELEVATION: STARTING OUT AROUND 7000 FEET WEDNESDAY EVENING THEN
  LOWERING TO NEAR 5000 FEET BY MIDDAY THURSDAY.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE: YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK...SIERRA NATIONAL
  FOREST...KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARK.

* IMPACTS: RAPIDLY CHANGING WEATHER CONDITIONS FOR HIKERS AND
  BACKPACKERS. SNOW CAUSING POSSIBLE ROAD CLOSURES AND DANGEROUS
  TRAVELING CONDITIONS.

* STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO...OR YOUR FAVORITE NEWS
  SOURCE...FOR FURTHER INFORMATION.


.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SKYWARN SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

WEATHER SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT ANY SIGNIFICANT OR
UNUSUAL CONDITIONS TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

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