Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HANFORD CA
843 PM PDT THU OCT 30 2014

CAZ096-311145-
/O.CON.KHNX.WS.W.0004.141101T0000Z-141101T1800Z/
SIERRA NEVADA FROM YOSEMITE TO KINGS CANYON-
843 PM PDT THU OCT 30 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM FRIDAY TO
11 AM PDT SATURDAY...

* 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 BEGIN FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE THROUGH
THE OVERNIGHT HOURS. SIGNIFICANT ACCUMULATING SNOWFALL WILL END
LATE SATURDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...THIS IS THE FIRST SIGNIFICANT SNOW EXPECTED FOR THE
SEASON. THE WEATHER WILL TRANSITION 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.

&&

$$

CAZ097-311145-
/O.CON.KHNX.WW.Y.0015.141101T0300Z-141101T1800Z/
TULARE COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
843 PM PDT THU OCT 30 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM FRIDAY TO
11 AM PDT SATURDAY...

* 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 WILL BEGIN FRIDAY EVENING AND CONTINUE THROUGH
THE   OVERNIGHT HOURS. ACCUMULATING SNOWFALL WILL END LATE
SATURDAY   MORNING.

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

&&

$$

JDB

WEATHER.GOV/HANFORD



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