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
530 PM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

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SIERRA NEVADA FROM YOSEMITE TO KINGS CANYON-
TULARE COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CAMP NELSON...GIANT FOREST...
LODGEPOLE...JOHNSONDALE
530 PM 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...ADDITIONAL SHOWERS CONTINUING THROUGH THE OVERNIGHT
  PERIOD.

* 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.

&&60

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KERN COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
530 PM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PST
SATURDAY ABOVE 5000 FEET...

* ACCUMULATIONS...4 TO 9 INCHES ABOVE 5000 FEET. 1 TO 3 INCHES
  NEAR 4000 FEET.

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

* HAZARD TYPES...WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS. BLOWING SNOW.

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

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 55 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.

&&

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