Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Sacramento, CA

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SACRAMENTO CA
225 PM PST SAT JAN 21 2017

...PERIODS OF HEAVY MOUNTAIN SNOW THROUGH THE WEEKEND...

.ANOTHER STRONG PACIFIC STORM WILL MOVE INLAND TONIGHT WITH
PERIODS OF HEAVY MOUNTAIN SNOW AND STRONG WIND SUNDAY INTO
MONDAY. DRIER WEATHER EXPECTED TUESDAY.

CAZ013-063-221030-
/O.CON.KSTO.WS.W.0005.170122T0300Z-170123T0000Z/
SHASTA LAKE AREA / NORTHERN SHASTA COUNTY-
MOUNTAINS SOUTHWESTERN SHASTA COUNTY TO NORTHERN LAKE COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF SHASTA DAM AND ALDER SPRINGS
225 PM PST SAT JAN 21 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING
TO 4 PM PST SUNDAY...

* TIMING...INCREASING SNOW THIS EVENING BECOMING HEAVIEST LATER
  TONIGHT INTO SUNDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...6 TO 12 INCHES ABOVE 3000 FEET WITH 2 TO
  4 FEET OVER THE PEAKS.

* MAIN IMPACT...ROAD CLOSURES, CHAIN CONTROLS.

* OTHER IMPACTS...GUSTY WINDS WITH WHITE-OUT CONDITIONS.

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.

INTERACT WITH US VIA SOCIAL MEDIA WWW.FACEBOOK.COM/NWS.SACRAMENTO
WWW.TWITTER.COM/NWSSACRAMENTO

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CAZ068-069-221030-
/O.CON.KSTO.WS.W.0005.000000T0000Z-170123T1200Z/
WESTERN PLUMAS COUNTY/LASSEN PARK-
WEST SLOPE NORTHERN SIERRA NEVADA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF CHESTER, QUINCY, AND BLUE CANYON
225 PM PST SAT JAN 21 2017

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

* TIMING...HEAVY SNOW AND STRONG GUSTY WINDS RETURN LATE TONIGHT
  AND CONTINUE INTO EARLY MONDAY.

* LOCATIONS...INTERSTATE 80 OVER DONNER PASS, HIGHWAY 50 OVER
  ECHO SUMMIT, HIGHWAY 88 OVER CARSON PASS AND LASSEN VOLCANIC
  NATIONAL PARK.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...2 TO 4 FEET OF SNOW ABOVE 4000 FEET WITH
  6 TO 12 INCHES DOWN TO AROUND 3000 FEET. LOCAL ACCUMULATIONS
  UP TO 6 FEET POSSIBLE ACROSS THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS. SNOWFALL
  RATES OF 2 INCHES OR MORE AN HOUR AT TIMES LATE TONIGHT AND SUNDAY.

* MAIN IMPACTS...SNOW COVERED ROADS WITH CHAIN CONTROLS AND
  WHITE OUT CONDITIONS. ROAD CLOSURES POSSIBLE.

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.

&&

INTERACT WITH US VIA SOCIAL MEDIA WWW.FACEBOOK.COM/NWS.SACRAMENTO
WWW.TWITTER.COM/NWSSACRAMENTO

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