Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HANFORD CA
605 PM PDT THU APR 24 2014

CAZ096-097-251000-
/O.CON.KHNX.WW.Y.0012.140425T1200Z-140426T1200Z/
SIERRA NEVADA FROM YOSEMITE TO KINGS CANYON-
TULARE COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
605 PM PDT THU APR 24 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM FRIDAY TO
5 AM PDT SATURDAY ABOVE 6000 FEET...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY ABOVE 6000 FEET REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM
5 AM FRIDAY TO 5 AM PDT SATURDAY FOR THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS OF THE
SOUTHERN SIERRA NEVADA.

THE LATEST IN A SERIES OF FAST MOVING PACIFIC STORMS WILL AFFECT
THE SOUTHERN SIERRA NEVADA BEGINNING EARLY FRIDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: UP TO 12 INCHES IN AND AROUND YOSEMITE
  NATIONAL PARK. 6 TO 9 INCHES IN AND NEAR SEQUOIA AND KINGS
  CANYON NATIONAL PARKS.

* ELEVATION: ABOVE 6000 FEET.

* TIMING: SNOW BEGINNING LATE TONIGHT AND CONTINUING INTO
  SATURDAY MORNING.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE: TUOLUMNE MEADOWS...WHITE WOLF...CHINQUAPIN
  SUMMIT...GLACIER POINT...LODGEPOLE...GRANT GROVE...HUNTINGTON
  LAKE.

* WINDS: GUSTS TO OVER 50 MPH OVER RIDGES AND NEAR THE CREST.

* IMPACTS: HEAVY WET SNOW WILL MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT INTO
  YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK ON ROUTE 41. HIGHWAY 168 TO HUNTINGTON
  LAKE AND ALL ROADS INTO SEQUOIA AND KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARKS
  WILL EXPERIENCE ACCUMULATING SNOW ABOVE 6000 FEET.

* FOR A DETAILED VIEW OF THE HAZARD AREA...VISIT
  HTTP://WWW.WRH.NOAA.GOV/WRH/WHV/?WFO=HNX.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW WILL CAUSE
TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SLIPPERY ROADS AND LIMITED
VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.

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