Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN DIEGO CA
952 PM PST TUE JAN 17 2017

...MODERATE SNOW THURSDAY IN THE HIGHER MOUNTAINS...

...HEAVY SNOW FRIDAY IN THE MOUNTAINS...

.TWO STORMS WILL MOVE THROUGH SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA. THE FIRST ONE
WILL ARRIVE LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND BRING MODERATE TO LOCALLY
HEAVY SNOW LATE WEDNESADY NIGHT AND THURSDAY. THE SECOND STORM
WILL ARRIVE FRIDAY AND BRING AREAS OF HEAVY SNOW FRIDAY AND FRIDAY
NIGHT. THE SNOW LEVEL WILL MOSTLY BE BETWEEN 5000 AND 5500 FEET.
SNOWFALL AMOUNTS WILL BE HIGHLY VARIABLE, BUT SOME LOCATIONS COULD
RECEIVE OVER 6 INCHES OF SNOW THURSDAY AND OVER ONE FOOT OF SNOW
FRIDAY. SNOW SHOWERS ARE POSSIBLE OVER THE WEEKEND WITH A WARMER
STORM WITH RAIN MORE LIKELY AROUND MONDAY. STRONG GUSTY WINDS WILL
OCCUR AT TIMES AS WELL ALONG WITH DENSE FOG.

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SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY MOUNTAINS-RIVERSIDE COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...CRESTLINE...LAKE ARROWHEAD...
BIG BEAR CITY...BIG BEAR LAKE...RUNNING SPRINGS...WRIGHTWOOD...
IDYLLWILD-PINE COVE
952 PM PST TUE JAN 17 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM WEDNESDAY TO 4 AM
PST FRIDAY...
...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH
LATE FRIDAY NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SAN DIEGO HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM WEDNESDAY TO
4 AM PST FRIDAY. A WINTER STORM WATCH HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED. THIS
WINTER STORM WATCH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH
LATE FRIDAY NIGHT.

* SNOW LEVELS...MOSTLY BETWEEN 5000 AND 5500 FEET, BUT LOCALLY
  LOWER ON THE NORTH SLOPES.

* TIMING...MODERATE SNOW WILL OCCUR LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND
  THURSDAY WITH HEAVY SNOW FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...4 TO 8 INCHES ABOVE 6000 FEET LATE
  WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY WITH 8 TO 16 INCHES FRIDAY AND
  FRIDAY NIGHT. A FEW INCHES COULD FALL AS LOW AS AROUND 5000
  FEET.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST TO WEST WINDS 20 TO 35 MPH WITH LOCAL GUSTS
  OVER 50 MPH THURSDAY AND 25 TO 45 MPH FRIDAY WITH LOCAL GUSTS
  OVER 65 MPH.

* VISIBILITY...NEAR ZERO AT TIMES IN SNOW, BLOWING SNOW AND FOG.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE DANGEROUS AT TIMES OVER THE MOUNTAINS
  DUE TO SNOWFALL AND LOW VISIBILITY.

* OUTLOOK...SOME SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE SATURDAY NIGHT AND
  SUNDAY, WITH A WARMER STORM LIKELY BRINGING MORE RAIN THAN SNOW
  BY MONDAY.


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.

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW...SLEET...OR ICE ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL.
CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.

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MAXWELL



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