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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN DIEGO CA
149 PM PST THU FEB 26 2015

...A COLD STORM WILL CREATE HEAVY SNOW ABOVE 5000 FEET SATURDAY
AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.A COLD LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM DROPPING SOUTH ALONG THE WEST COAST
WILL CREATE PERIODS OF MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW IN THE MOUNTAINS FROM
SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON. HEAVY SNOWFALL COULD
MAKE TRAVEL DIFFICULT IF NOT IMPOSSIBLE THROUGH THE HIGHER
MOUNTAIN PASSES AT TIMES. THE SYSTEM WILL EXIT THE AREA ON MONDAY.

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SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY MOUNTAINS-RIVERSIDE COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
SAN DIEGO COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...BIG BEAR CITY...
BIG BEAR LAKE...LAKE ARROWHEAD...RUNNING SPRINGS...WRIGHTWOOD
149 PM PST THU FEB 26 2015

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...

* SNOW LEVELS...INITIALLY AROUND 5000 FEET...DROPPING TO AROUND
  4500 FEET SUNDAY AND MONDAY.

* TIMING...HEAVY SNOWFALL MORE LIKELY SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH
  SUNDAY NIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...4 TO 10 INCHES 5000 TO 6000 FT...6 TO 12
  INCHES 6000 TO 7000 FT...10 TO 16 INCHES...LOCAL AMOUNTS TO 18
  INCHES ABOVE 7000 FT.

* WINDS...WESTERLY GUSTS OF 50 TO 65 MPH AT TIMES. MAY CAUSE
  BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW AND REDUCED VISIBILITY.

* IMPACTS...TREACHEROUS DRIVING CONDITIONS...CHAIN RESTRICTIONS
  AND ROAD CLOSURES POSSIBLE AT TIMES.

* OUTLOOK...WINTRY WEATHER MAY EXTEND INTO TUESDAY. STAY TUNED TO
  LATER FORECASTS TO FINE TUNE THE EXPECTED CONDITIONS AND
  AMOUNTS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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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JJT



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