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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SACRAMENTO CA
321 PM PST THU JAN 12 2017

...HEAVY SNOW TAPERS TO SHOWERS OVER THE SIERRA NEVADA...

.HEAVY SNOW HAS TAPERED OFF TO SHOWERS OVER THE SIERRA NEVADA
AND SHOULD END LATER TONIGHT. MAJOR SIERRA PASS ROADS ARE
OPEN BUT CHAIN CONTROLS REMAIN IN EFFECT DUE TO SLIPPERY AND
SNOW COVERED ROADS OVER THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS.

DRY WEATHER IS EXPECTED FRIDAY AND THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

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WEST SLOPE NORTHERN SIERRA NEVADA-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF BLUE CANYON
321 PM PST THU JAN 12 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PST THIS
EVENING...
...WINTER STORM WARNING IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SACRAMENTO HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW, WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PST
THIS EVENING. THE WINTER STORM WARNING HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

* MAIN IMPACTS: HAZARDOUS TRAVEL WITH SLICK, SNOW COVERED ROADS,
  TRAVEL DELAYS AND CHAIN CONTROLS.

* TIMING...SNOW SHOWERS TAPERING THIS EVENING. SNOW LEVELS AROUND
  3000 FEET.

* LOCATIONS...INTERSTATE 80 OVER DONNER PASS, HIGHWAY 50 OVER
  ECHO SUMMIT, HIGHWAY 88 OVER CARSON PASS.

* ADDITIONAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS THROUGH THIS EVENING...1 TO 4
  INCHES.

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

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