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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
117 PM PST SUN JAN 22 2017

...STRONG WINTER STORM WILL BRING PERIODS OF HEAVY SNOW, GUSTY
WINDS, AND DANGEROUS DRIVING CONDITIONS TO THE MOUNTAINS THROUGH
MONDAY...

.A STRONG STORM SYSTEM WILL IMPACT THE AREA TODAY WITH SCATTERED
HEAVY SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EXPECTED TONIGHT AND MONDAY.

STARTING THE WINTER STORM WARNINGS NOW INSTEAD OF THIS EVENING AS
SNOW LEVELS ARE AROUND 6500 FEET TODAY...LOWER THAN PREVIOUSLY
EXPECTED. THESE SNOW LEVELS WILL RAPIDLY LOWER TO 3500 TO 4500
FEET BY LATE TONIGHT. BY MONDAY EVENING...TOTAL SNOW
ACCUMULATIONS SHOULD RANGE FROM 12 TO 18 INCHES FOR ELEVATIONS
ABOVE 7,000 FEET, DOWN TO 1 TO 2 INCHES AT ELEVATIONS AROUND 4,000
FEET. THE INTERSTATE 5 TEJON PASS COULD GET AN INCH OR TWO MONDAY
MORNING. STRONG WINDS WILL ALSO IMPACT THE MOUNTAINS, WITH GUSTS
OVER 70 MPH LIKELY IN THE WINDIEST LOCATIONS. ICY CONDITIONS WITH
LOW VISIBILITY FROM BLOWING SNOW AND FOG WILL MAKE FOR DANGEROUS
MOUNTAIN DRIVING CONDITIONS.

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SANTA BARBARA COUNTY MOUNTAINS-VENTURA COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY MOUNTAINS EXCLUDING THE SANTA MONICA RANGE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SAN MARCOS PASS...
SAN RAFAEL WILDERNESS AREA...DICK SMITH WILDERNESS AREA...
LOCKWOOD VALLEY...MOUNT PINOS...ACTON...MOUNT WILSON...SANDBERG
117 PM PST SUN JAN 22 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM PST MONDAY...

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...12 TO 18 INCHES ABOVE 7,000 FEET, 6 TO 12
  INCHES DOWN TO 6,000 FEET, 1 TO 2 INCHES DOWN TO 4,000 FEET
  (INCLUDING THE INTERSTATE 5 TEJON PASS).

* SNOW LEVELS...AROUND 6,500 FEET TODAY LOWERING TO 3,500 TO 4,500
  LATE TONIGHT AND MONDAY.

* WINDS...SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 70
  MPH. ISOLATED GUSTS TO 80 MPH OVER THE HIGHER EXPOSED PEAKS.

* IMPACT...HEAVY SNOW...STRONG WINDS...LOW VISIBILITIES IN BLOWING
  SNOW AND FOG, AND ICY ROADS WILL MAKE FOR DANGEROUS MOUNTAIN
  DRIVING CONDITIONS. ROAD CLOSURES ARE LIKELY...INCLUDING HIGHWAY
  33 AND POSSIBLY INTERSTATE 5. EXTENDED EXPOSURE TO COLD AND WIND
  COULD BE LIFE-THREATENING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

ONLY TRAVEL IN AN EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL... CHECK THE
LATEST ROAD REPORTS BEFORE DEPARTING. KEEP AN EMERGENCY KIT IN
YOUR VEHICLE WHICH INCLUDES A FLASHLIGHT... FOOD AND WATER...
EXTRA CLOTHES AND BLANKETS... AND TIRE CHAINS.

&&

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KITTELL



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