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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
958 AM PST SAT JAN 21 2017

...STRONG WINTER STORM WILL BRING PERIODS OF HEAVY SNOW TO THE
MOUNTAINS SUNDAY NIGHT INTO MONDAY...

.THE THIRD IN A SERIES OF STORMS IS EXPECTED TO ARRIVE LATER
TONIGHT AND SUNDAY. INITIALLY THE SNOW LEVELS WILL BE TOO HIGH FOR
SNOW. HOWEVER...SUNDAY EVENING COLDER AIR WILL RAPIDLY LOWER THE
SNOW LEVELS TO BETWEEN 4000 AND 5000 FEET BY MONDAY MORNING.

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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
958 AM PST SAT JAN 21 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM SUNDAY TO 6 PM PST
MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LOS ANGELES/OXNARD HAS ISSUED A
WINTER STORM WARNING FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM 7 PM SUNDAY TO 6 PM PST MONDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...6 TO 12 INCHES OF SNOW ABOVE 6000 FEET WITH
  LOCAL ACCUMULATIONS TO 18 INCHES. ACCUMULATIONS BELOW 6000 FEET
  ARE EXPECTED TO LESS THAN 6 INCHES A DUSTING TO AROUND 1 INCH
  POSSIBLE OVER THE GRAPEVINE ON INTERSTATE 5 MONDAY.

* SNOW LEVELS...OVER 8000 FEET SUNDAY...LOWERING TO BETWEEN 4000
  AND 5000 LATE SUNDAY NIGHT INTO MONDAY MORNING THROUGH MONDAY
  AFTERNOON.

* WINDS...SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 60
  ARE EXPECTED...STRONGEST AT HIGHER ELEVATIONS.

* IMPACT...HEAVY SNOW...GUSTY WINDS...LOW VISIBILITIES IN BLOWING
  SNOW AND ICY ROADS MAKE FOR DANGEROUS DRIVING CONDITIONS. THESE
  CONDITIONS COULD LEAD TO ROAD CLOSURES AND TRAVEL
  DELAYS...INCLUDING INTERSTATE 5 OVER THE GRAPEVINE. IN
  ADDITION...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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MW


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