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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN DIEGO CA
209 PM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

...HEAVY SNOW TODAY AND TONIGHT IN THE MOUNTAINS...

.A POWERFUL STORM WILL BRING HEAVY SNOW TO THE MOUNTAINS THIS
AFTENROON AND TONIGHT. STRONG AND GUSTY WINDS WILL OCCUR AS
WELL...ESPECIALLY ALONG THE RIDGE TOPS AND DESERT MOUNTAIN
SLOPES...WITH WINDS POSSIBLY CAUSING STRUCTURAL DAMAGE. THE NEXT
STORM WILL BRING MAINLY RAIN SUNDAY EXCEPT ON THE HIGHER PEAKS OF
SAN BERNARDINO AND RIVERSIDE COUNTIES...THEN SNOW LEVELS WILL
LOWER SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY DOWN TO 4000 FEET. THIS STORM
WILL ALSO BRING STRONG WINDS SUNDAY INTO MONDAY.

CAZ055-056-210615-
/O.CON.KSGX.WS.W.0002.000000T0000Z-170121T1400Z/
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
209 PM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM PST
SATURDAY...

* SNOW LEVELS...AROUND 5000 FEET.

* TIMING...THROUGH TONIGHT.

* ADDITIONAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...ABOVE 6000 FEET...10 TO 20
  INCHES. 5000 TO 6000 FEET...5 TO 10 INCHES.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 25 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 60 MPH AND LOCAL
  GUSTS OVER 70 MPH.

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

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE DANGEROUS AT TIMES OVER THE MOUNTAINS
  DUE TO SNOW COVERED ROADS...STRONG WINDS AND LOW VISIBILITY.
  DANGEROUS CROSS WINDS EXPECTED FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES.
  WINDS MAY CAUSE STRUCTURAL DAMAGE AND KNOCK DOWN TREES AND
  POWER LINES.

* OUTLOOK...A WARMER STORM WILL BRING MORE RAIN THAN SNOW SUNDAY
  WITH THE SNOW LEVEL AROUND 7000 FEET...BUT THE SNOW LEVEL WILL
  LOWER ON MONDAY DOWN TO 4000 FEET BRINGING MORE HEAVY SNOW.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING.  SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF
SNOW ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN
AN EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...
FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

&&

$$

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SAN DIEGO COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...JULIAN...PINE VALLEY
209 PM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM PST
SATURDAY...

* SNOW LEVELS...AROUND 5000 FEET.

* TIMING...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...ABOVE 6000 FEET...10 TO 15 INCHES. 5000 TO
  6000 FEET...4 TO 8 INCHES.

* WINDS...WEST 25 TO 45 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 60 MPH...AND LOCAL
  GUSTS OVER 70 MPH.

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

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE DANGEROUS AT TIMES OVER THE MOUNTAINS
  DUE TO SNOW COVERED ROADS...STRONG WINDS AND LOW VISIBILITY.
  DANGEROUS CROSS WINDS FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. WINDS MAY
  CAUSE STRUCTURAL DAMAGE AND KNOCK DOWN TREES AND POWER LINES.

* OUTLOOK...A WARMER STORM WILL BRING MAINLY RAIN ON SUNDAY...
  THEN COOLING ON MONDAY WILL BRING SOME SNOW TO THE SAN DIEGO
  COUNTY MOUNTAINS ABOVE 4000 FOOT ELEVATION.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING.  SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF
SNOW ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN
AN EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...
FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

&&

$$

MAXWELL



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