Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS San Joaquin Valley, CA

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Hanford CA
945 AM PST Tue Feb 21 2017

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Sierra Nevada from Yosemite to Kings Canyon-
Tulare County Mountains-
945 AM PST Tue Feb 21 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PST THIS
EVENING ABOVE 7000 FEET...

* ACCUMULATIONS...Additional snow accumulation of 6 to 12
  inches from Kings Canyon north to Yosemite National Park
  above 7000 feet. 4 to 10 inches of additional snow
  accumulation from Kings Canyon south to the Tulare and
  Kern County border above 7000 feet.

* LOCATIONS...Southern Sierra Nevada from Yosemite National Park
  to the Tulare and Kern County border above 7000 feet.

* HAZARD TYPES...Moderate to occasionally Heavy snow and blowing
  snow.

* TIMING...through 10 pm this evening.

* IMPACTS...The heavy snow will make many roads impassable and
  may produce widespread power outages due to the weight of the
  snow on tree limbs and power lines. Strong winds will lead to
  blowing snow...reduced visibility...and additional power
  outages.

* WINDS...Southwest 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 60 mph.

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.

&&

$$

Molina


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