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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
246 PM PST WED JAN 18 2017

...SNOW AND GUSTY WINDS EXPECTED IN THE MOUNTAINS OF VENTURA AND
LOS ANGELES COUNTIES LATE THIS EVENING THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.TWO STORMS WILL BRING PERIODS OF HEAVY SNOW TO THE HIGHER
ELEVATIONS OF THE MOUNTAINS BEGINNING LATE TONIGHT. SEVERAL INCHES
OF SNOW ARE POSSIBLE, MAINLY ABOVE 7000 FEET, TONIGHT THROUGH MID
DAY THURSDAY. LIGHTER AMOUNTS ARE POSSIBLE AS LOW AS 5000 FEET.

THE SECOND STORM WILL GENERATE ANOTHER ROUND OF HEAVY SNOW FRIDAY
WITH SEVERAL MORE INCHES POSSIBLE AT HIGHER ELEVATIONS AND LIGHT
ACCUMULATIONS DOWN TO 4000 FEET EARLY SATURDAY.

A THIRD AND STORM IS EXPECTED SUNDAY INTO MONDAY THAT SHOULD
BRING ADDITIONAL SNOW.

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VENTURA COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY MOUNTAINS EXCLUDING THE SANTA MONICA RANGE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LOCKWOOD VALLEY...MOUNT PINOS...ACTON...
MOUNT WILSON...SANDBERG
246 PM PST WED JAN 18 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO 9 AM
PST SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LOS ANGELES/OXNARD HAS ISSUED A
WINTER STORM WARNING FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO 9 AM PST SATURDAY. THE WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BEGIN THIS EVENING...THEN CONTINUE THROUGH
  MID DAY THURSDAY. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS WILL LINGER THROUGH
  THURSDAY EVENING. A SECOND STORM WILL BRING MORE HEAVY SNOW
  FRIDAY INTO EARLY SATURDAY.

* SNOW LEVELS...6500 TO 7000 FEET TONIGHT AND AGAIN
  FRIDAY...LOWERING TO 5000 TO 5500 FEET EARLY THURSDAY AND DOWN
  TO 3500 TO 4000 FEET LATE FRIDAY NIGHT INTO SATURDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...5 TO 10 INCHES ABOVE 6500 FEET WITH EACH OF
  THE FIRST TWO STORMS THURSDAY AND FRIDAY. LIGHT ACCUMULATIONS
  ARE POSSIBLE AS LOW AS 4000 FEET EARLY SATURDAY.

* WINDS...SOUTH WINDS 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 55 MPH ARE
  EXPECTED LATE THIS EVENING THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...THEN AGAIN
  ON FRIDAY.

* IMPACTS...PERIODS OF SNOW...GUSTY WINDS...AND LOW VISIBILITIES
  MAKE FOR DANGEROUS DRIVING CONDITIONS AND COULD LEAD TO TRAVEL
  PROBLEMS ON HIGHER MOUNTAIN ROADS.

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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