Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Sacramento, CA

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SACRAMENTO CA
256 AM PDT THU APR 24 2014

.A LATE SEASON STORM WILL LIKELY DROP PERIODS OF MODERATE TO HEAVY
RAIN AND SNOW OVER INTERIOR NORTHERN CALIFORNIA TONIGHT THROUGH
FRIDAY NIGHT.

CAZ068-069-250000-
/O.NEW.KSTO.WW.Y.0011.140425T0600Z-140426T1200Z/
WESTERN PLUMAS COUNTY/LASSEN PARK-
WEST SLOPE NORTHERN SIERRA NEVADA-
256 AM PDT THU APR 24 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS EVENING TO
5 AM PDT SATURDAY ABOVE 5500 FEET...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SACRAMENTO HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY ABOVE 5500 FEET FOR HEAVY SNOW AND/OR BLOWING SNOW...
WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS EVENING TO 5 AM PDT SATURDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 5 TO 10 INCHES ABOVE 5500 FEET AND UP TO 4
  INCHES DOWN TO 4500 FEET.

* TIMING: SNOW BEGINS ABOVE 7000 FEET TONIGHT BEFORE IMPACTING
  AREAS DOWN TO 4500 FEET FRIDAY NIGHT.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE: LASSEN NATIONAL PARK...DONNER PASS...ECHO
  SUMMIT...CARSON PASS.

* WINDS: SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS 35 TO 50 MPH.

* IMPACTS: GREATEST IMPACTS MAY BE PERIODS OF LATE SEASON HEAVY
  SNOWFALL ACCUMULATING ON ROADS AT PASS LEVEL FRIDAY AFTERNOON
  INTO OVERNIGHT. BLOWING SNOW NEAR SIERRA CREST MAY ALSO LIMIT
  VISIBILITIES.

* FOR A DETAILED VIEW OF THE HAZARD AREA...VISIT
  HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/SACRAMENTO/HAZARDS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING
SNOW MEANS THAT VISIBILITIES WILL BE LIMITED DUE TO A COMBINATION
OF FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW. USE CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING...
ESPECIALLY IN OPEN AREAS.

&&

INTERACT WITH US VIA SOCIAL MEDIA
WWW.FACEBOOK.COM/NWS.SACRAMENTO
WWW.TWITTER.COM/NWSSACRAMENTO

$$

JCLAPP




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