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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Sacramento CA
330 AM PST Tue Feb 21 2017

CAZ068-069-220000-
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Western Plumas County/Lassen Park-
West Slope Northern Sierra Nevada-
Including the cities of Chester, Quincy, and Blue Canyon
330 AM PST Tue Feb 21 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PST THIS
EVENING...

* Main impacts: Travelers may experience delays. Chain controls.
  Poor visibility due to snow and strong southwest wind gusts to
  50 mph will make travel hazardous.

* Confidence...High.

* Locations...Interstate 80 over Donner pass, Highway 50 over
  Echo summit, Highway 88 over Carson pass, and Lassen park.

* Timing...Periods of heavy snow through midday before tapering
  off to flurries by this evening.

* Snow amounts...Additional accumulations up to a foot down to
  around 5500 feet with up to 2 feet along the crest.

* Snow levels...4000 to 5000 feet.

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. Strong winds
are also possible. This will make travel very hazardous or
impossible.

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