Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SACRAMENTO CA
1019 PM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

...PERIODS OF HEAVY MOUNTAIN SNOW NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS...

.WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS CONTINUE OVER THE SIERRA NEVADA, AND
TAPER OFF TO SHOWERS OVER THE COASTAL RANGE AND SHASTA COUNTY
MOUNTAINS OVERNIGHT AND INTO SATURDAY. ANOTHER STRONG SYSTEM WILL
PUSH THROUGH THE NORTH STATE LATE SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY
BRINGING ANOTHER ROUND OF HEAVY SNOW AND GUSTY WINDS.

CAZ013-211800-
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SHASTA LAKE AREA / NORTHERN SHASTA COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF SHASTA DAM
1019 PM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM SATURDAY TO
4 PM PST SUNDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW SHOWERS CONTINUING OVERNIGHT AND SATURDAY WITH
  MINOR ACCUMULATIONS. HEAVY SNOW RETURNS SATURDAY EVENING AND
  SUNDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...ACCUMULATIONS 10 TO 18 INCHES ABOVE 3000
  FEET AND 1 TO 3 FEET OVER THE HIGHEST ELEVATIONS...LATE
  SATURDAY AND SUNDAY.

* MAIN IMPACT...ROAD CLOSURES, CHAIN CONTROLS.

* OTHER IMPACTS...GUSTY WINDS WITH PERIODS OF WHITE-OUT
CONDITIONS.

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

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.

$$

CAZ014-063-210730-
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BURNEY BASIN / EASTERN SHASTA COUNTY-
MOUNTAINS SOUTHWESTERN SHASTA COUNTY TO NORTHERN LAKE COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF BURNEY AND ALDER SPRINGS
1019 PM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY HAS EXPIRED...

SNOW SHOWERS WITH MINOR ACCUMULATIONS CONTINUE OVERNIGHT AND INTO
SATURDAY. HEAVY SNOW POSSIBLE AGAIN SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY.

$$

CAZ068-069-211800-
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WESTERN PLUMAS COUNTY/LASSEN PARK-
WEST SLOPE NORTHERN SIERRA NEVADA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF CHESTER, QUINCY, AND BLUE CANYON
1019 PM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PST MONDAY...

* TIMING...PERIODS OF HEAVY SNOW THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING WITH
  HEAVIEST SNOW AND GUSTY WINDS FRIDAY THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING.
  HEAVY SNOW AND STRONG WINDS RETURNING SUNDAY MORNING, LASTING
  THROUGH MONDAY MORNING.

* LOCATIONS...LASSEN PARK...INTERSTATE 80 OVER DONNER PASS...
  HIGHWAY 50 OVER ECHO SUMMIT...HIGHWAY 88 OVER CARSON PASS.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...2 TO 3 FEET OF SNOW ABOVE 4000 FEET
  THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING WITH ANOTHER 2 TO 3 FEET SATURDAY
  EVENING THROUGH MONDAY MORNING.

* MAIN IMPACT...SNOW COVERED ROADS WITH CHAIN CONTROLS LIKELY.
  WHITE OUT CONDITIONS AT TIMES WITH GUSTY WINDS ESPECIALLY
  TODAY AND SUNDAY.

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.

&&

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

$$



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