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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Sacramento CA
239 PM PDT Thu Oct 19 2017

...Early Season Snow and Gusty Winds...

.A cool weather system will bring early season snow to the
Northern Sierra this evening through Friday morning. Snow levels
are expected to begin high Thursday evening then drop rapidly to
around 5000 to 5500 feet by Friday morning. There could be 3 to
6 inches of snow along Interstate 80 above 6000 feet...impacting
areas near Donner pass. Motorists traveling over mountain passes
should be prepared for slick roads. Winds gusting to 65 mph over
mountain ridges could cause problems for high profile vehicles
and when combined with snow could bring poor visibility.

CAZ068-069-201400-
/O.CON.KSTO.WW.Y.0018.171020T0600Z-171020T1800Z/
Western Plumas County/Lassen Park-
West Slope Northern Sierra Nevada-
Including the cities of Chester, Quincy, and Blue Canyon
239 PM PDT Thu Oct 19 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS
EVENING TO 11 AM PDT FRIDAY...

* WHAT... Snow expected. Plan on slippery road conditions. Strong,
  gusty winds may impact driving and visibility. Total snow
  accumulations up to 3 to 6 inches are expected above 6000 feet.
  Up to 9 inches near Lassen Park.

* WHERE...Western Plumas County/Lassen Park and West Slope
  Northern Sierra Nevada...above 6000 feet.

* WHEN...11 PM Thursday to 11 AM Friday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Be prepared for reduced visibilities at
  times.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will
cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered
roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving.
The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can
be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

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