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Winter Storm Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN DIEGO CA
408 AM PST SAT FEB 28 2015

...PERIODS OF SNOW SHOWERS WITH LOCALLY HEAVY SNOWFALL FOR THE
MOUNTAINS ABOVE 5000 FEET FOR TONIGHT INTO MONDAY...

.A COLD LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM FROM THE NORTH WILL BRING PERIODS OF
SNOW SHOWERS INTO EARLY TUESDAY WITH LOCALLY HEAVY SNOWFALL
POSSIBLE. SNOW LEVELS WILL LOWER TO AROUND 5500 FEET TODAY AND
4500 TO 5000 FEET FOR SUNDAY THROUGH EARLY TUESDAY.

CAZ055-056-058-282230-
/O.CON.KSGX.WS.W.0002.150301T0000Z-150303T0000Z/
SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY MOUNTAINS-RIVERSIDE COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
SAN DIEGO COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...BIG BEAR CITY...
BIG BEAR LAKE...LAKE ARROWHEAD...RUNNING SPRINGS...WRIGHTWOOD
408 AM PST SAT FEB 28 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 4 PM PST MONDAY ABOVE 5000 FEET...

* SNOW LEVELS...FALLING TO 5500 FEET TODAY...AND 4500 TO
5000 FEET   FOR SUNDAY AND MONDAY WITH LOCALLY LOWER SNOW LEVELS.

* TIMING...PERIODS OF HEAVIER SNOWFALL ARE POSSIBLE FOR TONIGHT
INTO EARLY SUNDAY...AND AGAIN LATE SUNDAY NIGHT INTO MONDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...LESS THAN 4 INCHES FOR 4000 TO 5000 FEET...
  4 TO 8 INCHES FOR 5000 TO 6000 FT...8 TO 12 INCHES FOR 6000 TO
  7000 FT...WITH LOCAL AMOUNTS EXCEEDING 12 INCHES ABOVE 7000
  FEET.

* WINDS...AREAS OF SOUTHWEST TO WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
  40 MPH.

* VISIBILITY...REDUCED BELOW ONE QUARTER AT TIMES IN SNOW...
  BLOWING SNOW...AND FOG.

* IMPACTS...RESIDENTS AND TRAVELERS INTO HIGHER ELEVATIONS IN THE
  MOUNTAINS SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR HAZARDOUS WINTER WEATHER
  CONDITIONS AND POSSIBLE ROAD CLOSURES. IF POSSIBLE...CARRY
  CHAINS AND TAKE EXTRA FOOD AND CLOTHING.

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.

&&

$$

YOU MAY ALSO GO TO THE CALTRANS WEBSITE TO CHECK FOR ROAD
CONDITIONS AND CLOSURES AT:
HTTP://WWW.DOT.CA.GOV/CGI-BIN/ROADS.CGI
OR THE CALIFORNIA HIGHWAY PATROL (CHP) WEBSITE AT:
HTTP://CAD.CHP.CA.GOV

FOR A DETAILED MAP OF THE HAZARD:
WWW.WRH.NOAA.GOV/WRH/WHV/?WFO=SGX

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Wind Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN DIEGO CA
348 AM PST SAT FEB 28 2015

...PERIODS OF STRONG GUSTY WEST WINDS FOR THE MOUNTAINS AND
DESERTS INTO THIS AFTERNOON...

.A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM FROM THE NORTH WILL BRING STRONGER ONSHORE
FLOW WITH PERIODS OF STRONG GUSTY WEST WINDS THROUGH THIS
MORNING...DECREASING DURING THE AFTERNOON.

CAZ056-058-282000-
/O.EXA.KSGX.WI.Y.0007.000000T0000Z-150301T0000Z/
RIVERSIDE COUNTY MOUNTAINS-SAN DIEGO COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
348 AM PST SAT FEB 28 2015

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SAN DIEGO HAS ISSUED A WIND
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST TO WEST WINDS 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 55
  MPH.

* LOCATION...STRONGEST WINDS NEAR MOUNTAIN RIDGE TOPS AND ALONG
  DESERT MOUNTAIN SLOPES.

* IMPACTS...DRIVING OF HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES WILL BE HAZARDOUS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS OF 35 MPH ARE EXPECTED. WINDS
THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH
PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION.

&&

$$



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