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Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SACRAMENTO CA
438 AM PST FRI DEC 19 2014

...ANOTHER ROUND OF SNOW IMPACTING THE SIERRA TODAY...

.A PACIFIC COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH NORTHERN CALIFORNIA TODAY
BRINGING PERIODS OF MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW TO THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS
OF THE SIERRA. LIGHT SNOWFALL THIS MORNING WILL BE FOLLOWED BY
HEAVIER SNOWFALL THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING AS THE MAIN COLD
FRONT MOVES THROUGH. THIS SNOWFALL WILL LIKELY CAUSE TRAVEL DELAYS
AND POSSIBLE CHAIN RESTRICTIONS ESPECIALLY DURING THIS HIGH
VOLUME TRAVEL TIME.

CAZ068-069-200045-
/O.CON.KSTO.WW.Y.0020.000000T0000Z-141220T0600Z/
WESTERN PLUMAS COUNTY/LASSEN PARK-
WEST SLOPE NORTHERN SIERRA NEVADA-
438 AM PST FRI DEC 19 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PST THIS
EVENING ABOVE 6000 FEET...

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: AN ADDITIONAL 2 TO 5 INCHES ABOVE 6000 FEET WITH
  UP TO 10 INCHES AT THE HIGHEST ELEVATIONS.

* ELEVATION: A FEW INCHES OF SNOWFALL MAY OCCUR DOWN TO THE 5000
  FOOT LEVEL TODAY WITH THE HEAVIER SNOWFALL ABOVE THE 6000 FOOT
  LEVEL.

* TIMING: LIGHT SNOWFALL EARLY THIS MORNING WITH THE HEAVIEST SNOW
  OCCURRING LATE THIS MORNING INTO THIS EVENING.

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

* WINDS: SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.

* IMPACTS: ROAD CONDITIONS WILL BE SLICK DUE TO SNOW. TRAVEL
  DELAYS EXPECTED WITH CHAIN RESTRICTIONS POSSIBLE.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW
WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW
COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITY...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

&&

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

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