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Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SACRAMENTO CA
1107 PM PDT FRI APR 24 2015

...LATE SEASON STORM TO IMPACT SIERRA TONIGHT INTO SATURDAY...

.A COLD LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM IS DROPPING OUT OF THE GULF OF ALASKA
OVER NORTHERN CALIFORNIA. THIS LATE SEASON WEATHER SYSTEM WILL
BRING PRECIPITATION TO MUCH OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA WITH SNOW OVER
HIGHER MOUNTAIN AREAS. THIS COLD SYSTEM WILL BRING SNOW LEVELS
DOWN TO AROUND 5000 FEET LOW ENOUGH TO IMPACT THE SIERRA PASSES.
SEVERAL INCHES OF SNOWFALL WILL BE POSSIBLE ABOVE THIS ELEVATION
FROM TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY. PRECIPITATION IS EXPECTED TO BECOME
SHOWERY SATURDAY AFTERNOON. THOSE TRAVELING INTO THE SIERRA
TONIGHT OR SATURDAY SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR WINTER LIKE CONDITIONS.
CARRY TIRE CHAINS AND EXPECT TRAVEL DELAYS.

CAZ068-069-251815-
/O.CON.KSTO.WW.Y.0008.000000T0000Z-150426T0000Z/
WESTERN PLUMAS COUNTY/LASSEN PARK-
WEST SLOPE NORTHERN SIERRA NEVADA-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...BLUE CANYON
1107 PM PDT FRI APR 24 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM PDT
SATURDAY ABOVE 5000 FEET...

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 3 TO 8 INCHES WITH UP TO A FOOT OVER THE
  HIGHEST SIERRA ELEVATIONS.

* ELEVATION: ABOVE 5000 FEET.

* TIMING: SNOW FALL CONTINUING THIS EVENING WITH HEAVIEST
  SNOWFALL AFTER MIDNIGHT INTO SATURDAY MORNING.

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

* WINDS: SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.

* IMPACTS: SNOW WILL CREATE SLICK AND ICY ROADS... ESPECIALLY
  SATURDAY MORNING. TRAVEL DELAYS ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE SIERRA
  WITH CHAIN RESTRICTIONS LIKELY.

* FOR A DETAILED VIEW OF THE HAZARD AREA...VISIT
  HTTP://WWW.WRH.NOAA.GOV/MAP/?WFO=STO.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

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

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