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Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SACRAMENTO CA
301 PM PST FRI DEC 19 2014

...SNOW WILL CONTINUE TO IMPACT THE SIERRA TONIGHT WITH LINGERING
SHOWERS INTO THE WEEKEND...

.A PACIFIC COLD FRONT HAS BROUGHT MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW TO THE
HIGHER ELEVATIONS OF THE SIERRA TODAY. THIS SNOWFALL IS IMPACTING
SIERRA TRAFFIC WITH SLICK ROADS, TRAVEL DELAYS AND CHAIN
RESTRICTIONS. ADDITIONAL SNOW WILL CONTINUE TO IMPACT THE SIERRA
THROUGH TONIGHT WITH LINGERING LIGHTER SNOW SHOWERS INTO THE
WEEKEND.

CAZ068-069-200600-
/O.CON.KSTO.WW.Y.0020.000000T0000Z-141220T0600Z/
WESTERN PLUMAS COUNTY/LASSEN PARK-
WEST SLOPE NORTHERN SIERRA NEVADA-
301 PM PST FRI DEC 19 2014

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

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: AN ADDITIONAL 1 TO 2 INCHES.

* ELEVATION: ABOVE 6000 FEET.

* TIMING: HEAVIEST SNOW OCCURRING THIS AFTERNOON INTO EVENING.
  LIGHTER SNOW SHOWERS FOR SATURDAY AND SUNDAY.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE: LASSEN NATIONAL PARK...INTERSTATE
  80...HIGHWAYS 50 AND 88.

* 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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