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Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SACRAMENTO CA
324 PM PDT THU APR 24 2014

...LATE SEASON WINTER STORM FOR THE SIERRA NEVADA TONIGHT AND
FRIDAY...

.A LATE SEASON STORM IS EXPECTED TO CAUSE PERIODS OF MODERATE TO
HEAVY SNOW OVER THE SIERRA NEVADA LATER TONIGHT AND INTO FRIDAY
NIGHT. MOTORISTS SHOULD CARRY TIRE CHAINS AND EXPECT TRAVEL
DELAYS OVER THE SIERRA PASSES.


CAZ068-069-251800-
/O.CON.KSTO.WW.Y.0011.140425T0600Z-140426T1200Z/
WESTERN PLUMAS COUNTY/LASSEN PARK-
WEST SLOPE NORTHERN SIERRA NEVADA-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...BLUE CANYON
324 PM PDT THU APR 24 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS
EVENING TO 5 AM PDT SATURDAY ABOVE 5000 FEET...

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 5 TO 10 INCHES ABOVE 5500 FEET AND UP TO 4
  INCHES DOWN TO 4500 FEET.

* TIMING: SNOW BEGINS ABOVE 7000 FEET TONIGHT BEFORE IMPACTING
  AREAS DOWN TO 4500 TO 5000 FEET FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND FRIDAY NIGHT.

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

* WINDS: SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS 35 TO 50 MPH WITH
  LOCALLY HIGHER GUSTS OVER REMOTE RIDGES.

* IMPACTS: GREATEST IMPACTS WILL BE PERIODS OF LATE SEASON HEAVY
  SNOWFALL ACCUMULATING ON ROADS AT PASS LEVEL LATE TONIGHT AND
  FRIDAY. BLOWING SNOW NEAR THE SIERRA CREST MAY ALSO LIMIT
  VISIBILITIES.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS
THAT VISIBILITIES WILL BE LIMITED DUE TO A COMBINATION OF FALLING
AND BLOWING SNOW. USE CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING... ESPECIALLY IN
OPEN AREAS.

&&

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

$$


JHM






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