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Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV
323 PM PST WED DEC 7 2016

CAZ073-081300-
/O.CON.KREV.WW.Y.0022.161208T0600Z-161208T1800Z/
MONO COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF BRIDGEPORT AND MAMMOTH LAKES
323 PM PST WED DEC 7 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS
EVENING TO 10 AM PST THURSDAY...

* TIMING: SNOW WILL SPREAD ACROSS THE AREA TONIGHT...THEN BECOME
  MIXED WITH FREEZING RAIN AND RAIN IN THE VALLEYS EARLY
  THURSDAY MORNING. THE GREATEST THREAT FOR FREEZING RAIN WILL
  OCCUR ALONG HIGHWAY 395 IN THE WALKER RIVER CANYON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 1 TO 4 INCHES.

* FREEZING RAIN ACCUMULATIONS: UP TO ONE TENTH OF AN INCH.

* SNOW LEVELS: ALL VALLEY FLOORS THIS EVENING...THEN RISING TO
  OVER 7000 FEET LATE THURSDAY MORNING WITH MIXED WINTER
  PRECIPITATION IN THE VALLEYS.

* IMPACTS: A LIGHT COATING OF SNOW AND BLACK ICE COULD CREATE
  VERY DIFFICULT TRAVEL CONDITIONS. ICE WILL ALSO ACCUMULATE
  ON SIDEWALKS...TREE LIMBS AND POWER LINES. THOSE WITH TRAVEL
  PLANS ARE URGED TO MAINTAIN AN INCREASED AWARENESS WHILE
  DRIVING TONIGHT AND THURSDAY MORNING. IT COULD BE ESPECIALLY
  HAZARDOUS ALONG HIGHWAY 395 IN THE WALKER RIVER CANYON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EVEN LIGHT OR ICE ACCRETION SNOWFALL CAUSES MAJOR TRAVEL DELAYS,
ESPECIALLY DURING PERIODS OF HIGH TRAFFIC VOLUME. BE SURE TO ALLOW
EXTRA TIME TO REACH YOUR DESTINATION. LEAVE EXTRA SPACE BETWEEN
VEHICLES SINCE IT TAKES LONGER TO STOP ON SLICK ROADWAYS.

&&

$$

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