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Winter Storm Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HANFORD CA
712 PM PST THU JAN 19 2017

CAZ096-097-201115-
/O.CON.KHNX.WS.W.0005.170120T1200Z-170121T1800Z/
SIERRA NEVADA FROM YOSEMITE TO KINGS CANYON-
TULARE COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CAMP NELSON...GIANT FOREST...
LODGEPOLE...JOHNSONDALE
712 PM PST THU JAN 19 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM FRIDAY TO
10 AM PST SATURDAY...

* HAZARD TYPES...HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...A FEW INCHES DOWN TO 4000 FEET. UP TO 12
  INCHES ABOVE 5000 FEET. 2 FEET OR MORE ABOVE 7000 FEET.

* TIMING...THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED TO FALL EARLY FRIDAY
  MORNING INTO FRIDAY EVENING.

* IMPACTS...THE HEAVY SNOW WILL MAKE MANY ROADS IMPASSABLE AND
  CREATE WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS. OVER THE HIGHEST
  ELEVATIONS... STRONG WINDS WILL LEAD TO BLOWING SNOW AND
  REDUCED VISIBILITY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING.  SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF
SNOW ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN
AN EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...
FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

&&

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