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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY - HANFORD CA
504 AM PST FRI FEB 12 2016

CAZ096-097-131315-
SIERRA NEVADA FROM YOSEMITE TO KINGS CANYON-
TULARE COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
504 AM PST FRI FEB 12 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS OF
THE SOUTHERN SIERRA NEVADA.

...WINTER WEATHER RETURNS...

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER EXPECTED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

* TIMING: SNOW RETURNING ON WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY TO THE HIGH
  SIERRA.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 12 TO 24 INCHES. HIGHEST AMOUNTS IN
  YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK.

* ELEVATION: STARTING OUT AROUND 8000 FEET WEDNESDAY THEN LOWERING
  TO NEAR 5000 FEET THURSDAY.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE: YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK...SIERRA NATIONAL
  FOREST...KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARK.

* IMPACTS: RAPIDLY CHANGING WEATHER CONDITIONS FOR HIKERS AND
  BACKPACKERS. SNOW CAUSING POSSIBLE ROAD CLOSURES AND DANGEROUS
  TRAVELING CONDITIONS.

* STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO...OR YOUR FAVORITE NEWS
  SOURCE...FOR FURTHER INFORMATION.


.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SKYWARN SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

WEATHER SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT ANY SIGNIFICANT OR
UNUSUAL CONDITIONS TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

$$

BEAN




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