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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV
1111 AM PDT THU OCT 30 2014

...FIRST WINTER STORM OF THE SEASON FOR HALLOWEEN...

.AN EARLY SEASON WINTER STORM WILL BRING MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW
TO THE SIERRA FRIDAY EVENING INTO SATURDAY MORNING. THE MAIN
IMPACT FROM THIS STORM IS HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS WITH
WHITEOUT CONDITIONS AND CHAIN CONTROLS OVER THE SIERRA PASSES.
THIS STORM WILL LEAD TO THE WINTER CLOSURES FOR THE PASSES IN
ALPINE AND MONO COUNTIES.

CAZ072-NVZ002-311200-
/O.UPG.KREV.WS.A.0004.141101T0000Z-141101T1800Z/
/O.NEW.KREV.WS.W.0006.141101T0000Z-141101T1800Z/
GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SOUTH LAKE TAHOE...TRUCKEE...
INCLINE VILLAGE
1111 AM PDT THU OCT 30 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM FRIDAY TO 11 AM PDT
SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RENO HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM FRIDAY TO
11 AM PDT SATURDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* TIMING: AN EARLY SEASON WINTER STORM WILL PRODUCE MODERATE TO
  HEAVY SNOW FRIDAY NIGHT AND EARLY SATURDAY MORNING. SNOW MAY
  NOT STICK TO ROADS BELOW 7000 FEET UNTIL AFTER MIDNIGHT
  SATURDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 8 TO 14 INCHES ABOVE 7000 FEET. UP TO 6
  INCHES BELOW 7000 FEET...WITH 5 TO 10 INCHES ALONG AND WEST OF
  HIGHWAY 89.

* WINDS: SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH. GUSTS OF
  40 TO 60 MPH ARE POSSIBLE OVER RIDGES.

* SNOW LEVELS: 7500 TO 8500 FEET ON FRIDAY...LOWERING TO 6500 TO
  7000 FEET FRIDAY EVENING...THEN FALLING TO 5000 TO 5500 FEET
  SATURDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS: SLICK AND SNOW COVERED ROADS WITH WHITEOUT CONDITIONS
  AROUND THE TAHOE BASIN AND ALPINE COUNTY. THIS INCLUDES
  INTERSTATE 80 AND HIGHWAYS 50...88...89...267 AND THE MOUNT ROSE
  HIGHWAY. SNOW MAY LEAD TO THE WINTER CLOSURE OF EBBETTS AND
  MONITOR PASSES IN ALPINE COUNTY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

CONDITIONS CAN DETERIORATE RAPIDLY DURING WINTER STORMS...SLOW
DOWN AND ALLOW EXTRA TIME WHEN TRAVELING. CARRY TIRE CHAINS...
FOOD...WATER...BLANKETS AND A FLASHLIGHT IN YOUR CAR IN CASE OF AN
EMERGENCY. CHECK OUR WEBSITE AT WEATHER.GOV/RENO OR LISTEN TO NOAA
WEATHER RADIO FOR UPDATES ON THIS SITUATION.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV
1111 AM PDT THU OCT 30 2014

...FIRST WINTER STORM OF THE SEASON FOR HALLOWEEN...

.AN EARLY SEASON WINTER STORM WILL BRING MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW
TO THE SIERRA FRIDAY EVENING INTO SATURDAY MORNING. THE MAIN
IMPACT FROM THIS STORM IS HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS WITH
WHITEOUT CONDITIONS AND CHAIN CONTROLS OVER THE SIERRA PASSES.
THIS STORM WILL LEAD TO THE WINTER CLOSURES FOR THE PASSES IN
ALPINE AND MONO COUNTIES.

CAZ073-311200-
/O.UPG.KREV.WS.A.0004.141101T0000Z-141101T1800Z/
/O.NEW.KREV.WS.W.0006.141101T0000Z-141101T1800Z/
MONO-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BRIDGEPORT...MAMMOTH LAKES
1111 AM PDT THU OCT 30 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM FRIDAY TO 11 AM PDT
SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RENO HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM FRIDAY TO
11 AM PDT SATURDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* TIMING: AN EARLY SEASON WINTER STORM WILL PRODUCE MODERATE TO
  HEAVY SNOW FRIDAY NIGHT AND EARLY SATURDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 8 TO 18 INCHES ABOVE 7000 FEET WITH HIGHEST
  TOTALS ALONG AND WEST OF HIGHWAY 395. UP TO 6 INCHES ARE
  POSSIBLE BELOW 7000 FEET.

* WINDS: SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH. GUSTS TO 40
  MPH ARE POSSIBLE IN WIND PRONE LOCATIONS ALONG HIGHWAY 395.
  GUSTS 40 TO 60 MPH WILL IMPACT THE SIERRA RIDGES.

* SNOW LEVELS: 8000 TO 9000 FEET ON FRIDAY LOWERING TO 6000 FEET
  BY EARLY SATURDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS: SLICK AND SNOW COVERED ROADS WITH WHITEOUT CONDITIONS
  ACROSS MONO COUNTY. THIS INCLUDES HIGHWAYS 203 AND 395. SNOW MAY
  LEAD TO THE WINTER CLOSURE OF SONORA AND TIOGA PASSES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

CONDITIONS CAN DETERIORATE RAPIDLY DURING WINTER STORMS...SLOW
DOWN AND ALLOW EXTRA TIME WHEN TRAVELING. CARRY TIRE CHAINS...
FOOD...WATER...BLANKETS AND A FLASHLIGHT IN YOUR CAR IN CASE OF AN
EMERGENCY. CHECK OUR WEBSITE AT WEATHER.GOV/RENO OR LISTEN TO NOAA
WEATHER RADIO FOR UPDATES ON THIS SITUATION.

&&

$$

BRONG

HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/RENO


Winter Storm Watch


URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SACRAMENTO CA
350 AM PDT THU OCT 30 2014

...SIGNIFICANT EARLY SEASON SIERRA SNOW FRIDAY & SATURDAY...

.A PACIFIC COLD FRONT WILL TRACK EASTWARD ACROSS NORTHERN CALIFORNIA
FRIDAY INTO SATURDAY. THIS STORM WILL HAVE ENOUGH MOISTURE TO
BRING SEVERAL INCHES OR MORE OF SNOW TO THE WESTERN SIERRA SLOPES
ABOVE 5000 FT. THIS WILL IMPACT TRAVEL ACROSS THE SIERRA INCLUDING
HIGHWAY 50 AND INTERSTATE 80. THE BULK OF SNOW IS EXPECTED FRIDAY
EVENING THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING... BUT LIGHTER SNOW ACCUMULATIONS
WILL OCCUR BEFORE AND AFTER THIS TIMEFRAME. MOTORISTS SHOULD BE
PREPARED FOR WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS.

CAZ068-069-310000-
/O.CON.KSTO.WS.A.0006.141031T1800Z-141102T0000Z/
WESTERN PLUMAS COUNTY/LASSEN PARK-
WEST SLOPE NORTHERN SIERRA NEVADA-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...BLUE CANYON
350 AM PDT THU OCT 30 2014

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING
THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON ABOVE 5000 FEET...

* IMPACTS: MODERATE TRAVEL PROBLEMS LIKELY. MOTORISTS MAY
  EXPERIENCE VERY LONG DELAYS. CHAIN RESTRICTIONS ARE PROBABLE
  ESPECIALLY FOR TRUCKS. REDUCED VISIBILITY DURING HEAVIER SNOW
  WILL MAKE DRIVING HAZARDOUS.

* CONFIDENCE: HIGH CONFIDENCE THAT SNOW WILL OCCUR ABOVE 5000
  FT. MEDIUM CONFIDENCE IN AMOUNTS AND TIMING.

* TIMING: THE BULK OF SNOW IS EXPECTED BETWEEN 5 PM FRIDAY TO 11
  AM SATURDAY... BUT LIGHTER SNOW ACCUMULATIONS WILL OCCUR
  BEFORE AND AFTER THIS TIMEFRAME.

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

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 3 TO 9 INCHES ABOVE 5000 FEET AND UP TO A
  FOOT OF SNOW ABOVE THE 7000 FOOT LEVEL BETWEEN FRIDAY AND
  SATURDAY AFTERNOONS.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL. CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST
FORECASTS.

&&

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

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HANFORD CA
346 AM PDT THU OCT 30 2014

CAZ096-301900-
/O.CON.KHNX.WS.A.0005.141101T0000Z-141102T0000Z/
SIERRA NEVADA FROM YOSEMITE TO KINGS CANYON-
346 AM PDT THU OCT 30 2014

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HANFORD HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WATCH FOR HEAVY SNOW AND STRONG WINDS...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM
FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON FOR THE SOUTHERN
SIERRA NEVADA ABOVE 6000 FEET FROM YOSEMITE TO KINGS CANYON.

* SNOW AND ELEVATION...2 TO 4 INCHES ABOVE 5500 FEET BY SATURDAY
  MORNING WITH 5 TO 10 INCHES ABOVE 7000 FEET FRIDAY NIGHT.

* WINDS...WEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 60 MPH.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE...YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK...INCLUDING TUOLUMNE
  MEADOWS...TIOGA PASS...WAWONA...AND THE SOUTH ENTRANCE AS WELL
  AS KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARK AND HUNTINGTON LAKE.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BEGIN FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE OVERNIGHT
  BEFORE TAPERING OFF SATURDAY AFTERNOON. THE HEAVIEST
  ACCUMULATIONS WILL OCCUR FRIDAY EVENING THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY
  MORNING.

* IMPACTS...THIS IS THE FIRST SIGNIFICANT SNOW EXPECTED FOR THE
  SEASON. ANYONE WITH OUTDOOR PLANS SHOULD TAKE CAUTION...AND
  TRAVEL MAY BE DIFFICULT DUE TO SNOW COVERED ROADS. ALSO CARRY A
  WINTER SURVIVAL KIT. FURTHER STATEMENTS INCLUDING ADVISORIES...
  WATCHES AND WARNINGS MAY BE NECESSARY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL. CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST
FORECASTS.

&&

$$

DS

WEATHER.GOV/HANFORD


Special Weather Statement


SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
347 PM PDT WED OCT 29 2014

CAZ034>041-044>046-051>054-059-087-088-547-548-302300-
SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY CENTRAL COAST-
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY CENTRAL COAST-SANTA YNEZ VALLEY-
SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY INTERIOR VALLEYS-CUYAMA VALLEY-
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY SOUTH COAST-VENTURA COUNTY COAST-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY COAST INCLUDING DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES-
VENTURA COUNTY INTERIOR VALLEYS-VENTURA COUNTY COASTAL VALLEYS-
SANTA MONICA MOUNTAINS RECREATIONAL AREA-
SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY MOUNTAINS-SANTA BARBARA COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
VENTURA COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY MOUNTAINS EXCLUDING THE SANTA MONICA RANGE-
ANTELOPE VALLEY-CATALINA ISLAND-SANTA CLARITA VALLEY-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY SAN FERNANDO VALLEY-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY SAN GABRIEL VALLEY-
347 PM PDT WED OCT 29 2014

...UNSETTLED WEATHER EXPECTED ACROSS SOUTHWEST CALIFORNIA FRIDAY
AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY...

A COLD UPPER LEVEL TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE AND SURFACE COLD FRONT
WILL BRING PERIODS OF RAIN...POSSIBLE THUNDERSTORMS...SOME MOUNTAIN
SNOW...AND GUSTY WINDS TO SOUTHWEST CALIFORNIA FRIDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH SATURDAY.

A FAST MOVING COLD FRONT WILL SPREAD RAIN ALONG THE CENTRAL COAST BY
MIDDAY FRIDAY. THE PRECIPITATION WILL MOVE INLAND OVER SAN LUIS
OBISPO AND SANTA BARBARA COUNTIES FRIDAY AFTERNOON...THEN SOUTHEAST
ACROSS VENTURA AND LOS ANGELES COUNTIES THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING.
SHOWERS WILL PERSIST INTO SATURDAY MORNING ACROSS THE REGION...WITH
A CHANCE OF RESIDUAL SHOWERS MAINLY ON NORTH FACING MOUNTAIN SLOPES
BY SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND LINGERING INTO EARLY SUNDAY MORNING. MOST
AREAS ARE EXPECTED TO SEE 3 TO 4 HOURS OF RAIN WITH THE INITIAL
FRONT...THEN TURN SHOWERY AS THE FRONT MOVES EAST. THERE WILL ALSO
BE A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS OVER SAN LUIS OBISPO AND SANTA
BARBARA COUNTIES FRIDAY NIGHT AS COLDER AIR MOVES IN ALOFT. ANY
THUNDERSTORMS WOULD HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO BRING BRIEF HEAVY RAIN AND
SMALL HAIL.

RAINFALL AMOUNTS FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY ARE
GENERALLY EXPECTED TO RANGE BETWEEN ONE QUARTER TO ONE HALF INCH
ALONG THE CENTRAL COAST...WITH LOCAL AMOUNTS UP TO ONE INCH ACROSS
NORTHWESTERN SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY. OTHERWISE...RAINFALL OF ONE
TENTH TO ONE THIRD OF AN INCH CAN BE EXPECTED FOR MOST AREAS...WITH
LOCAL AMOUNTS UP TO ONE HALF OF AN INCH ON SOUTH FACING SLOPES AND
NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.

SNOW LEVELS WILL START OUT ABOVE 7500 FEET THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING
THEN FALL TO NEAR 6500 TO 7000 FEET BY LATE FRIDAY NIGHT...AND TO
NEAR 6000 FEET BY SATURDAY MORNING. MOST OF THE STEADY PRECIPITATION
SHOULD BE OVER BEFORE THE SNOW LEVELS LOWER SIGNIFICANTLY...SO ANY
SNOW ACCUMULATION ABOVE 6500 FEET IS EXPECTED TO BE LESS THAN AN
INCH.

SOUTHWEST WINDS GUSTING TO 35 TO 45 MPH ARE ALSO EXPECTED OVER THE
MOUNTAINS OF VENTURA AND LOS ANGELES COUNTIES AND IN THE ANTELOPE
VALLEY FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND FRIDAY NIGHT IN ADVANCE OF THE FRONT.
WINDS WILL TURN NORTHWEST OVER THE AREA BY SATURDAY MORNING WITH
GUSTS OVER 50 MPH POSSIBLE IN THE MOUNTAINS...AND OVER 40 MPH IN THE
ANTELOPE VALLEY.

THE RAIN WILL IMPACT TRAVEL ACROSS THE REGION. SINCE THIS WILL BE
THE FIRST WIDESPREAD RAIN EVENT IN QUITE SOME TIME...ROADS WILL BE
EXTRA SLICK DUE TO MONTHS OF OIL BUILDUP ON PAVED SURFACES.
MOTORISTS ARE URGED TO USE EXTRA CAUTION IN THE RAIN. IN
ADDITION...PEOPLE PLANNING TO TRAVEL INTO THE MOUNTAINS SHOULD BE
PREPARED FOR WINTER WEATHER DRIVING CONDITIONS OVER THE HIGHER
ELEVATIONS.

LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR YOUR LOCAL MEDIA OUTLET FOR THE
LATEST UPDATES ON THIS STORM SYSTEM.

$$

SIRARD/SUKUP


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY - HANFORD CA
500 AM PDT THU OCT 30 2014

CAZ096-311200-
SIERRA NEVADA FROM YOSEMITE TO KINGS CANYON-
500 AM PDT THU OCT 30 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE SOUTHERN SIERRA NEVADA
FROM YOSEMITE TO KINGS CANYON.

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER EXPECTED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

A WINTER STORM WATCH HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SATURDAY AFTERNOON. PLEASE SEE WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE/WSWHNX/ FOR
DETAILS.

* 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.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY - HANFORD CA
500 AM PDT THU OCT 30 2014

CAZ089>094-311200-
WEST CENTRAL SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-EAST CENTRAL SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-
SOUTHWESTERN SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-SOUTHEASTERN SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-
MARIPOSA MADERA AND FRESNO COUNTY FOOTHILLS-
TULARE COUNTY FOOTHILLS-
500 AM PDT THU OCT 30 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN
SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY AND ADJACENT FOOTHILLS OF THE SOUTHERN SIERRA
NEVADA.

...GUSTY WINDS AND BLOWING DUST...THEN RAIN SLICK ROADS...

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER EXPECTED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

* TIMING: HALLOWEEN THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE: THE SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY AND ALL FOOTHILL
  LOCATIONS.

* IMPACTS: RAIN WILL MAKE ROADS SLICK ALONG HIGHWAY 99 AND
  INTERSTATE 5. TRAVEL DELAYS ALONG MAJOR ROADWAYS ARE POSSIBLE
  WITH REDUCED VISIBILITY IN HEAVIER SHOWERS. PLEASE MAKE SURE
  WINDSHIELD WIPERS ARE IN PROPER WORKING ORDER BEFORE TRAVELING
  THIS UPCOMING WEEKEND. GUSTY WINDS AHEAD OF THE RAIN ALONG THE
  WEST SIDE OF THE VALLEY CAN CREATE HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS
  IN BLOWING DUST.

* WINDS: WESTERLY WINDS GUSTING AROUND 35 MPH.

* 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.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EUREKA CA
331 AM PDT THU OCT 30 2014

CAZ001>004-076-311045-
REDWOOD COAST-MENDOCINO COAST-NORTH COAST INTERIOR-
UPPER TRINITY RIVER-MENDOCINO INTERIOR-
331 AM PDT THU OCT 30 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHWEST CALIFORNIA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

A WINTER STORM SYSTEM WILL BRING A MIX OF WEATHER TO THE REGION THURSDAY
EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT. A BAND OF RAIN ASSOCIATED WITH A
COLD FRONT WILL EXPAND OVER ALL OFF NORTHWEST CALIFORNIA THURSDAY
NIGHT INTO FRIDAY USHERING IN MUCH COOLER AIR OVER THE REGION.
SNOW LEVELS ARE ANTICIPATED TO FALL TO BETWEEN 4000 AND 5000 FEET
BY FRIDAY AFTERNOON. NUMEROUS SHOWERS BEHIND THE FRONT ARE
EXPECTED WITH VERY LIGHT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ABOVE 4500 FEET.
ADDITIONALLY...THE STRONGER SHOWERS OR STORMS WILL HAVE THE
POTENTIAL TO PRODUCE SMALL HAIL AND ISOLATED LIGHTNING WHICH COULD
IMPACT ANY LOCATION IN NORTHWEST CALIFORNIA INTO FRIDAY NIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

A WINTER STORM SYSTEM WILL BRING A MIX OF WEATHER TO THE REGION THURSDAY
EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT. A BAND OF RAIN ASSOCIATED WITH A
COLD FRONT WILL EXPAND OVER ALL OFF NORTHWEST CALIFORNIA THURSDAY
NIGHT INTO FRIDAY USHERING IN MUCH COOLER AIR OVER THE REGION.
SNOW LEVELS ARE ANTICIPATED TO FALL TO BETWEEN 4000 AND 5000 FEET
BY FRIDAY AFTERNOON. NUMEROUS SHOWERS BEHIND THE FRONT ARE
EXPECTED WITH VERY LIGHT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ABOVE 4500 FEET.
ADDITIONALLY...THE STRONGER SHOWERS OR STORMS WILL HAVE THE
POTENTIAL TO PRODUCE SMALL HAIL AND ISOLATED LIGHTNING WHICH COULD
IMPACT ANY LOCATION IN NORTHWEST CALIFORNIA INTO FRIDAY NIGHT.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...
SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

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