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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SACRAMENTO CA
336 AM PDT SAT OCT 1 2016

...SIERRA SNOW LIKELY TO CAUSE TRAVEL DELAYS SUNDAY...

.A COLD LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL IMPACT INTERIOR NORTHERN
CALIFORNIA SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT, BRINGING EARLY SEASON SNOW TO
THE NORTHERN SIERRA AND LASSEN PARK. SNOW LEVELS WILL LOWER TO
BELOW PASS LEVELS SUNDAY AFTERNOON, AND A FEW INCHES OF SNOW
ACCUMULATION ARE EXPECTED THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT.

GIVEN THE LONG STRETCH OF DRY WEATHER WE`VE EXPERIENCED, AND
TRADITIONALLY HEAVY WEEKEND TRAFFIC OVER THE MOUNTAINS, MAJOR
TRAVEL HEADACHES WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH EVEN MINOR SNOW
ACCUMULATIONS.

CAZ068-069-020100-
/O.CON.KSTO.WW.Y.0021.161002T1800Z-161003T1200Z/
WESTERN PLUMAS COUNTY/LASSEN PARK-
WEST SLOPE NORTHERN SIERRA NEVADA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CHESTER...QUINCY...BLUE CANYON
336 AM PDT SAT OCT 1 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM SUNDAY TO
5 AM PDT MONDAY...

* MAIN IMPACTS...WET AND SLICK ROADS DUE TO RAIN AND SNOW. TRAVEL
  DELAYS LIKELY.

* TIMING...PRECIPITATION BEGINS LATE SUNDAY MORNING WITH SNOW
  BEGINNING TO ACCUMULATE SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND OVERNIGHT.

* LOCATIONS...SIERRA NEVADA 6000 FEET AND ABOVE.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...UP TO 3 INCHES OVER SIERRA NEVADA PASSES
  AND 3 TO 5 INCHES OVER LASSEN PARK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW
WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW
COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

&&

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

$$

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