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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SACRAMENTO CA
1107 PM PDT FRI APR 24 2015

...LATE SEASON STORM TO IMPACT SIERRA TONIGHT INTO SATURDAY...

.A COLD LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM IS DROPPING OUT OF THE GULF OF ALASKA
OVER NORTHERN CALIFORNIA. THIS LATE SEASON WEATHER SYSTEM WILL
BRING PRECIPITATION TO MUCH OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA WITH SNOW OVER
HIGHER MOUNTAIN AREAS. THIS COLD SYSTEM WILL BRING SNOW LEVELS
DOWN TO AROUND 5000 FEET LOW ENOUGH TO IMPACT THE SIERRA PASSES.
SEVERAL INCHES OF SNOWFALL WILL BE POSSIBLE ABOVE THIS ELEVATION
FROM TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY. PRECIPITATION IS EXPECTED TO BECOME
SHOWERY SATURDAY AFTERNOON. THOSE TRAVELING INTO THE SIERRA
TONIGHT OR SATURDAY SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR WINTER LIKE CONDITIONS.
CARRY TIRE CHAINS AND EXPECT TRAVEL DELAYS.

CAZ068-069-251815-
/O.CON.KSTO.WW.Y.0008.000000T0000Z-150426T0000Z/
WESTERN PLUMAS COUNTY/LASSEN PARK-
WEST SLOPE NORTHERN SIERRA NEVADA-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...BLUE CANYON
1107 PM PDT FRI APR 24 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM PDT
SATURDAY ABOVE 5000 FEET...

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 3 TO 8 INCHES WITH UP TO A FOOT OVER THE
  HIGHEST SIERRA ELEVATIONS.

* ELEVATION: ABOVE 5000 FEET.

* TIMING: SNOW FALL CONTINUING THIS EVENING WITH HEAVIEST
  SNOWFALL AFTER MIDNIGHT INTO SATURDAY MORNING.

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

* WINDS: SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.

* IMPACTS: SNOW WILL CREATE SLICK AND ICY ROADS... ESPECIALLY
  SATURDAY MORNING. TRAVEL DELAYS ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE SIERRA
  WITH CHAIN RESTRICTIONS LIKELY.

* FOR A DETAILED VIEW OF THE HAZARD AREA...VISIT
  HTTP://WWW.WRH.NOAA.GOV/MAP/?WFO=STO.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF HEAVY
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/NWSSACRAMENTO
WWW.TWITTER.COM/NWSSACRAMENTO

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HANFORD CA
817 PM PDT FRI APR 24 2015

CAZ096-251200-
/O.CON.KHNX.WW.Y.0004.150425T0900Z-150426T0000Z/
SIERRA NEVADA FROM YOSEMITE TO KINGS CANYON-
817 PM PDT FRI APR 24 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 5 PM
PDT SATURDAY...

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 2 TO 4 INCHES. UP TO 8
  INCHES OVER THE HIGH COUNTRY.

* ELEVATION: ABOVE 6500 FEET.

* TIMING...PRECIPITATION STARTING LATE TONIGHT. HEAVY SNOW
  DEVELOPING DURING THE PREDAWN HOURS. SNOW DIMINISHING AND
  TURNING TO SNOW SHOWERS DURING THE EARLY AFTERNOON SATURDAY.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL DELAYS WITH POSSIBLE CHAIN RESTRICTIONS.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

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.

&&

$$

SANGER

WEATHER.GOV/HANFORD

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV
254 PM PDT FRI APR 24 2015

...LATE SEASON STORM TO BRING SNOW TO EASTERN SIERRA TONIGHT AND
SATURDAY...

CAZ071-251200-
/O.EXB.KREV.WW.Y.0005.150425T0300Z-150425T2100Z/
LASSEN-EASTERN PLUMAS-EASTERN SIERRA COUNTIES-
254 PM PDT FRI APR 24 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING TO
2 PM PDT SATURDAY ABOVE 5500 FEET...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RENO HAS ISSUED A WINTER WEATHER
ADVISORY ABOVE 5500 FEET FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM
THIS EVENING TO 2 PM PDT SATURDAY.

* TIMING: SNOW WILL BEGIN TO ACCUMULATE THIS EVENING AND CONTINUE
  THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 2 TO 4 INCHES ABOVE 5500 FEET WITH UP TO 6
  INCHES AROUND YUBA PASS.

* SNOW LEVELS: AROUND 5500 FEET.

* IMPACTS: SNOW WILL CREATE SLICK AND ICY ROADS WITH THE WORST
  CONDITIONS BEGINNING SATURDAY MORNING. THIS INCLUDES HIGHWAYS
  36...44...49 AND 89.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SNOW IS EXPECTED TO POSE AN INCONVENIENCE TO TRAVELERS. ROADS
WILL BECOME SLICK AND HAZARDOUS...WITH SNOW AND ICE FIRST
DEVELOPING ON BRIDGES AND OVERPASSES. MOTORISTS SHOULD SLOW DOWN
AND USE CAUTION. 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
254 PM PDT FRI APR 24 2015

...LATE SEASON STORM TO BRING SNOW TO EASTERN SIERRA TONIGHT AND
SATURDAY...

CAZ072-NVZ002-251200-
/O.CON.KREV.WW.Y.0005.150425T0600Z-150425T2100Z/
GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SOUTH LAKE TAHOE...TRUCKEE...
INCLINE VILLAGE
254 PM PDT FRI APR 24 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS
EVENING TO 2 PM PDT SATURDAY...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM
THIS EVENING TO 2 PM PDT SATURDAY.

* TIMING: SNOW WILL BEGIN TO ACCUMULATE LATE THIS EVENING AND
  CONTINUE THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 3 TO 6 INCHES...WITH 6 TO 12 INCHES ABOVE
  7000 FEET.

* SNOW LEVELS: AROUND 6000 FEET.

* IMPACTS: SNOW WILL CREATE SLICK AND ICY ROADS WITH THE WORST
  CONDITIONS TONIGHT INTO LATE SATURDAY MORNING. THIS INCLUDES
  INTERSTATE 80...AND HIGHWAYS 50...88...89...267...AND THE MOUNT
  ROSE HIGHWAY. THE HEAVIEST ACCUMULATIONS WILL OCCUR WEST OF
  HIGHWAY 89.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SNOW IS EXPECTED TO POSE AN INCONVENIENCE TO TRAVELERS. ROADS
WILL BECOME SLICK AND HAZARDOUS...WITH SNOW AND ICE FIRST
DEVELOPING ON BRIDGES AND OVERPASSES. MOTORISTS SHOULD SLOW DOWN
AND USE CAUTION. 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
254 PM PDT FRI APR 24 2015

...LATE SEASON STORM TO BRING SNOW TO EASTERN SIERRA TONIGHT AND
SATURDAY...

CAZ073-251200-
/O.CON.KREV.WW.Y.0005.150425T1200Z-150426T0000Z/
MONO-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BRIDGEPORT...MAMMOTH LAKES
254 PM PDT FRI APR 24 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM TO 5 PM
PDT SATURDAY...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM TO
5 PM PDT SATURDAY.

* TIMING: SNOW WILL BEGIN TO ACCUMULATE EARLY SATURDAY MORNING AND
  CONTINUE THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 3 TO 6 INCHES ALONG AND WEST OF HIGHWAY
  395...WITH UP TO 10 INCHES ABOVE 8000 FEET. UP TO 3 INCHES
  EAST OF HIGHWAY 395.

* SNOW LEVELS: AROUND 6000 FEET.

* IMPACTS: SNOW WILL CREATE SLICK AND ICY ROADS WITH THE WORST
  CONDITIONS BEGINNING SATURDAY MORNING. THIS INCLUDES HIGHWAY
  395.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SNOW IS EXPECTED TO POSE AN INCONVENIENCE TO TRAVELERS. ROADS
WILL BECOME SLICK AND HAZARDOUS...WITH SNOW AND ICE FIRST
DEVELOPING ON BRIDGES AND OVERPASSES. MOTORISTS SHOULD SLOW DOWN
AND USE CAUTION. CHECK OUR WEBSITE AT WEATHER.GOV/RENO OR LISTEN
TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO FOR UPDATES ON THIS SITUATION.

&&

$$

HOON

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