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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SACRAMENTO CA
758 PM PST FRI DEC 19 2014

...SNOW WILL CONTINUE TO IMPACT THE SIERRA TONIGHT WITH LINGERING
SHOWERS INTO THE WEEKEND...

.SNOW WILL LINGER OVER THE SIERRA NEVADA TONIGHT MAINLY SOUTH OF
INTERSTATE 80...WITH ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATIONS SOUTH OF INTERSTATE
80. THE SNOWFALL WILL CONTINUE TO IMPACT SIERRA TRAFFIC WITH
SLICK ROADS...TRAVEL DELAYS AND CHAIN RESTRICTIONS FROM HIGHWAY 50
SOUTHWARD.

SOME SNOW COULD LINGER INTO SATURDAY.

CAZ069-201200-
/O.EXT.KSTO.WW.Y.0020.000000T0000Z-141220T1200Z/
WEST SLOPE NORTHERN SIERRA NEVADA-
758 PM PST FRI DEC 19 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PST SATURDAY
ABOVE 6000 FEET...

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: UP TO AN ADDITIONAL INCH OR TWO FROM HIGHWAY
  50 SOUTHWARD. LITTLE ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATION ALONG INTERSTATE 80.

* ELEVATION: ABOVE 6000 FEET.

* TIMING: SNOW SHOWERS CONTINUE TONIGHT...MAINLY SOUTH OF
  INTERSTATE 80.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE: ECHO SUMMIT...CARSON PASS.

* WINDS: SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.

* IMPACTS: ROAD CONDITIONS WILL BE SLICK DUE TO SNOW. TRAVEL
  DELAYS EXPECTED WITH CHAIN RESTRICTIONS.

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

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 VISIBILITY...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

&&

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

$$

JHM

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