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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN DIEGO CA
152 PM PDT THU OCT 30 2014

...LIGHT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS AT HIGHER ELEVATIONS FRIDAY NIGHT
THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.A COLD LOW PRESSURE TROUGH WILL MOVE ACROSS SOUTHWESTERN
CALIFORNIA FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY. THE SYSTEM IS FORECAST
TO GENERATE SNOW SHOWERS IN THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS OF THE
MOUNTAINS...WITH THE HEAVIEST SHOWERS OCCURRING SATURDAY MORNING.
CONDITIONS WILL IMPROVE ON SUNDAY.

CAZ055-056-310500-
/O.NEW.KSGX.WW.Y.0006.141101T0600Z-141101T2100Z/
SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY MOUNTAINS-RIVERSIDE COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...BALDWIN LAKE...
BIG BEAR CITY...BIG BEAR LAKE...FAWNSKIN
152 PM PDT THU OCT 30 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM FRIDAY TO 2 PM
PDT SATURDAY ABOVE 6500 FEET...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SAN DIEGO HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY ABOVE 6500 FEET FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM 11 PM FRIDAY TO 2 PM PDT SATURDAY.

* ELEVATION...ABOVE 6500 FEET.

* SNOW LEVELS...NEAR 7000 FT FRIDAY NIGHT...LOWERING TO 6000 FT BY
  LATE SATURDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...1 TO 2 INCHES BETWEEN 6500-7500 FT. 3 TO 5
  INCHES ABOVE 7500 FT. HIGHER AMOUNTS WILL BE POSSIBLE ON
  MOUNTAIN PEAKS.

* TIMING...LATE FRIDAY EVENING THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE: BALDWIN LAKE...BIG BEAR CITY...BIG BEAR
  LAKE...FAWNSKIN...MT SAN JACINTO STATE PARK.

* WINDS...WEST TO SOUTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH...WITH GUSTS TO 55 MPH.
  LOCAL GUSTS TO 65 MPH POSSIBLE IN WIND PRONE AREAS.

* VISIBILITY...REDUCED TO 1 MILE OR LESS AT TIMES IN SNOW...
  BLOWING SNOW...AND FOG.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE HAZARDOUS AT HIGHER ELEVATIONS OF THE
  MOUNTAINS DUE TO SNOW ON ROADWAYS AND POOR VISIBILITY. CHAINS
  MAY BE REQUIRED IN SOME AREAS.

* OUTLOOK...CONDITIONS WILL IMPROVE SUNDAY AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS
  ALOFT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$

JJT

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