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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SACRAMENTO CA
236 PM PDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...SIGNIFICANT EARLY SEASON SIERRA SNOW TODAY INTO SATURDAY...

.A PACIFIC COLD FRONT IS MOVING EASTWARD ACROSS OUR REGION TODAY
INTO SATURDAY. THIS STORM WILL HAVE ENOUGH MOISTURE TO BRING
SEVERAL INCHES OR MORE OF SNOW TO THE WESTERN SIERRA SLOPES ABOVE
6000 FT WITH LIGHTER AMOUNTS LIKELY FROM PLUMAS COUNTY NORTHWARD.
THE INTERSTATE 80 AND HIGHWAY 50 CORRIDORS ARE LIKELY TO SEE
SIGNIFICANT IMPACTS FROM THE SNOWFALL AND ACCOMPANYING GUSTY
WINDS. THE LASSEN NATIONAL PARK REGION MAY HAVE SOME MODERATE
IMPACTS DUE TO A FEW INCHES OF SNOW. THE BULK OF SNOW IS EXPECTED
LATE THIS EVENING THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING. MOTORISTS SHOULD BE
PREPARED FOR WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS.

CAZ068-012100-
/O.CON.KSTO.WW.Y.0015.141101T0000Z-141101T2100Z/
WESTERN PLUMAS COUNTY/LASSEN PARK-
236 PM PDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM PDT
SATURDAY ABOVE 6000 FEET...

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: UP TO 3 INCHES. HIGHER AMOUNTS ON LASSEN
  PEAK.

* ELEVATION: ABOVE 6000 FEET.

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

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE: LASSEN NATIONAL PARK.

* WINDS: SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH.

* IMPACTS: TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES IN LASSEN PARK AND AT OTHER
  HIGHER ELEVATION LOCATIONS.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

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

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAS VEGAS NV
334 AM PDT SAT NOV 1 2014

...FIRST SIGNIFICANT SNOW OF THE SEASON IN THE SOUTHERN SIERRA...

.SNOW SHOWERS WILL PERSIST THIS MORNING AND WILL ALSO COMBINE WITH
STRONG WINDS TO CREATE PERIODS OF LOCAL WHITEOUT CONDITIONS.

CAZ519-011800-
/O.CON.KVEF.WW.Y.0005.000000T0000Z-141101T1800Z/
EASTERN SIERRA SLOPES-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ASPENDELL...WHITNEY PORTAL
334 AM PDT SAT NOV 1 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM PDT THIS
MORNING ABOVE 7000 FEET...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR AREAS ABOVE 7000 FEET IN THE EASTERN
SIERRA SLOPES REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM PDT THIS MORNING.

* TIMING: THE MAIN BAND OF STEADY SNOW HAS PASSED...BUT FREQUENT
  SNOW SHOWERS WILL PERSIST THROUGH THE MORNING.

* SNOW LEVEL: ABOVE 7000 FEET.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: ABOVE 7000 FEET SNOW TOTALS OF 5 TO
  10 INCHES CAN BE EXPECTED WITH LESSER AMOUNTS BELOW 7000
  FEET.

* WINDS: 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 55 MPH NEAR PASSES ARE
  EXPECTED...CREATING AREAS OF BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW AND WHITE
  OUT CONDITIONS.

* IMPACTS: PERIODS OF SNOW WILL CAUSE DIFFICULTIES FOR HIKERS AND
  CAMPERS AND TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES ON HIGH ELEVATION ROADS. TREES
  WITH LEAVES ON THEIR BRANCHES MAY SUCCUMB TO THE WEIGHT OF THE
  SNOW. WIND DRIVEN SNOW WILL BE ESPECIALLY DANGEROUS CREATING WHITE
  OUT CONDITIONS AT TIMES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

ANYONE PLANNING RECREATION OR TRAVEL IN THE SOUTHERN SIERRA
SHOULD PREPARE FOR HARSH WINTER CONDITIONS. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW
COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

&&

$$

MORGAN

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV
257 AM PDT SAT NOV 1 2014

...A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL BRING RAIN AND SNOW TO THE REGION
ON SATURDAY...

NVZ030-020000-
/O.CON.KLKN.WW.Y.0014.141101T1200Z-141102T0600Z/
HUMBOLDT COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...WINNEMUCCA...MCDERMITT...
PARADISE VALLEY...GOLCONDA SUMMIT
257 AM PDT SAT NOV 1 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS
EVENING...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM
PDT THIS EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 1 TO 3 INCHES ABOVE 5500 FEET...3 TO 5
  INCHES IN THE MOUNTAINS. LITTLE ACCUMULATION BELOW 5500 FEET.

* TIMING: PRECIPITATION WILL START OUT AS RAIN THEN CHANGE OVER
  TO A MIX OF RAIN AND SNOW IN THE VALLEYS DURING THE DAY.

* IMPACTS: ROADWAYS MAY BECOME SLICK AT TIMES...ESPECIALLY OVER
  GOLCONDA SUMMIT ON INTERSTATE 80 DURING HEAVIER SHOWERS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES ARE
EXPECTED DUE TO WINTRY CONDITIONS. BE PREPARED FOR SLIPPERY ROADS
AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING. FOR THE
LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS CALL 511 OR VISIT WWW.NVROADS.COM.

&&

$$

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