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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV
310 PM PDT WED MAY 6 2015

CAZ073-071100-
/O.NEW.KREV.WW.Y.0006.150507T1800Z-150508T1200Z/
MONO-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BRIDGEPORT...COLEVILLE...LEE VINING...
MAMMOTH LAKES
310 PM PDT WED MAY 6 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THURSDAY TO 5 AM
PDT FRIDAY ABOVE 7000 FEET...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RENO HAS ISSUED A WINTER WEATHER
ADVISORY ABOVE 7000 FEET FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM
THURSDAY TO 5 AM PDT FRIDAY.

* TIMING: LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS THURSDAY MORNING WILL INCREASE IN
  INTENSITY THROUGH THE DAY, LASTING OVERNIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 4 TO 8 INCHES WITH LOCALLY UP TO 10 INCHES
  ALONG THE SIERRA CREST. UP TO 2 INCHES IS POSSIBLE BELOW 7000
  FEET.

* SNOW LEVELS: AROUND 7,000 FEET, BUT MAY BRIEFLY LOWER TO 6,000
  FEET IN HEAVIER SNOW SHOWERS.

* IMPACTS: TRAVEL WILL BE IMPACTED THURSDAY ACROSS ALL SIERRA
  PASSES, INCLUDING TIOGA PASS, SONORA PASS, AND MONITOR PASS.
  HIGHWAY 395 MAY ALSO BE SNOW COVERED, ESPECIALLY OVER CONWAY
  SUMMIT. HOWEVER, DURING THE DAY SNOW IS LIKELY TO MELT OUTSIDE
  OF THE HEAVIEST SNOW SHOWERS.


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.

&&

$$


HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/RENO

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SACRAMENTO CA
306 PM PDT WED MAY 6 2015

CAZ069-071400-
/O.CON.KSTO.WW.Y.0009.150507T1200Z-150508T1200Z/
WEST SLOPE NORTHERN SIERRA NEVADA-
306 PM PDT WED MAY 6 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM THURSDAY
TO 5 AM PDT FRIDAY...

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 2 TO 6 INCHES. GREATEST AMOUNTS MAINLY OVER
  HIGHER ELEVATIONS SOUTH OF HIGHWAY 50.

* TIMING: SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS THIS EVENING. HEAVIER
  SNOW SHOWERS AND POSSIBLE THUNDERSTORMS THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND
  EVENING.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE: DONNER SUMMIT ON INTERSTATE 80...ECHO SUMMIT
  ON HIGHWAY 50...CARSON PASS ON HIGHWAY 88...EBBETTS PASS ON
  HIGHWAY 4...SONORA PASS ON HIGHWAY 108.

* WINDS: NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

* IMPACTS: SNOW COVERED AND SLIPPERY ROADS. POSSIBLE CHAIN
  CONTROLS. TRAVEL DELAYS OVER PASSES.

* 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 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

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

$$

JHM

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HANFORD CA
254 PM PDT WED MAY 6 2015

CAZ096-070600-
/O.CON.KHNX.WW.Y.0005.150507T1800Z-150509T0000Z/
SIERRA NEVADA FROM YOSEMITE TO KINGS CANYON-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...SHAVER LAKE
254 PM PDT WED MAY 6 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THURSDAY
TO 5 PM PDT FRIDAY...

* HAZARD TYPE...SNOW

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...UP TO 4 INCHES. LOCAL AMOUNTS TO 6 INCHES
  POSSIBLE.

* TIMING...LATE THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING. THERE
  WILL BE A LULL AFTER SUNSET ON THURSDAY EVENING AND PICK UP
  AGAIN FRIDAY BEFORE ENDING ON FRIDAY EVENING.

* IMPACTS...BIGGEST CONCERN WILL BE FOR TIOGA PASS AND TRAVELERS
  USING THIS HIGHWAY. ALSO FOR BACK COUNTRY CAMPERS AND HIKERS
  THAT COULD SEE RAPID CHANGES IN THE WEATHER.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE MID 30S.

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.

&&

$$

RILEY

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HANFORD CA
254 PM PDT WED MAY 6 2015

CAZ097-070600-
/O.EXA.KHNX.WW.Y.0005.150507T1800Z-150509T0000Z/
TULARE COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...LODGEPOLE
254 PM PDT WED MAY 6 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THURSDAY TO 5 PM
PDT FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HANFORD HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM
THURSDAY TO 5 PM PDT FRIDAY.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION BETWEEN 2 AND 4 INCHES.

* TIMING...LATE THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING. THERE
  WILL BE A LULL AFTER SUNSET ON THURSDAY EVENING AND PICK UP
  AGAIN FRIDAY BEFORE ENDING ON FRIDAY EVENING.

* IMPACTS...WINTER LIKE DRIVING CONDITIONS ALONG HIGHWAY 180 AND
  198 ABOVE 6,000 FEET. ALSO FOR BACK COUNTRY CAMPERS AND HIKERS
  THAT COULD SEE RAPID CHANGES IN THE WEATHER.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE MID 30S.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAS VEGAS NV
233 PM PDT WED MAY 6 2015

.SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED IN THE SOUTHERN SIERRA FROM A
LATE SEASON COLD STORM THAT WILL IMPACT THE REGION THURSDAY AND
FRIDAY.

CAZ519-071030-
/O.NEW.KVEF.WW.Y.0003.150507T1800Z-150508T2200Z/
EASTERN SIERRA SLOPES-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ASPENDELL...WHITNEY PORTAL
233 PM PDT WED MAY 6 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THURSDAY TO 3 PM
PDT FRIDAY ABOVE 6000 FEET...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAS VEGAS HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY ABOVE 6000 FEET FOR SNOW ON THE EAST SLOPES OF THE
SOUTHERN SIERRA...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THURSDAY TO 3 PM
PDT FRIDAY.

* TIMING: SNOW SHOWERS WILL BEGIN TO DEVELOP OVER THE SOUTHERN
  SIERRA THURSDAY LATE THURSDAY MORNING AND EXPAND THROUGH THE
  AFTERNOON. NUMEROUS SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE THURSDAY NIGHT AND
  FRIDAY MORNING BEFORE TAPERING OFF FRIDAY AFTERNOON.

* SNOW LEVEL: STARTING AROUND 7000 FEET THURSDAY AFTERNOON THEN
  LOWERING TO AROUND 5500 FEET THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 4 TO 8 INCHES.

* IMPACTS: A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF
  SNOW WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BE PREPARED FOR SNOW COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND
USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING. HIKERS AND CAMPERS SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR
WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY
AFTERNOON.

&&

$$

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