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Blizzard Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Sacramento CA
215 AM PST Sat Mar 2 2024

CAZ066>069-030000-
/O.CON.KSTO.BZ.W.0001.000000T0000Z-240303T1800Z/
Northeast Foothills/Sacramento Valley-Motherlode-
Western Plumas County/Lassen Park-
West Slope Northern Sierra Nevada-
Including the cities of Paradise, Grass Valley, Jackson, Chester,
Quincy, and Blue Canyon
215 AM PST Sat Mar 2 2024

...BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST SUNDAY...

* WHAT...Extremely dangerous to impossible travel from blizzard
  conditions. Additional snow accumulations of 3 to 5 feet above
  4500 feet, 8 to 18 inches down to 3000 feet, and minor
  accumulations down to 2000 feet. Winds gusting as high as 70
  mph or higher.

* WHERE...West Slope Northern Sierra Nevada, Northeast
  Foothills, Motherlode, and Western Plumas County/Lassen Park
  above 2000 feet. Including Interstate 80 and Highway 50.

* WHEN...Until 10 AM PST Sunday.

* IMPACTS...Extremely dangerous to impossible travel conditions
  with extended road closures. Widespread blowing snow will create
  blizzard conditions with near zero visibility. Very strong wind
  combined with heavy snow could cause extensive tree damage and
  extended power outages.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Snow levels lowering to 1500 to 2500 feet
  today. Blizzard conditions with intense snowfall rates of 2 to 4
  inches an hour at times, especially this morning.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Travel should be restricted to emergencies only. If you must
travel, have a winter survival kit with you. If you get stranded,
stay with your vehicle.

The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can
be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

&&

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