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Winter Storm Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Sacramento CA
230 AM PST Tue Mar 9 2021

...Significant Mountain Travel Impacts due to Winter Storm
through Wednesday...

.A Pacific storm system will bring periods of heavy snow to the
mountains and upper foothills through Wednesday evening. Snow will
increase again by this afternoon as the system approaches NorCal.
Up to 1 to 2 feet of snow is possible down to 2500 to 3000 feet
with lighter accumulation possible at lower elevations. Travel
impacts will likely become more extensive later today, and
especially tonight.

CAZ069-100000-
/O.CON.KSTO.WS.W.0004.210309T2000Z-210311T0300Z/
West Slope Northern Sierra Nevada-
230 AM PST Tue Mar 9 2021

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM
PST WEDNESDAY ABOVE 3000 FEET...

* WHAT...Heavy snow expected. Plan on difficult travel conditions.
  Total snow accumulations of 12 to 18 inches, with localized
  amounts up to 2 feet, are expected.

* WHERE...West Slope Northern Sierra Nevada including Interstate
  80 over Donner Pass, Highway 50 over Echo Summit, and Highway 88
  over Carson Pass.

* WHEN...Noon today to 7 PM Wednesday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Be prepared for significant reductions in
  visibility at times.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Warning for snow means there will be snow covered
roads and limited visibilities. Travel is not recommended while
the warning is in effect. If you must travel, keep an extra
flashlight, food and water in your vehicle in case of an
emergency.The latest road conditions for the state you are
calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

$$



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