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Winter Storm Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Reno NV
130 PM PST Sat Dec 3 2022

CAZ073-050000-
/O.CON.KREV.WS.W.0004.000000T0000Z-221205T1200Z/
Mono County-
Including the cities of Bridgeport, Coleville, and Mammoth Lakes
130 PM PST Sat Dec 3 2022

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PST MONDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy snow expected with a 10-15% chance of lightning.
  Additional accumulations of 1 to 4 inches below 7000 feet,
  except 1 to 3 feet above 8000 feet. Wind gusts up to 45 mph with
  ridge winds of 75-100 mph.

* WHERE...Mono County.

* WHEN...From 4 AM Saturday to 4 AM PST Monday.

* IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult to impossible. Very
  strong winds could cause extensive tree damage.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Snow levels will be relatively high (7500-
  8500 feet) through Saturday before gradually falling Sunday
  morning. This will result in significant variations of storm
  total snowfall between the mountains and communities at lower
  elevations in Mono county.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Avoid travel if possible, you could be stuck in your vehicle for
many hours. If you must travel, prepare for long delays and carry
an emergency kit with extra food, water and clothing. If you stay
home, have a backup plan in case of power outages.

The latest road conditions can be obtained by calling 5 1 1 or
check with Caltrans at quickmap.dot.ca.gov.

&&

$$



Avalanche Warning

CAZ073-042000-

URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Avalanche Warning
Eastern Sierra Avalanche Center
Relayed by National Weather Service Reno NV
822 AM PST Sat Dec 3 2022

The following message is transmitted at the request of the
Eastern Sierra Avalanche Center.

The Eastern Sierra Avalanche Center in Mammoth Lakes has issued a
BACKCOUNTRY AVALANCHE WARNING for the following areas:
NWS Reno NV - CA-073 (Eastern Sierra in Mono County)

* WHAT...Widespread High Avalanche danger will exist through Sunday

* WHERE...The eastern slopes of the Sierra Nevada mountain range
  between Virginia Lakes on the north to Bishop creek to the
  south.

* WHEN...In effect from Sat 12:00 PST to Sun 12:00 PST.

* IMPACTS...Recent heavy snow combined with wind will likely
  create widespread areas of unstable snow.

* PRECAUTIONARY / PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...Very dangerous avalanche
  conditions exist. Heavy snowfall combined with strong to
  extreme winds and a weak underlying snowpack will likely create
  widespread areas of unstable snow. Avalanches may run long
  distances and can run into lower angle terrain typically thought
  of as safe. Travel in, near, or below avalanche terrain is not
  recommended.

Consult http://www.esavalanche.org/ or www.avalanche.org for more
detailed information.

Similar avalanche danger may exist at locations outside the
coverage area of this or any avalanche center.

$$



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