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Winter Storm Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Eureka CA
1021 PM PST Sat Mar 2 2024

...STRONG WINTER STORM THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT AND INTO MONDAY...

.A strong winter storm will continue to impact the area through the
weekend. Snow levels will rapidly drop Friday night between 500 and
1500 feet. This will allow for heavy snow of 1 to 2 feet on high
mountain passes and lighter snow of 4 to 8 inches in low elevation
valleys. Additional snow showers will continue through Sunday.

CAZ110-031430-
/O.CON.KEKA.WS.W.0009.000000T0000Z-240303T1800Z/
Northwestern Mendocino Interior-
Including Hwy 101-Rattlesnake Summit, Hwy 101-Ridgewood Summit,
and Laytonville
1021 PM PST Sat Mar 2 2024

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST SUNDAY FOR
ELEVATIONS ABOVE 1500 FEET ...

* WHAT...Heavy snow possible for elevations above 1000 feet.
  Additional snow accumulations up to 8 inches possible.

* WHERE...Northwestern Mendocino Interior.

* WHEN...Until 10 AM PST Sunday.

* IMPACTS...The strong winds and weight of snow on tree limbs may
  down power lines and could cause sporadic power outages. Travel
  could be very difficult. Tire chains may be necessary if
  travelling through mountain passes.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Additional light snow showers possible
  through Monday morning.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

Persons should delay all travel if possible. If travel is absolutely
necessary, drive with extreme caution and be prepared for sudden
changes in visibility. Leave plenty of room between you and the
motorist ahead of you, and allow extra time to reach your
destination. Avoid sudden braking or acceleration, and be especially
cautious on hills or when making turns. Make sure your car is
winterized and in good working order.

&&

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