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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Sacramento CA
230 AM PST Sat Feb 4 2023

CAZ068-069-050000-
/O.CON.KSTO.WS.W.0005.230205T0000Z-230206T0600Z/
Western Plumas County/Lassen Park-
West Slope Northern Sierra Nevada-
Including the cities of Chester, Quincy, and Blue Canyon
230 AM PST Sat Feb 4 2023

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 10 PM PST SUNDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 1 to 3
  feet above 5000 feet, 3 to 15 inches above 4000 feet. Winds
  gusting as high as 60 mph.

* WHERE...Western Plumas County/Lassen Park and West Slope
  Northern Sierra Nevada, including Interstate 80 over Donner
  Pass, Highway 50 over Echo Summit and Highway 88 over Carson
  Pass.

* WHEN...From 4 PM Saturday to 10 PM PST Sunday. Snow begins
  Saturday evening becoming heavy overnight Saturday into Sunday.

* IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult to impossible,
  especially Saturday night into Sunday afternoon when the
  heaviest snow is expected. Strong winds will bring reduced
  visibility and tree damage is also possible.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Snow levels initially start out 5500 to
  6500 feet this evening, lowering to 3500 to 4500 feet Sunday.
  Majority of the snow accumulation will be above 4500 feet, but
  light snow accumulation is expected down to around 4000 feet
  Sunday.

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.

&&

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