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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Hanford CA
545 AM PST Fri Dec 6 2019

CAZ192>194-062200-
/O.CON.KHNX.WS.W.0017.191207T0600Z-191209T0300Z/
Central Sierra-North Kings River-Sequoia Kings-
Including the cities of Devils Postpile, Florence Lake,
Lake Thomas Edison, Tuolumne Meadows, Shaver Lake, Lodgepole,
and Grant Grove
545 AM PST Fri Dec 6 2019

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING
TO 7 PM PST SUNDAY ABOVE 6000 FEET...

* WHAT...Heavy snow expected above 6000 feet. Total snow
  accumulation of one to three feet likely above 7000 feet. Snow
  amounts of three to six inches expected from 6000 to 7000 feet.
  Wind gusting as high as 50 mph on exposed ridgetops and along
  the crest.

* WHERE...Southern Sierra Nevada.

* WHEN...From 10 PM PST tonight until 7 PM PST Sunday evening.

* IMPACTS...Travel will be extremely difficult or nearly
  impossible.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...If you plan to travel, consider alternate
  strategies. If you must travel, remember to carry tire chains,
  plenty of food, a good deal of water, and warm clothing in
  your vehicle.

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.

&&

$$

Molina

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Sacramento CA
540 AM PST Fri Dec 6 2019

...Hazardous Sierra Travel this Evening and through the
Weekend...

.A strong winter storm is expected to impact Northern California
beginning late Friday and through the weekend. Snow will become
heavy over the Sierra Friday evening and will continue at times
through Saturday and into early Sunday morning. Snow combined
with strong winds could significantly reduce visibility. Mountain
travel will be hazardous and is not advised. If travel is
necessary, carry chains and expect lengthy delays. Snow will
decrease Sunday night with dry weather on Monday.

CAZ068-069-070000-
/O.CON.KSTO.WS.W.0019.191207T0000Z-191208T2100Z/
Western Plumas County/Lassen Park-
West Slope Northern Sierra Nevada-
540 AM PST Fri Dec 6 2019

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 1 PM PST SUNDAY ABOVE 5500 FEET...

* WHAT...Heavy snow expected. Travel will be very difficult to
  impossible. Damage to trees and power lines is possible. Total
  snow accumulations of 1 to 3 feet, with locally higher amounts
  exceeding 4 feet, possible.

* WHERE...Western Plumas County/Lassen Park and West Slope
  Northern Sierra Nevada.

* WHEN...4 PM today to 1 PM Sunday.

* 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.

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Reno NV
359 AM PST Fri Dec 6 2019

CAZ072-NVZ002-071400-
/O.EXT.KREV.WS.W.0011.191207T0300Z-191208T2000Z/
Greater Lake Tahoe Area-
359 AM PST Fri Dec 6 2019

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO NOON
PST SUNDAY ABOVE 6500 FEET...

* CHANGES...Later start time, raised elevation for warning.

* WHAT...Heavy, wet snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 1
  to 3 feet above 7000 feet, highest along the crest. 6-12"
  possible between 6500-7000 feet. 2-6" of wet snow possible below
  6500 feet. Winds gusting as high 100 mph on the Sierra ridges
  and with gusts of 40 to 50 mph for lower elevations by Saturday
  morning.

* WHERE...Greater Lake Tahoe Area.

* WHEN...From 7 PM this evening to noon PST Sunday.

* IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult to impossible,
  especially over the Sierra passes. The hazardous conditions are
  likely across passes through at least Sunday morning. Gusty
  winds and heavy, wet snow could bring down tree branches.

* ADDITIONAL INFO: Dangerous boating conditions expected on Lake
  Tahoe. Gusts up 45 mph possible with waves heights of 2-4 feet.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Reno NV
359 AM PST Fri Dec 6 2019

CAZ073-071400-
/O.EXT.KREV.WS.W.0011.191207T0800Z-191208T2000Z/
Mono County-
Including the city of Mammoth Lakes
359 AM PST Fri Dec 6 2019

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO NOON
PST SUNDAY ABOVE 7000 FEET...

* CHANGES...Later start time, raised elevation for warning.

* WHAT...Heavy, wet snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 1
  to 2 feet west of Highway 395 above 7000 feet with up to 3 feet
  along the crest. Communities along Highway 395 may receive 2-6"
  of wet snowfall. Winds gusting as high as 70 to 90 mph on the
  Sierra ridges with gusts in the 30 to 40 mph range for lower
  elevations.

* WHERE...Mono County.

* WHEN...From midnight tonight to noon PST Sunday.

* IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult to impossible on high
  elevation roadways. Gusty winds and heavy, wet snow could bring
  down tree branches.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Reno NV
359 AM PST Fri Dec 6 2019

CAZ071-071400-
/O.CON.KREV.WS.W.0011.191207T0000Z-191208T2000Z/
Lassen-Eastern Plumas-Eastern Sierra Counties-
359 AM PST Fri Dec 6 2019

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO NOON PST SUNDAY ABOVE 5500 FEET...

* CHANGES...No changes.

* WHAT...Heavy, wet snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 1
  to 2 feet above 5500 feet west of Highway 395. Wind gusts up to
  40 to 45 mph possible for lower elevations especially along the
  Highway 395 corridor.

* WHERE...Lassen-Eastern Plumas-Eastern Sierra Counties.

* WHEN...From 4 PM this afternoon to noon PST Sunday.

* IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult to impossible,
  especially over the Sierra passes. Gusty winds and heavy, wet
  snow could bring down tree branches.

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.

&&

$$

http://www.weather.gov/reno

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
255 AM AKST Fri Dec 6 2019


AKZ213-070300-
/O.UPG.PAFG.WS.A.0031.191207T0000Z-191208T1200Z/
/O.NEW.PAFG.WS.W.0043.191207T0300Z-191208T1500Z/
St Lawrence Island and Bering Strait Coast-
Including Gambell, Savoonga, Brevig Mission, Teller, Wales,
and Diomede
255 AM AKST Fri Dec 6 2019

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 AM
AKST SUNDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy snow and blowing snow expected. Plan on difficult
  travel conditions. Damage to power lines is possible. Total
  snow accumulations of 2 to 4 inches, with localized amounts up
  to 7 inches, are expected.

* WHERE...St Lawrence Island and Bering Strait Coast.

* WHEN...6 PM today to 6 AM Sunday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Winds gusting as high as 65 mph will cause
  areas of blowing and drifting snow as well as reductions in
  visibility to one quarter mile or less at times.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Warning for snow and blowing snow means severe
winter weather conditions are expected. This will make travel
very difficult or impossible.

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Medford OR
338 AM PST Fri Dec 6 2019

CAZ082-083-070000-
/O.CON.KMFR.WS.W.0019.191206T1200Z-191208T0000Z/
South Central Siskiyou County-
North Central and Southeast Siskiyou County-
338 AM PST Fri Dec 6 2019

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST
SATURDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy wet snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 2
  to 3 feet. Occasional wind gusts as high as 45 mph.

* WHERE...Elevations above 5500 feet in Southeastern Siskiyou
  County to include Ski Park Highway near Mount Shasta Ski Park
  and Everitt Memorial Highway.

* WHEN...From 4 AM Friday to 4 PM PST Saturday. Heaviest snow is
  expected Friday night into Saturday morning.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel could be very difficult to
  impossible. Strong winds could cause tree damage.

* View the hazard area in detail at
  https://www.wrh.noaa.gov/mfr/HAZARD

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

* Travel is strongly discouraged because of dangerous conditions.

* If you must travel, keep tire chains, a flashlight, blankets,
  food, water, medications, and a fully charged phone with you.

* The safest place during a winter storm is indoors.

* A Winter Storm Warning means that severe winter weather is
  likely and poses a threat to life and property. Take
  protective action now.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Honolulu HI
317 PM HST Thu Dec 5 2019

...WINTER STORM WARNING FOR THE BIG ISLAND SUMMITS ABOVE 12000
FEET...

.Layered clouds associated with a disturbance aloft are expected
to produce snow over the highest elevations of the Big Island
starting tonight, continuing on Friday, and ending by Friday
night.

HIZ028-060930-
/O.UPG.PHFO.WS.A.0005.191206T0400Z-191207T0400Z/
/O.NEW.PHFO.WS.W.0003.191206T0700Z-191207T0400Z/
Big Island Summits-
Including the city of Mauna Loa and Mauna Kea Above 8000 feet
317 PM HST Thu Dec 5 2019

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 PM
HST FRIDAY...

* WHAT...Snow expected. Total accumulation in excess of 6 inches
  for the upper elevations.

* WHERE...Big Island Summits above 12,000 feet.

* WHEN...From 9 PM tonight to 6 PM Friday.

* IMPACTS...Blowing snow will significantly reduce visibility at
  times, with periods of zero visibility. Travel to and from the
  summits could be very difficult to impossible.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Any travel plans to the summits should postponed until the threat
of snow diminishes.

&&

$$

Birchard

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NOAA National Weather Service
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