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avatar Special Weather Statement
November 10, 2009 08:00PM
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY - HANFORD CA
221 PM PST TUE NOV 10 2009

CAZ096-111000-
SIERRA NEVADA FROM YOSEMITE TO KINGS CANYON-
221 PM PST TUE NOV 10 2009

...SNOW EXPECTED IN THE MOUNTAINS WEDNESDAY NIGHT INTO THURSDAY...

A COLD LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM OVER THE GULF OF ALASKA WILL APPROACH
CALIFORNIA WEDNESDAY NIGHT. AS THE COLD FRONT MOVES THROUGH INTERIOR
CENTRAL CALIFORNIA WEDNESDAY NIGHT INTO THURSDAY...LIGHT TO MODERATE
PRECIPITATION IS POSSIBLE OVER THE MOUNTAINS.

IN THE MOUNTAINS...RAIN AND SNOW WILL BEGIN IN THE YOSEMITE PARK
AREA BY WEDNESDAY NIGHT...OCCASIONAL LIGHT TO MODERATE SHOWERS ARE
POSSIBLE NEAR THE COLD FRONT AS IT MOVES SOUTH ACROSS THE REGION
WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING. SNOW LEVELS WILL START
OUT AROUND 7000 FEET AND QUICKLY DROP DOWN TO AROUND 5000 FEET
OVER THE SIERRA BY THURSDAY MORNING BEHIND THE COLD FRONT. SHOWERS
ARE EXPECTED TO LINGER OVER THE SIERRA DURING THE DAY THURSDAY.
SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE ABOVE 7000
FEET BETWEEN WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY AFTERNOON. SNOW AROUND 1
INCH IS POSSIBLE AS LOW AS 5000 FEET BY THURSDAY AFTERNOON IN THE
YOSEMITE PARK AREA. SOUTHWEST WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH ARE ALSO
POSSIBLE OVER THE HIGHER TERRAIN WITH THIS SYSTEM. THE SNOWFALL
AND THE GUSTY WINDS WILL BRING WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS TO THE
MOUNTAINS WHICH MAY IMPACT TRAVEL NEAR THE TIOGA PASS WEDNESDAY
NIGHT AND THURSDAY.

IF YOUR PLANS CALL FOR TRAVEL INTO THE YOSEMITE PARK AREA
WEDNESDAY NIGHT INTO THURSDAY...BE PREPARED FOR WINTER DRIVING
CONDITIONS ACROSS THE TIOGA PASS. MONITOR THE LATEST NATIONAL
WEATHER SERVICE FORECASTS AND STATEMENTS FOR UPDATES ABOUT THIS
EVENT AND MONITOR CALTRANS FOR POSSIBLE ROAD CLOSURES.

$$

BARLOW
Re: Special Weather Statement
November 11, 2009 10:41AM
Yup, there goes the day hike prospects for Tioga....
Re: Special Weather Statement
November 11, 2009 12:53PM
I wouldn't drop any plans yet. It may be cold, but accumulations of only a few inches? Plus, it looks as if the pattern is staying pretty far north...

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