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avatar Hazardous weather outlook
November 05, 2010 01:32PM
Hazardous weather outlook
National weather service san joaquin valley - hanford ca
1252 pm pdt fri nov 5 2010

Caz096-062000-
Sierra nevada from yosemite to kings canyon-
1252 pm pdt fri nov 5 2010

Several inches of snow possible over the sierra nevada

This hazardous weather outlook is for the southern sierra nevada
From yosemite to kings canyon.

.Day one...This afternoon and tonight

No hazardous weather expected at this time.

.Days two through seven...Saturday through thursday

A frontal system moving through the area is expected to produce 4
To 8 inches of snow over the sierra nevada north of yosemite
Above 7000 feet sunday afternoon through monday morning.

.Spotter information statement...

Skywarn spotter activation will not be needed.

Weather spotters are encouraged to report any significant or
Unusual conditions to the national weather service.

$$

Wp
avatar Special weather statement
November 05, 2010 04:08PM
Special weather statement
National weather service reno nv
347 pm pdt fri nov 5 2010

Caz070>073-nvz001>005-061200-
Surprise valley california-lassen-eastern plumas-
Eastern sierra counties-greater lake tahoe area-mono-
Mineral and southern lyon counties-greater reno-carson city-
Minden area-western nevada basin and range including pyramid lake-
Northern washoe county-
Including the cities of...Cedarville...Eagleville...
Fort bidwell...Portola...Susanville...Westwood...Sierraville...
Loyalton...South lake tahoe...Tahoe city...Truckee...
Markleeville...Bridgeport...Coleville...Lee vining...
Mammoth lakes...Hawthorne...Yerington...Smith valley...Mina...
Schurz...Glenbrook...Incline village...Sparks...Verdi...
Gardnerville...Virginia city...Fernley...Fallon...Lovelock...
Silver springs...Nixon...Imlay...Empire...Gerlach
347 pm pdt fri nov 5 2010

...Storm to reach the sierra and western nevada sunday...

An area of low pressure will move into the area sunday...With a
Cold front passing through the northern sierra and western nevada
By late sunday afternoon or sunday evening.

Ahead of the system...Gusty winds up to 40 mph may impact areas
Along highway 395 from susanville...Through reno and south into
Mono county. Wind gusts on the sierra ridges will reach 60 to 80
Mph on sunday.

Rain and snow will reach the northern sierra and northeast
California sunday morning with snow levels starting at 7000 to
7500 feet. As the cold front approaches sunday afternoon...Snow
Levels fall to near 7000 feet around the tahoe basin...With
Several inches of snow possible over donner pass and echo summit
Through early monday morning. Before the snow ends...Snow levels
May drop to lake level with light accumulations possible.

Farther south in mono county...Snow is expected to begin sunday
Afternoon and continue through early monday morning as the front
Moves through the central sierra. Several inches of snow are
Likely above 7500 feet...Producing some travel impacts along
Higher elevations of highway 395.

$$
Mjd
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