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avatar Winter storm warning
November 20, 2010 08:06PM
Winter storm warning
Urgent - winter weather message
National weather service hanford ca
704 pm pst sat nov 20 2010

Sierra nevada from yosemite to kings canyon-
Tulare county mountains-
704 pm pst sat nov 20 2010

...Winter storm warning remains in effect until 10 pm pst

A winter storm warning remains in effect until 10 pm pst sunday
For the southern sierra nevada.

* snow accumulations: two to four feet are possible above 6000
Feet. One to two feet are possible above 4000 feet.

* timing: snow will again overspread the sierra later this evening
And it will become heavy at times. The snow will continue heavy
At times on sunday. Snow will gradually taper off by monday to

* locations include: camp nelson...Giant forest...Johnsondale...
Lodgepole...Grant grove...Huntington lake...Shaver
Lake...Yosemite park including yosemite valley.

* winds: south winds 25 to 30 mph with gusts to 65 mph over higher
Peaks and the crest increasing to 30 to 50 mph with gusts to 85
Mph on sunday.

* impacts: heavy snow may cause travel delays or road closures.
Blowing and drifting snow with local whiteout conditions are
Possible above 6000 feet.

A winter storm warning means significant amounts of snow are
Expected or occurring. Strong winds are also possible. This will
Make travel very hazardous or impossible.


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