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avatar Hazardous weather outlook
December 02, 2010 03:34PM
Hazardous weather outlook
National weather service san joaquin valley - hanford ca
308 pm pst thu dec 2 2010

Caz096-097-032315-
Sierra nevada from yosemite to kings canyon-
Tulare county mountains-
308 pm pst thu dec 2 2010

...Potential for heavy snow in the sierra sunday and sunday
Night...

This hazardous weather outlook is for the higher elevations of the
Southern sierra nevada.

.Day one...This afternoon and tonight

No hazardous weather is expected.

.Days two through seven...Friday through wednesday

A pacific storm system will move into the sierra sunday and sunday night
Bringing the threat of heavy snow at elevations above 5000 feet.
Persons planning travel or recreational activity in the sierra
This weekend should prepare for winter weather conditions.

.Spotter information statement...

Skywarn spotter activation will not be needed...However snowfall
Reports to the national weather service are encouraged.

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

$$

Dudley
Re: Hazardous weather outlook
December 02, 2010 03:51PM
At this time it's raining at Tahoe and we're getting some gusty wind. The temperature has dropped some so maybe it'll change to snow soon.
Re: Hazardous weather outlook
December 03, 2010 07:29AM
Rained all night at lake level.
Re: Hazardous weather outlook
December 03, 2010 04:29PM
I noticed the Reno NWS has issued a special weather statement for Sunday. Didn't read the whole thing so I'm not sure what all it says.
avatar Special weather statement
December 03, 2010 04:40PM
Special weather statement
National weather service reno nv
206 pm pst fri dec 3 2010

Caz070>073-nvz001>005-041300-
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
206 pm pst fri dec 3 2010

...Winter driving conditions in the sierra late in the weekend...

A low pressure system developing off the coast of california will
Impact the sierra and western nevada late sunday into monday
Morning. The low will move inland bringing snow to the sierra with
A rain and snow mix to western nevada valleys.

Snow levels will start around 7000 feet before falling to just
Above lower valley floors by monday morning. While details may
Change some...Current accumulation projections include up to one
Foot near the crest...And several inches west of highway 395 above
5500 feet. Snow accumulations are not expected on the lower
Valley floors.

Motorists traveling over sierra passes or along 395 through mono
County late sunday into monday morning should prepare for winter
Driving conditions.

$$
avatar Re: Special weather statement
December 05, 2010 09:19AM
Looks simply gorgeous this morning there....

Ooopsie... shoulda went... o well... nxt weekend ... chicken legs are crossed...



Chick-on is looking at you!
avatar Re: Special weather statement
December 05, 2010 04:38PM
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chick-on
Looks simply gorgeous this morning there....

Ooopsie... shoulda went... o well... nxt weekend ... chicken legs are crossed...

The storm came in later than expected. You couldn't have known that.

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