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avatar Winter storm watch
January 29, 2011 12:56AM
Winter storm watch
Urgent - winter weather message
National weather service hanford ca
727 pm pst fri jan 28 2011

...First winter storm in nearly a month to hit the southern
Sierra nevada...

.A developing pacific storm will move into northern california
Saturday...And bring heavy snow and gusty winds to the southern
Sierra nevada during the latter half of the weekend. The heaviest
Snow will fall from yosemite national park to kings canyon. This
Will be the first significant winter storm to hit the central
California interior since january 2nd.

Caz096-291130-
/o.Con.Khnx.Ws.A.0003.110130t1400z-110131t1200z/
Sierra nevada from yosemite to kings canyon-
Including the cities of...Shaver lake...Yosemite valley
727 pm pst fri jan 28 2011

...Winter storm watch remains in effect from sunday morning
Through late sunday night...

A winter storm watch remains in effect from sunday morning
Through late sunday night.

* snow accumulations: up to 10 inches in the high country of the
Southern sierra nevada.

* elevation: snow level will be between 4500 and 5000 feet sunday
Morning...Lowering to around 4000 feet by sunday evening.

* timing: snow will begin saturday night...With the heaviest snow
Sunday and sunday night. Snow will taper off monday.

* locations include: shaver lake...Yosemite valley...Tuolumne
Meadows.

* winds: gusts to around 55 mph over the higher elevations may
Create areas of drifting and blowing snow.

* impacts: people living in or traveling into the southern sierra
Nevada should prepare for winter weather conditions. Be prepared
For road closures or delays...And consider postponing travel until
Conditions improve.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A winter storm watch means there is a potential for significant
Snow and strong winds that may impact travel. Continue to monitor
The latest forecasts.

&&

$$
avatar Winter weather advisory
January 29, 2011 10:54PM
Winter weather advisory
Urgent - winter weather message
National weather service hanford ca
832 pm pst sat jan 29 2011

...First winter storm since the beginning of january will bring a
Return to wintry weather over the higher elevations...

.A storm system will track southeastward across the central
California interior sunday and bring snow to the higher
Elevations into sunday evening.

Caz096-301300-
/o.Con.Khnx.Ww.Y.0002.110130t1700z-110131t0500z/
Sierra nevada from yosemite to kings canyon-
832 pm pst sat jan 29 2011

...Winter weather advisory remains in effect from 9 am to 9 pm
Pst sunday above 5000 feet...

A winter weather advisory above 5000 feet remains in effect from
9 am to 9 pm pst sunday for the southern sierra nevada from
Yosemite to kings canyon.

* snow accumulations will range from 4 to 7 inches at the 5000
Foot level to as much as 10 inches at and above 7000 feet.

* timing: snow will begin sunday morning and continue...Heavy
At times...Into sunday evening. Snow will diminish to
Flurries sunday night.

* locations include: shaver lake

* impacts: motorists should anticipate snow covered roads and
Slippery driving conditions over the higher elevations in
Addition to travel delays.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A winter weather advisory means that periods of snow will cause
Travel difficulties. Be prepared for slippery roads and limited
Visibilities...And use caution while driving.

&&

$$

Bso
Re: Winter storm watch
January 30, 2011 09:11AM
Looks like LOTS of snow! All the cams show fresh snow.
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