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avatar Winter weather advisory
March 15, 2011 06:42PM
Winter weather advisory
Urgent - winter weather message
National weather service hanford ca
152 pm pdt tue mar 15 2011

...Another winter storm to impact the southern sierra from kings
Canyon northward...

.A pacific low pressure system will push through the central
California interior wednesday. Moisture associated with this
System will bring periods of moderate to locally heavy snowfall
Over the southern sierra from kings canyon northward beginning
Late tonight and continuing through wednesday. This is a
Relatively warm system which will keep snow levels around 7000
Feet or above. Locally gusty winds will also be possible with this
System as it moves through the area.

Caz096-160400-
/o.Ext.Khnx.Ww.Y.0007.110316t0600z-110317t0600z/
Sierra nevada from yosemite to kings canyon-
152 pm pdt tue mar 15 2011

...Winter weather advisory now in effect from 11 pm this evening
To 11 pm pdt wednesday above 7000 feet...

The winter weather advisory above 7000 feet is now in effect from
11 pm this evening to 11 pm pdt wednesday for the southern sierra
Nevada from yosemite to kings canyon.

* snow accumulations: 4 to 8 inches around 7000 feet with 10 to 16
Inches expected along the crest.

* elevation: above 7000 feet.

* timing: snow will begin late tonight near yosemite and spread
Southward tonight...Continuing through wednesday evening.

* locations include: huntington lake...Yosemite national park

* winds: westerly 20 to 30 mph with local gusts to 55 mph near
The crest.

* impacts: snow covered roads...Treacherous driving conditions.
Possible road closures.

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.

&&

$$
avatar Hazardous weather outlook
March 16, 2011 01:27PM
Hazardous weather outlook
National weather service san joaquin valley - hanford ca
956 am pdt wed mar 16 2011

Caz096-170600-
Sierra nevada from yosemite to kings canyon-
956 am pdt wed mar 16 2011

...Snow through late tonight...

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

.Day one...Today and tonight

A winter weather advisory is in effect until 11 pm pdt wednesday
Above 7000 feet. For more details...Please see the latest winter
Weather message sfowswhnx...Or wmo header wwus46 khnx.

.Days two through seven...Thursday through tuesday

Another stronger and colder winter storm could bring more snow this
Area friday into the weekend...Please stay tuned as additional
Statements may be issued.

.Spotter information statement...

Skywarn spotter activation is not anticipated.

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

$$
avatar Winter storm watch
March 16, 2011 09:02PM
Winter storm watch
Urgent - winter weather message
National weather service hanford ca
650 pm pdt wed mar 16 2011

...Another storm headed for central california...

.As the current storm begins to move out of the region...The next
Storm has begun dropping out of the gulf of alaska. This storm
Will bring rain and mountain snow to the central california
Interior beginning friday afternoon and spreading south overnight.


Caz096-171000-
/o.Can.Khnx.Ww.Y.0007.000000t0000z-110317t0600z/
/o.New.Khnx.Ws.A.0008.110319t0000z-110320t0000z/
Sierra nevada from yosemite to kings canyon-
650 pm pdt wed mar 16 2011

...Winter storm watch in effect from friday afternoon through
Saturday afternoon...
...Winter weather advisory is cancelled...

The national weather service in hanford has issued a winter storm
Watch for heavy snow and strong winds...Which is in effect from
Friday afternoon through saturday afternoon for the southern
Sierra nevada from yosemite to kings canyon. The winter weather
Advisory has been cancelled for the southern sierra nevada from
Yosemite to kings canyon.

The current storm is moving out of the region...And the threat of
New significant snow accumulations this evening has ended.

The next in the series of storms is dropping out of the gulf of
Alaska and will reach the central california interior friday
Afternoon. The heaviest rain and mountain snow will begin friday
Night and continue into saturday. This is forecast to be a cold
Storm...With snow levels lowering to around 4000 feet by saturday
Morning and dropping to around 3500 feet during the day.

* snow accumulations: 4 to 8 inches around 7000 feet with 10 to
16 inches expected along the crest.

* elevation: above 4000 feet.

* timing: snow will spread southward from near yosemite friday
Evening...And continue overnight and into saturday.

* locations include: shaver lake...Yosemite valley...Huntington
Lake...Tuolumne meadows...Mariposa grove.

* winds: south 25 to 35 mph with local gusts up to 75 mph near the
Crest. Winds will become westerly during the day saturday.

* impacts: snow covered roads...Treacherous driving conditions.
Possible road closures.

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.

&&

$$

Sanger
avatar Winter storm warning
March 18, 2011 03:49PM
Winter storm warning
Urgent - winter weather message
National weather service hanford ca
135 pm pdt fri mar 18 2011

.A fast moving late season storm will move across central
California tonight and early saturday. It will bring periods of
Moderate to heavy snow to the southern sierra north of sequoia
Park. The system will move away from the region saturday
Morning...However snow showers will linger into saturday
Afternoon.

Caz096-190445-
/o.Upg.Khnx.Ww.Y.0008.110319t0200z-110319t1500z/
/o.New.Khnx.Ws.W.0006.110319t0000z-110319t1800z/
Sierra nevada from yosemite to kings canyon-
135 pm pdt fri mar 18 2011

...Winter storm warning in effect from 5 pm this afternoon to
11 am pdt saturday above 5000 feet...

The national weather service in hanford has issued a winter storm
Warning above 5000 feet for heavy snow and strong winds ... Which
Is in effect from 5 pm this afternoon to 11 am pdt saturday for
The southern sierra nevada from yosemite to kings canyon. The
Winter weather advisory is no longer in effect for the southern
Sierra nevada from yosemite to kings canyon.

* snow accumulations: 4 to 6 inches around 4500 feet with 12 to
18 inches above 6000 feet.

* snow level: initially from 5000 to 6000 feet this evening
Lowering to 4000 feet by saturday morning.

* timing: snow beginning early in the evening...Becoming heavy at
Times overnight. The snow will diminish in intensity and taper
Off to showers saturday.

* locations include: yosemite park...Shaver lake...Huntington
Lake.

* winds: up to 75 mph over higher ridges and along the crest
Will create areas of blowing and drifting snow.

* impacts: snow covered roads will create hazardous driving
Conditions and possible road closures.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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.

&&

$$

Dudley
avatar Winter storm warning
March 19, 2011 12:30PM
Winter storm warning
Urgent - winter weather message
National weather service hanford ca
1047 am pdt sat mar 19 2011

...Very strong pacific storm to impact central california
Interior
...

.Low pressure over the eastern pacific is forecast to rapidly
Strengthen this weekend...Bringing the threat of heavy mountain
Snow and high winds to the region.

Caz096-097-200200-
/o.Upg.Khnx.Ws.A.0009.110320t1200z-110321t1200z/
/o.New.Khnx.Ws.W.0007.110320t0900z-110321t1200z/
Sierra nevada from yosemite to kings canyon-
Tulare county mountains-
1047 am pdt sat mar 19 2011

...Winter storm warning in effect from 2 am sunday to 5 am pdt
Monday...

The national weather service in hanford has issued a winter storm
Warning for heavy snow and strong winds...Which is in effect from
2 am sunday to 5 am pdt monday for the higher elevations of the
Southern sierra nevada. The winter storm watch is no longer in
Effect for the higher elevations of the southern sierra nevada.

* snow accumulations: from 12 to 24 inches above 4000 feet with
24 to 48 inches above 8000 feet.

* elevation: 4000 feet.

* timing: snow developing tonight becoming heavy at times sunday
And into sunday night. The snow will diminish in intensity and
Taper off to showers late sunday night and into early monday
Morning.

* locations include: camp nelson...Giant forest...Johnsondale...
Lodgepole...Shaver lake...Yosemite valley

* winds: up to 65 mph over higher ridges and along the crest
Will create areas of blowing and drifting snow.

* impacts: snow covered roads will create hazardous driving
Conditions and possible road closures.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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

&&

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A winter storm warning means significant amounts of snow...
Sleet...And ice are expected or occurring. Strong winds are also
Possible. This will make travel very hazardous or impossible.

&&

$$
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