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avatar Winter storm watch
March 21, 2011 04:51PM
Winter storm watch
Urgent - winter weather message
National weather service hanford ca
419 pm pdt mon mar 21 2011

...Strong pacific storm system to impact the central california interior...

.The next winter like storm system will move across the area late
Tuesday night and through wednesday. Heavy snow can be expected
Above the 4000 foot elevation.

Sierra nevada from yosemite to kings canyon-
419 pm pdt mon mar 21 2011

...Winter storm watch in effect from late tuesday night through
Late wednesday night...

The national weather service in hanford has issued a winter storm
Watch for heavy snow...Which is in effect from late tuesday night
Through late wednesday night for the sierra nevada from yosemite
To kings canyon.

* snow accumulations: from 12 to 18 inches above 4000 feet and up
To 3 feet above 7000 feet.

* snow level: 4000 feet.

* timing: moderate to heavy snow developing late tuesday night
Through late wednesday night.

* locations include: shaver lake...Yosemite valley

* 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 and strong winds that may impact travel. Continue to monitor
The latest forecasts.




Re: Winter storm watch
March 26, 2011 10:39PM
Where can I find updated status around the valley?
avatar Re: Winter storm watch
March 27, 2011 06:19AM
Where can I find updated status around the valley?

http://www.nps.gov/yose/index.htm and by calling 209 372-0200.

Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 03/27/2011 06:22AM by eeek.
Re: Winter storm watch
April 02, 2011 12:05AM
Thanks eeek. The storm was over and we didn't need to call the number. We were really worried that we wouldn't be able to make it to the valley.
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