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avatar Winter storm warning
May 16, 2011 12:18PM
Winter storm warning
Urgent - winter weather message
National weather service hanford ca
1044 am pdt mon may 16 2011

...Next storm taking aim on the sierra nevada...

.The next winter-like storm is taking shape off the west coast
And it will reach the central california interior this evening.
This storm will likely produce heavy snow and strong winds over
The sierra from yosemite to southern tulare county and it will
Linger well into wednesday.

Sierra nevada from yosemite to kings canyon-
Tulare county mountains-
1044 am pdt mon may 16 2011

...Winter storm warning remains in effect from 11 pm this evening
To 11 am pdt wednesday above 6000 feet...

A winter storm warning above 6000 feet remains in effect from
11 pm this evening to 11 am pdt wednesday for the higher
Elevations of the southern sierra nevada.

* another round of potentially dangerous winter weather will
Arrive in the sierra this evening and it will persist into

* snow accumulations: up to two feet or more of snow is
Possible above 8000 feet...10 to 18 inches above 6000 feet.

* timing: snow will begin this evening...Then continue heavy at
Times well into wednesday.

* locations include: lodgepole...Shaver lake

* winds: southwest winds 20 to 40 mph with gusts to 60 mph over
The crest.

* impacts: late season winter weather with snow...Strong winds
And cold temperatures will return this evening. Be aware
That dangerous traveling conditions in ice and snow are

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.


avatar Re: Winter storm warning
May 16, 2011 05:10PM
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