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avatar Winter storm warning
March 15, 2012 03:41PM
Winter storm warning
Urgent - winter weather message
National weather service hanford ca
1219 pm pdt thu mar 15 2012

...Strong winter storm expected to impact the southern sierra
Nevada friday afternoon through the weekend...

.A large upper low pressure system will move into the central
California interior friday night. This is forecast to be a
Strong...Cold system and will bring heavy snowfall to the
Southern sierra nevada friday night and saturday.

Caz096-097-160500-
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Sierra nevada from yosemite to kings canyon-
Tulare county mountains-
1219 pm pdt thu mar 15 2012

...Winter storm warning in effect from 5 pm friday to 5 pm pdt
Saturday above 6000 feet...

The national weather service in hanford has issued a winter storm
Warning above 6000 feet for heavy snow and strong winds which is
In effect from 5 pm friday to 5 pm pdt saturday 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Is no longer in effect for the higher elevations of the southern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: 1 to 2 feet above 6000 feet and 2 to 3
Feet in the high country.

* timing: snow will begin falling friday afternoon and continue
Through saturday afternoon. The heaviest snow will fall late
Friday night and saturday morning.

* locations include: yosemite national park...Shaver lake...
Huntington lake...Lodgepole...Camp nelson.

* winds: southwest winds over the high country will gust up to
50 mph.

* impacts: southwest winds gusting to 50 mph over the high country
Will cause blowing and drifting of snow and possible white out
Conditions. Snow accumulations may cause closures of mountain
Roads.

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.

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Ds
avatar Winter storm warning
March 16, 2012 10:57AM
Winter storm warning
Urgent - winter weather message
National weather service hanford ca
1038 am pdt fri mar 16 2012

...Strong winter storm expected to impact the southern sierra
Nevada and the kern county mountains late this afternoon through
The weekend...

.A large upper low pressure system will move into the central
California interior today. This is forecast to be a strong...Cold
System and will bring heavy snowfall to the southern sierra
Nevada tonight and saturday...With the treat of heavy snow and
Dangerous driving conditions to the kern county mountains late
Tonight through sunday morning.

Caz096-097-170145-
/o.Con.Khnx.Ws.W.0004.120317t0000z-120318t0000z/
Sierra nevada from yosemite to kings canyon-
Tulare county mountains-
1038 am pdt fri mar 16 2012

...Winter storm warning remains in effect from 5 pm this
Afternoon to 5 pm pdt saturday...

A winter storm warning remains in effect from 5 pm this afternoon
To 5 pm pdt saturday for the higher elevations of the southern
Sierra nevada.

* snow accumulations: 4 to 6 inches above 4000 feet...1 to 2
Feet above 6000 feet...And 2 to 3 feet in the high country.

* timing: snow will begin falling this afternoon and continue
Through saturday afternoon. The heaviest snow will fall late
Tonight and saturday morning. The snow level will drop
Through the morning hours...Falling into the foothills in
The afternoon.

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

* winds: southwest winds over the high country will gust up to
50 mph. Over the crest...Winds could gust up to 75 mph.

* impacts: southwest winds gusting to 50 mph over the high
Country will cause blowing and drifting of snow and possible
White out conditions. Snow accumulations may cause closures
Of mountain roads.

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.

&&

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