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avatar Special weather statement
April 08, 2012 04:39PM
Special weather statement
National weather service san joaquin valley - hanford ca
329 pm pdt sun apr 8 2012

Caz089>099-091145-
West central san joaquin valley-east central san joaquin valley-
Southwestern san joaquin valley-southeastern san joaquin valley-
Mariposa madera and fresno county foothills-
Tulare county foothills-kern county mountains-
Sierra nevada from yosemite to kings canyon-
Tulare county mountains-indian wells valley-
Southeastern kern county desert-
329 pm pdt sun apr 8 2012

...Unsettled tuesday night through saturday...

A pacific storm will approach california tuesday...Then move
Inland tuesday night. Rain will first begin on the west side of
The san joaquin valley late tuesday afternoon...Spreading inland
Tuesday night. The snow level will lower to between 5000 and 6000
Feet by wednesday morning...With up to a foot of new snow possible
Above 7000 feet. Scattered to numerous showers will linger into
Wednesday...But will be decreasing during the day.

Partial clearing will occur wednesday night and thursday. A few
Lingering showers are possible from fresno north...But no
Significant rain or snow is expected.

A second storm is forecast to reach central california friday.
Rain will spread inland thursday night and continue friday. This
Will be a slightly cooler and stronger storm...With significant
Rain and mountain snow possible. The snow level could fall to
To around 4000 feet friday...And could cause travel problems on
The grapevine and tehachapi pass.

If you are planning travel between the san joaquin valley and
Southern california friday through saturday morning...Check the
Latest forecasts and road conditions before departing.


$$

Bingham

Weather.Gov/hanford
avatar Winter storm watch
April 09, 2012 02:14PM
Winter storm watch
Urgent - winter weather message
National weather service hanford ca
153 pm pdt mon apr 9 2012

...Winter-like storm to reach the southern sierra nevada tuesday
Night and wednesday...

.The first of two winter-like storms will reach the southern
Sierra nevada tuesday night and continue through wednesday. The
Second storm will reach the region thursday night into friday.

Caz096-097-100500-
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Sierra nevada from yosemite to kings canyon-
Tulare county mountains-
153 pm pdt mon apr 9 2012

...Winter storm watch in effect from tuesday evening through
Wednesday evening above 5000 feet...

The national weather service in hanford has issued a winter storm
Watch above 5000 feet for heavy snow and strong winds...Which is
In effect from tuesday evening through wednesday evening for the
Higher elevations of the southern sierra nevada from yosemite to
The kern county line.

* snow accumulations: 5 to 8 inches above 5000 feet...And around a
Foot in the high country.

* elevation: above 5000 feet.

* timing: snow will begin tuesday night and change to snow showers
Wednesday. Snow showers will taper off wednesday evening.

* locations include: camp nelson...Giant forest...Lodgepole...
Shaver lake...Lodgepole...Tuolumne meadows...Grant grove.

* winds: gusting up to 60- mph over the high country.

* impacts: snow could cause travel delays and possible road
Closures above 5000 feet. Gusty winds will create areas of
Blowing and drifting snow with reduced visibilities. People
Living in or planning travel into the southern sierra nevada
Above 5000 feet should be prepared for winter weather
Conditions.

* a second storm is about 48 hours behind this storm. The second
Storm has the potential to be a colder and wetter system with
Additional snow accumulations.

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
April 12, 2012 11:07AM
Winter storm warning
Urgent - winter weather message
National weather service hanford ca
1025 am pdt thu apr 12 2012

...A winter-like storm will create hazardous travel over the
Mountains from late this afternoon through friday night...

Caz096-097-130130-
/o.Con.Khnx.Ws.W.0007.120413t0000z-120414t0600z/
Sierra nevada from yosemite to kings canyon-
Tulare county mountains-
1025 am pdt thu apr 12 2012

...Winter storm warning remains in effect from 5 pm this afternoon
To 11 pm pdt friday...

The national weather service in hanford will allow a a winter
Storm warning to remain in effect from 5 pm this afternoon to 11
Pm pdt friday for the higher elevations of the southern sierra
Nevada.

* snow accumulations: ranging from 8 to 12 inches at 4000 feet
To two feet or more at and above 7000 feet.

* timing: the heaviest snow is expected between 11 pm tonight
And 5 pm friday.

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

* winds: southwest winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts to around 60
Mph over the sierra crest.

* impacts: blowing and drifting snow...Winter-like driving
Conditions...Travel delays 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.

&&

$$

Molina
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