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avatar Winter storm warning
November 17, 2012 02:02PM
Winter storm warning
Urgent - winter weather message
National weather service hanford ca
540 am pst sat nov 17 2012

...Winter storm to affect the central california interior through

.The storm will bring the potential for heavier precipitation
Over the southern sierra nevada today. The storm will be relatively
Warm with steady snow levels above 7500 feet. However a colder
Storm system will quickly follow tonight and sunday...Providing
Additional snow and lowering snow levels. Snow levels will lower
To 6000 feet near yosemite by sunday morning and around 6500 feet
Towards the tulare county mountains.

Sierra nevada from yosemite to kings canyon-
540 am pst sat nov 17 2012

...Winter storm warning remains in effect until 4 pm pst sunday
Above 6000 feet...

A winter storm warning above 6000 feet remains in effect until
4 pm pst sunday for the southern sierra nevada from yosemite to
Kings canyon.

* snow accumulations: total snow accumulations will range from
10 to 20 inches at 6000 feet to 2 to 3 feet above 7000 feet.

* elevation: above 6000 feet.

* timing: heavy snow accumulations are expected this morning into
This afternoon and again late tonight through midday sunday.

* locations include: tioga pass...Tuolumne meadows...Huntington
Lake...Shaver lake...White wolf.

* winds: southwest 25 to 40 mph with gusts to 76 mph or higher
Along the crest.

* impacts: winter 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.


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