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avatar Winter storm warning
December 20, 2012 01:11PM
Winter storm warning
Urgent - winter weather message
National weather service hanford ca
352 am pst thu dec 20 2012

Caz096-202200-
/o.Upg.Khnx.Ws.A.0010.121222t0000z-121223t1200z/
/o.New.Khnx.Ws.W.0010.121222t0000z-121224t1200z/
Sierra nevada from yosemite to kings canyon-
352 am pst thu dec 20 2012

...Winter storm warning in effect from 4 pm friday to 4 am pst
Monday above 5000 feet...

The national weather service in hanford has issued a winter storm
Warning above 5000 feet for heavy snow and strong winds...Which
Is in effect from 4 pm friday to 4 am pst monday for the southern
Sierra nevada from yosemite to kings canyon. The winter storm
Watch is no longer in effect for the southern sierra nevada from
Yosemite to kings canyon.

* snow accumulations: 2 to 4 feet. The heaviest snowfall will
Occur above 7000 feet around yosemite park.

* snow level: will fluctuate between 4000 to 5000 feet over the
Weekend.

* timing: occasional heavy snow will develop friday night and
Continue through saturday night. There will be a short break in
The precipitation sunday morning. Another heavy burst of snow
Will develop sunday afternoon and continue through sunday night.

* locations include: yosemite park...Tuolumne meadows...Shaver
Lake...Huntington lake...Wishon...Kings canyon park...And
Highway 41 north of oakhurst.

* winds: southwest winds with occasional gusts to 75 mph in the
Sierra backcountry and near the crest. Strong winds will cause
Significant blowing and drifting snow.

* impacts: snow covered roads...Treacherous driving conditions.
Chain restrictions 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.

&&

$$

Jmb
avatar Re: Winter storm warning
December 20, 2012 04:10PM
avatar Winter storm warning
December 21, 2012 01:35PM
Winter storm warning
Urgent - winter weather message
National weather service hanford ca
1219 pm pst fri dec 21 2012

Caz096-220400-
/o.Con.Khnx.Ws.W.0010.121222t0000z-121224t1200z/
Sierra nevada from yosemite to kings canyon-
1219 pm pst fri dec 21 2012

...Winter storm warning remains in effect from 4 pm this
Afternoon to 4 am pst monday above 5000 feet...

A winter storm warning above 5000 feet remains in effect from
4 pm this afternoon to 4 am pst monday for the southern sierra
Nevada from yosemite to kings canyon.

* snow accumulations: 2 to 4 feet. The heaviest snowfall will
Occur above 7000 feet around yosemite park.

* snow level: will fluctuate between 4500 to 5500 feet over the
Weekend.

* timing: occasional heavy snow will develop tonight and
Continue through saturday night. There will be a short break
In the precipitation sunday morning. Another heavy burst of
Snow will develop sunday afternoon and continue through
Sunday night.

* locations include: yosemite park...Tuolumne meadows...Shaver
Lake...Huntington lake...Wishon...Kings canyon park...And
Highway 41 north of oakhurst.

* winds: southwest winds with occasional gusts to 75 mph in the
Sierra back country and near the crest. Strong winds will
Cause significant blowing and drifting snow.

* impacts: snow covered roads...Treacherous driving conditions.
Chain restrictions 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.

&&

$$

Bso
avatar Winter storm warning
December 22, 2012 02:18PM
Winter storm warning
Urgent - winter weather message
National weather service hanford ca
550 am pst sat dec 22 2012

Caz096-230000-
/o.Con.Khnx.Ws.W.0010.000000t0000z-121224t1200z/
Sierra nevada from yosemite to kings canyon-
550 am pst sat dec 22 2012

...Winter storm warning remains in effect until 4 am pst monday
Above 5000 feet...

A winter storm warning above 5000 feet remains in effect until
4 am pst monday for the southern sierra nevada from yosemite to
Kings canyon.

* snow accumulations: 2 to 4 feet. The heaviest snowfall will
Occur above 7000 feet around yosemite park.

* snow level: will fluctuate between 4500 to 5500 feet over the
Weekend.

* timing: occasional heavy snow will develop this morning and
Continue through saturday night. There will be a short break in
The precipitation sunday morning. Another heavy burst of snow
Will develop sunday afternoon and continue through sunday night.

* locations include: yosemite park...Tuolumne meadows...Shaver
Lake...Huntington lake...Wishon...Kings canyon park...And
Highway 41 north of oakhurst.

* winds: southwest winds with occasional gusts to 75 mph in the
Sierra back country and near the crest. Strong winds will
Cause significant blowing and drifting snow.

* impacts: snow covered roads...Treacherous driving conditions
And chain restrictions.

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
December 23, 2012 03:25PM
Quote
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* snow level: will fluctuate between 4500 to 5500 feet over the Weekend.

It appears to be a bit lower since it is currently snowing in the Valley.
avatar Winter storm warning
December 23, 2012 05:00AM
Winter storm warning
Urgent - winter weather message
National weather service reno nv
401 am pst sun dec 23 2012

...Snow in the sierra through tonight...

.A strong low pressure system will remain stationary off the
Pacific northwest coast through today. A strong jet moving
Around the base of the low will pick up deep pacific moisture
Bringing periods of moderate to heavy snow to the sierra through
Tonight.

Dangerous winter conditions will impact holiday travel and
Outdoor activities. Across the sierra...Periods of heavy snow and
Strong winds could lead to whiteout conditions and very lengthy
Travel delays. Travelers should strongly consider an alternate
Route to avoid the sierra passes this weekend.

Caz073-240015-
/o.Con.Krev.Ws.W.0008.000000t0000z-121224t1200z/
Mono-
Including the cities of...Bridgeport...Mammoth lakes
401 am pst sun dec 23 2012

...Winter storm warning remains in effect until 4 am pst monday...

A winter storm warning for heavy snow and gusty winds remains in
Effect until 4 am pst monday.

* timing: a final round of moderate to heavy snow will develop
This morning and continue through sunday night.

* additional snow accumulations: 2 to 3 feet west of highway 395
With 8 to 15 inches east of highway 395. Locally higher totals
Are possible along the sierra crest.

* winds: south to southwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 50 mph.
Ridge gusts up to 100 mph.

* impacts: periods of heavy snow and strong winds will lead to
Whiteout conditions and lengthy travel delays. Travelers
Need to consider a secondary route to avoid highway 395
Through mono county this weekend. Back country activities
Are not advised.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Travel is discouraged through the sierra this weekend. Carry
Extra food...Water and clothes in your car if you must travel.
Check our website at weather.Gov/reno for updates on this
Situation.

&&

$$
avatar Re: Winter storm warning
December 23, 2012 05:26PM
Here's around 2:35pm earlier today
http://img163.imageshack.us/img163/6592/asdfdhr.jpg


I'ts raining here at bass lake where I live but it is snowing very heavily about 10 - 15 minutes up the road on highway 41 (north of oakhurst)



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 12/23/2012 05:27PM by marmot.
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