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avatar Winter weather advisory
March 25, 2014 11:38AM
winter weather advisory
urgent - winter weather message
national weather service hanford ca
1126 am pdt tue mar 25 2014

caz096-260300-
/o.con.khnx.ww.y.0007.140326t0700z-140327t1200z/
sierra nevada from yosemite to kings canyon-
1126 am pdt tue mar 25 2014

...winter weather advisory remains in effect from midnight
tonight to 5 am pdt thursday...

a winter weather advisory remains in effect from midnight tonight
to 5 am pdt thursday for the southern sierra nevada from yosemite
to kings canyon.

* timing: snow will begin around midnight near yosemite and
spread southward during the overnight hours.

* snow accumulations: 6 to 12 inches.

* elevation: at and above 6000 feet.

* locations include: huntington lake...china peak...tuolumne
meadows...badger pass.

* winds: west 25 to 45 mph over the ridges with gusts to 70 mph
or higher along the sierra crest.

* impacts: winter driving conditions with chain restrictions
and travel delays. possible road closures.

* for a detailed view of the hazard area...visit
http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/wrh/whv/?wfo=hnx.

precautionary/preparedness actions...

a winter weather advisory means that periods of snow will cause
travel difficulties. be prepared for slippery roads and limited
visibilities...and use caution while driving.

&&

$$

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avatar Wednesday night weather
March 25, 2014 07:27PM
Snow showers. Low around 22. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.
avatar Re: Wednesday night weather
March 25, 2014 07:59PM
From the forecast discussion (Hanford):

The medium range models and their ensemble members are showing
Better agreement today with a fast moving system pushing through
The pac nw and norcal on saturday which may bring a brief period
Of precipitation to our area on saturday afternoon and evening.
Another shortwave ridge will bring a drying trend to our area on
Sunday before a colder and potentially wet upper trough pushes
Through ca monday night and tuesday...Bringing another period of
Unsettled weather to our area and possibly some significant
Beneficial rains and mountain snowfall.
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