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avatar Hazardous weather outlook
April 23, 2014 12:41PM
national weather service san joaquin valley - hanford ca
544 am pdt wed apr 23 2014

sierra nevada from yosemite to kings canyon-
tulare county mountains-
544 am pdt wed apr 23 2014

this hazardous weather outlook is for the higher elevations of
the southern sierra nevada.

...wintry weather friday and saturday...

.day one...today and tonight

no hazardous weather expected.

.days two through seven...wednesday through monday

* snow accumulations: several inches possible above 5000 feet.
light accumulations on yosemite valley floor.

* elevation: falling to around 4000 feet.

* winds: west winds 30 to 40 mph gusting to near 70 mph.

* timing: strong gusty winds expected to develop on friday and
continue through saturday.

* locations include: southern sierra nevada...yosemite national
park...sequoia/kings canyon national parks...sierra national
forest...lodgepole...johnsondale...sequoia national forest.

* impacts: blowing and drifting snow. difficult travel along
mountain roads.

* stay tuned to noaa weather radio...or your favorite news
source...for further information.

.spotter information statement...

skywarn spotter activation is not anticipated.

weather spotters are encouraged to report any significant or
unusual conditions to the national weather service.

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