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Winter storm watch

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avatar Winter storm watch
October 31, 2015 01:21PM
Urgent - winter weather message
National weather service hanford ca
1059 am pdt sat oct 31 2015

Sierra nevada from yosemite to kings canyon-
Including the cities of...Shaver lake...Yosemite valley
1059 am pdt sat oct 31 2015

...Winter storm watch remains in effect from sunday evening
Through monday evening...

* hazard types...Heavy snow.

* accumulations...8 to 16 inches above 7000 feet.

* timing...Snow will begin sunday evening. The heaviest snowfall
Is expected sunday night through monday morning. Snow levels
Will be above 9000 feet sunday evening lowering to near 7000
Feet by late monday morning.

* impacts...Slick...Snow covered roads and winter driving
Conditions...Possible road closures...Blowing and drifting
Snow accompanied by wind chill temperatures as low as the
Teens by monday evening.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Weekend hikers and campers should consider adjusting their travel
Plans before the onset of stormy...Wintry and much colder weather
Late sunday night and monday.

A winter storm watch means there is a potential for significant
Snow accumulations that may impact travel. Continue to monitor
The latest forecasts.


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