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avatar Winter storm warning
December 23, 2015 01:33AM
Urgent - winter weather message
National weather service hanford ca
832 pm pst tue dec 22 2015

Sierra nevada from yosemite to kings canyon-
Including the cities of...Shaver lake...Yosemite valley
832 pm pst tue dec 22 2015

...Winter storm warning in effect from 4 am thursday to 4 am pst

The national weather service in hanford has issued a winter storm
Warning for snow...Which is in effect from 4 am thursday to 4 am
Pst friday.

* accumulations...Snow accumulations of 6 to 10 inches...With some
Areas getting up to 14 inches in favorable upslope areas.

* timing...Early thursday morning through early friday morning.
The snow will spread south into the yosemite park area by
Daybreak thursday and increase in intensity through the
Afternoon. The heaviest snow is expected thursday afternoon and
Evening then gradually tapering off by early friday morning.

* impacts...Travel in and out of yosemite national park will be
Difficult due to snow and ice covered roads.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A winter storm warning for heavy snow means severe winter weather
Conditions are expected or occurring. Significant amounts of snow
Are forecast that will make travel dangerous. Only travel in an
Emergency. If you must travel...Keep an extra flashlight...
Food...And water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.


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