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avatar Winter storm watch
March 03, 2016 05:30PM
Urgent - winter weather message
National weather service hanford ca
1249 pm pst thu mar 3 2016

Caz096-097-040500-
/o.New.Khnx.Ws.A.0005.160306t0500z-160308t0200z/
Sierra nevada from yosemite to kings canyon-
Tulare county mountains-
Including the cities of...Shaver lake...Yosemite valley...
Camp nelson...Giant forest...Johnsondale...Lodgepole
1249 pm pst thu mar 3 2016

...Winter storm watch in effect from saturday evening through
Monday afternoon for the southern sierra from yosemite national
Park to the kern county line...

The national weather service in hanford has issued a winter storm
Watch...Which is in effect from saturday evening through monday
Afternoon.

* snow totals...2 to 4 feet above 8000 feet with amounts of up to
A foot at lower elevations.

* snow levels...Starting out around 8000 feet saturday evening
Then lowering to 4000 feet by sunday afternoon. Snow levels will
Remain close to 4000 feet for the rest of sunday through monday.

* impacts...Blowing and drifting snow with local whiteout
Conditions...Hazardous winter travel...Possible road closures...
Chain requirements.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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

&&

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avatar Flash flood watch
March 03, 2016 05:32PM
Flood watch
National weather service hanford ca
1232 pm pst thu mar 3 2016

Caz093-094-096-097-040445-
/o.New.Khnx.Ff.A.0004.160306t0500z-160308t0200z/
/00000.0.Er.000000t0000z.000000t0000z.000000t0000z.Oo/
Mariposa madera and fresno county foothills-
Tulare county foothills-
Sierra nevada from yosemite to kings canyon-
Tulare county mountains-
Including the cities of...Mariposa...Oakhurst...Three rivers...
Springville...Shaver lake...Yosemite valley...Camp nelson...
Giant forest...Johnsondale...Lodgepole
1232 pm pst thu mar 3 2016

...Flash flood watch in effect from saturday evening through
Monday afternoon for elevations below 6000 feet...

The national weather service in hanford has issued a

* flash flood watch for portions of ca and central california...
Including the following areas...In ca...Mariposa madera and
Fresno county foothills. In central california...Sierra nevada
From yosemite to kings canyon...Tulare county foothills and
Tulare county mountains.

* from saturday evening through monday afternoon

* storm totals of 2 to 4 inches of rain are likely in the watch
Area with local amounts of 5 inches.

* impacts...Possible mudslides...Rockslides and debris flows...
Especially in the vicinity of burn scars. Flooded or impassable
Roads. Downed trees...Possible power outages...Small stream
Flooding.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A flash flood watch means that conditions may develop that lead
To flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
Should flash flood warnings be issued.

&&

$$
Durfee
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