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avatar Winter storm warning
December 22, 2016 05:29AM
Urgent - winter weather message
National weather service hanford ca
214 am pst thu dec 22 2016

Sierra nevada from yosemite to kings canyon-
Tulare county mountains-
Including the cities of...Camp nelson...Giant forest...
214 am pst thu dec 22 2016

...Winter storm warning remains in effect from 10 am friday to
4 pm pst saturday...

* timing...Snow will begin above 6000 feet in the yosemite area
Friday morning and spread southward friday afternoon.Snowfall
Will become heavy at times with the snow level lowering to
Below 4000 feet and continue through satruday.

* snow amounts...1 to 2 feet above 6000 feet. 8 to 16 inches
Above 4000 feet and up to several inches at the 4000 foot

* winds...West 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 60 mph.

* impacts...The heavy snow will make many roads impassable and
May produce widespread power outages due to the weight of the
Snow on tree limbs and power lines. Strong winds will lead to
Blowing snow...Reduced visibility...And additional power

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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