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avatar Winter Weather Advisory
March 24, 2017 01:45PM
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Hanford CA
1058 AM PDT Fri Mar 24 2017

CAZ096-250200-
/O.CON.KHNX.WW.Y.0007.170324T1800Z-170325T1800Z/
Sierra Nevada from Yosemite to Kings Canyon-
1058 AM PDT Fri Mar 24 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM PDT
SATURDAY ABOVE 7000 FEET...

* LOCATIONS...Southern Sierra Nevada above 7000 feet from
Yosemite National Park to Kings Canyon National Park.

* HAZARD TYPES...Reduced visibility in snow. Snow accumulating
on trees and power lines.

* ACCUMULATIONS...Snow accumulation of 4 to 8 inches above 7000
feet with local amounts up to 12 inches over higher
elevations. Snow level lowering to around 6000 feet by
Saturday morning with a 1 to 3 inches accumulation possible.

* TIMING...Snow developing during the afternoon near Yosemite and
spreading southeast later today. Snow becoming heavy at times
this evening, then diminishing snow showers into Saturday
morning.

* IMPACTS...Difficult travel conditions with reduced visibility
and blowing snow. Possible power outages.

* WINDS...Southwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 45 mph.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow will cause
travel difficulties. Be prepared for slippery roads and limited
visibilities, and use caution while driving.

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Dudley
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