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avatar Winter Storm Warning
May 16, 2020 01:28PM
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Hanford CA
107 PM PDT Sat May 16 2020

CAZ192-170415-
/O.UPG.KHNX.WS.A.0005.200518T0000Z-200520T0000Z/
/O.NEW.KHNX.WS.W.0005.200518T0100Z-200519T2300Z/
Central Sierra-
Including the cities of Devils Postpile, Florence Lake,
Lake Thomas Edison, and Tuolumne Meadows
107 PM PDT Sat May 16 2020

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM SUNDAY TO 4 PM PDT
TUESDAY ABOVE 7000 FEET...

* WHAT...Heavy snow expected above 7000 feet. Total snow
accumulations of 3 to 6 inches. Locally higher amounts of up to
12 inches possible. Wind gusts as high as 45 mph.

* WHERE...Central Sierra County.

* WHEN...From 6 PM Sunday to 4 PM PDT Tuesday.

* IMPACTS...Plan on slippery road conditions. The hazardous
conditions could impact the morning or evening commute. Campers
and hikers in these areas should be prepared for wintry
conditions.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

If you must travel, keep tire chains or cables, an extra
flashlight, food, and water in your vehicle in case of an
emergency.

The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can
be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

&&

$$

Andersen
avatar Red Flag Warning
May 16, 2020 01:29PM
URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Reno NV
1034 AM PDT Sat May 16 2020

CAZ274-180200-
/O.UPG.KREV.FW.A.0003.200517T1800Z-200518T0200Z/
/O.NEW.KREV.FW.W.0001.200517T1800Z-200518T0200Z/
Southern Mono County-
1034 AM PDT Sat May 16 2020

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 7 PM PDT SUNDAY FOR
GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR ELEVATIONS BELOW 7000 FEET IN
SOUTHERN MONO COUNTY...

The National Weather Service in Reno has issued a Red Flag
Warning for gusty winds and low humidity, which is in effect from
11 AM to 7 PM PDT Sunday. The Fire Weather Watch is no longer in
effect.

* CHANGES...Upgraded to Red Flag Warning for Sunday.

* Affected Area...Fire Zone 274 Southern Mono County BELOW 7000
FEET.

* Winds...South to southwest 20-30 mph with gusts 40-50 mph.

* Humidity...8-15%.

* Duration...4 to 8 hours.

* Impacts...The combination of gusty winds and low humidity can
cause fire to rapidly grow in size and intensity before first
responders can contain them.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Avoid outdoor activities that can cause a spark near dry
vegetation, such as yard work, target shooting, or campfires.
Follow local fire restrictions. Check weather.gov/reno for
updates and livingwithfire.info for preparedness tips.

&&

$$

Hoon

http://weather.gov/reno
Re: Winter Storm Warning
May 17, 2020 08:53AM
We did have fire weather and a property fire in the neighborhood. Had an immediate evacuation order. Luckily the fire was put under control soon after.
Re: Winter Storm Warning
May 17, 2020 04:42PM
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hikerchick395
We did have fire weather and a property fire in the neighborhood. Had an immediate evacuation order. Luckily the fire was put under control soon after.

Ohh wow! Evacuation sounds rough. Glad to know that things are in control
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