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avatar Winter Storm Warning
January 07, 2023 01:59PM
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Hanford CA
948 AM PST Sat Jan 7 2023

CAZ323-326>330-080400-
/O.CON.KHNX.WS.W.0002.230108T0900Z-230111T1200Z/
Yosemite NP outside of the valley-Upper San Joaquin River-
Kaiser to Rodgers Ridge-Kings Canyon NP-Grant Grove Area-
Sequoia NP-
Including the cities of Tuolumne Meadows, Wawona,
Devils Postpile, Florence Lake, Lake Thomas Edison, Lake Wishon,
Huntington Lake, Shaver Lake, Cedar Grove, Grant Grove,
Hume Lake, Giant Forest, and Lodgepole
948 AM PST Sat Jan 7 2023

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM SUNDAY TO
4 AM PST WEDNESDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy snow possible due to a couple of systems. With the
first system on Saturday night into Sunday, expect snow amounts
of 6 to 18 inches above 6,000 feet. With the second system on
Monday morning until Tuesday night, expect 3 to 6 feet of snow
with locally heavier amounts above 8,000 feet and 18 inches to 3
feet between 6,000 and 8,000 feet. Winds could gust as high as
50 mph.

* WHERE...Sierra Nevada above 6,000 feet from Yosemite National
Park to Tulare County.

* WHEN...From 1 AM Sunday to 4 AM PST Wednesday.

* IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult to impossible. The
hazardous conditions could impact the morning or evening
commute. Gusty winds could bring down tree branches.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

If you must travel, keep 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.

&&

$$
avatar Flood Watch
January 07, 2023 02:00PM
National Weather Service Hanford CA
1237 PM PST Sat Jan 7 2023

CAZ300>325-327-329>336-338-080845-
/O.CON.KHNX.FA.A.0002.230108T0800Z-230111T1200Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
West Side Mountains north of 198-Los Banos - Dos Palos-Merced -
Madera - Mendota-Planada - Le Grand - Snelling-Coalinga - Avenal-
West Side of Fresno and Kings Counties-Caruthers - San Joaquin -
Selma-Fresno-Clovis-West Side Mountains South of 198-Buttonwillow -
Lost Hills - I5-Delano-Wasco-Shafter-Hanford - Corcoran - Lemoore-
Visalia - Porterville - Reedley-Buena Vista-Bakersfield-Southeast
San Joaquin Valley-South End San Joaquin Valley-Mariposa Madera
Foothills-Mariposa-Madera Lower Sierra-Fresno-Tulare Foothills-
Fresno-Tulare Lower Sierra-South End Sierra Foothills-South End of
the Lower Sierra-Yosemite NP outside of the valley-Yosemite Valley-
San Joaquin River Canyon-Kaiser to Rodgers Ridge-Grant Grove Area-
Sequoia NP-South End of the Upper Sierra-Kern River Valley-Piute
Walker Basin-Tehachapi-Grapevine-Frazier Mountain Communities-Mojave
Desert Slopes-
Including the cities of Hume Lake, Millerton Lake, Wasco, Lemoore
Station, Giant Forest, Buttonwillow, Fish Camp, Wawona, Madera, Lake
Mcclure, Porterville, Coarsegold, Arvin, Coalinga, Mariposa, Le
Grand, Blackwells Corner, Kettleman City, Kingsburg, Planada,
Atwater, Shafter, Parlier, Hanford, Five Points, Lost Hills,
Lemoore, Visalia, Camp Nelson, Sanger, Selma, Lake Wishon, Bass
Lake, El Portal, Avenal, Lodgepole, Kernville, Richgrove, Taft,
Tuolumne Meadows, Alpaugh, Mojave, Lake Isabella, Frazier Park, Los
Banos, McKittrick, Lamont, Johnsondale, Tulare, Shaver Lake,
Huntington Lake, Grapevine, Merced, Auberry, Lebec, Tehachapi,
Bakersfield, Yosemite Valley, Kerman, Fresno, San Luis Reservoir,
Delano, Corcoran, Oakhurst, North Fork, Grant Grove, and Goshen
1237 PM PST Sat Jan 7 2023

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT PST TONIGHT THROUGH
LATE TUESDAY NIGHT...

* WHAT...Flooding caused by excessive rainfall continues to be
possible.

* WHERE...A portion of central California, including the following
areas, Bakersfield, Buena Vista, Buttonwillow - Lost Hills - I5,
Caruthers - San Joaquin - Selma, Coalinga - Avenal,
Delano-Wasco-Shafter, Frazier Mountain Communities, Fresno-Clovis,
Fresno-Tulare Foothills, Fresno-Tulare Lower Sierra, Grant Grove
Area, Grapevine, Hanford - Corcoran - Lemoore, Kaiser to Rodgers
Ridge, Kern River Valley, Los Banos - Dos Palos, Mariposa Madera
Foothills, Mariposa-Madera Lower Sierra, Merced - Madera -
Mendota, Mojave Desert Slopes, Piute Walker Basin, Planada - Le
Grand - Snelling, San Joaquin River Canyon, Sequoia NP, South End
San Joaquin Valley, South End Sierra Foothills, South End of the
Lower Sierra, South End of the Upper Sierra, Southeast San Joaquin
Valley, Tehachapi, Visalia - Porterville - Reedley, West Side
Mountains South of 198, West Side Mountains north of 198, West
Side of Fresno and Kings Counties, Yosemite NP outside of the
valley and Yosemite Valley.

* WHEN...From Midnight PST tonight through late Tuesday night.

* IMPACTS...Excessive runoff may result in flooding of rivers,
creeks, streams, and other low-lying and flood-prone locations.
Creeks and streams may rise out of their banks. Flooding may occur
in poor drainage and urban areas. Low-water crossings may be
flooded. Storm drains and ditches may become clogged with debris.
Extensive street flooding and flooding of creeks and rivers are
possible. Area creeks and streams are running high and could flood
with more heavy rain.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...
- http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible Flood
Warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be prepared
to take action should flooding develop.

&&

$$

DH
avatar Winter Storm Warning
January 07, 2023 02:01PM
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Reno NV
1231 PM PST Sat Jan 7 2023

A series of systems will impact the region through the middle part
of next week. Through Sunday, snowfall will impact the Sierra and
northeast California, in addition to portions of western Nevada.
A more potent atmospheric river will bring significant moisture to
the region Monday and Tuesday. Snow levels are expected to rise
Monday afternoon and evening, bringing the chance for heavy rain
and flooding impacts to the lower elevations. Regardless, major
snowfall accumulations are likely for the Sierra with chances
increasing for major snow impacts in western Nevada, particularly
above 5,000 feet.


CAZ073-090015-
/O.CAN.KREV.WS.A.0002.230109T1200Z-230111T1200Z/
/O.EXT.KREV.WS.W.0002.230108T0300Z-230111T1200Z/
Mono County-
Including the cities of Bridgeport, Coleville, and Mammoth
Lakes
1231 PM PST Sat Jan 7 2023

...WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO
4 AM PST WEDNESDAY...
...WINTER STORM WATCH IS REPLACED WITH ONE LONGER WINTER STORM
WARNING...

* CHANGES... Replaced the Winter Storm Watch with a Winter Storm
Warning and removed elevation distinction.

* WHAT...Heavy snow expected. Through Sunday night, total snow
accumulations of up to 4 inches, except 6 to 15 inches above
7000 feet. For Monday through Tuesday night, total snow
accumulations of 4 to 12 inches, except 1 to 5 feet above 7,000
feet. Wind gusts up to 50 mph with ridge tops gusting as high as
110 mph.

* WHERE...Mono County.

* WHEN...From 7 PM this evening to 4 AM PST Wednesday.

* IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult to impossible. The
hazardous conditions could impact the morning or evening
commute. Very strong winds could cause extensive tree damage.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...With the atmospheric river on Monday, snow
levels will likely rise to 7,000-8,000 feet for a period of time
Monday afternoon and evening before falling once again. Urban
and small stream flooding is possible for poor drainage areas
due to current debris and snowpack. Additional heavy snow will
enhance the avalanche and snow load impacts through next week.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Avoid travel if possible, you could be stuck in your vehicle for
many hours. If you must travel, prepare for long delays and carry
an emergency kit with extra food, water and clothing. If you stay
home, have a backup plan in case of power outages.

The latest road conditions can be obtained by calling 5 1 1 or
downloading the Quickmap app on your smart phone.

&&

$$
avatar Avalanche Warning
January 09, 2023 06:21PM
CAZ073-110000-

URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Avalanche Warning
Eastern Sierra Avalanche Center
Relayed by National Weather Service Reno NV
605 AM PST Mon Jan 9 2023

The following message is transmitted at the request of the
Eastern Sierra Avalanche Center.

The Eastern Sierra Avalanche Center in Mammoth Lakes has issued a
BACKCOUNTRY AVALANCHE WARNING for the following areas:
NWS Las Vegas NV - CA-519 (Eastern Sierra in Inyo County)
NWS Reno NV - CA-073 (Eastern Sierra in Mono County)

* WHAT...The avalanche danger is High at all elevations. Very
dangerous avalanche conditions are expected to continue through
Tuesday afternoon (1/10).

* WHERE...The eastern slopes of the Sierra Nevada mountain range
between Virginia Lakes to the north to Bishop Creek to the
south.

* WHEN...In effect from Mon 07:00 PST to Tue 16:00 PST.

* IMPACTS...Over two feet of snow accompanied by extreme wind is
expected during daylight hours Monday. Heavy snowfall will
continue overnight Monday and into Tuesday. Widespread areas of
unstable snow are expected.

* PRECAUTIONARY / PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...Very dangerous avalanche
conditions. Travel in avalanche terrain is not recommended.
Avalanches may run long distances and can run into mature
forests, valley floors, or flat terrain.

Consult http://www.esavalanche.org/ or www.avalanche.org for
more detailed information.

Similar avalanche danger may exist at locations outside the
coverage area of this or any avalanche center.

$$
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