Winter Storm Warning


URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV 1234 PM PST THU JAN 19 2017

CAZ072-NVZ002-201200- /O.CON.KREV.WS.W.0005.000000T0000Z-170123T1200Z/ GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, TRUCKEE, STATELINE, AND INCLINE VILLAGE 1234 PM PST THU JAN 19 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PST MONDAY...

* TIMING: SNOW SHOWERS INTO THIS EVENING WITH SNOW INCREASING FORALL AREAS FRIDAY INTO SATURDAY MORNING. ANOTHER SHORT BREAK IS EXPECTED SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING BEFORE THE STRONGEST OF THE THREE STORMS ARRIVES SATURDAY NIGHT AND CONTINUES INTO MONDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS THROUGH MONDAY MORNING: 3 TO 6 FEET ABOVE 7000 FEET WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS. 2 TO 4 FEET AT LAKE LEVEL.

* WINDS: SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH THROUGH SATURDAY. A PERIOD WITH GUSTS TO 55 MPH IS POSSIBLE SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY. SIERRA RIDGE WINDS GUSTING UP TO 100 MPH THROUGH SATURDAY AND UP TO 120 MPH SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY.

* WAVE HEIGHTS ON LAKE TAHOE: 2 TO 3 FEET EXCEPT UP TO 5 FEET SUNDAY.

* IMPACTS: EXPECT HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS DUE TO SNOW COVEREDROADS AND PERIODS OF LOWER VISIBILITY FROM WIND DRIVEN SNOW. EXPECT AREAS OF BLIZZARD CONDITIONS LATE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING. TRAVEL MAY BECOME IMPOSSIBLE SUNDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AVOID TRAVEL IF POSSIBLE, YOU COULD BE STUCK IN YOUR VEHICLE FOR MANY HOURS. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL, USE THE BREAKS IN THE STORM TODAY AND SATURDAY AFTERNOON, BUT LONG DELAYS ARE LIKELY AND CARRY AN EMERGENCY KIT WITH EXTRA FOOD, WATER AND CLOTHING. IF YOU STAY HOME, HAVE A BACKUP PLAN IN CASE OF EXTENDED POWER OUTAGES. USE THE BREAKS IN THE STORM THIS AFTERNOON AND SATURDAY AFTERNOON FOR SNOW REMOVAL AND STORM PREPARATION.

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$$URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV 1234 PM PST THU JAN 19 2017

CAZ073-201200- /O.CON.KREV.WS.W.0005.000000T0000Z-170123T1200Z/ MONO COUNTY- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF BRIDGEPORT AND MAMMOTH LAKES 1234 PM PST THU JAN 19 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PST MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RENO HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW AND GUSTY WINDS, WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PST MONDAY. THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT. THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* TIMING: SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE WEST OF 395 TODAY WITH SNOW INCREASING FOR ALL AREAS FRIDAY INTO SATURDAY MORNING. ANOTHER SHORT BREAK IS EXPECTED SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING BEFORE THE STRONGEST OF THE THREE STORMS ARRIVES SATURDAY NIGHT AND CONTINUES INTO MONDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS THROUGH MONDAY MORNING: 3 TO 6 FEET ABOVE 8000 FEET WITH LOCALLY UP TO 8 FEET ON THE SIERRA CREST. 1 TO 3 FEET ALONG HIGHWAY 395 WITH MOST OF THE SNOW FALLING SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT.

* WINDS: SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH THROUGH SATURDAY. A PERIOD WITH GUSTS TO 55 MPH IS POSSIBLE SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY. SIERRA RIDGE WINDS GUSTING UP TO 100 MPH THROUGH SATURDAY AND UP TO 140 MPH SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY.

* IMPACTS: EXPECT HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS DUE TO SNOW COVEREDROADS AND PERIODS OF LOWER VISIBILITY FROM WIND DRIVEN SNOW. EXPECT AREAS OF BLIZZARD CONDITIONS LATE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING. TRAVEL MAY BECOME IMPOSSIBLE SUNDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AVOID TRAVEL IF POSSIBLE, YOU COULD BE STUCK IN YOUR VEHICLE FOR MANY HOURS. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL, USE THE BREAKS IN THE STORM TODAY AND SATURDAY AFTERNOON, BUT LONG DELAYS ARE LIKELY AND CARRY AN EMERGENCY KIT WITH EXTRA FOOD, WATER AND CLOTHING. IF YOU STAY HOME, HAVE A BACKUP PLAN IN CASE OF EXTENDED POWER OUTAGES AND USE THE BREAKS IN THE STORM FOR SNOW REMOVAL AND STORM PREPARATION.

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$$URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV 1234 PM PST THU JAN 19 2017

CAZ071-201200- /O.CON.KREV.WS.W.0005.170120T1200Z-170123T1200Z/ LASSEN-EASTERN PLUMAS-EASTERN SIERRA COUNTIES- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF PORTOLA AND SUSANVILLE 1234 PM PST THU JAN 19 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM FRIDAY TO 4 AM PST MONDAY...

* TIMING: SNOW WILL BEGIN EARLY FRIDAY MORNING AND CONTINUE THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY MORNING. A BREAK SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING BEFORE THE NEXT, POTENTIALLY STRONGER STORM ARRIVES SATURDAY NIGHT AND LASTS INTO SUNDAY NIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS THROUGH MONDAY MORNING: 2 TO 4 FEET WEST OF HIGHWAY 395 ABOVE 5000 FEET WITH 1 TO 2 FEET FOR THE LOWER ELEVATIONS OF THE HIGHWAY 89 CORRIDOR. NEAR AND EAST OF HIGHWAY 395 6 TO 12 INCHES OF SNOWFALL.

* SNOW LEVELS: ALL VALLEY FLOORS.

* IMPACTS: EXPECT HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS AND CHAIN OR SNOW TIRE RESTRICTIONS DUE TO SLICK ROADS. EXPECT REDUCED VISIBILITY IN SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WITH THE WORST CONDITIONS ON SUNDAY.

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.

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$$URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HANFORD CA 712 PM PST THU JAN 19 2017

CAZ096-097-201115- /O.CON.KHNX.WS.W.0005.170120T1200Z-170121T1800Z/ SIERRA NEVADA FROM YOSEMITE TO KINGS CANYON- TULARE COUNTY MOUNTAINS- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CAMP NELSON...GIANT FOREST... LODGEPOLE...JOHNSONDALE 712 PM PST THU JAN 19 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM FRIDAY TO 10 AM PST SATURDAY...

* HAZARD TYPES...HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...A FEW INCHES DOWN TO 4000 FEET. UP TO 12 INCHES ABOVE 5000 FEET. 2 FEET OR MORE ABOVE 7000 FEET.

* TIMING...THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED TO FALL EARLY FRIDAY MORNING INTO FRIDAY EVENING.

* IMPACTS...THE HEAVY SNOW WILL MAKE MANY ROADS IMPASSABLE AND CREATE WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS. OVER THE HIGHEST ELEVATIONS... STRONG WINDS WILL LEAD TO BLOWING SNOW AND REDUCED VISIBILITY.

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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$$URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR 242 PM PST THU JAN 19 2017

...A HEAVY...WET SNOWSTORM IS EXPECTED TONIGHT INTO FRIDAY IN SISKIYOU COUNTY...INCLUDING NEAR MOUNT SHASTA CITY FOLLOWED BY ANOTHER ONE SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY...

.TWO STORMS WILL STORM WILL TAKE AIM AT THE REGION TONIGHT INTO THIS WEEKEND. THE FIRST STORM ONE WILL BRING ANOTHER ROUND OF HEAVY...WET SNOW TO PORTIONS OF SISKIYOU COUNTY...INCLUDING THE MOUNT SHASTA REGION TONIGHT INTO FRIDAY. A RELATIVE BREAK IN THE ACTION IS EXPECTED FRIDAY NIGHT INTO SATURDAY, THEN A SECOND STORM WILL BRING ANOTHER ROUND OF HEAVY WET SNOW TO THE SAME AREAS. THE HEAVY SNOW WILL ONCE AGAIN SIGNIFICANTLY IMPACT TRAVEL ALONG INTERSTATE 5 AND HIGHWAY 89. TREES COULD TOPPLE AND POWER LINES MAY BE DOWNED DUE TO THE HEAVY...WET SNOW.

CAZ080-083-201200- /O.NEW.KMFR.WW.Y.0008.170120T0600Z-170121T0000Z/ /O.NEW.KMFR.WS.A.0007.170122T0000Z-170123T0000Z/ /O.CON.KMFR.WS.W.0005.170120T0600Z-170121T0000Z/ WESTERN SISKIYOU COUNTY- NORTH CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST SISKIYOU COUNTY- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF ETNA, FORT JONES, AND TENNANT 242 PM PST THU JAN 19 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO 4 PM PST FRIDAY... ...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO 4 PM PST FRIDAY... ...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS IN THE WARNING AREA...8 TO 12 INCHES TONIGHT INTO FRIDAY. UP TO 20 INCHES OF NEW SNOW IS EXPECTED IN THE MOUNTAINS.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS IN THE ADVISORY AREA: 4 TO 8 INCHES TONIGHT INTO FRIDAY.

* ELEVATION...ABOVE 3000 FEET.

* TIMING...HEAVY...WET SNOW IS EXPECTED TONIGHT INTO FRIDAY.

* LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING AREA INCLUDE...HIGH TERRAIN OF WESTERN SISKIYOU COUNTY...INCLUDING STATE HIGHWAY 3 OVER SCOTT MOUNTAIN SUMMIT...PORTIONS OF SAWYERS BAR ROAD BETWEEN ETNA AND SOMES BAR INCLUDING SUMMIT AND HIGHWAY 97 TOWARDS WEED.

* LOCATIONS IN THE ADVISORY AREA INCLUDE: HIGHWAY 97 AND HIGHWAY 3 BETWEEN GREENVIEW AND ETNA.

* IMPACTS...HEAVY WET SNOW WILL BRING EXTREMELY HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS WITH LOW VISIBILITY TONIGHT INTO FRIDAY. SOME ROADS COULD BECOME IMPASSABLE. THE HEAVY...WET SNOW COULD ALSO SNAP TREE LIMBS AND DOWN POWER LINES.

* SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...ANOTHER STORM MAY BRING 1 TO 3 FEET OF SNOW TO THE MOUNTAINS ABOVE 3000 FEET. HIGH SNOWFALL RATES AND VERY HEAVY SNOW TOTALS MAY CREATE DIFFICULT TRAVEL CONDITIONS INCLUDING SNOW PACKED OR IMPASSABLE ROADS AND LOW VISIBILITY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

* IF YOU MUST TRAVEL... KEEP TIRE CHAINS... A FLASHLIGHT... BLANKETS... FOOD... WATER... MEDICATIONS... AND A FULLY CHARGED PHONE WITH YOU.

* THE SAFEST PLACE DURING A WINTER STORM IS INDOORS.

* SEE WEATHER.GOV/MEDFORD/CAMS FOR LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS.

* A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS THAT SEVERE WINTER WEATHER IS IMMINENT AND POSES A THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY. TAKE PROTECTIVE ACTION NOW.

* A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES.

* TRAVEL IS STRONGLY DISCOURAGED BECAUSE OF DANGEROUS CONDITIONS.

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$$URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR 242 PM PST THU JAN 19 2017

...A HEAVY...WET SNOWSTORM IS EXPECTED TONIGHT INTO FRIDAY IN SISKIYOU COUNTY...INCLUDING NEAR MOUNT SHASTA CITY FOLLOWED BY ANOTHER ONE SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY...

.TWO STORMS WILL STORM WILL TAKE AIM AT THE REGION TONIGHT INTO THIS WEEKEND. THE FIRST STORM ONE WILL BRING ANOTHER ROUND OF HEAVY...WET SNOW TO PORTIONS OF SISKIYOU COUNTY...INCLUDING THE MOUNT SHASTA REGION TONIGHT INTO FRIDAY. A RELATIVE BREAK IN THE ACTION IS EXPECTED FRIDAY NIGHT INTO SATURDAY, THEN A SECOND STORM WILL BRING ANOTHER ROUND OF HEAVY WET SNOW TO THE SAME AREAS. THE HEAVY SNOW WILL ONCE AGAIN SIGNIFICANTLY IMPACT TRAVEL ALONG INTERSTATE 5 AND HIGHWAY 89. TREES COULD TOPPLE AND POWER LINES MAY BE DOWNED DUE TO THE HEAVY...WET SNOW.

CAZ081-201200- /O.NEW.KMFR.WW.Y.0008.170120T0600Z-170121T0000Z/ /O.CON.KMFR.WS.W.0005.170120T0600Z-170121T0000Z/ CENTRAL SISKIYOU COUNTY- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF YREKA AND WEED 242 PM PST THU JAN 19 2017

....WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO 4 PM PST FRIDAY... ...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO 4 PM PST FRIDAY...

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS IN THE WARNING AREA...4 TO 8 INCHES NEAR WEED...HIGHEST SOUTH PART OF THE CITY. 10 TO 15 INCHES ARE EXPECTED IN THE MOUNTAINS WEST AND SOUTHWEST OF WEED.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS IN THE ADVISORY AREA...2 TO 4 INCHES ALONG INTERSTATE 5 BETWEEN YREKA AND GAZELLE.

* WINDS...SOUTH 15 TO 25 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS CAUSING SOME BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW. WINDS COULD GUST TO 50 MPH TONIGHT INTO FRIDAY.

* ELEVATION...ABOVE 3000 FEET.

* TIMING...HEAVY...WET SNOW IS EXPECTED TONIGHT INTO FRIDAY.

* LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING AREA INCLUDE...WEED AND THE MOUNTAINS WEST OF WEED... INCLUDING FOREST MOUNTAIN SUMMIT BETWEEN YREKA AND ETNA

* LOCATIONS IN THE ADVISORY AREA INCLUDE...INTERSTATE 5 BETWEEN YREKA AND GAZELLE.

* IMPACTS...HEAVY WET SNOW WILL BRING EXTREMELY HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS WITH LOW VISIBILITY TONIGHT INTO FRIDAY. SOME ROADS COULD BECOME IMPASSABLE. THE HEAVY...WET SNOW COULD ALSO SNAP TREE LIMBS AND DOWN POWER LINES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

* IF YOU MUST TRAVEL... KEEP TIRE CHAINS... A FLASHLIGHT... BLANKETS... FOOD... WATER... MEDICATIONS... AND A FULLY CHARGED PHONE WITH YOU.

* THE SAFEST PLACE DURING A WINTER STORM IS INDOORS.

* SEE WEATHER.GOV/MEDFORD/CAMS FOR LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS.

* A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS THAT SEVERE WINTER WEATHER IS IMMINENT AND POSES A THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY. TAKE PROTECTIVE ACTION NOW.

* A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES.

* TRAVEL IS STRONGLY DISCOURAGED BECAUSE OF DANGEROUS CONDITIONS.

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$$URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR 242 PM PST THU JAN 19 2017

...A HEAVY...WET SNOWSTORM IS EXPECTED TONIGHT INTO FRIDAY IN SISKIYOU COUNTY...INCLUDING NEAR MOUNT SHASTA CITY FOLLOWED BY ANOTHER ONE SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY...

.TWO STORMS WILL STORM WILL TAKE AIM AT THE REGION TONIGHT INTO THIS WEEKEND. THE FIRST STORM ONE WILL BRING ANOTHER ROUND OF HEAVY...WET SNOW TO PORTIONS OF SISKIYOU COUNTY...INCLUDING THE MOUNT SHASTA REGION TONIGHT INTO FRIDAY. A RELATIVE BREAK IN THE ACTION IS EXPECTED FRIDAY NIGHT INTO SATURDAY, THEN A SECOND STORM WILL BRING ANOTHER ROUND OF HEAVY WET SNOW TO THE SAME AREAS. THE HEAVY SNOW WILL ONCE AGAIN SIGNIFICANTLY IMPACT TRAVEL ALONG INTERSTATE 5 AND HIGHWAY 89. TREES COULD TOPPLE AND POWER LINES MAY BE DOWNED DUE TO THE HEAVY...WET SNOW.

CAZ082-201200- /O.NEW.KMFR.WS.A.0007.170122T0000Z-170123T0000Z/ /O.CON.KMFR.WS.W.0005.170120T0600Z-170121T0000Z/ SOUTH CENTRAL SISKIYOU COUNTY- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF MOUNT SHASTA, DUNSMUIR, AND MCCLOUD 242 PM PST THU JAN 19 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO 4 PM PST FRIDAY... ...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...8 TO 12 INCHES TONIGHT INTO FRIDAY. UP TO 20 INCHES OF NEW SNOW IS EXPECTED IN THE MOUNTAINS.

* WINDS...SOUTH 10 TO 20 MPH.

* ELEVATION...ABOVE 3000 FEET.

* TIMING...HEAVY...WET SNOW IS EXPECTED TONIGHT INTO FRIDAY.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE...MOUNT SHASTA...MC CLOUD. ALL OF INTERSTATE 5 AND HIGHWAY 89.

* IMPACTS...HEAVY WET SNOW WILL BRING EXTREMELY HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS WITH LOW VISIBILITY TONIGHT INTO FRIDAY. SOME ROADS COULD BECOME IMPASSABLE. THE HEAVY...WET SNOW COULD ALSO SNAP TREE LIMBS AND DOWN POWER LINES.

* SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...ANOTHER STORM MAY BRING 1 TO 2 FEET OF SNOW TO THE MT. SHASTA AREA AND UP TO 3 FEET IN MOUNTAINS ABOVE 5000 FEET. HIGH SNOWFALL RATES AND VERY HEAVY SNOW TOTALS MAY CREATE DIFFICULT TRAVEL CONDITIONS INCLUDING SNOW PACKED OR IMPASSABLE ROADS AND LOW VISIBILITY. THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 5 NEAR MT. SHASTA CITY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

* IF YOU MUST TRAVEL... KEEP TIRE CHAINS... A FLASHLIGHT... BLANKETS... FOOD... WATER... MEDICATIONS... AND A FULLY CHARGED PHONE WITH YOU.

* THE SAFEST PLACE DURING A WINTER STORM IS INDOORS.

* SEE WEATHER.GOV/MEDFORD/CAMS FOR LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS.

* A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS THAT SEVERE WINTER WEATHER IS IMMINENT AND POSES A THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY. TAKE PROTECTIVE ACTION NOW.

* 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.

* TRAVEL IS STRONGLY DISCOURAGED BECAUSE OF DANGEROUS CONDITIONS.

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$$URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAS VEGAS NV 235 PM PST THU JAN 19 2017

.AS THE FIRST STORM SYSTEM SLIDES EAST THIS EVENING A SECOND STORM OFF THE PACIFIC WILL BRING ANOTHER ROUND OF SIGNIFICANT SNOW TO ELEVATIONS ABOVE 5000 FEET IN SOUTHEAST CALIFORNIA...SOUTHERN NEVADA AND NORTHWEST ARIZONA THROUGH SATURDAY. ANOTHER STORM WILL BRING THE POTENTIAL FOR ADDITIONAL SNOW TO THE REGION SUNDAY INTO MONDAY.

CAZ519-201045- /O.CON.KVEF.WS.W.0003.000000T0000Z-170121T1200Z/ EASTERN SIERRA SLOPES- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ASPENDELL...MT WHITNEY 235 PM PST THU JAN 19 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PST SATURDAY...

* TIMING...AFTER A SHORT BREAK...SNOW WILL BEGIN INCREASING AGAIN FRIDAY MORNING AND THEN TAPER OFF FRIDAY EVENING.

* SNOW LEVEL...4000 TO 5000 FEET.

* ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATIONS...A TRACE TO 6 INCHES ABOVE 4000 FEET...8 TO 14 INCHES ABOVE 6000 FEET...12 TO 24 INCHES ABOVE 8000 FEET...1 TO 3 FEET ABOVE 9000 FEET.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 50 MPH. STRONGER GUSTS NEAR THE SIERRA CREST.

* IMPACTS...SNOWFALL RATES OF TWO INCHES PER HOUR FRIDAY MORNING. SNOWFALL WILL CREATE DIFFICULT TRAVEL CONDITIONS IN THE MOUNTAINS DUE TO SLICK ROADS AND LOW VISIBILITY. ROAD RESTRICTIONS OR CLOSURES MAY BE NEEDED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

CHECK ROAD CONDITIONS BEFORE DEPARTING AND STAY UP TO DATE ON THE LATEST FORECAST. USE CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING...BE PREPARED FOR SNOW COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES.

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$$URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE...CORRECTED NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EUREKA CA 200 PM PST THU JAN 19 2017

...ANOTHER ROUND OF HIGH ELEVATION SNOW EXPECTED LATE TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY...

CAZ107-108-201000- /O.NEW.KEKA.WS.W.0004.170120T0600Z-170121T0000Z/ NORTHERN TRINITY-SOUTHERN TRINITY- 200 PM PST THU JAN 19 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO 4 PM PST FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN EUREKA HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO 4 PM PST FRIDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...4 TO 8 INCHES ABOVE 3000 FEET. LIGHTER ACCUMULATIONS TO AS LOW AS 2300 FEET ALONG THE HIGHWAY 3 CORRIDOR.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED...TRINITY CENTER...COFFEE CREEK...COVINGTON MILL...PEANUT...RUTH...ELEVATED LOCATIONS SURROUNDING WEAVERVILLE AND HAYFORK.

* HIGHWAYS IMPACTED...3...36...AND 299.

* FOR A DETAILED VIEW OF THE HAZARD AREA...VISIT HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/EUREKA/HAZARDS.

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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$$URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SACRAMENTO CA 1119 AM PST THU JAN 19 2017

...PERIODS OF HEAVY MOUNTAIN SNOW NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS...

.NORTHERN CALIFORNIA WILL BE BETWEEN TWO WINTER STORM SYSTEMS TODAY BUT HEAVY SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE OVER MUCH OF THE NORTH STATE. WITH SNOW LEVELS BETWEEN 3000 AND 4000 FEET, SNOWFALL WILL LIKELY CONTINUE TO CREATE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. ANOTHER STRONG WINTER STORM SYSTEM IS POISED TO MOVE INTO NORTHERN CALIFORNIA FRIDAY MORNING CONTINUING THE HEAVY SNOWFALL. ANOTHER BREAK IN THE HEAVIER PRECIPITATION WILL OCCUR ON SATURDAY. ANOTHER STORM SYSTEM IS FORECAST TO MOVE THROUGH THE NORTH STATE ON SUNDAY.

CAZ068-069-201500- /O.CAN.KSTO.WW.Y.0005.000000T0000Z-170120T1200Z/ /O.EXT.KSTO.WS.W.0005.170119T2000Z-170121T1800Z/ WESTERN PLUMAS COUNTY/LASSEN PARK- WEST SLOPE NORTHERN SIERRA NEVADA- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF CHESTER, QUINCY, AND BLUE CANYON 1119 AM PST THU JAN 19 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST SATURDAY...

* TIMING...PERIODS OF SNOW THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING WITH HEAVIEST SNOW AND GUSTY WINDS FRIDAY THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING.

* LOCATIONS...LASSEN PARK...INTERSTATE 80 OVER DONNER PASS... HIGHWAY 50 OVER ECHO SUMMIT...HIGHWAY 88 OVER CARSON PASS.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...1 TO 3 FEET OF SNOW ABOVE 4000 FEET WITH UP TO 4 FEET AT THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS.

* MAIN IMPACT...SLIPPERY SNOW COVERED ROADS WITH CHAIN CONTROLS LIKELY. WHITE OUT CONDITIONS AT TIMES WITH GUSTY WINDS ESPECIALLY FRIDAY.

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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