Winter Storm Warning

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URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HANFORD CA
1200 PM PST TUE DEC 2 2014

SIERRA NEVADA FROM YOSEMITE TO KINGS CANYON-
TULARE COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
1200 PM PST TUE DEC 2 2014

…WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST
WEDNESDAY…

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE…TUOLUMNE MEADOWS…TIOGA PASS…DEVILS
POSTPILE…FLORENCE LAKE…LAKE THOMAS EDISON.

* SNOW AMOUNTS…1 TO 2 FEET.

* SNOW LEVEL…AROUND 8500 FEET LOWERING TO AROUND 7500 FEET LATER
TONIGHT.

* WINDS…SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 50
MPH.

* TIMING…THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS LIKELY THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

* IMPACTS…SNOW WILL CREATE SLICK AND ICY CONDITIONS ALONG ROADS
IN THE HIGH COUNTRY. RAPID VISIBILITY REDUCTIONS DURING PERIODS
OF HEAVIEST SNOW MAY CAUSE WHITE OUT CONDITIONS. EXPECT CHAIN
REQUIREMENTS AND POSSIBLE ROAD CLOSURES.

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.

SANGER

WEATHER.GOV/HANFORD

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