Sierra County, California
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Winter Storm Warning
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.

&&

$$

Winter Storm Warning
CAZ071-201400-
/O.CON.KREV.WS.W.0005.170120T1200Z-170123T1200Z/
LASSEN-EASTERN PLUMAS-EASTERN SIERRA COUNTIES-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF PORTOLA AND SUSANVILLE
1059 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 TONIGHT 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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