Sierra County, California
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Winter Storm Warning
CAZ069-241530-
/O.UPG.KSTO.WS.A.0011.170324T1200Z-170325T1200Z/
/O.NEW.KSTO.WS.W.0012.170324T1200Z-170325T1200Z/
West Slope Northern Sierra Nevada-
Including the city of Blue Canyon
205 PM PDT Thu Mar 23 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM FRIDAY TO 5 AM PDT
SATURDAY...

The National Weather Service in Sacramento has issued a Winter
Storm Warning for snow, which is in effect from 5 AM Friday to 5
AM PDT Saturday. The Winter Storm Watch is no longer in effect.

* TIMING...Snowfall begining late tonight and lasting through
Saturday morning.

* SNOW AMOUNTS...10 to 14 inches above 4500 feet with up to two
feet highest elevations.

* MAIN IMPACT...Heavy snow over the passes with chain controls
and travel delays likely.

* OTHER IMPACTS...Gusty winds up to 50 mph highest elevations
causing white-out conditions at times.

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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Winter Weather Advisory
CAZ071-241200-
/O.NEW.KREV.WW.Y.0017.170324T2300Z-170325T1100Z/
Lassen-Eastern Plumas-Eastern Sierra Counties-
258 PM PDT Thu Mar 23 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM FRIDAY TO 4 AM PDT
SATURDAY ABOVE 5500 FEET...

The National Weather Service in Reno has issued a Winter Weather
Advisory above 5500 feet for snow, which is in effect from 4 PM
Friday to 4 AM PDT Saturday.


* Timing: Rain and higher elevation snow will begin Friday morning
and continue Friday night as snow levels fall.

* Snow Accumulations: 6 to 12 inches above 6500 feet with up to 4
inches down to 5000 feet. Heaviest snow south and west of
Susanville.

* Snow Levels: 5500 feet Friday lowering to valley floors by late
Friday night.

* Impacts: Snow will cause hazardous driving conditions for roads
near and above 5500 feet including Yuba Pass and Fredonyer
Summit.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Even light snowfall causes major travel delays, especially during
periods of high traffic volume. Be sure to allow extra time to
reach your destination. Leave extra space between vehicles since
it takes longer to stop on slick roadways.

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