Placer County, California
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Wind Advisory
CAZ015>019-066-067-202100-
/O.CON.KSTO.WI.Y.0009.000000T0000Z-170120T2100Z/
NORTHERN SACRAMENTO VALLEY-CENTRAL SACRAMENTO VALLEY-
SOUTHERN SACRAMENTO VALLEY-CARQUINEZ STRAIT AND DELTA-
NORTHERN SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-NORTHEAST FOOTHILLS/SACRAMENTO VALLEY-
MOTHERLODE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF REDDING, RED BLUFF, CHICO, OROVILLE,
MARYSVILLE/YUBA CITY, SACRAMENTO, FAIRFIELD/SUISUN, STOCKTON,
MODESTO, PARADISE, GRASS VALLEY, AND JACKSON
428 AM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM PST THIS
AFTERNOON...

* TIMING...STRONG SOUTHERLY WINDS CONTINUE THROUGH THIS MORNING.
WINDS DECREASING MID DAY THROUGH THE AFTERNOON.

* WINDS...SUSTAINED SOUTHERLY WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH WITH OCCASIONAL
GUSTS TO 50 MPH ESPECIALLY IN THE NORTHERN SACRAMENTO VALLEY.

* OTHER IMPACTS...DOWNED TREES AND POWER OUTAGES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS OF GREATER 35 MPH ARE EXPECTED.
WINDS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT, ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH
PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION.

&&

INTERACT WITH US VIA SOCIAL MEDIA
WWW.FACEBOOK.COM/NWS.SACRAMENTO
WWW.TWITTER.COM/NWSSACRAMENTO

$$
Winter Storm Warning
CAZ072-NVZ002-210000-
/O.CON.KREV.WS.W.0005.000000T0000Z-170123T1200Z/
GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, TRUCKEE, STATELINE,
AND INCLINE VILLAGE
442 AM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

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

* TIMING: SNOW CONTINUES INTO SATURDAY MORNING. A 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 LOCALIZED 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 140 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
COVERED ROADS 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 BREAK IN THE STORM ON
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 BREAK IN THE STORM SATURDAY AFTERNOON FOR SNOW REMOVAL AND
STORM PREPARATION.

&&

$$

Winter Storm Warning
CAZ068-069-210615-
/O.CON.KSTO.WS.W.0005.000000T0000Z-170123T1200Z/
WESTERN PLUMAS COUNTY/LASSEN PARK-
WEST SLOPE NORTHERN SIERRA NEVADA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF CHESTER, QUINCY, AND BLUE CANYON
822 AM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

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

* TIMING...PERIODS OF HEAVY SNOW THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING WITH
HEAVIEST SNOW AND GUSTY WINDS FRIDAY THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING.
HEAVY SNOW AND STRONG WINDS RETURNING SUNDAY MORNING, LASTING
THROUGH MONDAY MORNING.

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

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...2 TO 3 FEET OF SNOW ABOVE 4000 FEET
THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING WITH ANOTHER 2 TO 3 FEET SATURDAY
EVENING THROUGH MONDAY MORNING.

* MAIN IMPACT...SNOW COVERED ROADS WITH CHAIN CONTROLS LIKELY.
WHITE OUT CONDITIONS AT TIMES WITH GUSTY WINDS ESPECIALLY
TODAY AND SUNDAY.

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.

&&

INTERACT WITH US VIA SOCIAL MEDIA WWW.FACEBOOK.COM/NWS.SACRAMENTO
WWW.TWITTER.COM/NWSSACRAMENTO

$$

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