Alpine County, California
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Winter Storm Warning
CAZ069-012100-
/O.CON.KSTO.WS.W.0008.141101T0000Z-141101T2100Z/
WEST SLOPE NORTHERN SIERRA NEVADA-
236 PM PDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM PDT SATURDAY
ABOVE 6000 FEET...

* IMPACTS: MODERATE TRAVEL PROBLEMS LIKELY. MOTORISTS MAY
EXPERIENCE VERY LONG DELAYS. CHAIN RESTRICTIONS ARE PROBABLE
ESPECIALLY FOR TRUCKS. REDUCED VISIBILITY DURING HEAVIER SNOW
AND GUSTY WIND WILL MAKE DRIVING HAZARDOUS.

* CONFIDENCE: HIGH CONFIDENCE THAT SNOW WILL OCCUR ABOVE 6000
FT. MEDIUM CONFIDENCE IN AMOUNTS AND TIMING.

* TIMING: THE BULK OF SNOW IS EXPECTED BETWEEN 5 PM TODAY TO 11
AM SATURDAY... BUT LIGHTER SNOW ACCUMULATIONS WILL OCCUR
BEFORE AND AFTER THIS TIME FRAME.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE: DONNER PASS...ECHO SUMMIT...CARSON PASS.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 4 TO 8 INCHES. LOCALLY HIGHER CLOSER TO THE CREST.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW ARE
EXPECTED. MODERATE TO STRONG WINDS ARE ALSO POSSIBLE ACROSS
RIDGETOPS. THIS WILL MAKE TRAVEL HAZARDOUS.

&&

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

$$

Winter Storm Warning
CAZ072-NVZ002-011200-
/O.CON.KREV.WS.W.0006.141101T0000Z-141101T1800Z/
GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SOUTH LAKE TAHOE...TRUCKEE...
INCLINE VILLAGE
309 PM PDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 11 AM PDT SATURDAY...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM
THIS AFTERNOON TO 11 AM PDT SATURDAY.

* TIMING: AN EARLY SEASON WINTER STORM WILL PRODUCE MODERATE TO
HEAVY SNOW FRIDAY NIGHT AND EARLY SATURDAY MORNING. SNOW MAY NOT
STICK TO ROADS BELOW ABOUT 7000 FEET UNTIL LATE THIS EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 8 TO 14 INCHES ABOVE 7000 FEET. UP TO 6
INCHES BELOW 7000 FEET...WITH 5 TO 10 INCHES ALONG AND WEST
OF HIGHWAY 89.

* WINDS: SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH. GUSTS
UPTO 55 MPH OVER RIDGES.

* SNOW LEVELS: 7500 TO 8500 FEET ON FRIDAY...LOWERING TO 6500
TO 7000 FEET FRIDAY EVENING...THEN FALLING TO 5000 TO 5500
FEET SATURDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS: SLICK AND SNOW COVERED ROADS AROUND THE TAHOE BASIN AND
ALPINE COUNTY. THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 80 AND HIGHWAYS
50...88...89...267 AND THE MOUNT ROSE HIGHWAY. SNOW MAY LEAD TO
THE WINTER CLOSURE OF EBBETTS AND MONITOR PASSES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

CONDITIONS CAN DETERIORATE RAPIDLY DURING WINTER STORMS...SLOW
DOWN AND ALLOW EXTRA TIME WHEN TRAVELING. CARRY TIRE CHAINS...
FOOD...WATER...BLANKETS AND A FLASHLIGHT IN YOUR CAR IN CASE OF
AN EMERGENCY. CHECK OUR WEBSITE AT WEATHER.GOV/RENO OR LISTEN TO
NOAA WEATHER RADIO FOR UPDATES ON THIS SITUATION.

&&

$$

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