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Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HANFORD CA
108 PM PST FRI FEB 27 2015

CAZ096-097-280530-
/O.CON.KHNX.WW.Y.0002.150228T0000Z-150301T0600Z/
SIERRA NEVADA FROM YOSEMITE TO KINGS CANYON-
TULARE COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SHAVER LAKE...YOSEMITE VALLEY...
CAMP NELSON...GIANT FOREST...JOHNSONDALE...LODGEPOLE
108 PM PST FRI FEB 27 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE SIERRA NEVADA
ABOVE 4000 FEET FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 10 PM PST SATURDAY...

* HAZARD TYPES...ACCUMULATING SNOW AT ELEVATIONS ABOVE 4000 FEET.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...1 TO 3 INCHES ABOVE 4000 FEET. LOCALLY 4 TO
  6 INCHES POSSIBLE NEAR THE CREST.

* TIMING...SNOW DEVELOPING LATE THIS AFTERNOON BECOMING MORE
  WIDESPREAD TONIGHT AND SATURDAY BEFORE TAPERING OFF SATURDAY
  NIGHT.

* IMPACTS...VISITORS AND OUTDOOR ENTHUSIASTS TO YOSEMITE
  NATIONAL PARK...SEQUOIA AND KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARKS...
  DEVILS POSTPILE NATIONAL MONUMENT AS WELL AS THE SIERRA
  NATIONAL FOREST...SEQUOIA NATIONAL FOREST AND MOUNTAIN HOME
  STATE FOREST NEED TO PREPARE FOR SNOW AND MUCH COLDER
  TEMPERATURES. ROADS WILL BECOME SLICK AND ICY.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW
WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW COVERED
ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.

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BEAN




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