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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY - HANFORD CA
500 AM PDT THU OCT 30 2014

CAZ096-311200-
SIERRA NEVADA FROM YOSEMITE TO KINGS CANYON-
500 AM PDT THU OCT 30 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE SOUTHERN SIERRA NEVADA
FROM YOSEMITE TO KINGS CANYON.

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER EXPECTED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

A WINTER STORM WATCH HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SATURDAY AFTERNOON. PLEASE SEE WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE/WSWHNX/ FOR
DETAILS.

* STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO...OR YOUR FAVORITE NEWS
  SOURCE...FOR FURTHER INFORMATION.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SKYWARN SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

WEATHER SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT ANY SIGNIFICANT OR
UNUSUAL CONDITIONS TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

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Winter Storm Watch

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HANFORD CA
346 AM PDT THU OCT 30 2014

CAZ096-301900-
/O.CON.KHNX.WS.A.0005.141101T0000Z-141102T0000Z/
SIERRA NEVADA FROM YOSEMITE TO KINGS CANYON-
346 AM PDT THU OCT 30 2014

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HANFORD HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WATCH FOR HEAVY SNOW AND STRONG WINDS...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM
FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON FOR THE SOUTHERN
SIERRA NEVADA ABOVE 6000 FEET FROM YOSEMITE TO KINGS CANYON.

* SNOW AND ELEVATION...2 TO 4 INCHES ABOVE 5500 FEET BY SATURDAY
  MORNING WITH 5 TO 10 INCHES ABOVE 7000 FEET FRIDAY NIGHT.

* WINDS...WEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 60 MPH.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE...YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK...INCLUDING TUOLUMNE
  MEADOWS...TIOGA PASS...WAWONA...AND THE SOUTH ENTRANCE AS WELL
  AS KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARK AND HUNTINGTON LAKE.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BEGIN FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE OVERNIGHT
  BEFORE TAPERING OFF SATURDAY AFTERNOON. THE HEAVIEST
  ACCUMULATIONS WILL OCCUR FRIDAY EVENING THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY
  MORNING.

* IMPACTS...THIS IS THE FIRST SIGNIFICANT SNOW EXPECTED FOR THE
  SEASON. ANYONE WITH OUTDOOR PLANS SHOULD TAKE CAUTION...AND
  TRAVEL MAY BE DIFFICULT DUE TO SNOW COVERED ROADS. ALSO CARRY A
  WINTER SURVIVAL KIT. FURTHER STATEMENTS INCLUDING ADVISORIES...
  WATCHES AND WARNINGS MAY BE NECESSARY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL. CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST
FORECASTS.

&&

$$

DS

WEATHER.GOV/HANFORD




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