West Slope Northern Sierra Nevada Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

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Winter Storm Warning
Issued: 4:10 AM PDT Mar. 24, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 5 am PDT
Saturday...

* timing... snowfall increasing this morning and continuing through Saturday
morning.

* Snow amounts... 10 to 14 inches above 5500 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 40 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. If you must travel,
keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in your vehicle in case
of an emergency.


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