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California, Eastern Sierra Slopes of Inyo County

Winter Storm Warning

Statement as of 4:03 AM PST on January 18, 2017

Expires 7:00 AM EST on January 21, 2017


... Winter Storm Warning in effect from 4 PM this afternoon to
4 am PST Saturday...

The National Weather Service in Las Vegas has issued a Winter
Storm Warning for snow... which is in effect from 4 PM this
afternoon to 4 am PST Saturday. The Winter Weather Advisory is no
longer in effect.

* Timing... snowfall is expected to begin Wednesday afternoon... peak
Wednesday night then taper off Thursday. After a break Thursday
afternoon and Thursday night... snow will begin increasing again
Friday morning and then taper off Friday evening.

* Snow level... 8000 feet Wednesday afternoon... falling to around
5000 feet by Thursday morning and remaining at or below 5000 feet
through Saturday evening.

* Total snow accumulations... for the first storm Wednesday into
Thursday... trace to 4 inches above 5000 feet... 3 to 7 inches
above 6000 feet... 6 to 12 inches above 8000 feet... 12 to 24 inches
possible above 9000 feet. Similar storm total amounts are then
expected again for the second storm on Friday.

* Winds... southwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 50 mph. Stronger
gusts near the Sierra crest.

* Impacts... snowfall will create difficult travel conditions in the
mountains due to slick roads and low visibility. Road restrictions
or closures may be needed.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Check Road conditions before departing and stay up to date on the
latest forecast. Use caution when traveling... be prepared for
snow covered roads and limited visibilities.






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Alabama - Dense Fog Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
Alaska - Wind Chill Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
Arizona - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Watch
Arkansas - Dense Fog Advisory
California - Areal Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory, High Wind Watch , Lake Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning, Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory, Winter Storm Watch , Winter Storm Warning , Special Statement , Special Statement, Hydrologic Statement , Beach Hazard Statement
Colorado - Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Public Information Statement
Delaware - Special Statement
Florida - Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
Georgia - Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
Guam - High Surf Advisory
Hawaii - High Surf Advisory , High Surf Warning , Wind Advisory
Idaho - Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , Freezing Rain Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Ice Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Illinois - Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flood Advisory , Flood Advisory, Flood Watch
Indiana - Flood Warning , Record Report
Iowa - Flood Warning , Special Statement
Kansas - Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Kentucky - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Record Report
Louisiana - Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
Maine - Winter Weather Advisory , Public Information Statement
Maryland - Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Massachusetts - Winter Weather Advisory , Public Information Statement
Michigan - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory
Mississippi - Dense Fog Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
Missouri - Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement
Montana - Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Air Quality Alert , Record Report
Nebraska - Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Nevada - Lake Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Special Statement , Hydrologic Statement
New Hampshire - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
New Jersey - Special Statement
New Mexico - High Wind Watch , Special Statement
New York - Winter Weather Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
North Carolina - Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Ohio - Flood Warning , Record Report
Oklahoma - Dense Fog Advisory
Oregon - Flood Warning , Flood Watch, High Surf Advisory , Flood Watch, Areal Flood Watch , Flood Watch, Areal Flood Watch, High Surf Advisory , Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch, Coastal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning, Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Ice Storm Warning , Winter Storm Warning, Winter Weather Advisory , Blizzard Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Pennsylvania - Record Report
Puerto Rico - Coastal Hazard Statement
Rhode Island - Public Information Statement
South Carolina - Record Report
South Dakota - Special Statement
Tennessee - Record Report
Texas - Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , High Wind Watch , Special Statement , Hydrologic Statement , Record Report
Utah - Special Statement , Record Report
Vermont - Winter Weather Advisory , Public Information Statement
Virginia - Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Washington - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch, Coastal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory , Coastal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory , High Wind Warning , Freezing Rain Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Ice Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Avalanche Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
West Virginia - Record Report
Wisconsin - Flood Warning , Record Report
Wyoming - High Wind Warning , Special Statement , Record Report

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