Weather Service Report


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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Los Angeles/Oxnard CA
443 AM PST Thu Feb 23 2017

...Winter Weather Advisory for the interior mountains of Los   
Angeles and Ventura counties until 10 am PST today...

.An upper level trough of low pressure moving through the region
will bring increasing moisture across the north slopes of the
mountains this morning, likely bringing snow showers to the 
advisory area. Northwest to north winds, gusting to 50 mph, are
expected through this morning. Travel across Interstate 5 near 
the Grapevine could be dangerous this morning due to the 
potential combination of accumulating snow, ice, and strong winds.

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Ventura County Mountains-
Los Angeles County Mountains excluding the Santa Monica Range-
Including the cities of Lockwood Valley, Mount Pinos, Acton, 
Mount Wilson, and Sandberg
443 AM PST Thu Feb 23 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST THIS
MORNING...

* Snow Amounts...2 to 4 inches of snow, mainly northern slopes.
  Accumulating snow is likely across Interstate 5 near the
  Grapevine this morning. Wet roads will become icy in spots as
  colder air moves into the region this morning.

* Snow Level...Snow level around 3000 feet.

* Winds....Northwest to north winds increasing to 20 to 30 mph
  with gusts to 50 mph...strongest through the Interstate 5 corridor.

* MAIN IMPACTS...Accumulating snow, ice, and strong winds will 
  likely create dangerous traveling conditions and travel delays 
  on roadways across the interior slopes, including Interstate 5 
  near the Grapevine. 

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Be prepared for snow covered roads and limited visibilities, and
use caution while driving. Check the latest road reports before
departing. Keep an emergency kit in your vehicle which includes a
flashlight, food and water, extra clothes and blankets, and tire
chains.

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RAT

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