Weather Service Report


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WWUS46 KSTO 230335
WSWSTO

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SACRAMENTO CA
835 PM PDT FRI APR 22 2016

...SNOW OVER THE SOUTHERN CASCADE RANGE AND NORTHERN SIERRA...

.A LATE SEASON WINTER STORM CONTINUES TO BRING SNOW TO THE HIGHER
ELEVATIONS OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA THIS EVENING. TRAVEL IS BEING
IMPACTED ON HIGHWAYS CROSSING THE NORTHERN SIERRA PASSES...AND
NEAR LASSEN NATIONAL PARK. SNOW IS EXPECTED TO TAPER OFF AFTER
MIDNIGHT.

CAZ068-069-230700-
/O.NEW.KSTO.WW.Y.0018.160423T0335Z-160423T0700Z/
WESTERN PLUMAS COUNTY/LASSEN PARK-
WEST SLOPE NORTHERN SIERRA NEVADA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CHESTER...QUINCY...BLUE CANYON
835 PM PDT FRI APR 22 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 12 AM PDT
TONIGHT...

* MAIN IMPACTS: TRAVEL DELAYS...CHAIN CONTROLS OVER THE PASSES.

* TIMING...THROUGH THIS EVENING.

* LOCATIONS...ABOVE 5000 FEET FOR INTERSTATE 80 OVER DONNER
  PASS...HIGHWAY 50 OVER ECHO SUMMIT...HIGHWAY 88 OVER CARSON
  PASS. HIGHWAY 89 THROUGH LASSEN NATIONAL PARK WILL ALSO BE
  AFFECTED.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...ADDITIONAL 2 TO 4 INCHES ALONG THE ROADWAYS
  OF INTERSTATE 80 AND HIGHWAY 50...AND 3 TO 6 INCHES OVER HIGHER
  PEAKS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

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