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Winter Storm Warning...again

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE

National Weather Service Hanford CA

948 AM PST Sat Jan 7 2023


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Yosemite NP outside of the valley-Upper San Joaquin River-Kaiser to Rodgers Ridge-Kings Canyon NP-Grant Grove Area-Sequoia NP-Including the cities of Tuolumne Meadows, Wawona,

Devils Postpile, Florence Lake, Lake Thomas Edison, Lake Wishon,Huntington Lake, Shaver Lake, Cedar Grove, Grant Grove,Hume Lake, Giant Forest, and Lodgepole

948 AM PST Sat Jan 7 2023


...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM SUNDAY TO4 AM PST WEDNESDAY...


* WHAT...Heavy snow possible due to a couple of systems. With the first system on Saturday night into Sunday, expect snow amounts of 6 to 18 inches above 6,000 feet. With the second system on Monday morning until Tuesday night, expect 3 to 6 feet of snow with locally heavier amounts above 8,000 feet and 18 inches to 3 feet between 6,000 and 8,000 feet. Winds could gust as high as 50 mph.


* WHERE...Sierra Nevada above 6,000 feet from Yosemite National Park to Tulare County.


* WHEN...From 1 AM Sunday to 4 AM PST Wednesday.


* IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult to impossible. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning or evening commute. Gusty winds could bring down tree branches.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...


If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.


The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

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