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California, Greater Lake Tahoe Area

Winter Storm Warning

Statement as of 4:42 AM PST on January 20, 2017

Expires 7:00 AM EST on January 23, 2017


... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 4 am PST Monday...

* timing: snow continues into Saturday morning. A short break is
expected Saturday afternoon and evening before the strongest of
the three storms arrives Saturday night and continues into
Monday morning.

* Snow accumulations through Monday morning: 3 to 6 feet above
7000 feet with localized higher amounts. 2 to 4 feet at lake
level.

* Winds: southwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 35 mph through
Saturday. A period with gusts to 55 mph is possible Saturday
night and Sunday. Sierra ridge winds gusting up to 100 mph
through Saturday and up to 140 mph Saturday night into
Sunday.

* Wave heights on lake tahoe: 2 to 3 feet except up to 5 feet
Sunday.

* Impacts: expect hazardous travel conditions due to snow
covered roads and periods of lower visibility from wind
driven snow. Expect areas of blizzard conditions late
Saturday night through Sunday evening. Travel may become
impossible Sunday.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Avoid travel if possible, you could be stuck in your vehicle for
many hours. If you must travel, use the break in the storm on
Saturday afternoon, but long delays are likely and carry an
emergency kit with extra food, water and clothing. If you stay
home, have a backup plan in case of extended power outages. Use
the break in the storm Saturday afternoon for snow removal and
storm preparation.





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Alabama - Record Report
Alaska - Wind Chill Advisory , Wind Chill Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Record Report
Arizona - Areal Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Public Information Statement
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
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Colorado - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Florida - Coastal Hazard Statement , Beach Hazard Statement
Georgia - Record Report
Hawaii - High Surf Advisory , Special Statement
Idaho - Areal Flood Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory , Air Quality Alert
Illinois - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Flood Watch , Dense Fog Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory , Public Information Statement
Indiana - Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Iowa - Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Kansas - Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Kentucky - Flood Warning , Public Information Statement
Louisiana - Flood Warning , Record Report
Maine - Public Information Statement
Michigan - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement
Minnesota - Freezing Rain Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Mississippi - Flood Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Missouri - Dense Fog Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Montana - Freezing Rain Advisory
Nebraska - Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Nevada - Areal Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning, Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Storm Watch , Winter Weather Advisory, Winter Storm Watch , Winter Storm Watch, Winter Weather Advisory , Record Report
New Mexico - Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , High Wind Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Public Information Statement
North Dakota - Dense Fog Advisory
Ohio - Flood Warning , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Oregon - High Surf Warning, High Surf Advisory , High Surf Warning, High Surf Advisory, Flood Watch , High Surf Advisory , High Wind Watch , Wind Advisory, High Wind Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory
South Carolina - Record Report
South Dakota - Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
Tennessee - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Texas - Flood Warning , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Lake Wind Advisory , High Wind Watch , Fire Weather Watch
Utah - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Record Report
Washington - Flood Warning , High Surf Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Freezing Fog Advisory , Freezing Fog Advisory, Winter Weather Advisory
Wisconsin - Flood Warning , Flood Watch , Freezing Rain Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Wyoming - Freezing Rain Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report

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