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California, Sierra Nevada from Yosemite to Kings Canyon

Winter Storm Warning

Statement as of 12:00 PM PST on January 17, 2017

Expires 5:00 PM EST on January 19, 2017


... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect from 2 PM Wednesday to
2 PM PST Thursday above 5000 feet...

* locations... southern Sierra Nevada above 5000 feet.

* Hazard types... heavy snow and gusty winds.

* Snow accumulations... up to 18 inches above 7000 feet. 6 to 12
inches above 5000 feet.

* Timing... snow will begin around 8000 feet in Yosemite np early
Wednesday afternoon and spread southward through Wednesday
evening. Snowfall will become heavy at times Wednesday night
with the snow level lowering to around 5000 feet.

* Impacts... the heavy snow will make many roads impassable and
may produce widespread power outages due to the weight of the
snow on tree limbs and power lines. Strong winds will lead to
blowing snow... reduced visibility... and additional power
outages.

* Winds... southwest 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 60 mph.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow means severe winter weather
conditions are expected or occurring. Significant amounts of snow
are forecast that will make travel dangerous. Only travel in an
emergency. If you must travel... keep an extra flashlight... food...
and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.



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

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