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California, Eastern Sierra Slopes of Inyo County

Winter Storm Watch

Statement as of 2:35 AM PDT on October 30, 2014

Expires 2:00 PM EDT on November 01, 2014

... Winter Storm Watch remains in effect from Friday afternoon
through Saturday morning above 7000 feet...

A Winter Storm Watch above 7000 feet remains in effect for the
eastern Sierra slopes from Friday afternoon through Saturday morning.

* Timing: 5 PM PDT Friday through 11 am PDT Saturday.

* Snow level: snow levels will start out near 9000 feet Friday
evening and crash to near 6000 feet by Saturday morning.

* Total snow accumulations: above 7000 feet snow totals of six
to ten inches are possible with lesser amounts below 7000

* Winds: 25 to 35 mph with gusts to 55 mph are expected
creating areas of blowing and drifting snow and white out

* Impacts: periods of snow will cause difficulties for hikers and campers
and travel difficulties on high elevation roads. Trees with
remaining leaves on their branches may succumb to the weight of
the snow. Wind driven snow will be especially dangerous creating
white out conditions at times.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Watch is issued when conditions are favorable for
hazardous winter weather to develop... but the occurrence is still

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