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.A STRONG STORM SYSTEM WILL BRING HEAVY RAIN AND STRONG WINDS TO THE
VALLEY AS WELL AS HEAVY SNOW AND STRONG WINDS TO THE MOUNTAINS
TONIGHT THROUGH EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING.
...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST
WEDNESDAY ABOVE 4500 FEET...
A WINTER STORM WARNING ABOVE 4500 FEET REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL
10 AM PST WEDNESDAY FOR HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.
* TIMING: SNOW IS EXPECTED OFF AND ON THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.
HEAVIEST SNOW WILL BE LATE THIS EVENING INTO EARLY WEDNESDAY
MORNING. SNOW LEVELS...INITIALLY NEAR 4500 FEET IN LASSEN
PARK...WILL FALL TO NEAR 2000 FEET BY WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.
* SNOWFALL: 1 TO 2 FEET OF SNOW ABOVE 7000 FEET...6 TO 12 INCHES
ABOVE 4500 FEET. SEVERAL INCHES OF SNOW MAY FALL DOWN TO AROUND
3000 FEET ON WEDNESDAY.
* WINDS: SOUTHWEST WIND GUSTS TO 60 MPH ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS HIGHER
MOUNTAIN PASSES THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING.
* MAIN IMPACTS: HAZARDOUS TRAVELING WITH AREAS OF WHITE OUT
CONDITIONS AT MOUNTAIN PASS LEVELS.
A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS
SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING.
SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL
DANGEROUS. STRONG AND GUSTY WINDS WILL ALSO CAUSE BLOWING
SNOW...WHICH MAY CAUSE PERIODS OF WHITE OUT CONDITIONS. IF YOU
MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR
VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.
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