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January 06, 2016 10:04AM
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN DIEGO CA
400 AM PST WED JAN 6 2016

...PERIODS OF HEAVY SNOWFALL IN THE MOUNTAINS ABOVE 4500 FEET
THROUGH LATE THURSDAY NIGHT...

.THE NEXT IN THE SERIES OF PACIFIC STORMS WILL BRING ADDITIONAL
HEAVY SNOWFALL TO THE MOUNTAINS THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING
AND AGAIN LATE TONIGHT INTO EARLY THURSDAY WITH SCATTERED SNOW
SHOWERS CONTINUING INTO THURSDAY NIGHT.

CAZ055-056-062215-
/O.CON.KSGX.WS.W.0001.000000T0000Z-160108T1200Z/
SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY MOUNTAINS-RIVERSIDE COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...BIG BEAR CITY...
BIG BEAR LAKE...CRESTLINE...LAKE ARROWHEAD...RUNNING SPRINGS...
WRIGHTWOOD
400 AM PST WED JAN 6 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PST FRIDAY...

* SNOW LEVELS...AROUND 4500 FEET...RISING TO AROUND 5000 FEET
TODAY...THEN LOWERING TO 4000 TO 4500 FEET INTO EARLY FRIDAY.

* TIMING...ANOTHER ROUND OF HEAVIER SNOWFALL FOR THIS AFTERNOON
AND AGAIN FOR LATE TONIGHT...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS WILL
CONTINUE AT TIMES INTO THURSDAY NIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...SNOWFALL THROUGH EARLY FRIDAY OF 6 TO 12
INCHES FROM 4500 TO 5500 FEET...1 TO 2 FEET BETWEEN 5500 AND
7000 FEET...AND 2 TO LOCALLY 4 FEET ABOVE 7000 FEET.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST TO WEST WINDS 2O TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 55 MPH
AT TIMES THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT.

* VISIBILITY...AREAS OF NEAR ZERO VISIBILITIES AT TIMES IN SNOW...
BLOWING SNOW...AND FOG.

* IMPACTS...RESIDENTS AND TRAVELERS INTO THE MOUNTAINS SHOULD BE
PREPARED FOR HAZARDOUS WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS. IF
POSSIBLE...CARRY CHAINS AND TAKE EXTRA FOOD AND CLOTHING.

* OUTLOOK..OCCASIONAL LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS POSSIBLE THROUGH THE DAY
FRIDAY. ANOTHER STORM IS POSSIBLE FOR LATE SATURDAY INTO EARLY
SUNDAY.

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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SubjectAuthorViewsPosted

Winter Storm Warning

Rick1097January 06, 2016 10:04AM

Re: Winter Storm Warning

Wizard499January 06, 2016 12:29PM

Forecast Discussion

Rick981January 06, 2016 06:19PM



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