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Winter Storm Watch

Statement as of 3:50 AM PDT on October 30, 2014

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on November 01, 2014


... Winter Storm Watch remains in effect from Friday morning
through Saturday afternoon above 5000 feet...

* impacts: moderate travel problems likely. Motorists may
experience very long delays. Chain restrictions are probable
especially for trucks. Reduced visibility during heavier snow
will make driving hazardous.

* Confidence: high confidence that snow will occur above 5000
ft. Medium confidence in amounts and timing.

* Timing: the bulk of snow is expected between 5 PM Friday to 11
am Saturday... but lighter snow accumulations will occur
before and after this timeframe.

* Locations include: Lassen National Park... Blue Canyon... Donner
Pass... Echo Summit... Carson Pass.

* Snow accumulations: 3 to 9 inches above 5000 feet and up to a
foot of snow above the 7000 foot level between Friday and
Saturday afternoons.

* For a detailed view of the hazard area... visit
http://www.Weather.Gov/Sacramento/hazards.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Watch means there is a potential for significant
snow that may impact travel. Continue to monitor the latest
forecasts.


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