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Winter Storm Warning

Statement as of 9:16 AM PST on January 20, 2017

Expires 1:00 PM EST on January 21, 2017


... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 10 am PST
Saturday...

* hazard types... heavy snow and blowing snow.

* Snow accumulations... a few inches down to 4000 feet. Up to 12
inches above 5000 feet. 2 feet or more above 7000 feet.

* Timing... the heaviest snow is expected to fall early this
morning into this evening.

* Impacts... the heavy snow will make many roads impassable and
create winter driving conditions. Over the highest
elevations... strong winds will lead to blowing snow and
reduced visibility.

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.





Areal Flood Advisory

Statement as of 3:18 PM PST on January 20, 2017

Expires 7:15 PM EST on January 20, 2017


... The Flood Advisory remains in effect until 415 PM PST for central
Fresno... southwestern Tuolumne... central Mariposa... central Madera
and central Tulare counties...

At 312 PM PST, scattered showers with locally heavy rain were moving
over the Sierra foothills. Radar rainfall estimated 1 to 3 tenths of
an inch per hour with these storms.

Residents living near streams and creeks and other flood prone areas
should closely monitor water levels. Flooding is also possible on
roads with possible washouts.

Lat... Lon 3776 11994 3777 11986 3781 11986 3611 11846
      3591 11876 3773 12030 3774 12028 3773 12026
      3776 12024 3776 12020 3780 12017 3778 12013
      3783 12008


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Special Statement

Statement as of 3:37 PM PST on January 20, 2017

Expires 7:30 PM EST on January 20, 2017


... Special Weather Statement...

At 335 PM PST, Doppler radar was tracking thunderstorms along a line
extending from 6 miles north of Yosemite lakes to 12 miles northeast
of Sanger. Movement was east at 30 mph.

Half inch hail and winds in excess of 30 mph will be possible with
these storms.

Locations impacted include...
Oakhurst, Yosemite lakes, chilkoot Meadow, Mountain rest, west
woodchuck Meadow, Fence Meadow, Graveyard Meadow, Fish Camp, Shaver
Lake, Mariposa Grove, Coarsegold, Poison Ridge, Hurley, Shaver Lake
3ne, Minarets, Auberry, trimmer Springs, Lake Wishon, nature point
and Dinkey Creek.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Occasional cloud to ground lightning is occurring with these storms.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.


Lat... Lon 3764 11944 3699 11881 3677 11942 3725 11998
time... Mot... loc 2335z 252deg 27kt 3729 11981 3684 11942


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337 PM PST Fri Jan 20 2017

... Special Weather Statement...

At 335 PM PST, Doppler radar was tracking thunderstorms along a line
extending from 6 miles north of Yosemite lakes to 12 miles northeast
of Sanger. Movement was east at 30 mph.

Half inch hail and winds in excess of 30 mph will be possible with
these storms.

Locations impacted include...
Oakhurst, Yosemite lakes, chilkoot Meadow, Mountain rest, west
woodchuck Meadow, Fence Meadow, Graveyard Meadow, Fish Camp, Shaver
Lake, Mariposa Grove, Coarsegold, Poison Ridge, Hurley, Shaver Lake
3ne, Minarets, Auberry, trimmer Springs, Lake Wishon, nature point
and Dinkey Creek.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Occasional cloud to ground lightning is occurring with these storms.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.


Lat... Lon 3764 11944 3699 11881 3677 11942 3725 11998
time... Mot... loc 2335z 252deg 27kt 3729 11981 3684 11942


Dch


337 PM PST Fri Jan 20 2017

... Special Weather Statement...

At 335 PM PST, Doppler radar was tracking thunderstorms along a line
extending from 6 miles north of Yosemite lakes to 12 miles northeast
of Sanger. Movement was east at 30 mph.

Half inch hail and winds in excess of 30 mph will be possible with
these storms.

Locations impacted include...
Oakhurst, Yosemite lakes, chilkoot Meadow, Mountain rest, west
woodchuck Meadow, Fence Meadow, Graveyard Meadow, Fish Camp, Shaver
Lake, Mariposa Grove, Coarsegold, Poison Ridge, Hurley, Shaver Lake
3ne, Minarets, Auberry, trimmer Springs, Lake Wishon, nature point
and Dinkey Creek.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Occasional cloud to ground lightning is occurring with these storms.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.


Lat... Lon 3764 11944 3699 11881 3677 11942 3725 11998
time... Mot... loc 2335z 252deg 27kt 3729 11981 3684 11942


Dch


Weather Severe Map
Alabama - Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Alaska - Wind Chill Advisory , Wind Chill Warning , Record Report
Arizona - Areal Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
California - Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning , High Surf Warning, Coastal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , Flood Advisory, Flood Watch , High Surf Warning , Areal Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch , High Surf Warning, High Surf Advisory, Coastal Flood Advisory , High Surf Advisory, Coastal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch, High Surf Warning , Flash Flood Watch , High Surf Warning, High Surf Advisory, Coastal Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Advisory , High Wind Watch , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Winter Weather Advisory, Winter Storm Warning , Winter Storm Warning, Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Watch , Winter Storm Watch, Winter Weather Advisory , Hydrologic Statement , Special Statement , Beach Hazard Statement, High Surf Warning , Public Information Statement
Colorado - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Public Information Statement
Florida - Coastal Hazard Statement , Dense Fog Advisory , Beach Hazard Statement , Record Report
Georgia - Record Report
Hawaii - High Surf Advisory , Special Statement
Idaho - Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement , Air Quality Alert
Illinois - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Flood Watch , Dense Fog Advisory
Indiana - Flood Warning , Flood Watch , Flood Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory
Iowa - Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
Kansas - Record Report
Kentucky - Flood Warning , Record Report
Louisiana - Flood Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Massachusetts - Special Statement
Michigan - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Minnesota - Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
Mississippi - Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Missouri - Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Nebraska - Record Report
Nevada - Areal Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Storm Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Watch, Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning, Winter Weather Advisory , Record Report
New Mexico - Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , High Wind Warning, Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Public Information Statement
North Carolina - Record Report
North Dakota - Dense Fog Advisory
Ohio - Flood Warning
Oregon - High Surf Warning, High Surf Advisory , High Surf Warning, High Surf Advisory, Flood Watch , High Surf Advisory , High Wind Watch , High Wind Warning , Winter Weather Advisory
South Carolina - Record Report
South Dakota - Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
Tennessee - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Texas - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , High Wind Warning, Wind Advisory , Fire Weather Watch , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Utah - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory, Winter Storm Warning , Winter Storm Warning, Winter Weather Advisory , Public Information Statement
Virginia - Record Report
Washington - Flood Warning , High Surf Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory
Wisconsin - Flood Warning , Flood Watch , Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement
Wyoming - Public Information Statement

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