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Latest Winter Weather Watch/Warning/Advisory by KHNX
Issued 1/21/2017 10:03 AM US/Pacific.
Valid through 1/23/2017 10:00 AM US/Pacific.
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kern county mountains-
including the cities of...tehachapi...lake isabella
255 am pst mon jan 23 2017
...winter storm warning remains in effect until 10 am pst this
* accumulations...snow accumulation of 4 to 8 inches. up to 2
inches possible at pass level.
* timing...snow showers will continue through this morning. snow
levels will lower to near 4000 feet this morning.
* winds...west 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.
* locations...the grapevine area along interstate 5...frazier
park...cuddy valley...alta sierra...tehachapi and walker pass.
* hazard types...winter driving conditions and blowing snow.
* impacts...the heavy snow will make many roads impassable and
may produce widespread power outages due to the weight of the
snow on tree limbs and power lines. strong winds will lead to
blowing snow...reduced visibility...and additional power
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.
Latest Winter Weather Watch/Warning/Advisory by KLOX
Issued 1/21/2017 9:58 AM US/Pacific.
Valid through 1/23/2017 6:00 PM US/Pacific.
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urgent - winter weather message
national weather service los angeles/oxnard ca
1200 am pst mon jan 23 2017
...strong winter storm will bring periods of heavy snow...gusty
winds...and dangerous driving conditions to the mountains through
.a strong storm system will impact the area with scattered heavy
showers and thunderstorms today. snow levels between 5500 and 6500
feet will rapidly lower to 3500 to 4500 feet later this morning.
total snow accumulations should range from 12 to 18 inches for
elevations above 7000 feet...down to 1 to 2 inches at elevations
around 4000 feet by this evening. the interstate 5 tejon pass
could get an inch or two later this morning. strong winds will
also impact the mountains...with gusts over 70 mph likely in the
windiest locations. icy conditions with low visibility from
blowing snow and fog will make for dangerous mountain driving
santa barbara county mountains-ventura county mountains-
los angeles county mountains excluding the santa monica range-
including the cities of...san marcos pass...
san rafael wilderness area...dick smith wilderness area...
lockwood valley...mount pinos...acton...mount wilson...sandberg
1200 am pst mon jan 23 2017
...winter storm warning remains in effect until 6 pm pst this
* snow accumulations...snow accumulations through this evening
will range from 1 to 2 inches around 4000 feet...including the
interstate 5 tejon pass...to 6 to 12 inches around 6000
feet...to up to 12 to 18 inches above 7000 feet.
* snow levels...snow levels between 5500 and 6500 feet will lower
to 3500 to 4500 feet later this morning.
* winds...south to southwest winds 25 to 40 mph with up gusts to
70 mph will occur through at least this morning...then diminish
* impact...heavy snow...strong winds...low visibilities in blowing
snow and fog...and icy roads will make for dangerous mountain
driving conditions. road closures are likely...including
highway 33 and possibly interstate 5. extended exposure to cold
and wind could be life-threatening.
only travel in an emergency. if you must travel... check the
latest road reports before departing. keep an emergency kit in
your vehicle which includes a flashlight... food and water...
extra clothes and blankets... and tire chains.