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Special Statement

Statement as of 2:45 PM PDT on April 01, 2015

Expires 9:00 AM EDT on April 02, 2015


... Sierra snow with valley rain likely Sunday through Tuesday...

.Impacts...
*hazardous travel likely across the mountains with chain controls
and travel delays.
*Locally heavy rain and small hail possible from thunderstorms.

.Forecast confidence...
*medium

.Timing and strength...
*first system: Saturday night through Sunday. A few inches of
snow possible above 4000 ft.
*Second system: Tuesday. This system may bring a shorter but more
intense round of precipitation.

.Weather summary...
*a long period of mostly fair and warm conditions will be coming
to an end this weekend as a series of low pressure systems moves
through northern California. The greatest impact will likely be
to the Sierra... where potentially a foot of snow could fall
along the passes over the course of a few days. Given the long
stretch of warm weather... it is recommended to be prepared for
wintry driving this weekend into early next week.




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