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Winter Storm Warning

Statement as of 11:57 AM PDT on October 30, 2014

Expires 5:00 PM EDT on November 01, 2014


... Winter Storm Warning in effect from 5 PM Friday to 2 PM PDT
Saturday above 6000 feet...

The National Weather Service in Sacramento has issued a Winter
Storm Warning above 6000 feet for snow... which
is in effect from 5 PM Friday to 2 PM PDT Saturday. The Winter
Storm Watch is no longer in effect.

* 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 6000 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: Donner Pass... Echo Summit... Carson
Pass... Highway 50... Interstate 80.

* Snow accumulations: 4 to 8 inches above 6000 ft with locally higher
amounts closer to the crest.

* 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.


Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Warning means significant amounts of snow...
sleet... and ice are expected. Moderate to strong winds are also
possible across ridgetops. This will make travel hazardous.



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