Tulare County Mountains Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Winter Weather Advisory
Statement as of 1:08 PM PST on February 27, 2015

... Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect for the Sierra Nevada
above 4000 feet from 4 PM this afternoon to 10 PM PST Saturday...

* hazard types... accumulating snow at elevations above 4000 feet.

* Snow accumulations... 1 to 3 inches above 4000 feet. Locally 4 to
6 inches possible near the crest.

* Timing... snow developing late this afternoon becoming more
widespread tonight and Saturday before tapering off Saturday
night.

* Impacts... visitors and outdoor enthusiasts to Yosemite
National Park... Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks...
Devils Postpile National Monument as well as the Sierra
National Forest... Sequoia National Forest and Mountain Home
state Forest need to prepare for snow and much colder
temperatures. Roads will become slick and icy.


Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means that periods of snow
will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered
roads and limited visibilities... and use caution while driving.



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