Death Valley National Park Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Winter Storm Warning
Issued: 4:17 AM PST Jan. 21, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect from 4 am Sunday to
4 PM PST Monday...

* timing... another round of heavy snow will begin early Sunday
morning... peak during the day Sunday before gradually tapering off
through Monday.

* Snow level... 4000 to 5000 feet.

* Snow accumulations Sunday through Monday... trace to 6 inches above
4000 feet... 6 to 15 inches above 6000 feet... 1 to 2 feet above
8000 feet.

* Winds... south 25 to 35 mph with gusts to 40 to 50 mph.

* Impacts... snowfall will create difficult travel conditions in the
mountains due to slick roads and low visibility. Road restrictions
or closures may be needed. This includes Westgard Pass over the
White Mountains and townes pass in Death Valley National Park.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Check Road conditions before departing and stay up to date on the
latest forecast. Use caution when traveling... be prepared for
snow covered roads and limited visibilities.