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Winter Storm Watch


Event Continued Expired

Start Time

Wed 05/15/2019 08:00 PM EDT

End Time

Fri 05/17/2019 08:00 AM EDT




Moderate impact

Full Alert Message

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Hanford CA 925 AM PDT Tue May 14 2019 CAZ192>194-150030- /O.CON.KHNX.WS.A.0012.190516T0000Z-190517T1200Z/ Central Sierra-North Kings River-Sequoia Kings- Including the cities of Devils Postpile, Florence Lake, Lake Thomas Edison, Tuolumne Meadows, Fish Camp, Shaver Lake, Camp Nelson, Giant Forest, Lodgepole, and Grant Grove 925 AM PDT Tue May 14 2019 ...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE THURSDAY NIGHT ABOVE 5000 FEET... * WHAT...Heavy snow possible above 5000 feet. Total snow accumulation of up to 1 foot with isolated amounts up to 2 feet above 8000 feet possible. Winds could gust as high as 45 mph. * WHERE...Central Sierra, North Kings River and Sequoia Kings. Snow levels will start out around 8500 feet Wednesday evening and drop through the day on Thursday to around 5500 feet. * WHEN...From Wednesday evening through late Thursday night. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel could be very difficult to impossible. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning or evening commute. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A Winter Storm Watch means there is potential for significant snow that may impact travel. Continue to monitor the latest forecasts. &&