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Winter Storm Warning

Status

New Event Expired

Start Time

Thu 05/16/2019 03:00 AM EDT

End Time

Fri 05/17/2019 09:00 AM EDT

Significance

Warning

Impacts

High impact

Full Alert Message

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Las Vegas NV 231 PM PDT Tue May 14 2019 CAZ519-151200- /O.UPG.KVEF.WS.A.0008.190516T0000Z-190517T1200Z/ /O.NEW.KVEF.WS.W.0007.190516T0700Z-190517T1300Z/ Eastern Sierra Slopes- Including Aspendell and Whitney Portal 231 PM PDT Tue May 14 2019 ...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT WEDNESDAY NIGHT TO 6 AM PDT FRIDAY... * WHAT...Snow accumulations of four to eight inches above 6000 feet and 10 to 15 inches above 9000 feet. Winds gusting as high as 55 mph. * WHERE...Eastern Sierra Slopes. * WHEN...From midnight Wednesday night to 6 AM PDT Friday. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel could be very difficult to impossible. Very strong winds could cause extensive tree damage. Anyone planning outdoor recreation in the Sierra this week should stay tuned to the forecast and consider rescheduling their plans. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather conditions will make travel very hazardous or impossible. If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency. The latest road conditions can be obtained by calling 5 1 1. &&