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California, Sierra Nevada from Yosemite to Kings Canyon

Winter Weather Advisory

Statement as of 8:17 PM PDT on April 24, 2015

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on April 25, 2015


... Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect from 2 am to 5 PM
PDT Saturday...

* accumulations... snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches. Up to 8
inches over the high country.

* Elevation: above 6500 feet.

* Timing... precipitation starting late tonight. Heavy snow
developing during the predawn hours. Snow diminishing and
turning to snow showers during the early afternoon Saturday.

* Impacts... travel delays with possible chain restrictions.

* Winds... southwest 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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





Public Information Statement

Statement as of 9:20 PM PDT on April 24, 2015



... Wind reports past 6 hours ...

Location speed time/date elevation

... Indian Wells Valley...
Indian Wells Canyon 71 mph 0726 PM 04/24 4000 ft
SW Ridgecrest 51 mph 0612 PM 04/24 2315 ft
laural mountain 47 mph 0626 PM 04/24 4390 ft
China Lake naws 46 mph 0416 PM 04/24 2230 ft
southwest Ridgecrest 40 mph 0442 PM 04/24 2391 ft
Ridgecrest 38 mph 0612 PM 04/24 2464 ft
Ridgecrest 35 mph 0526 PM 04/24 2337 ft

... Kern County mountains...
Bird Springs pass 80 mph 0327 PM 04/24 7466 ft
blue Max 67 mph 0632 PM 04/24 5350 ft
Jawbone Canyon RAWS 56 mph 0214 PM 04/24 4300 ft
Riverkern RAWS 49 mph 0257 PM 04/24 3044 ft
Walker Pass east 43 mph 0525 PM 04/24 5217 ft
Walker Pass 39 mph 0400 PM 04/24 5572 ft
piutes 36 mph 0651 PM 04/24 6227 ft
Tehachapi mtn valley apt 35 mph 0602 PM 04/24 4219 ft
Tehachapi Muni Airport 35 mph 0535 PM 04/24 3960 ft

... Southeastern Kern County desert...
Red Rock Canyon 47 mph 0903 PM 04/24 2575 ft
Cache creek chp 43 mph 0727 PM 04/24 3622 ft
Edwards AFB 40 mph 0326 PM 04/24 2278 ft
North Edwards 39 mph 0319 PM 04/24 2300 ft
west Rosamond 38 mph 0510 PM 04/24 2410 ft
Boron 37 mph 0823 PM 04/24 2450 ft
Mojave Airport 37 mph 0715 PM 04/24 2785 ft
Mojave Nat test pilot 36 mph 0619 PM 04/24 2785 ft

... Tulare County mountains...
Bear Peak 59 mph 0310 PM 04/24 8228 ft

Observations are collected from a variety of sources with varying
equipment and exposure. Not all data listed are considered official.


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