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California, Sierra Nevada from Yosemite to Kings Canyon

Winter Storm Warning

Statement as of 11:51 PM PST on January 21, 2017

Expires 1:00 PM EST on January 23, 2017


... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 10 am PST
Monday...

* locations... southern Sierra Nevada above 4000 feet.

* Hazard types... heavy snow and blowing snow.

* Accumulations... snow accumulation of 2 to 4 feet.

* Winds... southwest 30 to 40 mph with gusts up to 70 mph.

* Timing... snow will continue over the Sierra as an intense storm
moves into the region. The heaviest snowfall will fall Sunday
morning through Sunday evening. Snow levels will start out near
4000 feet rising during the day Sunday to around 6000 feet. Snow
level then lowering Sunday night to near 3000 feet by Monday
morning.

* Impacts... the heavy snow will make many roads impassable and
may produce widespread power outages due to the weight of the
snow on tree limbs and power lines. Strong winds will lead to
blowing snow... reduced visibility... and additional power
outages.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow means severe winter weather
conditions are expected or occurring. Significant amounts of snow
are forecast that will make travel dangerous. Only travel in an
emergency. If you must travel... keep an extra flashlight...
food... and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.





Weather Severe Map
Alabama - Tornado Watch , Flood Warning , Coastal Hazard Statement , Wind Advisory , Record Report
Alaska - Winter Weather Advisory , Blizzard Warning , Winter Weather Statement , Wind Chill Advisory , Wind Chill Warning
Arizona - Areal Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Wind Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory
California - Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch, High Surf Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory, High Surf Warning, Coastal Flood Advisory , High Surf Warning, Flash Flood Watch , High Surf Advisory , Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch, High Surf Advisory , Flash Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch, High Surf Warning , High Surf Warning, Coastal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning, Winter Weather Advisory , Hydrologic Statement , Public Information Statement
Colorado - Winter Storm Warning , Winter Storm Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Coastal Flood Advisory , High Wind Warning , Dense Fog Advisory
Delaware - Coastal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory, Wind Advisory
District of Columbia - Record Report
Florida - Tornado Warning , Tornado Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , Coastal Hazard Statement , Coastal Flood Statement , High Surf Advisory, Coastal Flood Statement, Coastal Hazard Statement , High Surf Advisory, Coastal Flood Statement, Beach Hazard Statement, Coastal Hazard Statement , High Surf Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement , Wind Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory , Record Report
Georgia - Tornado Warning , Tornado Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory , Record Report
Hawaii - High Surf Advisory , High Wind Warning
Idaho - Areal Flood Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Air Quality Alert
Illinois - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
Indiana - Flood Warning , Flood Watch , Flood Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
Iowa - Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory , Public Information Statement
Kansas - Public Information Statement
Kentucky - Flood Warning , Record Report
Louisiana - Flood Warning , Wind Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory
Maryland - Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Massachusetts - Areal Flood Watch , High Wind Watch , Dense Fog Advisory, High Wind Watch , Dense Fog Advisory, High Wind Warning , Dense Fog Advisory
Michigan - Flood Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Minnesota - Winter Weather Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory , Public Information Statement
Mississippi - Flood Warning , Wind Advisory
Missouri - Wind Advisory , Record Report
Montana - Winter Weather Advisory
Nebraska - Flood Warning , Public Information Statement
Nevada - Areal Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Public Information Statement
New Jersey - Coastal Flood Advisory , High Wind Warning , Wind Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory, Wind Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory , High Wind Warning, Dense Fog Advisory
New Mexico - Winter Storm Watch
New York - Coastal Flood Advisory , Coastal Flood Advisory, Coastal Flood Watch , High Wind Warning , Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement
North Carolina - Special Statement , Record Report
Ohio - Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
Oklahoma - Lake Wind Advisory
Oregon - High Surf Advisory , High Wind Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Dense Fog Advisory
Pennsylvania - Dense Fog Advisory, Wind Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
Puerto Rico - Coastal Hazard Statement
Rhode Island - Areal Flood Watch , Dense Fog Advisory, High Wind Warning , Dense Fog Advisory
South Carolina - Lake Wind Advisory
South Dakota - Dense Fog Advisory
Tennessee - Wind Advisory
Texas - Flood Warning , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , High Wind Warning, Wind Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Record Report
Utah - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Record Report
Virginia - Special Statement , Record Report
Washington - Winter Weather Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory
West Virginia - Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
Wisconsin - Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Wyoming - Winter Storm Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Record Report
- Tornado Watch
- Marine Fog Advisory

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