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City of Tehachapi
Monday January 23rd, 2017 :: 09:17 a.m. PST

Advisory

Winter Storm Warning until 08:00PM

...WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM PST THIS EVENING...

* LOCATIONS...SOUTHERN SIERRA NEVADA ABOVE 3000 FEET.

* HAZARD TYPES...HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS...ADDITIONAL SNOW ACCUMULATION 2 TO 5 INCHES.

* WINDS...WEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

* TIMING...PERIODS OF HEAVY SNOW WILL BE POSSIBLE DUE TO SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. SNOW LEVELS WILL LOWER TO NEAR 3000.

* IMPACTS...THE SNOWFALL WILL CREATE SLIPPERY AND SNOW COVERED ROADWAYS.

* AFFECTED AREAS: KERN COUNTY MOUNTAINS ... SIERRA NEVADA FROM YOSEMITE TO KINGS CANYON ... TULARE COUNTY MOUNTAINS

Instructions:

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.

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Address/Location
City of Tehachapi
220 W C St
Tehachapi, CA 93561

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 661-822-2222

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Alert Details

Severity:
Moderate - Possible threat to life or property
Urgency:
Expected - Responsive action SHOULD be taken soon (within next hour)
Certainty:
Likely (p > ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Winter Storm Warning

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