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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HANFORD CA
411 AM PDT FRI OCT 31 2014

CAZ096-311915-
/O.CON.KHNX.WS.W.0004.141101T0000Z-141101T1800Z/
SIERRA NEVADA FROM YOSEMITE TO KINGS CANYON-
411 AM PDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 11 AM PDT SATURDAY...

* SNOW AND ELEVATION...4 TO 8 INCHES FROM 6000 TO 8000 FEET. 6 TO
15 INCHES ABOVE 8000 FEET.

* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE...YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK...INCLUDING TUOLUMNE
MEADOWS AND TIOGA PASS AS WELL AS KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARK AND
HUNTINGTON LAKE.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BEGIN THIS AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE THROUGH
  THE OVERNIGHT HOURS. SIGNIFICANT ACCUMULATING SNOWFALL WILL END
  LATE SATURDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...THIS IS THE FIRST SIGNIFICANT SNOW EXPECTED FOR THE
  SEASON. THE WEATHER WILL TRANSITION FROM RELATIVELY WARM AND DRY
  TO COLD AND SNOWY VERY QUICKLY THIS AFTERNOON. ANYONE WITH
  OUTDOOR PLANS IN THE MOUNTAINS SHOULD PLAN AHEAD FOR ADVERSE
  WEATHER CONDITIONS. THIS MAY INCLUDE DELAYING OR CANCELING
  TRAVEL PLANS.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV
349 AM PDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...FIRST WINTER STORM OF THE SEASON FOR HALLOWEEN...

.AN EARLY SEASON WINTER STORM WILL BRING MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW
TO THE SIERRA FRIDAY EVENING INTO SATURDAY MORNING. THE MAIN
IMPACT FROM THIS STORM IS HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS OVER THE
SIERRA PASSES. THIS STORM SHOULD LEAD TO WINTER CLOSURES FOR THE
PASSES IN ALPINE AND MONO COUNTIES.

CAZ072-NVZ002-010000-
/O.CON.KREV.WS.W.0006.141101T0000Z-141101T1800Z/
GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SOUTH LAKE TAHOE...TRUCKEE...
INCLINE VILLAGE
349 AM PDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON
TO 11 AM PDT SATURDAY...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM
THIS AFTERNOON TO 11 AM PDT SATURDAY.

* TIMING: AN EARLY SEASON WINTER STORM WILL PRODUCE MODERATE TO
  HEAVY SNOW FRIDAY NIGHT AND EARLY SATURDAY MORNING. SNOW MAY NOT
  STICK TO ROADS BELOW ABOUT 7000 FEET UNTIL LATE EVENING FRIDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 8 TO 14 INCHES ABOVE 7000 FEET. UP TO 6 INCHES
  BELOW 7000 FEET...WITH 5 TO 10 INCHES ALONG AND WEST OF HIGHWAY
  89.

* WINDS: SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH. GUSTS UP
  TO 55 MPH OVER RIDGES.

* SNOW LEVELS: 7500 TO 8500 FEET ON FRIDAY...LOWERING TO 6500 TO
  7000 FEET FRIDAY EVENING...THEN FALLING TO 5000 TO 5500 FEET
  SATURDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS: SLICK AND SNOW COVERED ROADS AROUND THE TAHOE BASIN
  AND ALPINE COUNTY. THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 80 AND HIGHWAYS
  50...88...89...267 AND THE MOUNT ROSE HIGHWAY. SNOW MAY LEAD TO
  THE WINTER CLOSURE OF EBBETTS AND MONITOR PASSES IN ALPINE
  COUNTY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

CONDITIONS CAN DETERIORATE RAPIDLY DURING WINTER STORMS...SLOW
DOWN AND ALLOW EXTRA TIME WHEN TRAVELING. CARRY TIRE CHAINS...
FOOD...WATER...BLANKETS AND A FLASHLIGHT IN YOUR CAR IN CASE OF
AN EMERGENCY. CHECK OUR WEBSITE AT WEATHER.GOV/RENO OR LISTEN TO
NOAA WEATHER RADIO FOR UPDATES ON THIS SITUATION.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV
349 AM PDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...FIRST WINTER STORM OF THE SEASON FOR HALLOWEEN...

.AN EARLY SEASON WINTER STORM WILL BRING MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW
TO THE SIERRA FRIDAY EVENING INTO SATURDAY MORNING. THE MAIN
IMPACT FROM THIS STORM IS HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS OVER THE
SIERRA PASSES. THIS STORM SHOULD LEAD TO WINTER CLOSURES FOR THE
PASSES IN ALPINE AND MONO COUNTIES.

CAZ073-010000-
/O.CON.KREV.WS.W.0006.141101T0000Z-141101T1800Z/
MONO-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BRIDGEPORT...MAMMOTH LAKES
349 AM PDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON
TO 11 AM PDT SATURDAY...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM
THIS AFTERNOON TO 11 AM PDT SATURDAY.

* TIMING: AN EARLY SEASON WINTER STORM WILL PRODUCE MODERATE TO
  HEAVY SNOW FRIDAY NIGHT AND EARLY SATURDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 8 TO 18 INCHES ABOVE 7000 FEET WEST OF
  HIGHWAY 395...WITH UP TO 6 INCHES ELSEWHERE ABOVE 7000 FEET.
  BELOW 7000 FEET...UP TO 3 INCHES.

* WINDS: SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH. GUSTS TO 40
  MPH ARE POSSIBLE IN WIND PRONE LOCATIONS ALONG HIGHWAY 395.
  GUSTS TO 60 MPH WILL IMPACT THE SIERRA RIDGES.

* SNOW LEVELS: 8000 TO 9000 FEET ON FRIDAY LOWERING TO 5500 TO
  6000 FEET BY SATURDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS: SLICK AND SNOW COVERED ROADS FOR MONO COUNTY...MAINLY
  ABOVE 6000 FEET. THIS INCLUDES HIGHWAYS 203...AS WELL AS HIGHWAY
  395 ABOVE 6000 FEET. SNOW MAY LEAD TO THE WINTER CLOSURE OF
  SONORA AND TIOGA PASSES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

CONDITIONS CAN DETERIORATE RAPIDLY DURING WINTER STORMS...SLOW
DOWN AND ALLOW EXTRA TIME WHEN TRAVELING. CARRY TIRE CHAINS...
FOOD...WATER...BLANKETS AND A FLASHLIGHT IN YOUR CAR IN CASE OF
AN EMERGENCY. CHECK OUR WEBSITE AT WEATHER.GOV/RENO OR LISTEN TO
NOAA WEATHER RADIO FOR UPDATES ON THIS SITUATION.

&&

$$


HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/RENO

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SACRAMENTO CA
337 AM PDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...SIGNIFICANT EARLY SEASON SIERRA SNOW TODAY INTO SATURDAY...

.A PACIFIC COLD FRONT WILL TRACK EASTWARD ACROSS NORTHERN
CALIFORNIA TODAY INTO SATURDAY. THIS STORM WILL HAVE ENOUGH
MOISTURE TO BRING SEVERAL INCHES OR MORE OF SNOW TO THE WESTERN
SIERRA SLOPES ABOVE 6000 FT WITH LIGHTER AMOUNTS LIKELY FROM PLUMAS
COUNTY NORTHWARD. THE INTERSTATE 80 AND HIGHWAY 50 CORRIDORS ARE
LIKELY TO SEE SIGNIFICANT IMPACTS FROM THE SNOWFALL AND
ACCOMPANYING GUSTY WINDS. THE LASSEN NATIONAL PARK REGION MAY
HAVE SOME MODERATE IMPACTS DUE TO A FEW INCHES OF SNOW. THE BULK
OF SNOW IS EXPECTED LATE THIS EVENING THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING.
MOTORISTS SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS.

CAZ069-312245-
/O.CON.KSTO.WS.W.0008.141101T0000Z-141101T2100Z/
WEST SLOPE NORTHERN SIERRA NEVADA-
337 AM PDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 2 PM PDT SATURDAY ABOVE 6000 FEET...

* IMPACTS: MODERATE TRAVEL PROBLEMS LIKELY. MOTORISTS MAY
  EXPERIENCE VERY LONG DELAYS. CHAIN RESTRICTIONS ARE PROBABLE
  ESPECIALLY FOR TRUCKS. REDUCED VISIBILITY DURING HEAVIER SNOW
  AND GUSTY WIND WILL MAKE DRIVING HAZARDOUS.

* CONFIDENCE: HIGH CONFIDENCE THAT SNOW WILL OCCUR ABOVE 6000
  FT. MEDIUM CONFIDENCE IN AMOUNTS AND TIMING.

* TIMING: THE BULK OF SNOW IS EXPECTED BETWEEN 5 PM TODAY TO 11 AM
  SATURDAY... BUT LIGHTER SNOW ACCUMULATIONS WILL OCCUR BEFORE AND
  AFTER THIS TIME FRAME.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE: DONNER PASS...ECHO SUMMIT...CARSON PASS.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 4 TO 8 INCHES WITH UP TO NEAR ONE FOOT
  HIGHEST ELEVATIONS.

* FOR A DETAILED VIEW OF THE HAZARD AREA...VISIT
  HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/SACRAMENTO/HAZARDS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW...
ARE EXPECTED. MODERATE TO STRONG WINDS ARE ALSO POSSIBLE ACROSS
RIDGETOPS. THIS WILL MAKE TRAVEL HAZARDOUS.

&&

INTERACT WITH US VIA SOCIAL MEDIA
WWW.FACEBOOK.COM/NWS.SACRAMENTO
WWW.TWITTER.COM/NWSSACRAMENTO

$$


Winter Weather Advisory


URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV
511 AM PDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL BRING RAIN AND SNOW TO THE REGION
ON SATURDAY...

NVZ030-010015-
/O.CON.KLKN.WW.Y.0014.141101T1200Z-141102T0600Z/
HUMBOLDT COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...WINNEMUCCA...MCDERMITT...
PARADISE VALLEY...GOLCONDA SUMMIT
511 AM PDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM TO 11 PM
PDT SATURDAY...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM TO 11 PM
PDT SATURDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 1-3 INCHES ABOVE 5500 FEET...3-5 INCHES IN
  THE MOUNTAINS. LITTLE ACCUMULATION BELOW 5500 FEET.

* TIMING: RAIN WILL MIX WITH SNOW EARLY SATURDAY.

* IMPACTS: ROADWAYS MAY BECOME SLICK AT TIMES...ESPECIALLY OVER
  GOLCONDA SUMMIT ON INTERSTATE 80 DURING HEAVIER SHOWERS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES ARE
EXPECTED DUE TO WINTRY CONDITIONS. BE PREPARED FOR SLIPPERY ROADS
AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING. FOR THE
LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS CALL 511 OR VISIT WWW.NVROADS.COM.

&&

$$

LW

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV
511 AM PDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL BRING RAIN AND SNOW TO THE REGION
ON SATURDAY...

NVZ037-040-010015-
/O.CON.KLKN.WW.Y.0014.141101T0900Z-141101T2100Z/
SOUTHERN LANDER COUNTY AND SOUTHERN EUREKA COUNTY-
NORTHWESTERN NYE COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...AUSTIN...AUSTIN SUMMIT...
EUREKA...DIAMOND VALLEY...PINTO SUMMIT...TONOPAH...ROUND MOUNTAIN
511 AM PDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 2 PM
PDT SATURDAY...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW REMAINS IN
EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 2 PM PDT SATURDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 1-3 INCHES ABOVE 6000 FEET...3-6 INCHES IN
  THE MOUNTAINS.

* TIMING: SNOW WILL BEGIN ACCUMULATING ON ROADS EARLY SATURDAY
  MORNING WITH MELTING OCCURRING ON ROADS AFTER SUNRISE.

* WINDS: WEST TO SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH...WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH

* IMPACTS: ROADS ABOVE 6000 FEET WILL EXPERIENCE SLIPPERY AND SNOW
  COVERED CONDITIONS...ESPECIALLY NEAR PASSES INCLUDING US HIGHWAY
  50...AND 6. AFTER 10 AM MOST OF THE ROADS WILL MAINLY BE WET
  WITH MINOR SNOW ACCUMULATIONS AND SOME SLIPPERY SPOTS ON PASSES
  ABOVE 6500 FEET. VISIBILITY WILL DROP TO A HALF MILE OR LESS IN
  HEAVIER SNOW SHOWERS AND IN BLOWING SNOW.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES ARE
EXPECTED DUE TO WINTRY CONDITIONS. BE PREPARED FOR SLIPPERY ROADS
AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING. FOR THE
LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS CALL 511 OR VISIT WWW.NVROADS.COM.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAS VEGAS NV
200 AM PDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...FIRST SIGNIFICANT SNOW OF THE SEASON COMING TO THE SOUTHERN
SIERRA...

.SNOW WILL DEVELOP OVER THE EAST SLOPES OF THE SOUTHERN SIERRA
THIS EVENING AS A STRONG PACIFIC STORM PUSHES INTO CALIFORNIA. SNOW
WILL PERSIST INTO SATURDAY MORNING AND WILL ALSO COMBINE WITH
STRONG WINDS TO CREATE PERIODS OF LOCAL WHITEOUT CONDITIONS.

CAZ519-312200-
/O.CON.KVEF.WW.Y.0005.141101T0000Z-141101T1800Z/
EASTERN SIERRA SLOPES-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ASPENDELL...WHITNEY PORTAL
200 AM PDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 11 AM PDT SATURDAY ABOVE 7000 FEET...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY ABOVE 7000 FEET REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM
5 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 11 AM PDT SATURDAY.

* TIMING: SNOW WILL BEGIN TO FALL ABOVE 9000 FEET EARLY FRIDAY
  EVENING THEN PERSIST OVERNIGHT BEFORE TAPERING OFF TO SNOW SHOWERS
  SATURDAY MORNING. THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED BETWEEN MIDNIGHT
  AND DAYBREAK.

* SNOW LEVEL: SNOW LEVELS WILL START OUT NEAR 9000 FEET FRIDAY
  EVENING AND DROP TO NEAR 6000 FEET BY SATURDAY MORNING.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: ABOVE 7000 FEET SNOW TOTALS OF 5 TO
  10 INCHES CAN BE EXPECTED WITH LESSER AMOUNTS BELOW 7000
  FEET.

* WINDS: 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 55 MPH NEAR PASSES ARE
  EXPECTED CREATING AREAS OF BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW AND
  WHITE OUT CONDITIONS.

* IMPACTS: PERIODS OF SNOW WILL CAUSE DIFFICULTIES FOR HIKERS
  AND CAMPERS AND TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES ON HIGH ELEVATION ROADS.
  TREES WITH REMAINING LEAVES ON THEIR BRANCHES MAY SUCCUMB TO
  THE WEIGHT OF THE SNOW. WIND DRIVEN SNOW WILL BE ESPECIALLY
  DANGEROUS CREATING WHITE OUT CONDITIONS AT TIMES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

ANYONE PLANNING RECREATION OR TRAVEL IN THE SOUTHERN SIERRA
SHOULD PREPARE FOR HARSH WINTER CONDITIONS. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW
COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

&&

$$


Lake Wind Advisory


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV
316 AM PDT FRI OCT 31 2014

CAZ072-NVZ002-010000-
/O.CON.KREV.LW.Y.0047.141031T1200Z-141101T0000Z/
GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SOUTH LAKE TAHOE...INCLINE VILLAGE
316 AM PDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...LAKE WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM PDT THIS
AFTERNOON FOR LAKE TAHOE...

A LAKE WIND ADVISORY FOR LAKE TAHOE REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM
PDT THIS AFTERNOON.

* WINDS: SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH.

* WAVE HEIGHTS: 2 TO 4 FEET.

* SMALL BOATS WILL BE PRONE TO CAPSIZING AND SHOULD REMAIN OFF
  LAKE WATERS UNTIL CONDITIONS IMPROVE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

CHECK OUR WEBSITE AT WEATHER.GOV/RENO OR LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER
RADIO FOR UPDATES ON THIS SITUATION.

&&

$$


HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/RENO


Wind Advisory


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV
235 AM PDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...STORM SYSTEM TO AFFECT THE GREAT BASIN...

.WINDY CONDITIONS WILL PRECEDE A STRONG LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM NOW
MOVING INLAND OVER CALIFORNIA.

NVZ035-037-040-041-010600-
/O.CON.KLKN.WI.Y.0022.141031T1700Z-141101T0600Z/
WHITE PINE COUNTY-
SOUTHERN LANDER COUNTY AND SOUTHERN EUREKA COUNTY-
NORTHWESTERN NYE COUNTY-NORTHEASTERN NYE COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...ELY...MCGILL...CONNORS PASS...
GREAT BASIN NATIONAL PARK...AUSTIN...AUSTIN SUMMIT...EUREKA...
DIAMOND VALLEY...PINTO SUMMIT...TONOPAH...ROUND MOUNTAIN...
DUCKWATER...CURRANT SUMMIT
235 AM PDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO
11 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

A WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO
11 PM PDT THIS EVENING.

* WINDS: SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH... WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.

* TIMING: STRONGEST WINDS WILL BE DURING THE AFTERNOON HOURS.

* IMPACTS: MOTORISTS SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR STRONG WINDS AND
  HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS...ESPECIALLY WHEN DRIVING HIGH
  PROFILE VEHICLES... AREAS OF BLOWING DUST ARE POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT SUSTAINED WINDS OF 30 MPH WITH GUSTS
IN EXCESS OF 45 MPH ARE EXPECTED. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE
DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. USE
EXTRA CAUTION.

&&

$$

LW


Special Weather Statement


SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE POCATELLO ID
1236 PM MDT THU OCT 30 2014

IDZ017>025-031-032-311845-
EASTERN MAGIC VALLEY-SAWTOOTH MOUNTAINS-UPPER SNAKE HIGHLANDS-
UPPER SNAKE RIVER PLAIN-LOWER SNAKE RIVER PLAIN-
SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-CARIBOU HIGHLANDS-
CACHE VALLEY/IDAHO PORTION-WASATCH MOUNTAINS/IDAHO PORTION-
BIG AND LITTLE WOOD RIVER REGION-LOST RIVER/PAHSIMEROI-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BURLEY...RUPERT...SHOSHONE...CAREY...
STANLEY...CLAYTON...DRIGGS...DUBOIS...ISLAND PARK...ST. ANTHONY...
EDIE SCHOOL...IDAHO FALLS...REXBURG...RIGBY...POCATELLO...
BLACKFOOT...FORT HALL...AMERICAN FALLS...MALAD CITY...OAKLEY...
ROCKLAND...DOWNEY...LAVA HOT SPRINGS...SODA SPRINGS...WAYAN...
PRESTON...DAYTON...MONTPELIER...GEORGETOWN...PARIS...HAILEY...
KETCHUM...SUN VALLEY...BELLEVUE...ARCO...CHALLIS...MACKAY
1236 PM MDT THU OCT 30 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ARRIVES THIS WEEKEND...

A STRONG PACIFIC STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE INTO THE NORTHWEST THIS
WEEKEND. SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS WILL OVERSPREAD CENTRAL
AND SOUTHEAST IDAHO ON SATURDAY...WITH SNOW ONLY AT THE HIGHEST
ELEVATIONS. SATURDAY NIGHT...SNOW LEVELS WILL FALL DRAMATICALLY
RESULTING IN SNOW FALLING AT THE VALLEY FLOORS INCLUDING THE SNAKE
RIVER PLAIN BY SUNDAY MORNING.

SNOWFALL AMOUNTS WILL BE HEAVIEST ACROSS THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS WITH
4 TO 8 INCHES POSSIBLE IN THE CENTRAL MOUNTAINS...AND 3 TO 6
INCHES POSSIBLE IN THE UPPER SNAKE HIGHLANDS AND ALONG THE IDAHO/
MONTANA BORDER SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY. THE SNAKE RIVER PLAIN
MAY SEE SNOW ACCUMULATE ALONG THE I-86/I-15 CORRIDOR SUNDAY
MORNING WITH AROUND AN INCH POSSIBLE ON THE VALLEY FLOOR AND UP TO
3 INCHES ON THE BENCHES. THE SOUTHERN HIGHLANDS CAN EXPECT 3 TO 5
INCHES IN THE MOUNTAINS AND AROUND AN INCH IN THE VALLEYS.

A SMALL CHANGE IN THE TRACK OF THE STORM SYSTEM COULD EASILY LEAVE
THE SNAKE RIVER PLAIN WILL LITTLE PRECIPITATION...WHILE THE
SITUATION FOR THE MOUNTAINS WOULD LIKELY REMAIN UNCHANGED.

STAY TUNED FOR UPDATES ON THIS STORM SYSTEM. IF TRAVELING INTO THE
MOUNTAINS...ESPECIALLY SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...BE PREPARED FOR
WINTER CONDITIONS.

HEDGES


$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SACRAMENTO CA
700 AM PDT FRI OCT 31 2014

CAZ013>019-063-064-066>069-011400-
SHASTA LAKE AREA/NORTHERN SHASTA COUNTY-
BURNEY BASIN/EASTERN SHASTA COUNTY-NORTHERN SACRAMENTO VALLEY-
CENTRAL SACRAMENTO VALLEY-SOUTHERN SACRAMENTO VALLEY-
CARQUINEZ STRAIT AND DELTA-NORTHERN SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-
MOUNTAINS SOUTHWESTERN SHASTA TO NORTHERN LAKE COUNTIES-
CLEAR LAKE/SOUTHERN LAKE COUNTY-MOTHERLODE-
EAST FOOTHILLS/NORTH SACRAMENTO VALLEY-
WESTERN PLUMAS COUNTY/LASSEN PARK-WEST SLOPE NORTHERN SIERRA NEVADA-
700 AM PDT FRI OCT 31 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR INTERIOR NORTHERN CALIFORNIA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY

A PACIFIC FRONTAL SYSTEM MOVING THROUGH NORTHERN CALIFORNIA WILL
BRING RAIN AND MOUNTAIN SNOW TODAY AND TONIGHT. TRANS-SIERRA TRAVEL
WILL LIKELY BE IMPACTED.

* WINTER STORM WARNING.......SEE WWUS46 KSTO - WSWSTO FOR DETAILS *

* WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY....SEE WWUS46 KSTO - WSWSTO FOR DETAILS *

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN... SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE ON SATURDAY OVER THE SIERRA RANGE WITH SNOW
LEVELS DROPPING TO 5000 FEET IN THE MORNING HOURS.

* WINTER STORM WARNING.......SEE WWUS46 KSTO - WSWSTO FOR DETAILS *

* WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY....SEE WWUS46 KSTO - WSWSTO FOR DETAILS *

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SIGNIFICANT WEATHER
CONDITIONS TO THEIR LOCAL NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE.

THE LATEST WEATHER INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE AT
WEATHER.GOV/SACRAMENTO

INTERACT WITH US VIA SOCIAL MEDIA AT
FACEBOOK.COM/NWS.SACRAMENTO
TWITTER.COM/NWSSACRAMENTO

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
534 AM MDT FRI OCT 31 2014

UTZ001>016-019>021-517-518-WYZ021-011200-
CACHE VALLEY/UTAH PORTION-NORTHERN WASATCH FRONT-
SALT LAKE AND TOOELE VALLEYS-SOUTHERN WASATCH FRONT-
GREAT SALT LAKE DESERT AND MOUNTAINS-WASATCH MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-
WASATCH MOUNTAINS I-80 NORTH-WASATCH MOUNTAINS SOUTH OF I-80-
WESTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS-WASATCH PLATEAU/BOOK CLIFFS-
WESTERN UINTA BASIN-CASTLE COUNTRY-SAN RAFAEL SWELL-
SANPETE/SEVIER VALLEYS-WEST CENTRAL UTAH-SOUTHWEST UTAH-
UTAHS DIXIE AND ZION NATIONAL PARK-SOUTH CENTRAL UTAH-
GLEN CANYON RECREATION AREA/LAKE POWELL-CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-
SOUTHERN MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST WYOMING-
513 AM MDT FRI OCT 31 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE WESTERN TWO THIRDS OF
UTAH AND SOUTHWEST WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

INCREASINGLY SOUTHERLY WINDS AND RATHER WARM TEMPERATURES WILL EXIST
ACROSS MOST OF THE OUTLOOK AREA TODAY. WINDS WILL BE INCREASING
TONIGHT...WITH TEMPERATURES REMAINING UNSEASONABLE WARM TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

A COLD AND MOIST PACIFIC STORM SYSTEM WILL IMPACT THE OUTLOOK AREA
THIS WEEKEND. THE ASSOCIATED SURFACE COLD FRONT WILL REACH
WESTERN UTAH SATURDAY MORNING...THEN TRACK QUICKLY TO THE
NORTHEAST SATURDAY AFTERNOON. STRONG SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL EXIST
AHEAD OF THE FRONT ACROSS WESTERN AND NORTHERN UTAH SATURDAY
MORNING. THIS COLD FRONT WILL GENERATE NUMEROUS SHOWERS ALONG WITH
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. NORTHERN UTAH WILL SEE THE STRONGEST
SHOWERS AND STORMS SATURDAY AFTERNOON. STRONG AND GUSTY SOUTHERLY
WINDS WILL DEVELOP BEHIND THE COLD FRONT FOR SATURDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH EARLY EVENING.

COLD AND UNSETTLED CONDITIONS WILL EXIST ACROSS THE OUTLOOK AREA
FOR SUNDAY AND MONDAY. TEMPERATURES WILL RANGE FROM 15 TO 25
DEGREES COOLER ON SUNDAY...WITH A FEW LOCATIONS DROPPING AS MUCH
AS 30 DEGREES. SHOWERY PRECIPITATION WILL EXIST...WITH THE SOUTHERN
AND CENTRAL MOUNTAINS AND ADJACENT VALLEYS THE AREAS MOST LIKELY
TO RECEIVE RAIN AND OR SNOW. ACCUMULATING SNOWS ARE EXPECTED AT
THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS...WITH SEVERAL INCHES POSSIBLE BEFORE THE
STORM EXITS EARLY MONDAY. SOME VALLEY LOCATIONS WILL SEE
SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF RAIN...WITH AREAS OF NORTHERN UTAH AND
SOUTHWEST WYOMING RECEIVING BOTH RAIN AND SNOW WITH THIS STORM.
ACCUMULATIONS IN THE LOWER VALLEYS ARE EXPECTED TO BE MINIMAL AT
BEST THROUGH MONDAY MORNING.

HIGH PRESSURE WILL RETURN TO THE OUTLOOK AREA BEGINNING MONDAY
NIGHT. TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED TO TREND UPWARD THROUGH THE
WEEK. SHOWERS ARE NOT EXPECTED AFTER MONDAY AFTERNOON.


.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SIGNIFICANT WEATHER
CONDITIONS ACCORDING TO STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES.

$$

FOR MORE INFORMATION FROM NOAA/S NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE VISIT...
HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/SALTLAKECITY/ (ALL LOWER CASE)

FOR INFORMATION ON POTENTIAL ROAD TRAVEL IMPACTS VISIT...
HTTP://WWW.UDOTTRAFFIC.UTAH.GOV/ROADWEATHERFORECAST.ASPX

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY - HANFORD CA
421 AM PDT FRI OCT 31 2014

CAZ089>092-010400-
WEST CENTRAL SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-EAST CENTRAL SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-
SOUTHWESTERN SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-SOUTHEASTERN SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-
421 AM PDT FRI OCT 31 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN
SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY.

...THUNDERSTORMS...

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

* TIMING: LATE FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH THE OVERNIGHT HOURS.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE: THE ENTIRE SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY

* IMPACTS: BRIEF GUSTY WINDS...HEAVY RAINFALL...AND SMALL HAIL MAY
  MAKE FOR DIFFICULT TRAVEL CONDITIONS. LIGHTNING WILL ALSO POSE A
  THREAT TO OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES. WHEN THUNDER ROARS, GO INDOORS.
  ADDITIONALLY...RAIN WILL MAKE ROADS SLICK ALONG HIGHWAY 99 AND
  INTERSTATE 5. TRAVEL DELAYS ALONG MAJOR ROADWAYS ARE POSSIBLE
  WITH REDUCED VISIBILITY IN HEAVIER SHOWERS. PLEASE MAKE SURE
  WINDSHIELD WIPERS ARE IN PROPER WORKING ORDER BEFORE TRAVELING
  THIS UPCOMING WEEKEND.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

* TIMING: EARLY SATURDAY MORNING

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE: THE ENTIRE SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY.

* IMPACTS: BRIEF GUSTY WINDS...HEAVY RAINFALL...AND SMALL HAIL MAY
  MAKE FOR DIFFICULT TRAVEL CONDITIONS. LIGHTNING WILL ALSO POSE A
  THREAT TO OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES. WHEN THUNDER ROARS, GO INDOORS.
  ADDITIONALLY...RAIN WILL MAKE ROADS SLICK ALONG HIGHWAY 99 AND
  INTERSTATE 5. TRAVEL DELAYS ALONG MAJOR ROADWAYS ARE POSSIBLE
  WITH REDUCED VISIBILITY IN HEAVIER SHOWERS. PLEASE MAKE SURE
  WINDSHIELD WIPERS ARE IN PROPER WORKING ORDER BEFORE TRAVELING
  THIS UPCOMING WEEKEND.

* STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO...OR YOUR FAVORITE NEWS
  SOURCE...FOR FURTHER INFORMATION.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SKYWARN SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

WEATHER SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT ANY SIGNIFICANT OR
UNUSUAL CONDITIONS TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
500 AM MDT FRI OCT 31 2014

WYZ001>020-022>030-011200-
ABSAROKA MOUNTAINS-BIGHORN MOUNTAINS SOUTHEAST-
BIGHORN MOUNTAINS WEST-CASPER MOUNTAIN-CODY FOOTHILLS-
EAST SWEETWATER COUNTY-FLAMING GORGE-
GREEN MOUNTAINS AND RATTLESNAKE RANGE-JACKSON HOLE-LANDER FOOTHILLS-
NATRONA COUNTY LOWER ELEVATIONS-NORTH BIG HORN BASIN-
NORTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-OWL CREEK AND BRIDGER MOUNTAINS-
ROCK SPRINGS AND GREEN RIVER-SALT RIVER AND WYOMING RANGES-
SOUTH LINCOLN COUNTY-SOUTHEAST BIG HORN BASIN-
SOUTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-SOUTHWEST BIG HORN BASIN-STAR VALLEY-
TETON AND GROS VENTRE MOUNTAINS-UPPER GREEN RIVER BASIN-
UPPER GREEN RIVER BASIN FOOTHILLS-UPPER WIND RIVER BASIN-
WIND RIVER BASIN-WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS EAST-WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS WEST-
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK-
500 AM MDT FRI OCT 31 2014


THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR WESTERN AND CENTRAL WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

NO HAZARDOUS EXPECTED ACROSS THE FORECAST AREA.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

SATURDAY AND SUNDAY...A NEW SYSTEM WILL MOVE INTO THE FAR WEST
LATE SATURDAY AND THEN MOVE NORTHEAST ACROSS THE AREA INTO SUNDAY.
WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL MOVE INTO THE
WEST SATURDAY AFTERNOON WITH A STRONG COLD FRONT. RAIN
SHOWERS WILL TURN TO SNOW WITH RAPIDLY LOWERING SNOW LEVELS ACROSS
THE WEST SATURDAY EVENING. SIGNIFICANT SNOW COULD FALL IN THE
NORTHWEST MOUNTAINS SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY. SOME LIGHTER
ACCUMULATION WILL FALL IN THE WESTERN VALLEYS. SOME LIGHT SNOW MAY
ALSO FALL IN THE BIGHORN MOUNTAINS ON SUNDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY AND TONIGHT.

$$

TEAM RIVERTON

U.S. Dept. of Commerce
NOAA National Weather Service
1325 East West Highway
Silver Spring, MD 20910
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