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  • Winter Storm Watch for Burney Basin, Eastern Shasta County County, California
  • Winter Storm Watch issued January 16 at 3:29AM PST until January 19 at 4:00PM PST by NWS
  • Effective: Thursday, January 18, 2018 at noon
  • Expires: Friday, January 19, 2018 at 4 p.m.
  • ...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON
    THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...
    * WHAT...Heavy snow and strong, damaging winds possible. Damage to
    trees and power lines is possible as well. Total snow
    accumulations of 3 to 6 inches possible between 4500 and 5500
    feet, with 6 to 12 inches between 5500 and 6500 feet, and 1 to 2
    feet above 6500 feet.
    * WHERE...Greater Lake Tahoe Area and Lassen-Eastern Plumas-
    Eastern Sierra Counties.
    * WHEN...From Thursday afternoon through Friday afternoon.
    * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Significant reductions in visibility are
    possible in areas of heavy snow and blowing snow. Power outages
    will be possible, especially Thursday in the Sierra Valley and
    along Highway 395 between Susanville and the Nevada State Line.
    Sierra ridges gusts expected to exceed 100 mph.
    PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
    Now is the time to prepare an emergency kit for your home and
    car. If traveling consider alternate plans, remember to carry
    tire chains, extra food, water and clothing. Once the storm
    arrives, travel may be difficult or impossible for an extended
    period of time.

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