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  • Winter Storm Watch for Burney Basin, Eastern Shasta County County, California
  • Winter Storm Watch issued April 21 at 3:40AM PDT until April 22 at 8:00PM PDT by NWS
  • Effective: Thursday, April 21, 2016 at 3:40 a.m.
  • Expires: Friday, April 22, 2016 at 8 p.m.
  • ...SNOW RETURNS TO THE SOUTHERN CASCADE RANGE AND NORTHERN SIERRA
    FRIDAY INTO FRIDAY NIGHT...
    .A LATE SEASON WINTER STORM WILL SPREAD SNOW INTO THE HIGHER
    ELEVATIONS OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA ON FRIDAY. TRAVEL IMPACTS WILL
    BE POSSIBLE ON HIGHWAYS CROSSING THE NORTHERN SIERRA PASSES, AND
    NEAR LASSEN NATIONAL PARK. SNOW IS EXPECTED TO TAPER OFF BY LATE
    FRIDAY EVENING.
    ...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH
    FRIDAY EVENING...
    THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SACRAMENTO HAS ISSUED A WINTER
    STORM WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH
    FRIDAY EVENING.
    * MAIN IMPACTS: POSSIBLE TRAVEL DELAYS WITH CHAIN CONTROLS OVER
    THE PASSES.
    * CONFIDENCE...MEDIUM.
    * TIMING...FRIDAY MORNING INTO FRIDAY EVENING.
    * LOCATIONS...INTERSTATE 80 OVER DONNER PASS, HIGHWAY 50 OVER ECHO
    SUMMIT, HIGHWAY 88 OVER CARSON PASS. HIGHWAY 89 THROUGH LASSEN
    NATIONAL PARK WILL ALSO BE AFFECTED.
    * SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...4 TO 8 INCHES ABOVE 6000 FEET WITH 12 TO 18
    INCHES POSSIBLE OVER THE HIGHER PEAKS.
    INTERACT WITH US VIA SOCIAL MEDIA
    WWW.FACEBOOK.COM/NWS.SACRAMENTO
    WWW.TWITTER.COM/NWSSACRAMENTO

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