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The National Weather Service has upgraded the Winter Storm Watch to a Winter Storm Warning for Plumas County and surrounding areas.
|Levels:||Future - Severe - Possible|
|Expires:||10:00 PST on 2009-12-13|
|From:||NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SACRAMENTO CA|
|Headline:||WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM PST SUNDAY... ... WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NO LONGER IN EFFECT DUE TO UPGRADE TO WARNING... ... WINTER STORM WATCH NO LONGER IN EFFECT DUE TO UPGRADE TO WARNING|
|Description:||THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SACRAMENTO HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM PST SUNDAY. DUE TO THE UPGRADE TO THIS WARNING...THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY AND WINTER STORM WATCH ARE NO LONGER IN EFFECT. * TIMING: PERIODS OF LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW WILL CONTINUE THIS MORNING. A SECOND STORM WILL MOVE INLAND TODAY BRINGING HEAVY SNOW TO THE AREA LATER THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING. * SNOW LEVEL: 4000 TO 5000 FEET IN WESTERN PLUMAS COUNTY... 5000 TO 6000 FEET OVER THE WEST SLOPES OF THE SIERRA NEVADA. * MAIN IMPACT: ADDITIONAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS WITH THE SECOND STORM SHOULD BE 1 TO 2 FEET FOR LOWER ELEVATIONS OF THE SIERRA MOUNTAINS AND OVER 2 FEET NEAR RIDGETOPS. * OTHER IMPACTS: STRONG SOUTHERLY WIND GUSTS FROM 50 TO 60 MPH OVER HIGHER TERRAIN THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT WILL RESULT IN AREAS OF BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW WITH NEAR ZERO VISIBILITIES. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... &&|
|Instructions:||A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT SNOW IS FORECAST...WITH THE POSSIBILITY OF BLOWING SNOW...SLEET...ICE ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL. CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS. 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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Robert Paulson, of Meadow Valley, holds up the 23-pound Mackinaw he caught at Bucks Lake on April 6. Photo submitted