Sierra Nevada from Yosemite to Kings Canyon Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Winter Weather Advisory
Issued: 1:30 PM PST Jan. 18, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 4 am PST
Saturday above 6000 feet...

* what... snow expected. Winds will be gusty at times. Plan on
slippery Road conditions. Tree branches could fall with the
wet snow and wind. Total snow accumulations of 5 to 10 inches
are expected. Localized amounts greater than 12 inches will be
possible, especially at the highest elevations.

* Where... Sierra Nevada from Yosemite to Kings Canyon.

* When... through 4 am PST Saturday.

* Additional details... be prepared for reduced visibilities at
times. If traveling in these areas be sure to carry chains and

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will
cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered
roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving.
The latest Road conditions for the state you are calling from can
be obtained by calling 5 1 1.