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Winter Storm Watch
Issued: 4:11 AM PST Jan. 20, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Winter Storm Watch remains in effect from Sunday morning
through Sunday evening above 2500 feet...

* what... heavy snow possible. Plan on difficult travel conditions.
Total snow accumulations of 4 to 7 inches are possible at
elevations between 2500 and 3500 feet, with localized amounts up
to 14 inches at higher elevations.

* Where... Trinity County, generally near and above 2500 feet in
elevation. Highways impacted include Hwy 3 at Scott Mountain,
Hayfork Summit, and near Trinity Lake as well as Hwy 299 at
BUckhorn Summit and Highway 36 east of South Fork Summit.

* When... from Sunday morning through Sunday evening.

* Additional details... slow down, allow extra time and be
prepared for changing conditions. Check the latest forecasts
and call 1-800-427-7623 for current Road conditions and chain
requirements before traveling. Be alert for rock slides in
mountainous terrain.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Watch means there is potential for significant
snow, sleet or ice accumulations that may impact travel. Continue
to monitor the latest forecasts.




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