691  
WWUS46 KSTO 202201  
WSWSTO  
 
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SACRAMENTO CA  
201 PM PST TUE FEB 20 2018  
 
...NORTHERN SIERRA AND FOOTHILLS SNOW WEDNESDAY NIGHT INTO FRIDAY  
MORNING...  
 
.A COLD SYSTEM FROM WESTERN CANADA WILL BRING PERIODS OF SNOW  
INTO FRIDAY MORNING. SNOW LEVELS WILL BE LOW WITH THIS SYSTEM  
AROUND 2000 FEET. A DUSTING OF SNOW IS POSSIBLE DOWN TO 1000  
FEET.  
 
CAZ014-066>069-211430-  
/O.NEW.KSTO.WW.Y.0006.180222T0500Z-180223T1200Z/  
BURNEY BASIN / EASTERN SHASTA COUNTY-  
NORTHEAST FOOTHILLS/SACRAMENTO VALLEY-MOTHERLODE-  
WESTERN PLUMAS COUNTY/LASSEN PARK-  
WEST SLOPE NORTHERN SIERRA NEVADA-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF BURNEY AND GRASS VALLEY  
201 PM PST TUE FEB 20 2018  
 
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM WEDNESDAY TO 4 AM  
PST FRIDAY ABOVE 2000 FEET...  
 
* WHAT...SNOW EXPECTED. PLAN ON SLIPPERY ROAD CONDITIONS,  
INCLUDING DURING THE MORNING COMMUTE ON THURSDAY. TOTAL SNOW  
ACCUMULATIONS OF 3 TO 6 INCHES, WITH LOCALIZED AMOUNTS UP TO 8  
INCHES, ARE EXPECTED.  
 
* WHERE...BURNEY BASIN / EASTERN SHASTA COUNTY, NORTHEAST  
FOOTHILLS/SACRAMENTO VALLEY, MOTHERLODE, WESTERN PLUMAS  
COUNTY/LASSEN PARK AND WEST SLOPE NORTHERN SIERRA NEVADA.  
 
* WHEN...9 PM WEDNESDAY TO 4 AM FRIDAY.  
 
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...BE PREPARED FOR REDUCED VISIBILITIES AT  
TIMES.  
 
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.  
 

 
 
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