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California, Sierra Nevada from Yosemite to Kings Canyon

Winter Weather Advisory

Statement as of 5:15 AM PST on February 28, 2015

Expires 1:00 AM EST on March 01, 2015


... Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 10 PM PST this
evening above 4000 feet...

* hazard types... accumulating snow at elevations above 4000
feet. Strong winds over the crest.

* Snow accumulations... 1 to 3 inches. Local amounts to 6 inches
near the crest.

* Winds... southwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 45 mph.

* Timing... snow through today before tapering off tonight.

* Impacts... visitors and outdoor enthusiasts to Yosemite
National Park... Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks...
Devils Postpile National Monument as well as the Sierra
National Forest... Sequoia National Forest and Mountain Home
state Forest need to prepare for snow and much colder
temperatures. Roads will become slick and icy.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means that periods of snow
will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered
roads and limited visibilities... and use caution while driving.





Public Information Statement

Statement as of 12:07 PM PST on February 28, 2015



... Rainfall reports past 24 hours ...

Location amount time/date

... San Joaquin Valley...
Porterville Airport (442 ft) 0.11 in 0355 am 02/28
Panoche Road RAWS (2055 ft) 0.06 in 1127 am 02/28
Porterville 2.4 NNW (422 ft) 0.04 in 0800 am 02/28
Fountain Springs RAWS (794 f 0.03 in 1100 am 02/28
north Clovis (374 ft) 0.03 in 1153 am 02/28
Fresno air terminal (333 ft) 0.02 in 1053 am 02/28
Huron (404 ft) 0.01 in 1100 am 02/28
Avenal (784 ft) 0.01 in 1152 am 02/28
north Visalia (323 ft) 0.01 in 1154 am 02/28
Huron (403 ft) 0.01 in 1155 am 02/28

... Foothills...
Coarsegold 0.8 WSW 0.48 in 0812 am 02/28
SW Oakhurst (2322 ft) 0.40 in 1155 am 02/28
5 W Huntington Lake (2331 ft 0.36 in 1147 am 02/28
Coarsegold (3313 ft) 0.30 in 1148 am 02/28
Coarsegold 1.4 se 0.26 in 0818 am 02/28
Mariposa 12.5 E (2960 ft) 0.26 in 0741 am 02/28
Tollhouse 2.8 SSE 0.25 in 0814 am 02/28
Northfork Teaford Saddle 0.23 in 1146 am 02/28
7 S Shaver Lake (2076 ft) 0.22 in 0400 am 02/28
North Fork (2721 ft) 0.21 in 1155 am 02/28
Batterson RAWS (3176 ft) 0.21 in 1148 am 02/28
Northfork (3133 ft) 0.20 in 1140 am 02/28
Metcalf Gap (3118 ft) 0.18 in 1102 am 02/28
Bass Lake (3553 ft) 0.18 in 1148 am 02/28
Tollhouse 2.0 SSE 0.17 in 0723 am 02/28
Pinehurst RAWS (4060 ft) 0.17 in 1058 am 02/28
Oakhurst Miami Highlands 0.17 in 1154 am 02/28
Oak opening (3091 ft) 0.17 in 1112 am 02/28
Ahwahnee 2.5 NNW (2854 ft) 0.16 in 0608 am 02/28
Crane Valley (3400 ft) 0.15 in 1100 am 02/28
Mariposa usona ridge (2749 f 0.15 in 1146 am 02/28
Oakhurst sheriff station 0.14 in 1152 am 02/28
5 WSW Coarsegold (1624 ft) 0.14 in 1154 am 02/28
Springville 1.4 SSW 0.13 in 1004 am 02/28
Hurley (1228 ft) 0.13 in 1127 am 02/28
Goat Mountain (4520 ft) 0.12 in 1145 am 02/28
Bass Lake (3425 ft) 0.12 in 1154 am 02/28
Milo (1922 ft) 0.11 in 1127 am 02/28
Tollhouse 6.2 SSE (1397 ft) 0.10 in 0729 am 02/28
Springville Tule powerhouse 0.10 in 1100 am 02/28
Ash Mountain (1708 ft) 0.09 in 0800 am 02/28
Prather (1644 ft) 0.09 in 1130 am 02/28
Jerseydale (3749 ft) 0.09 in 1147 am 02/28
Sequoia np ash mtn (1730 ft) 0.08 in 1104 am 02/28
Squaw Valley (1788 ft) 0.07 in 1152 am 02/28
Catheys Valley (1233 ft) 0.07 in 1127 am 02/28
uhl RAWS (3768 ft) 0.05 in 1059 am 02/28
Mariposa (2231 ft) 0.04 in 1107 am 02/28
Wishon powerhouse (1000 ft) 0.04 in 1100 am 02/28
trimmer Springs (1488 ft) 0.04 in 1152 am 02/28
Yosemite lakes 4.7 S (1594 f 0.03 in 0743 am 02/28
Three Rivers 1.7 NE (1011 ft 0.02 in 0737 am 02/28

... Sierra Nevada...
Sequoia np Lodgepole (6689 f 0.82 in 1152 am 02/28
Lodgepole (6735 ft) 0.79 in 1058 am 02/28
hetch hetchy (3920 ft) 0.46 in 1145 am 02/28
Yosemite at Wawona (5185 ft) 0.35 in 1115 am 02/28
Wishon dam (6550 ft) 0.33 in 1100 am 02/28
Shaver RAWS (5632 ft) 0.29 in 1156 am 02/28
Devils Post Pile (7560 ft) 0.28 in 1114 am 02/28
Cedar Grove (4720 ft) 0.27 in 1100 am 02/28
Fence Meadow (5266 ft) 0.25 in 1100 am 02/28
Wawona (4309 ft) 0.25 in 1151 am 02/28
shadequarter (4340 ft) 0.25 in 1155 am 02/28
Wolverton point (5240 ft) 0.25 in 1124 am 02/28
Bald mtn 5 se Auberry 0.24 in 1100 am 02/28
Grant Grove (6600 ft) 0.23 in 0930 am 02/28
Camp Nelson (4465 ft) 0.22 in 1149 am 02/28
Yosemite visitors center 0.17 in 0830 am 02/28
El Portal (2073 ft) 0.15 in 1151 am 02/28
Miami Mountain (4267 ft) 0.14 in 1059 am 02/28
Yosemite Valley (4200 ft) 0.13 in 1115 am 02/28
Dinkey Creek RAWS (5737 ft) 0.13 in 1105 am 02/28
mahogany (7530 ft) 0.12 in 1130 am 02/28
Mountain Rest (4110 ft) 0.10 in 1152 am 02/28
Mariposa Grove (6500 ft) 0.06 in 1116 am 02/28
Smith Peak RAWS (3871 ft) 0.05 in 1116 am 02/28
Minarets (5313 ft) 0.05 in 1059 am 02/28
Buck Rock (8432 ft) 0.04 in 1155 am 02/28
peckinpah (5150 ft) 0.04 in 1145 am 02/28
Merced River Briceburg 0.04 in 1115 am 02/28
High Sierra (7431 ft) 0.03 in 1151 am 02/28
Mount Tom (8982 ft) 0.03 in 1152 am 02/28
Beach Meadows snotel (7650 f 0.02 in 1100 am 02/28
Fish Camp (4980 ft) 0.02 in 1131 am 02/28
Springville Tule (4070 ft) 0.01 in 1100 am 02/28
Johnsondale (4684 ft) 0.01 in 1155 am 02/28
quaking Aspen (7051 ft) 0.01 in 1100 am 02/28
White Wolf (8000 ft) 0.01 in 1153 am 02/28

... Kern County desert...
Cache creek chp (3622 ft) 0.03 in 1152 am 02/28

... Kern County mountains...
bob rabbit alert (3850 ft) 0.56 in 1130 am 02/28
Glennville (3149 ft) 0.40 in 0800 am 02/28
pack Spring (3170 ft) 0.32 in 1130 am 02/28
Tehachapi mtn park (5672 ft) 0.24 in 1153 am 02/28
Mountain Mesa (3141 ft) 0.23 in 1118 am 02/28
Tehachapi N Golden Hills 0.22 in 1152 am 02/28
Whiterock creek (5500 ft) 0.20 in 1130 am 02/28
Democrat RAWS (2363 ft) 0.20 in 1125 am 02/28
Lime Kiln Canyon (4790 ft) 0.20 in 1130 am 02/28
Water Canyon (5760 ft) 0.20 in 1130 am 02/28
Wofford Heights (3150 ft) 0.17 in 1100 am 02/28
tweedy creek (3620 ft) 0.16 in 1130 am 02/28
Woody (1590 ft) 0.16 in 1113 am 02/28
Piute Peak (6650 ft) 0.12 in 1130 am 02/28
Lake Isabella dam (2515 ft) 0.12 in 1000 am 02/28
Pinon creek (4930 ft) 0.12 in 1130 am 02/28
Claraville (6248 ft) 0.11 in 1137 am 02/28
Tehachapi Mountain valley Ai 0.10 in 0800 am 02/28
frog Springs (4000 ft) 0.08 in 1130 am 02/28
Oiler Canyon (2690 ft) 0.08 in 1130 am 02/28
Walker Basin (3230 ft) 0.08 in 1130 am 02/28
Stud Horse Canyon (2970 ft) 0.08 in 1130 am 02/28
Tehachapi-Golden Hills 0.08 in 1148 am 02/28
burning Moscow (5520 ft) 0.08 in 1130 am 02/28
Tehachapi Airport hads 0.08 in 1100 am 02/28
Keene (2854 ft) 0.05 in 1154 am 02/28
Oak Creek Canyon (5705 ft) 0.05 in 1145 am 02/28
Tehachapi mtn valley apt 0.05 in 1150 am 02/28
Indian Creek (2790 ft) 0.04 in 1130 am 02/28
Piute fire station (4220 ft) 0.04 in 1130 am 02/28
Jawbone Canyon RAWS (4300 ft 0.04 in 1114 am 02/28
northwest Bear Valley 0.04 in 1153 am 02/28
Loraine 5 NNE (4235 ft) 0.03 in 0800 am 02/28
Bird Springs pass (7466 ft) 0.03 in 1127 am 02/28
Tehachapi west Golden Hills 0.03 in 1154 am 02/28
piutes (6227 ft) 0.02 in 1151 am 02/28
Hart flat (2685 ft) 0.02 in 1113 am 02/28
Grapevine Peak (4647 ft) 0.01 in 1113 am 02/28
Riverkern RAWS (3044 ft) 0.01 in 1157 am 02/28
Bear Valley Ridge (5147 ft) 0.01 in 0813 am 02/28


observations are collected from a variety of sources with varying
equipment and exposure. Not all data listed are considered official.


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