Winter Storm Warning in North Central California

This alert expired on January 17, 2020 at 6:00:00 AM PST
National Weather Service
Alert area: West Slope Northern Sierra Nevada; Western Plumas County, Lassen Park

Posted January 17, 2020 at 3:05:00 AM PST

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM PST EARLY
THIS MORNING ABOVE 2000 FEET...

* WHAT...Light to moderate snow occurring. Plan on difficult
travel conditions. Additional snow accumulations of 1 to 3
inches are expected.

* WHERE...Western Plumas County/Lassen Park and West Slope
Northern Sierra Nevada.

* WHEN...Until 6 AM today.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Be prepared for significant reductions in
visibility at times.
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Warning for snow means there will be snow covered
roads and limited visibilities. Travel is not recommended while
the warning is in effect. If you must travel, keep an extra
flashlight, food and water in your vehicle in case of an
emergency.The latest road conditions for the state you are
calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.
ready.gov

Ways to prepare and stay safe now

  • During
    Stay indoors during the storm.
    Prolonged exposure to cold can cause hypothermia.
    Walk and drive carefully on icy sidewalks and roads.
    Many injuries and accidents are caused by slippery conditions.
    Before driving, let someone know your destination, route, and expected time of arrival.
    If your car gets stuck, it’ll be easier to find you.
    If you lose feeling and color in your nose, ears, hands, or feet, cover the exposed area, avoid rubbing your skin, and seek medical help immediately.
    You may have frostbite.
    When shoveling snow, take breaks and lift lighter loads.
    Working too hard can lead to heart attacks.
    Stay dry.
    Wet clothes make you lose body heat, increasing your risk of hypothermia.

Is this page useful for you?
Let us know how it can be improved.

You're seeing a basic version of this page. View an extended version with maps, news, and more.
PrivacyHelp and FAQTerms of useFlag as inappropriate
© Google.org, 2020