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

Watches & Warnings

Winter Storm Watch
Issued: 10:26 AM PDT Mar. 24, 2019 – National Weather Service

... A Winter Storm Watch is in effect Tuesday night through
Wednesday night above 5000 feet...

* what... heavy snow possible above 5000 feet. Total snow
accumulations of one to two feet conceivable above 5000 feet.
Localized snow accumulations around three feet possible along
the crest. Winds could gust as high as 65 mph on exposed
ridgetops and near the crest.

* Where... Sierra Nevada from Yosemite to Kings Canyon and Tulare
County mountains above 5000 feet.

* When... from 5 PM PDT Tuesday until 5 am PDT Thursday.

* Additional details... travel could be extremely difficult or
impossible. Gusty winds may bring down tree branches. The
hazardous conditions could impact the morning or evening
commute. If you plan to travel, consider alternate strategies.
If you must travel, remember to carry tire chains, plenty of
food, a good deal of water, and warm clothing in your vehicle.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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


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