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Winter Storm Warning For Sierra Nevada High Country

MOUNTAIN AREA — The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for the Sierra Nevada above 7,000-feet, from Yosemite National Park to Kings Canyon and the Tulare County Mountains.

The Winter Storm Warning is in effect from 4 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 21 through 8 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 22.

Heavy snow is possible with total snow accumulations of 6 to 15 inches above 7,000 feet with up to 20 inches possible.

Travel could be very difficult to impossible. Holiday travelers should be prepared for long delays and possible road closures. If traveling consider alternate plans, remember to carry tire chains, extra food, water and clothing.

A Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow means severe winter weather conditions are expected or occurring. Significant amounts of snow are forecast that will make travel dangerous. Only travel in an emergency. If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.

National Weather Service Winter Storm Warning

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