Ventura County Mountains Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Winter Weather Advisory
Statement as of 10:13 PM PST on February 28, 2015

... Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 4 am PST
Monday...

* locations... the mountains of Ventura and Los Angeles counties
excluding the Santa Monica range.

* Hazard types... snow... blowing snow... poor visibilities...
isolated thunderstorms with small hail.

* Accumulations... snowfall totals of 8 to 12 inches are expected
above 6500 feet... with 4 to 8 inches between 5000 and 6500
feet... and 2 to 5 inches between 4000 and 5000 feet. Local
accumulations of 1 to 2 inches are possible at elevations as low
as 3500 feet... mainly Sunday and Sunday night. Local snow
accumulations up to 18 inches are possible in the San Gabriel
Mountains and on the higher peaks of northern Ventura County.

* Timing and snow levels... showers will increase overnight... then
continue through Sunday night before tapering off to scattered
showers late. Snow levels around 5000 feet will lower to
between 3500 and 4000 feet by late tonight or early Sunday... and
continue at those levels through Sunday night.

* Impacts... snow will likely affect travel on the higher
mountain passes... including major routes such as Interstate 5
near the Grapevine... State Route 2 in Los Angeles County... and
Highway 33 in Ventura County. Chains may become a requirement
this weekend.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Be prepared for snow covered roads and limited visibilities... and
use caution while driving. Check the latest Road reports before
departing. Keep an emergency kit in your vehicle which includes a
flashlight... food and water... extra clothes and blankets... and
tire chains.





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