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Blizzard Warning
Issued: 9:01 PM Feb. 29, 2024 – National Weather Service
...BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST SUNDAY...

* WHAT...Blizzard conditions likely, particularly from Friday
evening through Saturday morning. Snow accumulations between 3 and
6 feet for Lake Tahoe communities, with 6 to 10 feet above 7000
feet. Winds gusting to 70 mph in lower elevations and above 115
mph over Sierra ridges.

* WHERE...Greater Lake Tahoe Area.

* WHEN...Until 10 AM PST Sunday.

* IMPACTS...Whiteout conditions with near zero visibility at times
due to blowing snow. The strong winds and weight of snow on tree
limbs may down power lines and could cause sporadic power outages.
Whiteout conditions are expected and will make travel treacherous
and potentially life-threatening.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Blizzard Warning means severe winter weather conditions are
expected or occurring. Falling and blowing snow with strong winds
are likely. This will lead to whiteout conditions, making travel
extremely dangerous. Do not travel. If you must travel, have a
winter survival kit with you. If you get stranded, stay in your
vehicle.

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