Winter Weather Advisory

01/12/2019 1:13 AM through 01/12/2019 12:00 PM

Update to NWS-IDP-PROD-3313218-2895923

Winter Weather Advisory issued January 12 at 1:13AM PST expiring January 12 at 12:00PM PST by NWS Los Angeles/Oxnard CA

Alert

An upper level low will move across Southwestern California this
morning, bringing periods of snow to the mountains. Snow levels
will mostly be around 6000 feet, but due to the convective nature
of the precipitation, could lower to between 5000 and 5500 feet at
times. Snow accumulations are expected to average 3 to 6 inches
above 6000 feet, with local totals up to 8 inches possible. Snow
accumulations of 1 to 3 inches are possible between 5000 and 6000
feet. Scattered snow showers are expected to linger this afternoon
and evening.
* WHAT...Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 3 to 6
inches above 6000 feet, with local totals up to 8 inches. Snow
accumulations of 1 to 3 inches are possible between 5000 and
6000 feet. Areas of southeast to south winds 15 to 25 mph with
gusts to 40 mph are expected, which could cause some blowing
snow as well.

* WHERE...Ventura County Mountains and Los Angeles County
Mountains excluding the Santa Monica Range.

* WHEN...Now until noon PST today.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on difficult travel conditions. Be
prepared for slippery roads and reduced visibilities.

Instructions

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will
cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered
roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving.
The latest road conditions from CalTrans are available by calling
1 800 4 2 7 7 6 2 3.

Target Area

Ventura County Mountains; Los Angeles County Mountains excluding the Santa Monica Range

Sender: NWS Los Angeles/Oxnard CA
Sent: 1:13 AM on 01-12-2019

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