DISCUSSION: As yet another low pressure system gets ready to move ashore in the western United States, there will be another round of major winter weather across the mountains of southern and central California. To be more specific, there will be heavy, windswept snowfall across the more elevated areas which will lead to blizzard conditions in some spots as a result. Therefore, as detailed in the forecast graphic provided above (courtesy of forecasters over at the National Weather Service office located in Los Angeles/Oxnard, California), there will be several large areas to avoid over the next 24 to 48 hours. As a consequence of this next incoming low pressure system, many mountain passes which have recently been hit by other previous Pacific low pressure systems will yet again be impacted and covered up completely by fresh snowfall. Therefore, if you or someone you know needs to be travelling through any areas in or near southern/central California, be sure to make them aware that this is a serious incoming winter storm which will make travel incredibly hazardous in many elevated locations. So, urge anyone in the path of this storm to take the necessary precautions and have a winter storm emergency kit at the ready in the event of needing it at some point this weekend!
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