Winter Weather Advisory Issued For CA | 5 Stormy Days Ahead | Up To 1 FOOT of Snow Forecasted Monday-Wednesday Above 6500ft

Chris Wallner | | WeatherWeather
PUPRLE= Winter Weather Advisory. Image: NOAA

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for California. It is in effect through early Wednesday morning. This storm will be followed by another system that will hit California Friday – Saturday.

1 FOOT of snow is forecasted to fall Monday Night – Wednesday above 6500ft in California.

7 day snowfall forecast. Image: Tropical Tidbits
7 day precipitation totals. Image: NOAA

Snow levels are expected to start around 7000ft Monday Afternoon and they will drop to about 400oft by Wednesday Morning.

Additional Storm Information:

Stormy week ahead. Image: NOAA Sacramento, CA
Monday Nigh – Wednesday storm totals. Image: NOAA Sacramento, CA

California Forecast: Up To 1 Foot of Snow Above 6500ft Monday Night – Wednesday

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...4 to 8 inches above 6500 feet with local accumulations around a foot along the crest.
- NOAA Sacramento, CA
Precipitation totals Monday Night – Early Saturday. Image: NOAA Sacramento, CA
Snow totals through Friday. Image: NOAA Sacramento, CA
Wet week ahead. Image: NOAA Reno, NV
Weekly outlook. Image: NOAA Hanford, CA

Winter Weather Advisory:

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Sacramento CA
332 AM PDT Mon Mar 20 2017

...Snow and Wind Impacts Sierra Nevada...

.A Pacific weather system will bring lowering snow levels
to just below pass levels tonight into Tuesday. Periods of
moderate to heavy snow are possible late tonight and Tuesday.

West Slope Northern Sierra Nevada-
Including the city of Blue Canyon
332 AM PDT Mon Mar 20 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TUESDAY TO 1 AM
PDT WEDNESDAY...

* MAIN IMPACT...Travel delays with chain controls and slick roads.
  Limited visibility at times due to heavier snow and gusty wind.

* TIMING...Late tonight through Tuesday. Heaviest precipitation is
  expected Tuesday.

* LOCATIONS...Donner Pass on Interstate 80, Echo Summit on Highway
  50 and Carson Pass on Highway 88.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...4 to 8 inches above 6500 feet with local
  accumulations around a foot along the crest.
6-10 day temperature outlook. Image: NOAA
6-10 day precipitation outlook. Image: NOAA

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