The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for California. It is in effect from 4:00pm Today – 4:00pm on Friday. This storm is forecasted to drop heavy snowfall on the area and the heaviest of which is expected to occur between 6:00pm tonight and 2:00am on Friday morning.
10-24″ of Snow Above 7,000ft Today – Friday In California.
Snow levels are forecasted to start out around 5,000-6,000ft today, but they are expected to drop down to 2,500-3,500ft on Friday.
Additional Storm Info:
California: 10-24″ of Snow Above 7,000ft Today – Friday
* Above 7000 feet...10 to 18 inches with localized amounts up to 2 feet are expected. - NOAA Reno, NV
CA Winter Storm Warning:
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Reno NV 356 AM PST Thu Jan 18 2018 Greater Lake Tahoe Area- Including the cities of South Lake Tahoe, Truckee, Stateline, and Incline Village ...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 4 PM PST FRIDAY... * WHAT...Heavy snow expected. Plan on difficult travel conditions, including during the evening commute. Expect damage to trees and power lines as well. Below 7000 feet...total snow accumulations of 4 to 7 inches are expected, with localized amounts up to 10 inches along the west shores of Lake Tahoe. Above 7000 feet...10 to 18 inches with localized amounts up to 2 feet are expected. * WHERE...Greater Lake Tahoe Area. * WHEN...From 4 PM this afternoon to 4 PM PST Friday. Heaviest snow is most likely between 6 pm this evening and 2 am early Friday. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Be prepared for significant reductions in visibility at times with wind gusts 35 to 50 mph producing areas of blowing snow.