The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for California. It is in effect from early Monday Morning through late Tuesday Night. High winds are expected to accompany this storm, which will make for whiteout conditions in the mountains.
1-3+ FEET of Snow Above 7,500ft Monday – Tuesday In California.
Snow levels are expected to start out above 8,000ft, but they are forecasted to drop down to 6,000ft by Tuesday Morning.
Additional Storm Info:
California: 1-3+ FEET of Snow Above 7,500ft Monday – Tuesday
* Total snow accumulations of 1-2 feet above 7500 feet, are expected, with localized amounts up of 3+ feet along the Sierra crest. - NOAA Reno, NV
CA Winter Storm Warning:
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Reno NV 201 PM PST Sun Jan 7 2018 Mono County- Including the city of Mammoth Lakes 201 PM PST Sun Jan 7 2018 ...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM MONDAY TO 7 PM PST TUESDAY ABOVE 7000 FEET... * WHAT...Heavy snow and low visibilities expected Monday into Tuesday with the highest confidence above 8000 feet. Plan on difficult travel conditions and chain controls in the eastern Sierra over passes Monday, becoming more widespread Tuesday. Some damage to trees and powerlines is possible due to heavy wet snow accumulation. * WHERE...Mono County. * WHEN...From 4 AM Monday to 7 PM PST Tuesday. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Total snow accumulations of 1-2 feet above 7500 feet, are expected, with localized amounts up of 3+ feet along the Sierra crest. 4-12 inches are possible between 7000-7500 feet with up to 2 inches down to 6500 feet. Precipitation type at and below 8000 feet will start as mainly rain Monday then changeover to all snow Monday night into Tuesday.