NOAA: High Elevation Snow for California This Weekend

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14,495' Mt. Whitney, CA.  stock image
14,495′ Mt. Whitney, CA. stock image

A bit of snow for Cali this weekend.  Heads up if you plan to be in the high country.

Mammoth is still open daily until the 4th of July.  They just might pull off a real fun mini-powder day or two from this.

NOAA is saying that the snow will be above pass levels, which

image:  noaa, today
image: noaa, today

“An area of low pressure is currently located far off the coast of Baja, slowly moving towards the northeast. The Low is forecasted to move towards the southern California region by this weekend and may produce some precipitation, including Thunderstorms over the Sierra Nevada and Kern County mountains. Snow levels with this system will be quite high, above most if not all pass levels. However, campers and hikers planning on going to the high country this weekend should be prepared for below freezing temperatures and snow. Snow amounts will be on the light side, not enough to require an advisory.” – NOAA Hanford, CA

image:  noaa, today
image: noaa, today

“We continue to have high confidence in strong gusty winds today and again tomorrow. We’re also watching the potential for showers and high elevation snow in the central and southern Sierra this weekend. Not a heavy snow but enough to be surprising for hikers. Here’s a recap of the key points.” – NOAA Reno, NV

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