The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for California. It’s in effect from late Wednesday Night through early Saturday Morning. Persistent heavy snowfall is forecasted to impact the area. Who’s ready for some DEEP powder days at California ski resorts?
2-5 FEET of Snow Above 7,000ft Tonight – Saturday Morning.
“3 to 5 FEET of snow is on the way to the mountains Wednesday evening – Saturday. This storm could be one of the more substantial snow storms in recent years, as we’ll see a combination of both low snow levels and good moisture tap. in recent years, it`s been one or the other,” – NOAA, Yesterday.
8-16″ of snow is possible all the way down to 2,000ft, but snow levels are forecasted to drop down valley floors by the time that Thursday Evening rolls around.
Additional Storm Info:
California: 2-5 FEET of Snow Above 7,000ft Tonight – Saturday Morning
* Total snow accumulations of 2 to 5 feet in the High Sierra above 7000 feet. - NOAA Reno, NV
CA Winter Storm Warning:
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Reno NV 221 AM PST Wed Feb 28 2018 Lassen-Eastern Plumas-Eastern Sierra Counties- Greater Lake Tahoe Area- Including the cities of Portola, Susanville, South Lake Tahoe, Truckee, Stateline, and Incline Village ...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO 10 AM PST SATURDAY... * WHAT...Heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 5 feet in the High Sierra above 7000 feet, with 1 to 3 feet of snow around the 6000 ft elevation, including Lake Tahoe. Up to a foot will be possible for lower elevations in northeastern California. * WHERE...Greater Lake Tahoe Area and Lassen-Eastern Plumas- Eastern Sierra Counties. * WHEN...From 10 PM Wednesday to 10 AM PST Saturday. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on difficult travel conditions, especially during the peak snowfall periods on Thursday, Thursday Night, and again Friday night. Whiteout conditions possible due to heavy snow and high winds. Damage to trees and power lines is likely. Be prepared for significant reductions in visibility at times.