NOAA: Travel Is Highly Discouraged In The Sierra Mountains Due To EXTREMELY Heavy Snowfall

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Mammoth Mountain, CA on 02/03/19. Image: Mammoth Mountain Facebook

Travel in the Sierra Mountains is highly discouraged Today – Thursday due to EXTREMELY heavy snowfall. 

High winds are expected to accompany that snowfall, which will make for treacherous travel conditions.

Storm Summary:

  • 48-96″ of Snow In The Next 3 Days
  • 100+ mph Wind Gusts Over Sierra Ridges
  • Periods of White-Out Conditions

The forecast is calling for 48-96″ of snow in the next 3 days.

Sierra travel is highly discouraged. Image: NOAA Sacramento, CA

NOAA Sacramento, CA:

Extremely heavy mountain snowfall is expected through Thursday. Mountain travel is HIGHLY DISCOURAGED! If you must travel, be prepared for hazardous travel conditions, significant delays, chain controls, and possible road closures. Bring winter clothes and extra food & water.

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