*** California is about to get hammered by storms this weekend.
NOAA made the above video to keep us informed as to exactly what will is going to happen in California in the coming days.
Below is some more detailed information about very wet weather headed to California:
California Storms This Weekend:
NOAA is calling for a “Good Atmospheric River” to hit California on Saturday/Sunday with up to 3″ of liquid precipitation (potentially 3-feet of snow) forecast on the Sierra Crest near Lake Tahoe, CA by Sunday evening .
"The precip will be intense for a 12 hour period Saturday night into Sunday morning
with a good atmospheric river and strong forcing. First guess
precip amounts of 3+ inches along the Sierra Crest." - NOAA Reno, NV today
NOAA’s long range hazard forecast is calling for “Heavy Snow” in the Sierra Nevada everyday from March 5th – March 14th(see images near bottom of article). That would be one helluva long cycle…
NOAA’s liquid precipitation forecast for the northern Sierra Nevada is showing 10″ of liquid precipitation falling in the next 7-days. 10″ of liquid precipitation would translate to 10-feet of snow if it all comes in as snow.
Brian Allegretto of Opensnow.com is forecasting 26-40″ of snow above 8,000-feet in Lake Tahoe, CA by Monday.
Mammoth Mountain Weather Guy is forecasting 120-150″ of snowfall for Mammoth, CA in the month of March.