NOAA: Winter Storm Warning Issued For CA | 1-2+ FEET of Snow Above 7,000ft Today – Saturday Night

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PINK= Winter Storm Warning. PURPLE= Winter Weather Advisory. Image: NOAA

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for CA. It is in effect from 11:00am pst Today – 11:00pm Saturday Evening. High winds & heavy snow are expected to be the main impacts of this system.

1-2+ FEET of Snow Above 7,000ft Today – Saturday Night.

NOAA Issued A Winter Storm Warning For:

  • California

NOAA Issued A Winter Weather Advisory For:

  • California
7 day snowfall totals. Image: Tropical Tidbits
7 day precipitation forecast. Image: NOAA

Snow levels are expected to start out around 7,500ft, but they will drop down below lake level by the time Sunday Morning rolls around.

Additional Storm Info:

Snow totals. Image: NOAA Hanford, CA
Main impacts of the storm. Image: NOAA Reno, NV

California: 1-2+ FEET of Snow Above 7,000ft Today – Saturday Morning

* Total snow accumulations: Above 7000
  feet 1 to 2 feet with localized higher amounts. Between 6500
  and 7000 feet 5 to 10 inches with up to 4 inches at lake level.
  Higher amounts are possible at lake level if snow levels drop
  faster.
- NOAA Reno, NV
Precipitation totals. Image: NOAA Sacramento, CA
Winter Storm Warning & It’s Effects. Image: NOAA Sacramento, CA
6-10 day temperature outlook. Image: NOAA
6-10 day precipitation outlook. Image: NOAA

CA Winter Storm Warning:

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Reno NV
300 AM PDT Fri Nov 3 2017

Greater Lake Tahoe Area-
Including the cities of South Lake Tahoe, Truckee, Stateline,
and Incline Village
300 AM PDT Fri Nov 3 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING
TO 11 PM PDT SATURDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy snow expected. Plan on difficult travel conditions
 especially over the passes. Total snow accumulations: Above 7000
 feet 1 to 2 feet with localized higher amounts. Between 6500
 and 7000 feet 5 to 10 inches with up to 4 inches at lake level.
 Higher amounts are possible at lake level if snow levels drop
 faster.

* WHERE...Greater Lake Tahoe Area.

* WHEN...11 AM Friday to 11 PM Saturday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Be prepared for significant reductions in
 visibility at times. Wind gusts up to 100 mph over the ridges
 and 40 mph in the lower elevations with wave heights of 2 to 4
 feet on Lake Tahoe.

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