NOAA: Winter Storm Warning Issued For California | 8-14″ of Snow Tonight – Saturday

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

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning and a Winter Weather Advisory in California. They’re in effect Today – Saturday. Heavy snowfall is forecasted to impact the area throughout this time. The heaviest of which will occur Saturday morning.

California:

  • 8-14″ of Snow Tonight – Saturday

“Next storm set to move into northern California tonight. Major travel impacts possible, especially Friday night into Saturday, with whiteout conditions, major delays & possible road closures.”

– NOAA Sacramento, CA

7 day snowfall totals. Image: Tropical Tidbits
7 day precipitation totals. Image: NOAA

Snow levels are expected to drop all the way down to 3,500ft.

The 6-10 day outlook calls for above average precipitation and below average temperatures in California.

Additional Storm Info:

Winter Storm Warning. Image: NOAA Sacramento, CA

California: 8-14″ of Snow Tonight – Saturday

* Heavy snow expected. Snow accumulations 8 to 14 inches
  late tonight into Saturday. This snow will be more powdery. 
- NOAA Reno, NV
Storm totals. Image: NOAA Sacramento, CA
Storm timeline. Image: NOAA Reno, NV
Recent storm totals. Image: NOAA Reno, NV

Winter Storm Warning:

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Reno NV
435 AM PST Fri Nov 30 2018

Greater Lake Tahoe Area-
Including the cities of South Lake Tahoe, Truckee, Stateline,
and Incline Village

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS EVENING
TO 3 PM PST SATURDAY...

* CHANGES...Expired previous warning. No change to snow amounts
  for tonight through Saturday.

* WHAT...Heavy snow expected. Snow accumulations 8 to 14 inches
  late tonight into Saturday. This snow will be more powdery.

* WHERE...Greater Lake Tahoe Area.

* WHEN...From 11 PM Friday to 3 PM PST Saturday. Heaviest
  snowfall expected Saturday morning.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel could be very difficult Saturday.
  Gusty winds could produce poor visibility especially in higher
  elevations.
6-10 day temperature outlook. Image: NOAA
6-10 day precipitation outlook. Image: NOAA

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