NOAA: Winter Storm Warning Remains In Effect In California | Up To 20″ of Additional Snowfall Through Saturday Morning

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

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for California. It remains in effect until 10:00am on Saturday Morning. High winds and heavy snowfall is forecasted to impact the area throughout that time. The heaviest of which is expected to occur from 2:00pm Today through Midnight.

Up To 20″ of Additional Snowfall Through Saturday Morning.

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

Snow levels are expected to fluctuate between 1,000ft and 2,500ft throughout the rest of the storm.

Additional Storm Info:

24 hour snow totals. Image: NOAA Reno, NV
Additional snow totals. Image: NOAA Sacramento, CA

California: Up To 20″ of Additional Snowfall Through Saturday Morning

* Additional snow accumulations of 
  8 to 14 inches, with localized 
  amounts up to 20 inches, are expected.
- NOAA Reno, NV
Colder portion of the storm is on tap. 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
422 AM PST Fri Mar 2 2018

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

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST
SATURDAY...
...BLIZZARD WARNING HAS EXPIRED...

* WHAT...Heavy snow expected. Strong winds will cause whiteout
  conditions in blowing and drifting snow at times. Additional
  snow accumulations of 8 to 14 inches, with localized amounts up
  to 20 inches, are expected.

* WHERE...Greater Lake Tahoe Area.

* WHEN...Until 10 AM PST Saturday. Heaviest snowfall rates most
  likely between 2 PM and midnight.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on difficult travel conditions. Damage
  to trees and power lines is possible. Be prepared for
  significant reductions in visibility at times.

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