The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch for California. It’s in effect from Tuesday evening – Thursday afternoon. High winds and heavy snowfall are forecasted to impact the area throughout that time.
- 2-5 FEET of Snow Tuesday – Thursday
- Ridge gusts of 145+ mph
“The active weather pattern will continue this week with two weather systems slated to hit NorCal. Both are anticipated to be impactful, so keep an eye on the forecast for up to date information!”
– NOAA Sacramento, CA
The Winter Storm Watch is in effect for areas above 7,000ft.
The 6-10 day outlook calls for below average temperatures and average precipitation in California.
Additional Storm Info:
California: 2-5 FEET of Snow Tuesday – Thursday
* Heavy snow possible above 7000 feet. Total snow accumulations of 6 to 10 inches, except 2 to 5 feet above 7000 feet. - NOAA Reno, NV
Winter Storm Watch:
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Reno NV 339 AM PST Mon Feb 11 2019 Greater Lake Tahoe Area-Mono County- Including the city of Mammoth Lakes ...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY EVENING THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON ABOVE 7000 FEET... * WHAT...Heavy snow possible above 7000 feet. Total snow accumulations of 6 to 10 inches, except 2 to 5 feet above 7000 feet. Winds could gust as high as 55 mph with ridge gusts possibly exceeding 145 mph. * WHERE...Greater Lake Tahoe Area and Mono County. * WHEN...From Tuesday evening through Thursday afternoon. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel could be very difficult to impossible. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning or evening commute. Very strong winds could cause extensive tree damage.