The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch for California. It’s in effect from late Wednesday Night through early Saturday Morning. Persistent heavy snowfall is forecasted to impact the area. Who’s ready for some DEEP powder days at California ski resorts?
3-5 FEET of Snow In The Sierra Wednesday Night – Saturday Morning.
The Winter Storm Watch is in effect for areas at an elevation higher than 2,000ft, but snow levels are expected to drop below valley floors by the time that Thursday night rolls around.
Additional Storm Info:
California: 3-5 FEET of Snow In The Sierra Wednesday Night – Saturday Morning
* Total snow accumulations of 3 to 5 feet in the Sierra with a foot or more at lower elevations. - NOAA Reno, NV
CA Winter Storm Watch:
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Reno NV 330 AM PST Tue Feb 27 2018 CAZ071-072-NVZ002-272330- /O.NEW.KREV.WS.A.0003.180301T1200Z-180303T1800Z/ Lassen-Eastern Plumas-Eastern Sierra Counties- Greater Lake Tahoe Area- Including the cities of Portola, Susanville, South Lake Tahoe, Truckee, Stateline, and Incline Village 330 AM PST Tue Feb 27 2018 ...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING... * WHAT...Heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 3 to 5 feet in the High Sierra above 7000 feet, with a couple feet of snow around the 6000 ft elevation, including Lake Tahoe. Up to a foot will be possible for lower elevations in northeastern California. * WHERE...Greater Lake Tahoe Area and Lassen-Eastern Plumas- Eastern Sierra Counties. * WHEN...From late Wednesday night through Saturday morning. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel could be very difficult to impossible. Damage to trees and power lines is possible. Significant reductions in visibility are possible.