The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for California. It is in effect from 4:00pm Wednesday Afternoon – 10:00am Thursday morning. The heaviest snowfall is forecasted to occur between 6:00pm Wednesday Night and 2:00am Thursday Morning. A strong cold front is expected to accompany this precipitation, so snow levels are forecasted to be relatively low.
1+ Feet of Snow Above 7,000ft Wednesday – Thursday In California.
On Wednesday, snow levels are forecasted to start out around 4,000-6,000ft and are expected to drop down to 2,000-3,000ft by the time Thursday rolls around.
Additional Storm Info:
California: 1+ Feet of Snow Above 7,000ft Wednesday – Thursday
* Total snow accumulations of 5 to 8 inches, with localized amounts up to 14 inches above 7000 feet. - NOAA Reno, NV
CA Winter Weather Advisory:
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Reno NV 343 AM PST Tue Jan 23 2018 Greater Lake Tahoe Area- Including the cities of South Lake Tahoe, Truckee, Stateline, and Incline Village 343 AM PST Tue Jan 23 2018 ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM WEDNESDAY TO 10 AM PST THURSDAY... * WHAT...Snow expected. Plan on difficult travel conditions, including during the evening commute on Wednesday. Total snow accumulations of 5 to 8 inches, with localized amounts up to 14 inches above 7000 feet. * WHERE...Greater Lake Tahoe Area. * WHEN...From 4 PM Wednesday to 10 AM PST Thursday. Heaviest snow most likely between 6 PM and 2 AM. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Be prepared for reduced visibilities at times with gusty winds producing areas of blowing snow. Localized whiteout conditions possible over the Sierra passes.