The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for California.
It’s in effect from 11:00am Friday morning – 5:00pm Saturday evening.
Persistent snowfall is forecasted to impact the area, which is expected to make travel difficult.
- 4-8+” of Snow Friday Morning – Saturday
“A mixed bag of weather is expected this weekend. Friday afternoon and Saturday will start the weekend out wet with rain and mountain snow likely. Enough snowfall is expected to cause some travel difficulties over the Sierra Cascade range. Mostly fair skies expected Sunday.”
– NOAA Sacramento, CA
Secure your Ikon Pass today, so you don’t miss out on any powder days like these next season.
Snow levels will start out around 5,500ft before dropping down to 4,500ft on Saturday.
The 6-10 day outlook calls for above average precipitation and below average temperatures in California.
Additional Storm Info:
California: 4-8+” of Snow Friday Morning – Saturday
* Snow expected. Plan on slippery road conditions. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 8 inches, with localized amounts up to 12 inches, are expected. - NOAA Sacramento, CA
Winter Weather Advisory:
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Sacramento CA 405 AM PDT Thu Mar 21 2019 ...Sierra Snow during First Half of Weekend... .A Pacific frontal system if forecast to move into northern California Friday morning with higher elevation snow expected over the Sierra Cascade range Friday afternoon. The heaviest snowfall is expected Friday night with a transition to showers during the day on Saturday. Several inches of snow are expected from Friday night through Saturday afternoon with up to 1 foot of snow expected at the highest elevations. Mountain travel impacts are likely during this time. Carry tire chains if planning mountain travel this weekend and check the latest road and weather departs before departure. Western Plumas County/Lassen Park- West Slope Northern Sierra Nevada- ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM FRIDAY TO 5 PM PDT SATURDAY... * WHAT...Snow expected. Plan on slippery road conditions. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 8 inches, with localized amounts up to 12 inches, are expected. * WHERE...Western Plumas County/Lassen Park and West Slope Northern Sierra Nevada. * WHEN...11 AM Friday to 5 PM Saturday. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Be prepared for reduced visibilities at times.