The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for California.
It’s in effect from 8:00pm this evening – 11:00pm Wednesday night.
Persistent snowfall is forecasted to impact the area, which is expected to make travel difficult.
- 4-8+” of Snow Tonight – Wednesday Night
“Moderate mountain snowfall is expected Tuesday night – early Thursday with heaviest snowfall south of Highway 50. Chain controls & travel delays are possible with this storm.”
– NOAA Sacramento, CA
Sierra-at-Tahoe, CA is set up well for this storm, so you might want to head that way tomorrow.
Snow levels will start out around 7,000ft tonight, before dropping down to 5,000ft – 6,500ft Wednesday morning.
The 6-10 day outlook calls for above average precipitation and average temperatures in California.
Additional Storm Info:
California: 4-8+” of Snow Tonight – Wednesday Night
* Snow expected. Plan on difficult travel 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 300 AM PDT Tue Mar 19 2019 ...Mountain Snow Tuesday Night into Wednesday Night... .A Pacific storm will bring snow to the Sierra, impacting travel over passes. Light to moderate snow amounts are expected, which could bring travel delays due to slippery, snow covered roads. Lighter snow shower activity continues into early Thursday with little additional accumulation. West Slope Northern Sierra Nevada- ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING TO 11 PM PDT WEDNESDAY ABOVE 6000 FEET... * WHAT...Snow expected. Plan on difficult travel conditions. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 8 inches, with localized amounts up to 12 inches, are expected. * WHERE...West Slope Northern Sierra Nevada including Donner Pass on Interstate 80, Echo Summit on Highway 50 and Carson Pass on Highway 88. * WHEN...8 PM this evening to 11 PM Wednesday. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Be prepared for reduced visibilities at times.