The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for California. It’s in effect from 1:00am pst – 9:00pm pst on Wednesday. High winds and heavy snowfall are forecasted to impact the area throughout that time period. The heaviest period of snowfall is forecasted to occur early Wednesday morning.
- 6-12″ of Snow Above 7,000ft On Wednesday
“Mountain snow returns late tonight into Wednesday evening. A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for elevations above 6500 feet. Carry chains & check road conditions before you go!”
– NOAA Sacramento, CA
The Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for areas above 6,500ft.
The 6-10 day outlook calls for above average temperatures and above average precipitation in California.
Additional Storm Info:
California: 6-12″ of Snow Above 7,000ft On Wednesday
* Snow expected. 6 to 12 inches above 7000 feet and west of Highway 89. Up to 3 inches possible at lake level. - NOAA Reno, NV
Winter Weather Advisory:
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Reno NV 221 AM PST Tue Jan 8 2019 Greater Lake Tahoe Area- Including the cities of South Lake Tahoe, Truckee, Stateline, and Incline Village ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO 9 PM PST WEDNESDAY... * WHAT...Snow expected. 6 to 12 inches above 7000 feet and west of Highway 89. Up to 3 inches possible at lake level. Winds gusting as high as 90 mph along the crest. Hazardous boating conditions on Lake Tahoe with gusts up to 40 mph. * WHERE...Greater Lake Tahoe Area. * WHEN...From 1 AM to 9 PM PST Wednesday. Heaviest period of snowfall expected early Wednesday morning. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel could be very difficult. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning or evening commute. Very strong winds could cause extensive tree damage.