0.5″ of snow is forecasted for Sacramento, California tonight. Sacramento sits at 30 feet above sea level. This is a damn cold storm. Tahoe is forecasted to get 2 feet in the high mountains tonight and tomorrow.
Record lows were reached this morning in California’s Sacramento Valley in Redding, Red Bluff, Sacramento, and Stockton.
Confidence with very low elevation snow tonight/early Sat. Clouds are filling in across northern CA with light rain/snow currently over NW CA. We expect a more fluffy snow with decent amounts due to the cold airmass, especially over higher elevations. – NOAA today
It’s already snowing as low as 300 feet in California right now:
KRCR News Channel 7 reporting snow flurries in Redding(495ft)! – NOAA at 2pm
Light rain/snow currently over northwest CA. Gradual spread southeast later today & overnight with snow accumulations approx. at 300ft. – NOAA at 11:30am today
Spotter in Cottonwood, CA (elev 420 ft) just reported a brief period of snow flurries! – NOAA at 1:30pm today
You know it’s cold when it’s snowing at sea level in California…