NOAA: Winter Storm Warning for California Today | 5-14″ of Snow Forecast

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NOAA has issued another Winter Storm Warning for California today (there was one yesterday, too).  5-14″ of snowfall is forecast today and tomorrow in the Lake Tahoe region.  8-16″ of snowfall is forecast in the Yosemite/Mammoth region.  Snow levels will drop as low as 3,000-feet with this storm.

“Another round of snow on the way tomorrow! Snow levels 3000-3500 ft.” – NOAA Sacramento, CA yesterday

 

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...TOTAL ACCUMULATIONS 5 TO 10 INCHES ABOVE
  4000 FEET WITH UP TO 14 INCHES AT HIGHEST PEAKS. - NOAA Reno, NV today
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There is even a Winter Storm Warning issued for the Mexican border that is calling for 1-2 feet of snow…

California ski resorts saw up to 23″ of snow in the past 48 hours.

Another storm from the Gulf of Alaska is forecast this weekend.

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image: noaa, today
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image: noaa, today

WINTER STORM WARNING:

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SACRAMENTO CA
227 AM PST WED JAN 6 2016

...ANOTHER ROUND OF WINTER WEATHER FOR TODAY...

.ANOTHER STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE INTO THE AREA EARLY THIS MORNING
AND TODAY BRINGING MORE SNOW TO THE MOUNTAINS. SNOW LEVELS ARE
EXPECTED TO BE LOWER AND AS A RESULT MORE AREAS WILL BE IMPACTED.

WEST SLOPE NORTHERN SIERRA NEVADA-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...BLUE CANYON
...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM THIS MORNING
TO 10 PM PST THIS EVENING...

* MAIN IMPACT: SNOW-COVERED AND SLIPPERY ROADS WITH SIGNIFICANT
  TRAVEL DELAYS AND CHAIN CONTROLS.

* TIMING...THIS MORNING THROUGH LATE THIS EVENING.

* LOCATIONS...INTERSTATE 80 OVER DONNER PASS...HIGHWAY 50 OVER
  ECHO SUMMIT AND HIGHWAY 88 OVER CARSON PASS.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...TOTAL ACCUMULATIONS 5 TO 10 INCHES ABOVE
  4000 FEET WITH UP TO 14 INCHES AT HIGHEST PEAKS.
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image: noaa, today
 

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