Active Winter Weather Returning

by Placerville Newswire / Mar 06, 2021 / comments

[NWS 5:00 PM, 3/62021]

Unsettled weather returns early next week to El Dorado County.

Multiple rounds of precipitation are possible with the heaviest currently expected on Tuesday.

Be prepared for mountain travel impacts including chain controls & travel delays.


EXTENDED FORECAST - 

Elev: 905 ft

Tonight - Clear. Lows 32 to 40. Light winds.

Sunday - Mostly sunny. Highs 53 to 61. Light winds becoming west up to 10 mph in the afternoon.

Sunday Night - Mostly clear. Lows 33 to 41. Light winds.

Monday - Mostly cloudy in the morning, then partly cloudy with a chance of rain and snow showers in the afternoon. Highs 44 to 56. No snow accumulation lower elevations...up to 1 inch higher elevations. Prevailing southwest winds up to 15 mph.

Monday Night - Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain showers in the evening, then a chance of rain and snow showers after midnight. Lows 31 to 41. Prevailing southwest winds up to 10 mph in the evening becoming light.

Tuesday - Mostly cloudy with rain showers likely with possible snow showers and thunderstorms. Highs 43 to 55.

Tuesday Night - Rain showers likely. Lows 33 to 43.

Wednesday - Mostly cloudy with rain showers likely. Highs 44 to 54.

Wednesday Night - Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Lows 30 to 40.

Thursday - Partly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers. Highs 49 to 59.

Thursday Night - Mostly clear. Lows 33 to 41.

Friday - Partly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers. Highs 51 to 61.

Friday Night - Mostly clear. Lows 35 to 43.

Saturday - Partly cloudy. Highs 52 to 62.

 

Elev: 4613 ft

Tonight - Mostly clear, with a low around 36. Calm wind becoming east 5 to 7 mph in the evening.

Sunday - Sunny, with a high near 52. East wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable.

Sunday Night - Increasing clouds, with a low around 33. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 9 mph in the evening.

Monday - A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly after 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 42. South wind 7 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

Monday Night - A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. East southeast wind around 8 mph. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

Tuesday - Snow showers likely before 4pm, then rain and snow showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

Tuesday Night - Rain and snow showers likely, becoming all snow after 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.

Wednesday - A chance of snow showers before 10am, then rain and snow showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42.

Wednesday Night - A chance of rain and snow showers before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31.

Thursday - A slight chance of rain and snow showers after 10am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 48.

Thursday Night - Partly cloudy, with a low around 34.

Friday - A slight chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 50.

Friday Night - Partly cloudy, with a low around 37.

Saturday - Mostly sunny, with a high near 51.