Hazardous Weather Conditions this Week

by Placerville Newswire / Dec 13, 2016 / comments

Issued by NWS for: 5 Miles SSE Diamond Springs CA:
Flood Watch in effect from December 15, 01:00 PM PST until December 16, 04:00 AM PST;
Wind Advisory in effect from December 15, 06:00 AM PST until December 15, 06:00 PM PST.

Flood Watch: NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SACRAMENTO CA 330 AM PST TUE DEC 13 2016 ...ADDITIONAL RAINFALL THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEK...
A COUPLE MORE PACIFIC STORMS WILL IMPACT INTERIOR NORTHERN CALIFORNIA INTO FRIDAY WITH POTENTIALLY HEAVY RAIN. SNOW LEVELS WILL BEGIN OVER MID-SLOPES OF THE SIERRA NEVADA BEFORE INCREASING TO NEAR PASS LEVELS ON WEDNESDAY. AS SNOW LEVELS CLIMB, SOME SNOW MELT IS QUITE POSSIBLE DUE TO RAINFALL AND WARMER TEMPERATURES. FINALLY SNOW LEVELS WILL DROP BELOW PASS LEVELS BY LATE THURSDAY.

Wind Advisory: URGENT WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TO 6 PM PST THURSDAY ...STRONG GUSTY SOUTHERLY WINDS WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY...
SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL INCREASE ACROSS THE REGION ON WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY AS A STRONG WEATHER SYSTEM MOVES ACROSS THE AREA. GUSTS OF 40 TO 50 MPH ARE LIKELY WITH LOCALLY HIGHER GUSTS POSSIBLE OVER THE NORTH END OF THE SACRAMENTO VALLEY AND ACROSS HIGHER TERRAIN.
* TIMING...SOUTHERLY WINDS INCREASE WEDNESDAY NIGHT. STRONGEST WINDS EXPECTED EARLY THURSDAY MORNING INTO THURSDAY AFTERNOON.
* WINDS...SOUTH 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS OF 40 TO 50 MPH.
* IMPACTS...DIFFICULT DRIVING CONDITIONS. LOCAL POWER OUTAGES POSSIBLE DUE TO DOWNED TREES AND OR POWER LINES.

 Local Weather Forecast:

Detailed forecast for

Motherlode

Today

Cloudy. A slight chance of very light rain in the morning, then rain likely in the afternoon. Highs 48 to 58. Prevailing southeast winds up to 10 mph.

Tonight

Rain. Lows 42 to 50. Prevailing southeast winds up to 10 mph.

Wednesday

Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. Highs 51 to 63. Prevailing south winds up to 15 mph.

Wednesday Night

Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain in the evening, then a slight chance of rain after midnight. Lows 44 to 54. Prevailing southeast winds 5 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 35 mph after midnight.

Thursday

A chance of rain in the morning, then heavy rain in the afternoon. Breezy. Highs 50 to 58. Prevailing southeast winds 10 to 25 mph with gusts to around 45 mph.

Thursday Night

Heavy rain. Colder. Lows 34 to 44.

Friday

Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain and snow showers. Highs 39 to 51.

Friday Night

Partly cloudy with a slight chance of rain and snow showers. Colder. Lows 23 to 33.

Saturday Through Monday

Mostly clear. Highs 40 to 53. Lows 23 to 34.