Winter Storm Warning until Saturday 10pm

by Placerville Newswire / Mar 02, 2018 / comments

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Detailed forecast:

Today

Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain and snow showers in the morning, then rain and snow showers likely in the afternoon. Highs 37 to 51. Snow accumulation up to 1 inch lower elevations... Except 2 to 7 inches higher elevations. Snow level 2500 feet. Prevailing south winds up to 10 mph.

Tonight

Rain and snow showers. Lows 28 to 40. No snow accumulation lower elevations...3 to 6 inches higher elevations. Prevailing south winds up to 15 mph.

Saturday

Rain and snow showers likely in the morning, then snow showers likely with possible showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs 36 to 46 higher elevations...43 to 51 lower elevations. Snow accumulation up to 2 inches. Snow level 2500 feet. Prevailing south winds up to 10 mph.

Saturday Night

Mostly cloudy. Rain and snow showers likely in the evening, then a chance of rain and snow showers after midnight. Lows 25 to 37. Little or no snow accumulation lower elevations...up to 1 inch higher elevations. Snow level 2500 feet. Prevailing southeast winds up to 10 mph.

Sunday

Partly cloudy. A slight chance of snow showers in the morning, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers in the afternoon. Highs 41 to 54. Snow level 2000 feet. Prevailing east winds up to 10 mph in the morning becoming light.

Sunday Night

Mostly clear. Lows 25 to 35.

Monday

Mostly sunny. Not as cool. Highs 48 to 60.

Monday Night

Mostly clear. Lows 29 to 39.

Tuesday

Partly cloudy. Warmer. Highs 51 to 65.

Tuesday Night And Wednesday

Mostly cloudy. Lows 32 to 42. Highs 49 to 61.

Wednesday Night And Thursday

Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain. Lows 34 to 44. Highs 50 to 62. 

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Winter Storm Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Sacramento CA
407 AM PST Fri Mar 2 2018

...Major mountain Travel Impacts through Saturday...

.Periods of moderate to heavy snow will continue through Saturday across the foothills and mountains of interior NorCal. One to two feet of additional snowfall are expected in the mountains with up to a foot of additional snow expected some foothill locations. Portions of the northern Sacramento Valley, including Redding, may see some light snow this morning but significant accumulations are not expected there. In addition to the snow, gusty winds will bring reduced visibility at times. Travel over the mountains is highly discouraged, as conditions will be extremely hazardous.


...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PST SATURDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy snow occurring. Travel will be very difficult.   Additional snow accumulations of 10 to 15 inches, with localized   amounts up to 28 inches, are expected over higher terrain with 2   to 12 inches possible in the upper foothills.

* WHERE...Portions of northern California.

* WHEN...Until 10 PM Saturday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Be prepared for significant reductions in   visibility at times due to gusty winds and snow.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Warning for snow means there will be snow covered roads and limited visibilities. Travel is not recommended while the warning is in effect. If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.