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SNOWFALL RATES OF 2 TO 4 INCHES AN HOUR POSSIBLE OVER HIGHER ELEVATIONS DURING PERIODS OF HEAVIEST SNOW.

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SACRAMENTO CA

SNOW ACCUMULATIONS:
6 TO 12 INCHES ABOVE 3000 FT.
2 TO 4 FEET ABOVE 5500 FT.
4 TO 5 FEET POSSIBLE ALONG THE SIERRA CREST.

PERIODS OF HEAVY SNOW WILL CONTINUE TODAY INTO THURSDAY.

LOCATIONS INCLUDE: CHESTER…QUINCY…INTERSTATE 80 OVER DONNER PASS… HIGHWAY 50 OVER ECHO SUMMIT.

HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS POSSIBLE DUE TO STRONG WINDS AND HEAVY SNOW CREATING POOR VISIBILITIES. BLIZZARD-LIKE CONDITIONS AT TIMES OVER HIGHER TERRAIN.

http://www.nws.noaa.gov/view/states.php?state=CA&map=on

Thanks to Kenneth Lund for this link

 

2 Responses to Up to 5 feet of snow possible, Sierra Crest

  1. peterhodges says:

    This one is just passing to north of us.

    All we are getting is maybe an inch of water and this:

    http://patrol.mammothmountain.com/weather/Summit_WindGraphMin.html


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