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Moderating Temperatures for the Eastern Two-Thirds of the Country; Approaching Storm for the West

Unseasonably warm temperatures for the Plains and Midwest will spread eastward through Sunday as a weak clipper system will bring some rain and snow showers from the Great Lakes to the Northeast. A storm approaching the west coast is expected to bring strong winds, lower elevation rain and heavy mountain snow. Unsettled weather conditions linger for the western islands of Hawaii into Sunday. Read More >

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Last Map Update: Sun, Feb. 5, 2023 at 3:34:35 am PST

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A winter storm will affect the region Saturday evening through Sunday. Winter Storm Warning in Sierra Nevada-Eastern Sierra: 7:00 PM Saturday to 10:00 PM PST Sunday. Winter Weather Advisory in Lassen-Eastern Plumas-Sierra counties: 7:00 PM Saturday to 10:00 PM PST Sunday. In the Sierra, heavy snow expected. Travel could be very difficult to impossible. Avoid travel. If you have to travel, prepare for long delays and carry an emergency kit. If you stay home, have a back up plan in case of power outages. In Lassen-Eastern Plumas-Sierra counties, snowfall could create major travel delays. Allow extra time to reach your destination.
The Sierra Avalanche Center in Truckee and the Eastern Sierra Avalanche Center in Mammoth Lakes have issued a Backcountry Avalanche Watches for the Central Sierra Nevada Mountains from between Yuba Pass (Hwy 49) on the north and Ebbetts Pass (Hwy 4) on the south, including the Greater Lake Tahoe Area, and the eastern slopes of the Sierra Nevada mountain range between Virginia Lakes and Bishop Creek. A period of HIGH avalanche danger may occur Saturday evening through Monday morning. High intensity, rapidly accumulating snowfall along with gale force winds may result in widespread avalanche activity in the mountains. Large avalanches could occur in a variety of areas. For more information, please visit sierraavalanchecenter.org and www.esavalanche.org

 

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