Placer County Weather Alert: Rain and Snow
As South Placer County gets a taste of the first big rain storm of the season , the National Weather Service in Sacramento has issued the following storm warnings.
A strong pacific storm system will move through northern California tonight and Sunday bringing heavy precipitation and Strong winds to the area. This system has the potential to bring 1-2 two inches of rain to most of the valley...and 4 to 6 Inches of rain to the mountains.
Locally gusty winds around 45 mph are expected in the valley...and up to 75 mph over the higher Mountains. Winds will decrease late Sunday. Improving weather is expected Across the region Monday.
Summary of potential impacts Sunday...
* moderate to heavy rains and gusty winds may bring down branches and small trees.
* localized power outages are possible.
* fallen tree leaves can lead to clogged storm drains.
* local urban flooding may occur in poorly drained areas.
...heavy rains and gusty winds...
Higher Elevations Alerts
...Powerful pacific storm to bring heavy snow to the higher elevations of the Sierra Nevada and Lassen Park...
.a powerful pacific storm will bring heavy rain...snow and strong winds to the northern Sierra Nevada and Lassen Park areas tonight and Sunday. The heaviest snow and strongest winds are expected to impact the area during the day on Sunday...tapering off later Sunday night.
...winter storm warning in effect until 11 pm pdt Sunday above 7500 feet...
The national weather service in Sacramento has issued a winter storm warning above 7500 feet for heavy snow...and blowing snow which is in effect until 11 pm pdt sunday for western Plumas County.
* snow accumulations: 6 inches to a foot are possible above 7500 feet in western Plumas County...with several feet of snow occurring on top of Mount Lassen.
* elevation: above 7500 feet.
* timing: snow will occur overnight and sunday and will be heavy
* locations include: Lassen National Park.
* winds: southwest winds 20 to 40 mph with gusts to 70 mph.
* impacts: periods of snow and strong southwest winds causing blowing snow will result in poor visibilities above 7500 feet. Although the winter campground may experience rain...snow will occur on the road to Mount Lassen.
Print This Article
Placer County News Headlines$96,000 Raised for Fallen Officers with Help of Dutch Bros.On Wednesday, October 29, Dutch Bros. Coffee owners in the Sacramento area banded together with the community to raise $96,697 to support the families of Sacramento Sheriff Deputy Danny Oliver and Placer County Sheriff's Detective Michael David Davis Jr.
Roseville Police Seek Suspect in Halloween Crime61-year-old Daniel Rosario is being sought by Roseville police in connection with an early-morning burglary, car theft and attempted assault on an officer
Roseville, Rocklin Among Top Choices for Young FamiliesRoseville and Rocklin are ranked among the top 10 places in Northern California for young families according to a NerdWallet report
Kings, Sacramento Community Break Ground on Arena Marking the culmination of a decade-long effort to build a new arena in Sacramento, today the community officially celebrated the groundbreaking of the new downtown Entertainment and Sports Center (ESC).
Roseville Hit and Run Reward OfferedRoseville Crime Stoppers is offering a $500 reward for information leading to the arrest of a wrong-way driver who crashed into another car and then fled the scene
Free Alzheimer's Caregivers Workshop at UC DavisOnline registration begins Nov. 4 for the UC Davis Mini Medical School, a series of Saturday classes ideally geared for foresighted middle-agers and novice seniors
Roseville California Crime Brief (10.29.14) Crime brief update report for Roseville, California October 29, 2014.
Halloween Safety TipsCostumes, jack-'o-lanterns, haunted house and scary ghost stories mark this time of year as all kids of all ages enjoy the spirit of Halloween
Memorial for Slain Officer to be Held in RosevilleThe memorial service for Detective Michael Davis, who was killed in the line of duty will be held Tuesday, November 4, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. at Adventure Christian Church
2,400 Volunteers Turn Out in Rocklin for Annual EventMore than 2,400 volunteers packed 520,992 meals for malnourished children around the world at a three-day event at William Jessup University in Rocklin.
Sinking Gas Prices Won't Last The U.S. average price of gasoline ($3.03/gal) continues its slide to levels last seen in December 2010... and today, more than one-half of the nation's gas stations offer regular
Dutch Bros. to Raise Funds for Fallen Officers' Families Dutch Bros. Coffee owners in the Sacramento area are raising funds to support the families of Sacramento Sheriff Deputy Danny Oliver and Placer County Sheriff's Detective Michael David Davis Jr.