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.
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