NOAA: Winter Weather Advisory Issued For California | 8-12+” of Snow Today – Tuesday Morning

PURPLE= Winter Weather Advisory. Image: NOAA

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for California.

It’s in effect from 11:00am Today – 11:00am Tuesday morning.

Snow is expected to impact the area throughout that time.


  • 8-12+” of Snow Today – Tuesday Morning

“A Pacific system will bring widespread precipitation today into early Tuesday with mountain travel impacts at pass levels. Locally heavy rain possible this evening over portions of Shasta County.”

– NOAA Sacramento, CA

Sierra-at-Tahoe, CA is set up well for this one, so head on over there if you’re looking for some powder turns.

7 day snowfall totals are looking GOOD. Image: Tropical Tidbits
7 day precipitation totals. Image: NOAA

Snow levels are expected to hover around 5,500ft, but a few inches of accumulation is possible down to 4,500ft.

The 6-10 day outlook calls for above average temperatures and below average precipitation in California.

Additional Storm Info:

Storm totals. Image: NOAA Sacramento, CA

California: 8-12+” of Snow Today – Tuesday Morning

* Total snow accumulations of 8 to 12 inches, with localized amounts up to 16 inches, are expected. - NOAA Sacramento, CA
Storm info. Image: NOAA Sacramento, CA

Winter Weather Advisory:

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Sacramento CA 300 AM PDT Mon Apr 15 2019 Western Plumas County/Lassen Park- West Slope Northern Sierra Nevada- ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 11 AM PDT TUESDAY ABOVE 5500 FEET... * WHAT...Snow expected. Plan on difficult travel conditions. Total snow accumulations of 8 to 12 inches, with localized amounts up to 16 inches, are expected. * WHERE...Western Plumas County/Lassen Park and West Slope Northern Sierra Nevada including Interstate 80 over Donner Pass, Highway 50 over Echo Summit and Highway 88 over Carson Pass. * WHEN...11 AM today to 11 AM Tuesday. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Be prepared for reduced visibilities at times.
6-10 day temperature outlook. Image: NOAA
6-10 day precipitation outlook. Image: NOAA