Forecast from Mt. Elizabeth – Issued by NWS for: 4 Miles NE Twain Harte CA
Hazardous Weather Conditions
Winter Storm Warning
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Sacramento CA 500 AM PST Wed Feb 28 2018 ...Heavy snow for Foothills and Mountains this week... .A cold winter storm will bring periods of heavy snow and gusty winds to the foothills and mountains of interior NorCal this week. Snow will begin this afternoon and continue through the weekend. Several feet of snowfall accumulation is expected in the mountains with a foot or more across some foothill locations. Portions of the northern Sacramento Valley, including Redding, may see accumulating snow Thursday night and Friday. In addition to the snow, strong winds combined with the snow will bring white out conditions at times. Travel over the mountains is highly discouraged, as conditions will be extremely hazardous. CAZ013-014-063-064-066>069-010015- /O.CON.KSTO.WS.W.0004.180301T0000Z-180304T0600Z/ Shasta Lake Area / Northern Shasta County- Burney Basin / Eastern Shasta County- Mountains Southwestern Shasta County to Northern Lake County- Clear Lake/Southern Lake County- Northeast Foothills/Sacramento Valley-Motherlode- Western Plumas County/Lassen Park- West Slope Northern Sierra Nevada- Including the cities of Burney and Grass Valley 500 AM PST Wed Feb 28 2018 ...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 10 PM PST SATURDAY... * WHAT...Heavy snow expected. Travel will be very difficult, including during the evening commute on Thursday. Between late today and Saturday afternoon, total snow accumulations of two to three feet are expected. Localized amounts over 5 feet will be possible at the highest elevations. * WHERE...Portions of northern California. * WHEN...4 PM today to 10 PM Saturday. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Be prepared for significant reductions in visibility at times. Gusty winds, especially on Thursday will bring white out conditions at times. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A Winter Storm Warning for snow means there will be snow covered roads and limited visibilities. Travel is not recommended while the warning is in effect. If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.
From Blythe: I think they’re serious so please be prepared. If you’re in the valley be sure your vehicle is properly equipped with chains, blankets, flashlight, water, food and other emergency supplies.