- Special Weather Statement for Central Sacramento Valley County, California
- Special Weather Statement issued March 22 at 3:47PM PDT by NWS
- Effective: Thursday, March 22, 2018 at 9 a.m.
- Expires: Thursday, March 22, 2018 at 4:30 p.m.
...A CLUSTER OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT NORTH CENTRAL
PLACER AND CENTRAL NEVADA COUNTIES UNTIL 430 PM PDT...
At 341 PM PDT, a cluster of strong thunderstorms were located in the
Motherlode along or just north of Interstate 80, from near Colfax to
near Skillman Campground. The storms were moving to the east up to
15 to 20 mph.
Winds in excess of 30 mph and half inch hail are possible with this
cluster of storms.
Locations impacted include...
Baxter, Colfax, Scotts Flat, White Cloud Campground, Sugar Pine, Iowa
Hill, Alta Sierra and Skillman Campground.
Heavy rainfall is also occurring with this storm, and may cause
localized flooding, or ponding of water on portions of Interstate 80
between Colfax and Baxter. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded