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  • Winter Storm Watch for Central Sacramento Valley County, California
  • Winter Storm Watch issued March 21 at 3:00AM PDT until March 22 at 11:00PM PDT by NWS
  • Effective: Wednesday, March 21, 2018 at 11 p.m.
  • Expires: Thursday, March 22, 2018 at 11 p.m.
  • ...Heavy Snow Possible Late Tonight thru Thursday night...
    .An atmospheric river will take aim at California this week. Snow
    levels will remain above major pass levels through through this
    evening, but will lower late tonight as a storm system from the
    Gulf of Alaska arrives. Heavy snow will be possible above 6500
    feet with the potential for travel delays and chain controls.
    ...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
    THURSDAY EVENING ABOVE 6500 FEET...
    * WHAT...Heavy snow possible. Plan on difficult travel
    conditions. Total snow accumulations of 6 to 12 inches, with
    localized amounts up to 20 inches, are possible.
    * WHERE...Western Plumas County/Lassen Park and West Slope
    Northern Sierra Nevada...including Donner Summit over Interstate
    80, Echo Summit over Highway 50, and Carson Pass over Highway
    88.
    * WHEN...Late tonight through Thursday evening.
    * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Significant reductions in visibility are
    possible.
    PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
    A Winter Storm Watch means there is potential for significant
    snow, sleet or ice accumulations that may impact travel. Continue
    to monitor the latest forecasts.

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