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  • Winter Storm Watch for Northern Sacramento Valley County, California
  • Winter Storm Watch issued February 27 at 3:00AM PST until March 03 at 10:00AM PST by NWS
  • Effective: Wednesday, February 28, 2018 at 7 p.m.
  • Expires: Saturday, March 3, 2018 at 10 a.m.
  • ...Heavy Snow Later this Week...
    .A series of cold winter storms will bring periods of heavy snow
    and gusty winds to the foothills and mountains of interior NorCal
    later this week. Snow may begin as early as Wednesday afternoon
    and continue through the weekend. Several feet of snowfall
    accumulation is expected in the mountains with up to a foot
    possible across some foothill locations. Portions of the northern
    Sacramento Valley, including Redding, may see accumulating snow
    Thursday night and Friday. Any planning travel across the
    foothills or mountains later this week should stay in touch with
    the latest forecasts.
    ...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY EVENING THROUGH
    SATURDAY MORNING ABOVE 2000 FEET...
    * WHAT...Heavy snow possible. Travel will be very difficult. Total
    snow accumulations of 6 to 12 inches above 2000 feet, 2 to 4
    feet above 3500 feet with localized amounts greater than 5 feet
    possible across the highest terrain.
    * WHERE...Foothills and mountains of northern California.
    * WHEN...From Wednesday evening through Saturday morning.
    * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Significant reductions in visibility are
    possible along with areas of blowing snow.
    PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
    A Winter Storm Watch means there is potential for significant
    snow accumulations that may impact travel. Continue to monitor
    the latest forecasts.

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