• Winter Weather Advisory for Southern Monterey Bay and Big Sur Coast County, California
  • Winter Weather Advisory issued February 19 at 3:47AM PST until February 19 at 10:00AM PST by NWS
  • Effective: Monday, February 19, 2018 at 3:47 a.m.
  • Expires: Monday, February 19, 2018 at 10 a.m.
  • ...Snow Accumulations and Low Snow Levels through Early Monday...
    .A very cold storm system from western Canada will bring snow
    accumulations over the higher elevations of the coastal ranges
    from through mid morning Monday. The Santa Lucia Mountains above
    Big Sur and the Santa Cruz Mountains will see the highest
    snowfall accumulations...primarily through 9am Monday. Snow
    levels are anticipated to drop down to 1500 feet or lower with
    this storm system, with a dusting of snow possible at 1000 feet or
    even lower. Below 1000 feet, snow will become increasingly mixed
    with rain closer to the surface. Snow in the air may be possible
    at elevations as low as 200 feet by Monday morning. Precipitation
    will be limited with this storm and possibly patchy in these areas
    rather than widespread. Precipitation will taper off by mid to
    late Monday morning.
    * WHEN...Through 10 AM PST Monday.
    * WHAT...Total snow accumulations in the Santa Cruz Mountains
    from 2 to 3 inches at the higher elevations, locally up to 5
    inches. Snow accumulations in the Santa Lucia Mountains above
    Big Sur from 4 to 8 inches at the higher elevations, and locally
    up to 10 inches. Accumulating snow levels down to 1000-1500
    feet. Snow mixed with rain possible 200 to 1000 feet. Very cold
    temperatures with wind chills in the 10s in the coldest/windiest
    mountain locations.
    * IMPACTS...Potentially hazardous driving conditions along
    highway 35 (Skyline Boulevard in the Santa Cruz Mountains),
    Highway 9, Highway 17, and other mountain roads and passes.

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