Winter Weather Advisory Issued For Mother Lode
A Winter Weather Advisory issued by the National Weather Service remains in effect for the Mother Lode above 2000 feet, through 11 PM Tuesday.
Additionally, a Winter Storm Warning remains in effect for the Sierra Nevada through 10 PM on Tuesday.
Snow levels may lower to 1000 through 2000 feet.
An additional three inches of snow accumulation is likely above 2000 feet. Half a foot to a foot of snow could fall above 3000 feet.
Winds of five to ten mph are likely in the Mother Lode, with gusts up to twenty mph. In the Sierra, winds of five to thirty-five mph should be expected, with gusts up to seventy-five mph over the highest ridgetops.
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Written by Mark Truppner