The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for the Sierra Nevada above 6000 feet through Sunday 4pm.
Snow levels will range from 5000 through 7500 feet.
Half a foot to three feet of total snow accumulation is expected above 6000 feet.
Winds of fifteen to forty mph are likely with gusts ranging from fifty to seventy-five mph.
Two to three and a half inches of rain is expected in the Mother Lode.
Unsettled weather will continue next week, with additional storms possible.
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