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A New Winter Storm Warning For The Mother Lode

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The Winter Storm Warning issued for the Mother Lode above 2,000 feet, remains in effect until 4 PM this afternoon (Wednesday). Additionally, the Winter Storm Warning issued for the western slope of the northern Sierra Nevada, will continue until 10 PM tonight. In Mariposa County, the Winter Weather Advisory issued for the foothills and the central Sierra Nevada will not expire until 10 AM Thursday.

An inch of additional snow accumulation is expected above the 2,00 foot elevation. Two to fourteen inches of snow is expected above the 3,000 foot elevation. The higher you go, the more the snow.

Wind will gust as high as forty mph in the central Sierra Nevada.

Travel could be very difficult to impossible.

A Winter Storm Warning means there will be snow covered roads and limited visibilities. Travel is not recommended while the Warning is in effect. If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.