The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for the Sierra Nevada until 11 PM this evening above 8000 feet.
Snow accumulations of up to five inches are expected.
Locations include Highway 88 Carson Pass, Highway 4 Ebbetts Pass and Highway 108 Sonora Pass.
Winds of five to ten mph are likely with gusts up to twenty mph.
Motorists and hikers over the high mountains should be prepared for wintry weather conditions.
The falling snow will gradually decrease this evening.