The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for the Sierra Nevada above 4000 feet, on Christmas Eve (Wednesday) from Noon to 8 PM.
Winds of fifteen to twenty-five mph are forecast with gusts up to forty-five mph.
Total snow accumulations will range from three inches to one foot.
A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means that periods of snow will cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered roads and limited visibilities and use caution while driving.
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