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Freeze Watch Issued For The Mother Lode

The National Weather Service has issued a Freeze Watch for the Mother Lode from late Wednesday night (New Year’s Eve) through Friday morning.

Low temperatures will range from the upper teens to the twenties. Potential
durations below freezing of up to ten hours are likely.

Additionally, a Freeze Watch has also been issued for the Central Valley from late Wednesday night through Friday morning.

Low temperatures will range from the mid to upper twenties.

A Freeze Watch means sub-freezing temperatures are possible. These conditions could kill crops and other sensitive vegetation.

A Wind Advisory is currently in effect for the Sierra Nevada. This will be upgraded to a High Wind Warning from 4 PM Tuesday to 10 AM Wednesday.

Winds of fifteen to fifty mph will continue, with gusts near the crest of the Sierra ranging from fifty-five to eighty mph.

This wind event will conclude as a Wind Advisory by 5 PM on Wednesday.

A Wind Advisory has also been issued for the Central Valley through noon on Wednesday.

Winds of twenty to thirty mph will continue with gusts ranging from forty-five to fifty-five mph.

A High Wind Warning means a hazardous high wind event is either occurring or is expected. Gusts of fifty-eight mph or more can lead to property damage.