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Update: Local Wind Advisory, Sierra Winter Warning

A Winter Storm Warning remains in effect for the Sierra Nevada until 10 AM Monday.

Additional snow accumulations through Monday could range from half-a-foot to a foot at the 3,000 foot elevation. Two to seven feet of snow is expected above 4,000 feet.

The heaviest snowfall is expected late tonight and Sunday. Snowfall rates of two inches or more per hour should be expected at times.

Winds of thirty to forty mph are likely with gusts up to seventy mph.

Additionally, the National Weather Service has also issued a Wind Advisory for the Mother Lode and the Northern San Joaquin Valley from 10 PM this evening through 10 AM Sunday.

Sustained winds of twenty-five to thirty-five mph will continue with gusts up to fifty-five mph.

Some of the impacts will include downed trees and power outages.

A Winter Storm Warning means severe winter weather conditions are expected or are occurring. Significant amounts of snow are forecast that will make travel dangerous. Only travel in an emergency. If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.

A Wind Advisory means that winds of thirty-five mph are expected. Winds this strong can make driving difficult, especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra caution.

To view video of hail/sleet in Sonora, Click here: Hail/sleet coming down on Friday (1-20-17) in Sonora