The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for the Sierra Nevada above 6,000 feet through 4 AM Saturday.
Eight inches to two feet of total snow accumulation is expected above 6,000 feet.
Winds of thirty to forty mph will continue with gusts up to sixty-five mph.
A Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow means severe winter weather conditions are expected or are occurring. Significant amounts of snow are forecast that will make travel dangerous. Strong winds are also possible. Only travel in an emergency. If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.