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Update: Winter Storm Warning Issued For The Sierra Nevada

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The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for the western slope of the northern Sierra Nevada until 10 PM tonight (Wednesday). The Winter Storm Warning issued for Yosemite National Park, will remain in effect until 4 AM Thursday.

Heavy snow will continue at times, with the snow levels ranging from 3,500 to 4,500 feet.

Additional snow accumulations above 4,000 feet, will range from two to eight inches. The higher you go, the more the snow.

Winds may continue to gust as high as forty mph.

Travel could be very difficult to impossible with travel delays, chain controls, snow covered roads and reduced visibility at times. Slow down and use caution while traveling.

If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.