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High Wind Watch Issued For The Sierra Nevada

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Breezy winds, rain and mountain snow will return to northern California overnight tonight and Wednesday morning.

Snow levels may even lower into the Mother Lode, however, only a light dusting is expected.

Up to half a foot of snow accumulation is possible in the highest elevations. 

Additionally, the National Weather Service has issued a High Wind Watch for the Sierra Nevada from Wednesday night through Thursday morning.

Steady winds of twenty-five to forty mph are expected with gusts ranging from forty-five to sixty mph.

Impacts could include downed trees, power outages and travel disruptions.

A High Wind Watch means there is a potential for a hazardous high wind event with potential gusts of fifty-eight mph or stronger.