The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for the Sierra Nevada from Tuesday 11 PM through Thursday 10 AM.
The snow levels will range from 4500 through 6000 feet.
Five to twelve inches of snow accumulation is expected above 5000 feet.
Winds of five to fifteen mph are likely with gusts ranging up to thirty mph.
There is a chance of thunderstorms on Wednesday.
A larger storm system is anticipated from Thursday through Friday, with the snow levels starting around 4000 feet.
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