The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for the Sierra Nevada through 4am Thursday.
Several inches of snow is likely above 3000 feet. Six to eleven inches of accumulation is possible at 4000 feet. Expect a foot of snow above 5000 feet and up to two feet of snow above 7000 feet.
The Motherlode will see heavy rain with possible thunderstorms this afternoon. The storms could contain hail.
Winds of 15 to 25 MPH are expected with some gusts reaching up to 50 MPH over the high elevations.
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