Snow in Forecast All Week.

Truckee, CA..It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas at least in the Forecast. The National Weather Service has snow in the forecast everyday this week. Those who can make it up this week should have phenomenal conditions for skiing or riding.

Today: Snow. High near 33. Breezy, with a south wind between 15 and 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 6 to 10 inches possible.

Tonight: Snow showers. Low around 25. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.

Monday: Snow showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34. Southwest wind between 10 and 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

Monday Night: A 50 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. Southwest wind between 5 and 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 37. Southwest wind around 10 mph. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

Wednesday: Snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 37. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

Wednesday Night: Snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 24.

Thursday: A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36.

Thursday Night: A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26.

Friday: A chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a high near 36.

Friday Night: A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25.

Saturday: A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40.

Flood Advisory

FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SACRAMENTO CA
1216 AM PDT SUN MAR 20 2011

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STANISLAUS CA-YOLO CA-SOLANO CA-TUOLUMNE CA-NEVADA CA-COLUSA CA-
SAN JOAQUIN CA-SACRAMENTO CA-SUTTER CA-EL DORADO CA-PLACER CA-YUBA CA-
AMADOR CA-CALAVERAS CA-SHASTA CA-GLENN CA-TEHAMA CA-BUTTE CA-
1216 AM PDT SUN MAR 20 2011

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SACRAMENTO HAS ISSUED AN

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR…
THE SACRAMENTO VALLEY…
THE NORTHERN SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY…
THE DELTA REGION…
THE SIERRA FOOTHILLS BELOW 3000 FEET…

* UNTIL 1215 PM PDT

* AT 1200 AM PDT DOPPLER RADAR IS INDICATING A BAND OF HEAVY
PRECIPITATION MOVING INTO THE SACRAMENTO AND NORTHERN SAN JOAQUIN
VALLEY. THIS RAIN BAND HAS ALREADY CAUSED URBAN AND SMALL STREAM
FLOODING IN THE BAY AREA. RAIN RATES OF OVER HALF AN INCH AN HOUR
WILL BE POSSIBLE DURING THESE EARLY MORNING HOURS. WITH SOILS
ALREADY SATURATED AND SMALL CREEKS AT ELEVATED LEVELS…THESE
AMOUNTS OF RAINFALL WILL CAUSE WIDESPREAD MINOR FLOODING.

AS THE BAND OF HEAVY PRECIPITATION MOVES EAST INTO THE SIERRA
FOOTHILLS…ROCK OR MUD SLIDES WILL LIKELY OCCUR.

*SHOWERS ARE LIKELY TO CONTINUE TODAY THROUGH MONDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE ELEVATED LEVELS ON
SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS…AND PONDING OF WATER IN URBAN AREAS…
HIGHWAYS…STREETS AND UNDERPASSES AS WELL AS OTHER POOR DRAINAGE
AREAS AND LOW LYING SPOTS.

A FLOOD ADVISORY MEANS RIVER OR STREAM FLOWS ARE ELEVATED OR PONDING
OF WATER IN URBAN OR OTHER AREAS IS OCCURRING OR IS IMMINENT.

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LAT…LON 3818 12156 3813 12195 3973 12244 4045 12255
4062 12222 3913 12092 3813 12041 3785 12012
3728 12136

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DANG

Winter Storm Warning

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV
823 AM PDT SUN MAR 20 2011

…HEAVY SNOW AND GUSTY WINDS TODAY…

.A STRONG LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM APPROACHING THE WEST COAST WILL
BRING ANOTHER ROUND OF HEAVY SNOW AND GUSTY WINDS TO THE SIERRA
AND NORTHEAST CALIFORNIA TODAY. GUSTY SOUTH WINDS WILL CAUSE
CONSIDERABLE BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW WITH NEAR ZERO VISIBILITY
AT TIMES…ESPECIALLY NEAR THE SIERRA CREST.

CAZ072-NVZ002-202330-
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GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…SOUTH LAKE TAHOE…TRUCKEE…
INCLINE VILLAGE
823 AM PDT SUN MAR 20 2011

…WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS
EVENING…

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW AND GUSTY WINDS REMAINS IN
EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS EVENING.

* TIMING: MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE DAY
BEFORE DECREASING IN INTENSITY THIS EVENING.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 18 TO 30 INCHES ABOVE 7000 FEET. 8 TO
14 INCHES BELOW 7000 FEET.

* WINDS: SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40
MPH. SIERRA RIDGE GUSTS OVER 100 MPH.

* IMPACTS: POTENTIAL FOR WHITEOUT CONDITIONS DUE TO HEAVY SNOW AND
GUSTY WINDS…MAINLY NEAR THE SIERRA CREST INCLUDING DONNER AND
ECHO SUMMITS. CHAIN CONTROLS AND TRAVEL DELAYS ARE LIKELY ACROSS
THE LAKE TAHOE BASIN AND OVER MOUNTAIN PASSES. EXPECT PERIODIC
ROAD CLOSURES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

CONDITIONS CAN DETERIORATE RAPIDLY DURING WINTER STORMS…SLOW
DOWN AND ALLOW EXTRA TIME WHEN TRAVELING. CARRY TIRE CHAINS…
FOOD…WATER…BLANKETS AND A FLASHLIGHT IN YOUR CAR IN CASE OF
AN EMERGENCY. CHECK OUR WEBSITE AT WEATHER.GOV/RENO OR LISTEN TO
NOAA WEATHER RADIO FOR UPDATES.

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