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NWS Weather Bulletin: Snow Down to the Valley Floor Beginning This Afternoon

Tuesday, March 13th, 2018

Forecasters at the National Weather Service’s Reno office have issued a Winter Storm Advisory for this afternoon through Wednesday morning, followed by a Winter Storm Watch that will be in effect Thursday afternoon through late Friday night.

According to the NWS moderate to heavy snow is likely tonight with total snow accumulations of 2 to 4 inches possible on the valley floor, and 6 to 12 inches above 5,000 feet. The greatest amounts will fall west of Highway 395.

Between Thursday afternoon and Saturday morning additional snow accumulations of 4 to 10 inches are possible here in the valley, with amounts of 16 to 22 inches possible above 5,000 feet west of Highway 395. We’ll follow this storm closely as we get nearer to Thursday.

Plan on slippery road conditions. Damage to trees and power lines is likely. Be prepared for reduced visibilities at times. Plan on difficult travel conditions. Significant reductions in visibility are possible.

For up-to-date weather information follow this link to the Lassen Weather Network.

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One Response to NWS Weather Bulletin: Snow Down to the Valley Floor Beginning This Afternoon

  1. Shelli Wheeler

    Shelli Wheeler

    Tuesday, March 13th, 2018 at 10:37 am

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