Areas affected: West Slope Northern Sierra Nevada; Western Plumas County, Lassen Park
Instructions: Slow down and use caution while traveling.
The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can
be obtained by calling 5 1 1.
Message summary: ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM TUESDAY TO
5 AM PDT WEDNESDAY... * WHAT...Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 8 inches
above 4000 feet, with 8 to 16 inches across the higher
elevations. Up to 1 to 2 feet is possible for higher elevations
south of US Highway 50. Winds gusting as high as 50 mph. * WHERE...Western Plumas County/Lassen Park and West Slope
Northern Sierra Nevada including Interstate 80 over Donner
Pass and Highway 50 over Echo Summit. * WHEN...From 5 AM Tuesday to 5 AM PDT Wednesday. * IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult with delays and
possible chain controls. The hazardous conditions could impact
the morning or evening commute. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Snow levels will be around 3000 to 5000
feet. The heaviest snow is expected on Tuesday. ...view the complete message
Instructions: Even light snowfall causes major travel delays, especially during
periods of high traffic volume. Be sure to allow extra time to
reach your destination. Leave extra space between vehicles since
it takes longer to stop on slick roadways.
The latest road conditions can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.
Message summary: ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM TO 11 PM PDT
TUESDAY... * CHANGES...Upgraded to Winter Weather Advisory. Adjusted timing
due to snow impacts beginning and ending earlier. * WHAT...Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 6 inches,
except 6 to 12 inches above 7000 feet. Wind gusts up to 50 mph
along ridgelines. * WHERE...Greater Lake Tahoe Area. * WHEN...From 5 AM to 11 PM PDT Tuesday. * IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult. The hazardous
conditions could impact the morning or evening commute. Gusty
winds could bring down tree branches. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Heaviest snowfall is expected Tuesday
morning into the afternoon. ...view the complete message