« View county listSpecial Weather Statement
Northern Sacramento Valley CA-Central Sacramento Valley CA-
Mountains Southwestern Shasta County to Northern Lake County CA-
411 PM PDT WED MAR 22 2017
...SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT...
At 402 PM PDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm near
Butte City, Cordora and Afton, or 12 miles southeast of Willows,
moving southeast at 10 mph.
Half to three quarter inch hail, gusty winds in excess of 30 mph and
brief downpours will be possible with this storm through 5 pm. This
storm also has the potential to produce a brief funnel cloud.
Another strong storm was located near Newville and Chrome and will
be affecting remote areas of northwestern Glenn County through 5 pm.
Other locations impacted include... Orland, Willows, Glenn, Dayton,
Black Butte Summit, Hamilton City and Black Butte Lake.
Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.
LAT...LON 3932 12204 3942 12219 3974 12263 3986 12252
3981 12204 3957 12178 3939 12163
TIME...MOT...LOC 2302Z 288DEG 8KT 3942 12200
$$Winter Weather Advisory
West Slope Northern Sierra Nevada-
Including the city of Blue Canyon
1023 AM PDT Wed Mar 22 2017
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PDT THIS
* MAIN IMPACT...Travel delays with chain controls and slick
roads. Limited visibility at times due to heavier snow and
* TIMING...Through the evening.
* LOCATIONS...Donner Pass on Interstate 80, Echo Summit on
Highway 50 and Carson Pass on Highway 88.
* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...Additional amounts of 4 to 8 inches above
4500 feet with up to 12 inches over the peaks.
A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow will cause
travel difficulties. Be prepared for slippery roads and limited
visibilities, and use caution while driving.
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