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Shasta Lake Area / Northern Shasta County-
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Including the cities of Shasta Dam, Redding, Red Bluff, Chico,
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328 AM PST Mon Feb 19 2018
...FREEZE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM PST WEDNESDAY...
* TEMPERATURE...Overnight low temperatures of 23 to 30 degrees.
* TIMING....Coldest Tuesday morning, with widespread lows in the
mid to upper 20s and several hours of subfreezing temperatures
* IMPACTS...Freezing temperatures can damage or kill plants that
are sensitive to cold. Consider wrapping external pipes which
may be vulnerable to freezing. Please check on the elderly and
make sure your animals have a warm shelter.
A Freeze Warning means sub-freezing temperatures are imminent or
highly likely. These conditions will kill crops and other
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$$Special Weather Statement
Surprise Valley California-Lassen-Eastern Plumas-
Eastern Sierra Counties-Greater Lake Tahoe Area-Mono County-
Mineral and Southern Lyon Counties-Greater Reno-Carson City-
Minden Area-Western Nevada Basin and Range including Pyramid Lake-
Northern Washoe County-
Including the cities of Cedarville, Eagleville, Fort Bidwell,
Portola, Susanville, Westwood, Sierraville, Loyalton,
South Lake Tahoe, Tahoe City, Truckee, Markleeville, Bridgeport,
Coleville, Lee Vining, Mammoth Lakes, Hawthorne, Yerington,
Smith Valley, Mina, Schurz, Stateline, Glenbrook,
Incline Village, Sparks, Verdi, Gardnerville, Virginia City,
Fernley, Fallon, Lovelock, Silver Springs, Nixon, Imlay, Empire,
323 AM PST Mon Feb 19 2018
...VERY COLD TEMPERATURES, LAKE EFFECT SNOW, AND SLICK ROADS...
Very cold temperatures will take hold of the region for the next
few days. Daytime high temperatures near will only reach near freezing
and overnight lows will drop into the very low teens with some
places dropping into the sub-zero range.
A few inches of snow fell late yesterday afternoon, mainly in the
central Sierra and west central Nevada. Warm ground temperatures
melted some of the snow as it fell to the ground, and in some
places, the sun came back out and began to melt the snow on the
ground. Very cold overnight temperatures will re-freeze roads and
sidewalks and could create treacherous travel in some places.
Some additional snowfall is occurring overnight as another weak
band of snow showers moves through area with an additional
0.5-1.5" of snow possible in western Nevada. This light snow could
cover up areas of black ice, making road conditions extra
Lake effect snow has developed off of Lake Tahoe and Pyramid Lake
this morning and could last through much of the day. Forecasting
exact snow amounts with lake effect snow is a challenge, but it is
possible this could create additional snow accumulations of 3-6
inches as far as 10-20 miles south-southeast of the lakes. This
includes: South Lake Tahoe into Minden, Gardnerville, Markleeville;
and Nixon, Wadsworth and Fernley. This could impact travel along
I-80 near and east of Fernley and US 88, US 89 and US 395.
$$Special Weather Statement
West Slope Northern Sierra Nevada-
Including the city of Blue Canyon
342 AM PST Mon Feb 19 2018
...Northern Sierra Snow Today...
.A cold system from western Canada will bring scattered snow
showers mainly late this morning through this afternoon across
the northern Sierra including I-80 and Highway 50. Additional snow
accumulations of 2 to 4 inches are expected near the Sierra crest. A
dusting of snow is possible down to 1000 feet.
Plan on slippery road conditions and possible travel delays.
Lower elevations could see slick roads.