Western Plumas County/Lassen Park Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Winter Storm Watch
Issued: 4:21 AM PST Jan. 17, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Winter Storm Watch remains in effect from Thursday afternoon
through Friday afternoon above 4000 feet...

* what... heavy snow possible. Plan on difficult travel conditions
and chain controls. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 7 inches,
with localized amounts up to 20 inches possible. Light snow
accumulations are possible down to 3000 feet.

* Where... western Plumas County/Lassen park and West Slope
northern Sierra Nevada. Including Interstate 80 over Donner
Summit, Highway 50 over Echo Pass, and Highway 88 over Carson
Pass.

* When... from Thursday afternoon through Friday afternoon.

* Additional details... significant reductions in visibility are
possible.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Watch means there is potential for significant
snow, sleet or ice accumulations that may impact travel. Continue
to monitor the latest forecasts.