West Slope Northern Sierra Nevada Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Winter Storm Warning
Statement as of 2:36 PM PDT on October 31, 2014

...Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 2 PM PDT Saturday above 6000 feet...

* impacts: moderate travel problems likely. Motorists may experience very long delays. Chain restrictions are probable especially for trucks. Reduced visibility during heavier snow and gusty wind will make driving hazardous.

* Confidence: high confidence that snow will occur above 6000 ft. Medium confidence in amounts and timing.

* Timing: the bulk of snow is expected between 5 PM today to 11 am Saturday... but lighter snow accumulations will occur before and after this time frame.

* Locations include: Donner Pass...Echo Summit...Carson Pass.

* Snow accumulations: 4 to 8 inches. Locally higher closer to the crest.

* For a detailed view of the hazard area...visit http://www.Weather.Gov/Sacramento/hazards.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Warning means significant amounts of snow are expected. Moderate to strong winds are also possible across ridgetops. This will make travel hazardous.

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