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

Watches & Warnings

Winter Weather Advisory
Issued: 2:27 PM PDT Mar. 18, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Winter Weather Advisory in effect from 8 PM Tuesday to 11 PM
PDT Wednesday above 6000 feet...

* what... snow expected. Plan on difficult travel conditions,
including during the morning and evening commutes on Wednesday.
Total snow accumulations of 6 to 9 inches, with localized
amounts up to 12 inches, are expected.

* Where... West Slope northern Sierra Nevada. Sierra passes
including Donner Pass on Interstate 80, Echo Summit on Highway
50 and Carson Pass on Highway 88. Heaviest snowfall is
expected from Highway 50 southward.

* When... 8 PM Tuesday to 11 PM Wednesday.

* Additional details... be prepared for reduced visibilities at

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will
cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered
roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving.
The latest Road conditions for the state you are calling from can
be obtained by calling 5 1 1.