Truckee, CA (96160)

11:22 AM PST on January 22, 2017 (GMT -0800)
Sierra Meadows | | Change Station

Elev 5978 ft 39.32 °N, 120.17 °W | Updated 19 seconds ago

Snow
Snow
31.6 °F
Feels Like 32 °F
N
0.0
Wind Variable Wind from NNE

Today
High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
High -- | Low -- °F
Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.67 in
Visibility 0.5 miles
Clouds Overcast 900 ft
Windchill 32 °F
Dew Point 29 °F
Humidity 91%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
7:15 AM 5:10 PM
Waning Crescent, 24% visible
METAR KTRK 221845Z 26007G14KT 1/2SM SN OVC009 M01/M01 A2967 RMK NOSPECI
Pressure 29.67 in
Visibility 0.5 miles
Clouds Overcast 900 ft
Windchill 32 °F
Dew Point 29 °F
Humidity 91%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
7:15 AM 5:10 PM
Waning Crescent, 24% visible
METAR KTRK 221845Z 26007G14KT 1/2SM SN OVC009 M01/M01 A2967 RMK NOSPECI

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Watches & Warnings

Winter Storm Warning
Issued: 9:19 AM PST Jan. 22, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 4 am PST Monday...

* timing: moderate to heavy snow will continue into early Monday
morning.

* Storm total snow accumulations: west of Highway 89... 3 to 4
feet with locally higher amounts. East of Highway 89... 2 to 3
feet with higher amounts possible near Mount Rose.

* Winds: Sierra ridge gusts up to 140 mph. Gusts 30 to 45 mph
possible in the lower elevations. Winds may damage trees and
power lines.

* Impacts: dangerous conditions for outdoor activities and
travel with periods of whiteout conditions through Monday
morning. Avalanche danger will increase. Consider not traveling
today or tonight in the Sierra. Stay home... stay safe.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Avoid travel if possible, you could be stuck in your vehicle for
many hours and first responders may not be able to reach you. Be
prepared for extended power outages.





Avalanche Warning
Issued: 7:28 AM PST Jan. 22, 2017 – National Weather Service

The following message is transmitted at the request of the Forest
service Sierra avalanche center.

The Forest service Sierra avalanche center has issued a
backcountry avalanche warning.

* Timing... in effect through at least Monday morning.

* Affected area... for the Sierra Nevada mountains of California
and Nevada, from Yuba Pass to Ebbetts Pass, including the Lake
Tahoe basin.

* Avalanche danger... high.

* Reason/impacts... high avalanche danger exists at all elevations.
Due to heavy snow, intense snowfall rates, and gale force winds,
human triggered wind slab avalanches and storm slab avalanches
will be very likely. Some avalanches could be large, deep, and
destructive. Travel in or near avalanche terrain or in the
runout zones of avalanche paths is not recommended.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Avalanches may run long distances, into flat areas, and can run
into mature forests.

Travel in avalanche terrain is not recommended.

Consult www.Sierraavalanchecenter.Org or www.Avalanche.Org for
more detailed information.

Similar avalanche danger may exist at locations outside the
coverage area of this or any avalanche center.



728 am PST sun Jan 22 2017

The following message is transmitted at the request of the Forest
service Sierra avalanche center.

The Forest service Sierra avalanche center has issued a
backcountry avalanche warning.

* Timing... in effect through at least Monday morning.

* Affected area... for the Sierra Nevada mountains of California
and Nevada, from Yuba Pass to Ebbetts Pass, including the Lake
Tahoe basin.

* Avalanche danger... high.

* Reason/impacts... high avalanche danger exists at all elevations.
Due to heavy snow, intense snowfall rates, and gale force winds,
human triggered wind slab avalanches and storm slab avalanches
will be very likely. Some avalanches could be large, deep, and
destructive. Travel in or near avalanche terrain or in the
runout zones of avalanche paths is not recommended.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Avalanches may run long distances, into flat areas, and can run
into mature forests.

Travel in avalanche terrain is not recommended.

Consult www.Sierraavalanchecenter.Org or www.Avalanche.Org for
more detailed information.

Similar avalanche danger may exist at locations outside the
coverage area of this or any avalanche center.


728 am PST sun Jan 22 2017

The following message is transmitted at the request of the Forest
service Sierra avalanche center.

The Forest service Sierra avalanche center has issued a
backcountry avalanche warning.

* Timing... in effect through at least Monday morning.

* Affected area... for the Sierra Nevada mountains of California
and Nevada, from Yuba Pass to Ebbetts Pass, including the Lake
Tahoe basin.

* Avalanche danger... high.

* Reason/impacts... high avalanche danger exists at all elevations.
Due to heavy snow, intense snowfall rates, and gale force winds,
human triggered wind slab avalanches and storm slab avalanches
will be very likely. Some avalanches could be large, deep, and
destructive. Travel in or near avalanche terrain or in the
runout zones of avalanche paths is not recommended.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Avalanches may run long distances, into flat areas, and can run
into mature forests.

Travel in avalanche terrain is not recommended.

Consult www.Sierraavalanchecenter.Org or www.Avalanche.Org for
more detailed information.

Similar avalanche danger may exist at locations outside the
coverage area of this or any avalanche center.