Loyalton, CA

10:46 AM PST on February 19, 2017 (GMT -0800)
Sierra Valley | | Change Station

Elev 4990 ft 39.62 °N, 120.35 °W | Updated 13 minutes ago

Partly Cloudy
Partly Cloudy
42.4 °F
Feels Like 34 °F
Wind Variable Wind from SSE
Gusts 30.0 mph

High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
High -- | Low -- °F
Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.74 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Windchill 34 °F
Dew Point 30 °F
Humidity 61%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:47 AM 5:42 PM
Last Quarter, 41% visible
METAR KRTS 191835Z AUTO 23017G21KT 10SM CLR 07/M02 A2974 RMK AO2
Pressure 29.74 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Windchill 34 °F
Dew Point 30 °F
Humidity 61%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:47 AM 5:42 PM
Last Quarter, 41% visible
METAR KRTS 191835Z AUTO 23017G21KT 10SM CLR 07/M02 A2974 RMK AO2

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Watches & Warnings

Winter Weather Advisory
Issued: 5:30 AM PST Feb. 19, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect from 10 PM this
evening to 4 am PST Tuesday above 5500 feet...

* timing: periods of light snow today will increase this evening,
with heavy rain and snow pushing into the region late tonight
and continuing through early Tuesday morning.

* Snow accumulations: above 6500 feet... 1 to 3 feet. Between 5500
and 6500 feet... 8 to 16 inches. Heaviest snow expected west of
Highway 395. Below 5500 feet... up to 8 inches with less than 4
inches below 5000 feet.

* Winds: south to southwest winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 50
mph. Gusts on higher ridges over 90 mph.

* Snow levels: between 5000 and 5500 feet through this evening,
then rising to near 6500 feet Monday morning before falling
again to between 5000 and 5500 feet Monday night.

* Impacts: heavy snow will create hazardous conditions, with
travel being impacted over fredonyer Summit and Yuba Pass.
Whiteout conditions are likely over the passes and in the

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Avoid travel tonight through Monday night in higher elevations of
northeast California, where major travel delays are likely. Be
sure to allow extra time to reach your destination. Leave extra
space between vehicles since it takes longer to stop on slick


Areal Flood Warning
Issued: 9:59 AM PST Feb. 19, 2017 – National Weather Service

... A Flood Warning for urban areas and small streams remains in
effect until 400 PM PST Thursday for Colusa... Yolo... Sutter...
Solano... Plumas... alpine... Placer... Shasta... Lassen... Amador...
Tuolumne... Sacramento... lake... Stanislaus... San Joaquin... El
Dorado... Calaveras... Tehama... Butte... Glenn... Sierra... Yuba and
Nevada counties...

* interior northern California will experience another significant
uptick in flooding problems starting late tonight and continuing
through Monday night as an intense atmospheric river type storm

* Our entire region has saturated soils and many flooded areas
already. This will enhance the impact of additional heavy rains
this week.

* Additional stress will be placed on levees, rivers, creeks, and

* We may see flooding in locations which haven't been impacted in
many years.

* We are strongly advising all residents in interior northern
California to be prepared for flooding.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Be prepared to evacuate if flooding should affect your area. Gather
a "go bag" with important items like medications and hard to replace
documents. Do not Forget to plan for you pets and animals.

Please never drive across flooded waters and roadways, especially
flowing water. Most people who are killed or injured during floods
are attempting to drive through flooded waters. Turn around, don't

Lat... Lon 3725 12146 3810 12157 3808 12230 3832 12206
      3884 12229 3867 12262 3907 12309 3950 12306
      3955 12288 4033 12307 4058 12269 4117 12246
      4118 12250 4118 12133 4059 12132 3835 11963
      3776 11988 3780 12018 3713 12122


405 PM PST Sat Feb 18 2017

The National Weather Service in Reno has issued a

* Flood Warning for
the Middle Fork feather river near Portola.
* From Tuesday morning until further notice... or until the warning is
* At 3:30 PM Saturday the stage was 6.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 8.5 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by Tuesday morning and continue
to rise to near 10.3 feet by early Wednesday morning.
* Impact... at 10.0 feet... moderate flooding of lowlands... structures
and roads from Beckwourth to Sloat California... including Portola.
Sleepy pines motel and other low structures along river in Portola
flood. River near foundation of veterans Hall in Portola. CA Hwy
89 near Clio flooded.

Lat... Lon 3988 12071 3983 12038 3981 12039 3972 12058 3985 12072

Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 4:47 AM PST Feb. 19, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch remains in effect from late tonight through
Tuesday afternoon...

The Flood Watch continues for

* a portion of northeast California, including the following
area, Lassen-eastern Plumas-eastern Sierra counties.

* From late tonight through Tuesday afternoon

* a strong atmospheric river will bring heavy rain with high
snow levels. Moderate to heavy rain and snow melt will
contribute to increasing flows on rivers and streams with an
enhanced flood potential late Sunday night through Tuesday.

* The Middle Fork of the feather river near Portola is currently
forecast to reach moderate flood stage with flooding also
possible for the Susan and pit river basins.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Small creeks and streams are the most susceptible to flooding.
Excessive rainfall may also generate rock and mud slides in steep
terrain. Persons living along small creeks and streams should
monitor the latest weather information at weather.Gov/Reno and be
prepared to take action should flooding occur.