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Winter Storm Watch

Status

New Event Expired

Start Time

Tue 03/26/2019 11:00 PM EDT

End Time

Thu 03/28/2019 02:00 PM EDT

Significance

Watch

Impacts

Moderate impact

Full Alert Message

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Reno NV 245 PM PDT Sat Mar 23 2019 CAZ071-242200- /O.NEW.KREV.WS.A.0011.190327T0300Z-190328T1800Z/ Lassen-Eastern Plumas-Eastern Sierra Counties- 245 PM PDT Sat Mar 23 2019 ...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY EVENING THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING ABOVE 5000 FEET... * WHAT...Heavy snow possible above 5000 feet. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 10 inches, except 10 to 20 inches west of Highway 395 possible. Lighter accumulations up to 4 inches are possible down to valley floors. Winds could gust as high as 50 mph. * WHERE...Lassen-Eastern Plumas-Eastern Sierra Counties. * WHEN...From Tuesday evening through Thursday morning. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel could be very difficult to impossible. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning or evening commute. Gusty winds could bring down tree branches. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... Now is the time to prepare an emergency kit for your home and car. If traveling consider alternate plans, remember to carry tire chains, extra food, water and clothing. Once the storm arrives, travel may be difficult or impossible for an extended period of time. &&