Winter weather advisory issued for Sierra

Mother’s Day Forecast: Tracking Sierra snow



IN THE DISTANCE. WE’RE BRINGING YOU TEAM COVERAGE OF THE FORECAST. KCRA 3’S SELYE MITRI IS IN SODA SPRINGS RIGHT NOW WITHHE T LATEST ON SNOW CONDITIONS. BUT FIRST, LET’S START WITH METEOROLOGIST DIRK VERDOORN. DI:RK WE HAVE GOT A LOT TO OKLO AT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A LITTLE RAIN IN THE VALLEY. WE HAVE A WIND ADVISORY AROUND STOCKTON BECAUSE OF THE RAIN. THIS IS WHERE THE ACTIVITY REALLY IS AS FAR AS PRECIPITATION. IT IS COMING DOWN IN THE FORM OF SNOW. HIGHWAY 108, SOME LIGHT FLURRIES AROUND ARNOLD AS WELL. THE FLURRIES BETWEEN 4000 AND 5000 FT,EE BUT IT IS NOT REALLY STICKING. TEMPERATESUR ARE COLD ENOUGH FOR SNOW, BUT NOT COLD ENOUGH TO SEE IT ACCUMULATE. WE HAVE SEEN SOME AREAS LIKE AROUND HIGHWAY 50 WHERE WHAE VE HAD SOME OF THAT SNOW COMING DOWN HEAVY ENOUGH TO WHERE IT HAS STUCK TO THE ROAD BRIEFLY. RIGHT NOW, IT LOOKS LIKE WE ARE COMING OUT OF IT. WE HAVE BEEN CAKED WITH SNOW ON THE LENS, BUT THERE IS SOME SNOW ON IT AT THIS TIME. ALONG I-80, WEAN C SEE THE SNOW STARTINGO T PICK UP ALONG I-80, MAKING ITS WAY TOWARDS DONNER SUMMIT. OVER CASTLE PEAK, IT IS STARTING TO STICK TO THE ROADS A LITTLE T.BI YOU CAN SEE MESO SNOW ON THE SIDES OF THE ROADS WHERE WE ARE SEEING THE BULK OF THE SNOW. YOU CAN SEE SNOW AROUND QUINCY, CRESCENT MILLS. AROUND CLEAR LAKE, EW ARE SEEING SOME SNOW MIXED WITH A LITTLE BIT OF RAIN. THIS ACTIVITY WILL STAY WHICH ITUS FOR A FEW MORE DAYS. WE WILL TIME THAT OUT COMING UP. FOR NOW, WE TURN IT OVER TO YOU. BRITTA:NY THANK YOU, DIRK. WE’RE CONTINUING TO MONITOR SWNO CONDITIONS IN THE SIERRA. KCRA 3’S LYSEE MITRI IS LIVE IN THE SODA SPRINGS AREA. I SEE IT ALL COMING DOWN. WHAT’S IT LIKE RIGHT THERE WHERE YOU ARE? LYSEE: WE ARE HERE AT THE DONRNE PASS ROAD EXIT OFF I 80, IN THE PARKING LOT OF THE DONNER SUITMM GAS STATION. YOU CAN SEE THE SNOW ISOM CING DOWN. IF YOU CAN BELIEVE IT, IT IS NOT AS BAD AS IT WAS EARLIER, ABOUT 1:00 IN THE AERNOFTON. ON TOP OF THIS SNOW, WE HAD WIND BLOWING IT IN OUR FACES AND MAKING IT HARD TO SEE. BUT LIKE DIRK WAS TALKING ABOUT, IF YOU SEE ON THE ROAD, IT IS NOT STICKING TOOUC MH, SO THAT IS THE GOOD NEWS. BUT IF YOU TAKE A LOOK AT THE SIGN HE, CERHAINS ARE REQUIRED. LAST WE HEARD FROM C,HP THAT WAS FROM KINGVALE TO DONNER LAKE ROAD IN BOTH DIRECS,TI CHAIN ​​REQUIREMENTS UP. AGAIN, THIS IS SPRING. I DIDN’T THINK I WOULD BE UP HERE FOR ANOTHER SNOWAY D WE RAN INTO A LOT OF DRIVERS ALONG THE INTERSTATE TODAY WHO WERE JUST AS SURPRISED. SOME NOT QUITE READY FOR IT. I THINK I COUNTED ABOUT FIVE OR SIX GUYS WEARING SHORTS TODAY. WE TALKED TO SOME OF THEM. TAKE A LOOK. WHILE THE WIND BLEW THE SNOW SIDEWAYS, IT WAS TOUGH TO SEE. BUT YOU COULD HEAR THE SQUISH OF SANDALS. HARJINDER RAM WALKED AND THEN PICKED UP THE PACE A BIT TO GET BACK TO THE WARMTH OF THE CABIN OF HIS TRUCK AFTER A QUICK STOP AT THE DONNER PASS REST AREA. HE’S HEADED TO SALT LAKE TY, CI AND HE WASN’T THE ONLY TRAVELER ALONG INTERSTATE 80 WHO WASN’T EXACTLY DRSED FOR THE OCCASION. WE SAW THIS GUY MAKING A RUN FOR IT. AND WE MET DANNY DOCKTER FROM NORE >> DOCKTER AS THE WAY IT SHOULD BE SPELLED. LYSEE: HE’S NO STRANGER TO SNOW, BUT THIS SPRING STORM CAUGHTIM H OFF GUD.AR >> I’M WEARING SHORTS AND LITTLE SHORT SOCKS. SO, YEAH, I WASN’T EXPECTING IT. LYSEE: DEREK HAGUE, ON THE OERTH HAND, KNEW EXACTLY WHAT WAS CONG.MI >> YEAH, WE’VE BEEN WATCHING THE WEATHER BECAUSE I WORK OUTSIDE ALL DAY, SO IT DOESN’T TTERMA WHAT WE DO. LYSEE: HE STOPPED AT THEAS G STATN IOOFF THE NYACK ROAD EXIT EARLIER TODAY BEFORE THE SNOW REALLY STARTED TO PICK UP , PREPARING. >> GET SOME FUEL TO MAKE SURE MY GENERATOR’S ALL FULL BEFORE IT GETS ANY WORSE. I FILLED IT UP THIS MORNING IN ANTICIPATION, SO MIG AS HTWELL COME AND FILL UP THE CAN SO I DON’T HAVE TO WORRY ABOUT LAR.TE LYSEE: HE’S STAYING IN A TRAVEL TRAILER IN THE AREA, READY WITH PLENTY OF FUEL, FOOD , DAN FIREWOOD FOR THE NIGHT. >> ALRIGHT, YOU GUYS BE SAFE. >> STAY WARM. >> TAKE CA. LYSEE: THERE HAVE BEEN AEW REPORTS TO CHP ABOUT ACCIDENTS OR CARS SLIDING, INCLUDING ONE A — AT THE SODA SPRGSIN OFFRAMP WHERE A SEMI JACKKNIFED AND HIT THE GUARDRAIL. BUT IF YOU NOTICE YOU, HERE IS NOT A LOT OF TRAFFIC TODAY. WE RAN INTO A CHP OICFFER WHO CONFIRMED THAT, WHO SAID THE TRAFFIC IS AOT L LIGHTER THAN WE WOULD TYPICALLY SAY. NAVY BECAUSE OF MOTHER’SAY D, PEOPLE STAYED CLOSER TO HOME. PROBABLY A GOOD THING. NOT TOO MANY CARSN

Mother’s Day Forecast: Tracking Sierra snow

Snow is expected to hit the Sierra this Mother’s Day and could continue into Monday morning. The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory from 11 am to 11 pm In the Sierra, about 4-8 inches of snow is possible by Sunday night and into early Monday morning at the highest elevations, KCRA 3 Meteorologist Eileen Javora said. Chain controls may be required, which is not typically expected in May. The Pollock Pines area might also get a dusting of snow, along with those around 3,500 feet by Monday morning, Javora said. Javora said wind gusts will continue to be strong throughout Northern California. Sunday morning likes were recorded at nearly 40 miles per hour at Donner Summit, she said. In the Foothills, rain showers are possible Sunday afternoon with temperatures in the 50s, Javora said. In the Sacramento Valley, a cold front with gusty conditions will come through. There may be some sprinkles of rain on Sunday and Monday but conditions will mostly be blustery and about 60 degrees, Javora said. Watch the full forecast in the video player above. View our interactive radar below.(App users, click here).Download our app for the latest.Here is where you can download our app for the latest weather alerts.Follow our KCRA weather team on social media.Chief Meteorologist Mark Finan on Facebook and TwitterMeteorologist Tamara Berg on Facebook and TwitterMeteorologist Melanie Hunter on Facebook and TwitterMeteorologist Eileen Javora on FacebookMeteorologist Dirk Verdoorn on FacebookMeteorologist Heather Waldman on Facebook and TwitterWatch our forecasts on TV or online.Here’s where to find our latest video forecast. You can also watch a livestream of our latest newscast here. The banner on our website turns red when we’re live. We’re also streaming on the Very Local app for Roku, Apple TV or Amazon Fire TV.

Snow is expected to hit the Sierra this Mother’s Day and could continue into Monday morning. The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory from 11 am to 11 pm

In the Sierra, about 4-8 inches of snow is possible by Sunday night and into early Monday morning at the highest elevations, KCRA 3 Meteorologist Eileen Javora said. Chain controls may be required, which is not typically expected in May. The Pollock Pines area might also get a dusting of snow, along with those around 3,500 feet by Monday morning, Javora said.

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Javora said wind likes will continue to be strong throughout Northern California. Sunday morning likes were recorded at nearly 40 miles per hour at Donner Summit, she said.

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In the Foothills, rain showers are possible Sunday afternoon with temperatures in the 50s, Javora said.

In the Sacramento Valley, a cold front with gusty conditions will come through. There may be some sprinkles of rain on Sunday and Monday but conditions will mostly be blustery and about 60 degrees, Javora said.

Watch the full forecast in the video player above.

View our interactive radar below.

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Download our app for the latest.

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Follow our KCRA weather team on social media.

Watch our forecasts on TV or online.

Here’s where to find our latest video forecast. You can also watch a livestream of our latest newscast here. The banner on our website turns red when we’re live.

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