Winter Storm Watch For Sierra; Up To 3 Feet Of Ridgetop Snow
RENO, Nev. (AP) — The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch for Lake Tahoe where as much as 3 feet of snow is possible along Sierra ridgetops by Wednesday.
The storm watch goes into effect Tuesday evening through Wednesday night.
Five to 10 inches of snow is possible at lake level and up to 3 inches below elevations of 6,000 feet.
Winds could gust as high as 90 mph along the ridgetops and 45 mph in the valleys.
A winter weather advisory is in effect farther north from 8 p.m. Monday until 11 a.m. Tuesday in eastern Plumas, Sierra and Lassen counties west of the California-Nevada line.