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Current Watches, Warnings and Advisories for El Dorado (CAC017) California Issued by the National Weather Service
 
Winter Weather Advisory Winter Weather Advisory - El Dorado (California)

Updated:Wed 18-Oct-17 03:05pm PDT
Effective:Thu 19-Oct-17 11:00pm PDT
Expires:Fri 20-Oct-17 11:00am PDT
Severity:Minor
Urgency:Expected
Certainty:Likely
Status:Actual
Type:Alert
Category:Met

Areas affected: West Slope Northern Sierra Nevada; Western Plumas County, Lassen Park
 
Message summary: ...Early Season Snow and Gusty Winds...
.A cool weather system will bring early season snow to the Northern Sierra late Thursday night through Friday morning. Snow levels are expected to begin high Thursday then drop rapidly to around 5500 feet Friday morning. There could be 3 to 6 inches of snow along Interstate 80 above 6500 feet...impacting areas near Donner pass. Motorists traveling over mountain passes should be prepared for slick roads. Winds gusting to 65 mph over mountain ridges could cause problems for high profile vehicles and when combined with snow could bring poor visibility.
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THURSDAY TO 11 AM PDT FRIDAY ABOVE 6500 FEET...
* WHAT...Snow expected. Plan on slippery road conditions. Strong, gusty winds may impact driving and visibility. Total snow accumulations up to 3 to 6 inches are expected above 6500 feet.
* WHERE...Western Plumas County/Lassen Park and West Slope Northern Sierra Nevada County.
* WHEN...11 PM Thursday to 11 AM Friday.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Be prepared for reduced visibilities at times. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving. The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.
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Lake Wind Advisory Lake Wind Advisory - El Dorado (California)

Updated:Wed 18-Oct-17 02:26pm PDT
Effective:Thu 19-Oct-17 11:00am PDT
Expires:Fri 20-Oct-17 05:00am PDT
Severity:Minor
Urgency:Expected
Certainty:Likely
Status:Actual
Type:Alert
Category:Met

Areas affected: Greater Lake Tahoe Area
 
Instructions: Check lake conditions before heading out and be prepared for a sudden increase in winds and wave heights. Consider postponing boating activities on the lake until a day with less wind.

Message summary: ...LAKE WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THURSDAY TO 5 AM PDT FRIDAY FOR LAKE TAHOE...
* Winds: Southwest to west 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 45 mph.
* Wave Heights: 2 to 4 feet from mid-lake to eastern shores.
* Small boats, kayaks and paddle boards will be prone to capsizing and should remain off lake waters until conditions improve.
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