Posted by: Sandy Steinman | February 27, 2023

Major Winter Storm

A major winter storm is expected to produce heavy snowfall across northeast California, the Sierra Nevada, and Mono County. Across the Sierra Nevada and Mono County, blizzard conditions are expected with heavy snowfall and strong winds, which could result in near zero visibility at times due to blowing snow. Sub-zero wind chills will also occur across the Sierra through Wednesday.
Winter Storm Warning in Lassen-E. Plumas-E. Sierra counties: Until Wednesday at 4:00 AM PST.
Blizzard Warning for the Greater Lake Tahoe Area and Mono County: Monday 11:00 AM to Wednesday 4:00 AM PST.
In Lassen-E. Plumas-E. Sierra counties, travel could be very difficult to impossible. Avoid travel. If you have to travel, prepare for long delays and carry an emergency kit. If you stay home, have a back up plan in case of power outages.
In the Greater Lake Tahoe Area and Mono County, travel could be impossible with near zero visibility at times Monday through early Wednesday morning. Strong winds could cause tree damage and power outages. If you risk travel, you could become stranded in vehicles for hours. Blizzard conditions could produce life threatening situations.
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