Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Give thanks for this week's rain, snow, but be careful

From the National Weather Service:
Weather Summary
A storm will move into NorCal this afternoon and continue through Wednesday afternoon. Holiday travel before Thanksgiving will be impacted by slick roads from rain and snow. Chain controls & traffic delays are likely. The second storm arrives late Thanksgiving night and continues into Friday, impacting post-Holiday travel. Another storm will bring precipitation Saturday into Sunday.

Impacts
Snow over Sierra could impact holiday travel with slick roads, chain controls, and traffic delays
Rain will also cause slick roads and increase potential for spin-outs

Forecast Confidence
High for wet pattern tonight and this weekend
Medium for precipitation timing and amounts tonight and this weekend

Timing and Strength
Storm 1
Timing: This afternoon into Wednesday afternoon
Snow levels around 4000 ft
Light to moderate rain

Storm 2
Timing: Late Thursday evening into Friday
Snow levels around 4500-5000 ft
Rain & Snow amounts for this storm will be posted in later emails

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