The strongest of three waves of this wet subtropical storm will arrive later today. Elevations above 10,000 ft could pick up 6-10 inches of snow before the storm leaves the area by tomorrow morning. Mild temperatures in the 30’s are expected from the 8,000 to 10,000 ft elevations. Night time lows could drop to the low 20’s as cold air moves in as the storm moves east.
Strong, damaging west winds will continue through the day along the Sierra Crest. Sustained hourly wind speeds of 60-70 mph with gusts of 80 mph winds continue throughout the day, diminishing tonight.