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Heavy Snow Expected Above 3000 Feet

Today’s expected storm will bring much needed snow to the higher elevations in the Central Sierra Foothills, Southern Sierra Foothills and Central Sierra.

Including Bass Lake, Fish Camp, Wawona, Devils Postpile, Florence Lake, Lake Thomas Edison, Tuolumne Meadows, and Shaver Lake.

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for elevations above 3000 feet starting at 4pm today that will remain in effect until 10 pm on Wednesday March 10th.

The hazardous conditions could impact the morning or evening commutes on the higher elevation roadways.

If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.

All residents should prepare for possible power outages.

Lower elevations can expect rain fall for the next 36 hours.

Dial 5 1 1 for the most current road conditions in Northern California and the Central Valley Region.

For the most up to date weather information click on this link:  Area Weather

Detailed forecast for the next 7 days:

Today
A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 51. Calm wind becoming south southwest around 5 mph in the morning.
Tonight
Rain showers before 4am, then rain and snow showers. Low around 34. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Wednesday
Rain and snow showers, becoming all rain after 10am. High near 44. South wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Wednesday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers before 4am, then a slight chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers after 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 30. Calm wind.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 53. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 31. Northeast wind around 5 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 58. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 36. Calm wind becoming east northeast around 5 mph after midnight.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 60. East northeast wind around 5 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 36. Northeast wind around 5 mph.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 56. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming west southwest in the morning.

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