Weather predictions for Nevada County: Dec. 11, 2019 | TheUnion.com

Weather predictions for Nevada County: Dec. 11, 2019

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WetPattern
Rain is predicted to return to Nevada County.
From the National Weather Service
From the National Weather Service
Timing

KEY POINTS

  • Light precipitation tonight into Thursday afternoon
  • More widespread precipitation returns Friday-Saturday
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TIMING

  • Tonight-Thursday Afternoon
    • Precipitation moves into northern Sierra and in the Valley mainly north of I-80 tonight
    • Mountain snow
      • Rising snow levels 7000-8000 feet tonight
      • Light accumulations; amounts generally around an inch
    • Valley rain
      • Amounts of less than a tenth of an inch most areas
      • 0.25-0.50 inches Northern Sacramento Valley
  • Friday – Saturday Night
    • Mountain snow 
      • Snow levels 6000-7000 feet Friday, dropping to 5000 feet Saturday
      • Snow total accumulations 4 – 8 inches; locally up to a foot
      • Very light accumulations possible down to around 4000 feet Saturday
    • Light Valley showers
      • Up to 0.25 inches in the Northern Sacramento Valley; lighter amounts elsewhere

SUMMARY: Light showers tonight into Thursday afternoon, mainly north of I-80 with high snow levels.  More widespread precipitation arrives Friday into Saturday. Snow levels fall by late Friday to near pass level and continue to drop into Saturday morning, possibly with minor accumulations seen down to around 4000 feet. Snow amounts will be lighter than past storms with total amounts from a couple inches to up to a foot at the highest peaks. There may be some travel concerns Friday night into Saturday due to the snowfall. Dry weather returns Sunday into early next week.

Source: National Weather Service


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