WEB UPDATE: Major storm to hit Nevada County | TheUnion.com

WEB UPDATE: Major storm to hit Nevada County

A winter storm and wind advisory has been issued for tonight in the foothills and upper Sierra of Nevada County.

A major storm is slated to hit by 5 p.m. which could make after-work traffic troublesome, said Steve Martinez of the Qwikcast.com weather service. He said the storm could bring up to one inch of rain per hour in spots through Wednesday morning.

The thunderstorm was traveling at 50 mph and caused a 62-mph gust at San Francisco International Airport, Martinez said. It is expected to bring frequent lightning and wind gusts from 50 to 60 mph.

Support Local Journalism

Support Local Journalism

Readers around Grass Valley and Nevada County make The Union’s work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.

Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.

Your donation will help us continue to cover COVID-19 and our other vital local news.


Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.

User Legend: iconModerator iconTrusted User