Wind advisory for Sierra as front rolls in |

Wind advisory for Sierra as front rolls in

The cold front moving in today will be stronger than first predicted, with possible wind gusts of 25 to 50 mph across Nevada County.

The National Weather Service in Sacramento this morning issued a wind advisory for the western slopes of the Sierra. Drivers are urged to be cautious, particularly those in tall vehicles.

The advisory begins at 11 a.m. and goes through 11 p.m. tonight. Rain showers are expected to develop this evening and linger into Friday, bringing a possible one to three inches of snow to the higher elevations.

High temperatures today and Friday will be in the mid- to upper 50s. Lows will be around 40 tonight, dipping to the mid-30s Friday night.

Sunny skies are expected to return Saturday and last through Monday. Highs are forecast in the mid- to upper 60s, with lows in the high 30s to low 40s.

Partly cloudy conditions are expected to develop Monday night and last through Wednesday. Highs Tuesday and Wednesday will be in the upper 60s, with lows in the mid-40s.

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