WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM THIS MORNING TO MIDNIGHT EST
ICE ACCUMULATIONS..TRACE TO A TENTH OF AN INCH.
SNOW AND SLEET ACCUMULATIONS... 2 TO 5 INCHES.
SNOW/SLEET BEGINNING... RAIN WILL MIX WITH SLEET AND SNOW THIS MORNING.
PERIOD OF MOST INTENSE SNOW/SLEET... MID AFTERNOON TO EVENING.
SNOW ENDING... TONIGHT.
ICE... FREEZING RAIN MAY MIX WITH SLEET AND SNOW LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND THIS
IMPACTS... HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS DUE TO SNOW... SLEET AND ICE-COVERED
Winter Storm Warning, CA, I 80, NV I 80,
WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM
FRIDAY TO 10 AM PST SATURDAY...
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RENO HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY
SNOW... WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM FRIDAY TO 10 AM PST SATURDAY. THE WINTER
STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.
TIMING: SNOW WILL REACH THE TAHOE BASIN EARLY FRIDAY EVENING WITH A PERIOD OF
HEAVY SNOW FRIDAY NIGHT AND EARLY SATURDAY MORNING.
SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 1 TO 2 FEET ABOVE 7000 FEET AND DOWN TO LAKE LEVEL ALONG THE
WESTERN SHORE. AT TRUCKEE... SOUTH LAKE AND THE EASTERN SHORE... 6 TO 12 INCHES
WINDS: GUSTS OF 30 MPH OR MORE IN THE LOWER ELEVATIONS AND GUSTS OF 60 TO 80 MPH
OVER RIDGES MAY PRODUCE CONSIDERABLE BLOWING SNOW... LARGE DRIFTS AND WHITEOUT
IMPACTS: DRIVING CONDITIONS WILL BE HAZARDOUS DUE TO SNOW COVERED ROADS AND LOW
VISIBILITY WITH TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS LIKELY THROUGHOUT THE GREATER LAKE TAHOE
AREA. THERE WILL BE WIDESPREAD TRAVEL IMPACTS ON INTERSTATE 80 DUE TO SNOW
LEVELS DROPPING TO AROUND 1000 FEET WITH SIGNIFICANT DELAYS LIKELY. TEMPERATURES
BELOW 20 DEGREES AND GUSTY WINDS WILL LEAD TO BELOW ZERO WIND CHILL VALUES
I 40, I 25, Central and northern areas of the state have slick icy roads,
I 40 Whole Route, snow and ice.
I 35 From OK to Wichita Falls, Ice, Travel discouraged
I 20 Much of the road has ice, travel discouraged.
I 10 Western area of the state, ice and snow in areas
Most roads are in poor shape from the Panhandle south to New Bruenfels, west to
Van Horn, east to Paris with ice, snow**
Travel discouraged for most of the state due to ice, snow and wind. The
exception is west OK, I 40 at the TX line.
I 40 Slick as well as roads in the northwest area of the state, limited
I 44 At Springfield snow covered, slick as well as all roads south of I 44
I 55 Snow covered from Sikeston to just south of St. Louis.
All roads, southern quarter of the state snow covered with ice, Including I 70
and down to the southern border.
Southern half of the state, I 70, I 65 has areas of snow (light) I 70 at Indy
and east are in very poor condition.
the Southwest corner of the state has difficult driving conditions.
The western area of the state, (Dayton, Cincy) reports areas of snow and ice on
the major roads as well.
US 54, areas of ice and snow pack from the OK line to Cheney, most roads in the
southern quarter of the state have ice.
I 25, from the WY line to the NM line has snow, ice and winds, slick. I 70 just
east of Denver has some slick road.
Roads are open I 80 has areas of black ice, entire route.
Roads still slick, I 90, border to border
Roads are cleaning up, but many remain slick, I 90 and I 94 slick areas state
I 94 Roads cleaning up, still some slick areas around Bismark.
The northern half of the state still has some slick roads.
are very many roads impacted by this storm to mention, travel in TX, AR, OK,TN,
KY, MO, KS, IL, IN OH and up through PA and upstate NY will be a challenge till
this ice storm and snow has moved out.
South - The snow and ice storm impacts travel for the region ice 1/2
inch or more possible for Dallas, Little Rock, and Memphis. Dangerous travel is
expected through the weekend as temps stay about freezing. Snow today for OK and
AR. 2-5 inches with locally higher amounts. Heavy rain from the Gulf Coast
through eastern areas of TN and KY. Travel will difficult at best in areas.
Midwest - A wintry mix of sleet and freezing rain falls along the Ohio
River through today. Ice in areas to 1/2 inch possible in southern IL, southern
IN, and central OH. Snow, 4-8 inches from southern MO to central OH as well
Northeast - Rain and snow showers for much of New England. 1-3 inches
possible from western PA into southern NY and western MA. Snow hangs around
West - A new winter storm moves into the area with light snow from OR
into northern CA today, Cold temps plunge as well in southern CA. Snow on the
increase early Saturday for the northern and central Sierra mtns, 1-2 feet
possible in the higher elevations. Snow possible in the Sacramento Valley as
well as Fresno Saturday.