Tomorrow is forecast to be Much Cooler than today.
Forecast for Sierra Nevada from Yosemite to Kings Canyon
Updated: 10:00 PM PST on December 6, 2013
Winter Weather Advisory in effect until 4 PM PST Saturday...
Chance of snow in the evening...then snow after midnight. Windy. Snow accumulation of 1 to 9 inches. Lows 15 to 23 at 5000 feet...7 to 13 at 8000 feet. South winds around 25 mph after midnight...gusts up to 50 mph after midnight. Over higher elevations...southwest winds 30 to 40 mph...gusts up to 50 mph in the evening increasing to 80 mph after midnight.
Snow in the morning...then snow showers likely in the afternoon. Very windy. Snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches. Total snow accumulation 3 to 13 inches. Highs 28 to 33 at 5000 feet... 15 to 21 at 8000 feet. Southwest winds 25 to 30 mph with gusts to around 65 mph...southwest 35 to 45 mph with gusts to around 85 mph over higher elevations.
Partly cloudy. Windy...colder. Lows zero to 10 above zero at 5000 feet...7 below to 3 above zero at 8000 feet. West winds 25 to 35 mph over higher elevations. Over higher elevations...gusts up to 60 mph in the evening decreasing to 40 mph after midnight.
Sunny. Not as cold. Highs 31 to 37 at 5000 feet...22 to 32 at 8000 feet. Over higher elevations...gusts up to 40 mph in the morning.
* Winds: gusts around 50 mph over the highest elevations will cause drifting and blowing snow at times. Higher wind gusts will be possible over the higher ridges.
* Impacts: snow covered roads will make travel difficult. Hazardous travel with possible restrictions and closures. Bring a winter kit with you if you travel through the mountains.
* For a detailed view of the hazard area... visit http://www.Wrh.NOAA.Gov/wrh/whv/?Wfo=hnx.
A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow... sleet... or freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for slippery roads and limited visibilities... and use caution while driving.
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