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Major nor'easter expected to bring heavy snow, blizzard conditions to Northeast

A storm system off the East Coast will continue to strengthen as it develops into a major nor'easter on Monday. As the storm moves up the coast, it is expected to bring snowfall of 1-3 feet or more to many parts of the Northeast through Tuesday evening, including New York City and Boston. Strong, gusty winds will combine with the snow to create blizzard conditions along and near the coast.
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Current Conditions

West Slope Northern Sierra Nevada

Zone Forecast

  • Tonight Mostly cloudy. At lower elevations...a chance of rain showers after midnight. At higher elevations...a chance of rain and snow showers after midnight. Colder. Lows 29 to 44 higher elevations...40 to 52 lower elevations. Snow level 7000 feet after midnight. Prevailing southwest winds up to 10 mph.
  • Tuesday A chance of rain showers at lower elevations...and rain and snow showers likely at higher elevations. Highs 35 to 50 higher elevations...51 to 57 lower elevations. Snow accumulation up to 1 inch higher elevations. Snow level 6500 feet. Prevailing southwest winds up to 10 mph.
  • Tuesday Night Mostly cloudy. At lower elevations...a slight chance of rain showers. At higher elevations...a chance of rain and snow showers in the evening...then a slight chance of rain and snow showers after midnight. Colder. Lows 26 to 41 higher elevations...37 to 46 lower elevations. Snow level 6500 feet. Prevailing west winds up to 10 mph shifting to the east after midnight.
  • Wednesday Partly cloudy in the morning then becoming mostly cloudy. Not as cool. Highs 40 to 55 higher elevations...55 to 63 lower elevations. Prevailing east winds up to 10 mph.
  • Wednesday Night Mostly cloudy. Lows 28 to 43 higher elevations...37 to 49 lower elevations. Prevailing east winds up to 15 mph.
  • Thursday Partly cloudy. Highs 44 to 59.
  • Thursday Night Partly cloudy. Lows 31 to 46.
  • Friday Partly cloudy with a slight chance of snow showers. Highs 45 to 60.
  • Friday Night Through Sunday Night Mostly clear. Lows 32 to 47. Highs 48 to 63.
  • Monday Partly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers. Highs 51 to 66.