Major Storm Pounding California; Winter Weather Threats Through This Weekend From the Central to Eastern U.S.

The last and strongest in a week-long parade of Pacific storms is pounding California with a variety of hazards, including heavy rainfall, mountain snow and flooding near recent wildfire burn scars. Meanwhile, a weak, progressive system may produce light snow from the Ohio Valley into the northern Mid-Atlantic region through early Friday. Then a major winter storm will develop for the weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

CW4253 Bear Valley (C4253)

Lat: 38.468°NLon: 120.047°WElev: 7201ft.

NA

29°F

-2°C

Humidity 91%
Wind Speed NA
Barometer 29.89 in
Dewpoint 27°F (-3°C)
Visibility NA
Last update 17 Jan 7:26 pm PST
Extended Forecast for

16 Miles WSW Sonora Pass CA

Winter Storm Warning until January 18, 04:00am
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Winter Storm Warning
  •  
    Winter Storm Warning until January 18, 04:00am

    NOW until
    4:00am Fri

    Winter Storm Warning

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow showers, mainly before 10pm.  Low around 22. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 21 to 26 mph decreasing to 13 to 18 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 3 to 7 inches possible.

    Breezy. Snow
    Showers then
    Scattered
    Snow Showers

    Low: 22 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 50 percent chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a high near 32. Southwest wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Chance Snow

    High: 32 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly before 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. South southwest wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 30 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of snow before 10am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 37. South wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 37 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow after 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. South southwest wind 15 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.  New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Snow

    Low: 27 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow, mainly after 10am.  High near 31. Windy.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 6 to 10 inches possible.

    Snow and
    Windy

    High: 31 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow.  Low around 18. Windy.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.

    Snow and
    Windy

    Low: 18 °F

  • M.L.King
    Day

    M.L.King Day: A slight chance of snow.  Partly sunny, with a high near 27. Blustery.

    Slight Chance
    Snow and
    Blustery

    High: 27 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Snow showers, mainly before 10pm. Low around 22. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 21 to 26 mph decreasing to 13 to 18 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 3 to 7 inches possible.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 32. Southwest wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly before 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. South southwest wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of snow before 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 37. South wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. South southwest wind 15 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Sunday
Snow, mainly after 10am. High near 31. Windy. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 6 to 10 inches possible.
Sunday Night
Snow. Low around 18. Windy. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.
M.L.King Day
A slight chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 27. Blustery.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 16. Windy.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 34. Breezy.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 38.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 23. Blustery.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 37. Breezy.
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Point Forecast:
16 Miles WSW Sonora Pass CA
 38.21°N 119.87°W (Elev. 8615 ft)
5:21 pm PST Jan 17, 2019
7pm PST Jan 17, 2019-6pm PST Jan 24, 2019
 
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