(KTXL) — After a few days of sunny weather, the Sierra Nevada is back under a winter storm watch lasting through Sunday and into next week, according to the National Weather Service.
The storm watch is scheduled to begin at 5 a.m. Sunday and continue at 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 22. The NWS has highlighted Lassen County south along the Nevada state line into Inyo County as an area of concern.
Between 4 and 15 inches of snow is expected to fall over 5,000 feet on Sunday. An additional two to three feet of snow above 5,000 feet is expected to fall between Monday and Wednesday.
Six to 24 inches of snow above 3,000 feet is also expected to fall between Monday and Wednesday.
The NWS warns people to prepare for significant reductions in visibility, major travel delays, chain checks, possible road closures and that travel is “strongly discouraged” overall.
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