The rest of us, meanwhile, slog around. We woke up to several inches of snow in Nevada City, covering the trees and power lines — a Winter Wonderland in March.
Chains are required on I-80 and Hwy. 20 into the Mountains.
The photo from Facebook Friend John Daly’s Facebook page shows the South Yuba at Bridgeport, with raging waters.
It’s going to snow this morning and rain here the rest of the week.
Here’s the weather report:
“Today…Rain and snow showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs 34 to 48. Little or no snow accumulation lower elevations…around 1 inch higher elevations. Snow level 2000 feet. Prevailing south winds up to 10 mph.
“Tonight…Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain and snow showers. Lows 27 to 37. Snow level 2500 feet. Prevailing southeast winds up to 10 mph.
[IN NORTHERN CALIFORNIA & THE SIERRA NEVADA]
CHAINS ARE REQUIRED ON ALL VEHICLES EXCEPT 4-WHEEL-DRIVE VEHICLES WITH SNOW
TIRES ON ALL 4 WHEELS FROM COLFAX (PLACER CO) TO 7 MI EAST OF TRUCKEE
EASTBOUND TRUCKS ARE BEING SCREENED AT APPLEGATE (PLACER CO) - DRIVERS MUST
HAVE MAXIMUM CHAINS IN THEIR POSSESSION IN ORDER TO PROCEED - PERMIT LOADS ARE
[IN THE NORTHERN CALIFORNIA AREA]
CHAINS ARE REQUIRED ON ALL VEHICLES EXCEPT 4-WHEEL-DRIVE VEHICLES WITH
SNOW TIRES ON ALL 4 WHEELS FROM NEVADA CITY TO THE JCT OF I 80 (NEVADA CO)
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