Snow Showers Saturday, Clouds/Sun & Unsettled through Thursday

Category: Weather
Saturday System:

The next system moves in late Saturday morning. We could see snow showers through the day on Saturday and becoming more scattered Saturday night. Snow levels below the base. Highs dropping into the 30s. Ridgetop winds gusting to 70+ mph in the morning and dropping slowly through the day.

Using the current model average we could see 3-6 inches of snow on the mountain by Sunday morning, and 1-3 inches at the base.

Sunday - Monday:

Temperatures stay colder Sunday - Monday, in the 30s on the mountain to near 40 at the base for highs. A system sitting off the coast could stream clouds and some moisture into the area during the 2-day period. That will bring the chance for scattered snow showers at times over the mountain.

We could see 1-2 inches of new snow fall on the mountain over the two days. At the base, we may not see much accumulation during the day with the high sun angle and temperatures above freezing. We could also see times of sun.

Tuesday - Thursday:

The system off the coast will move into CA Tue - Thu bringing the chance for rain & snow showers to the mountains. We will be on the northern edge of the system as it moves through southern CA. That may only bring light precipitation if any this far north. Snow levels could rise above the base to around 7000-7500 ft. by Wednesday.

Right now it looks like we may only see a dusting to an inch on the mountain over the two days being that we are on the northern edge of this system. We may also see times of sun. Highs in the 30s on the mountain and 40s at the base. Lighter winds turning east on Tuesday. We may clear out for Thursday with a better chance for sunny skies.

Long-Range:

We may see a mostly sunny day on Friday with highs in the 40s on the mountain and 50s at the base. Then for next weekend, we are watching another storm moving down from the north. That will bring us colder air and the chance for more snow next weekend. We will be tracking this system all week to see how much snow we could see.

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