National Weather Service statement as of 4:30 AM PST on November 16, 2010
... Winter weather to return to northern California this weekend...
A cold low pressure system developing over the Gulf of Alaska will drop southward and affect northern California this weekend.
Ahead of this system on Thursday and Friday... winds will increase over the higher elevations of the northern Sierra Nevada and become strong at times. Gusts of 40 to 50 mph or more will bepossible along the crest. The main portion of the system will move through northern California over the weekend bringing precipitation and lowering snow levels.
Snow levels are forecast to lower to around 2000 to 3000 feet later Saturday into Sunday with the likelihood of significant accumulating snowfall over the west slopes of the northern Sierra Nevada and over the northern mountains. Residents of the mountains and higher foothill elevations... and anyone planning travel to the area this weekend should monitor the latest weather forecasts and prepare for hazardous winter weather this weekend.
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