Winter storm warning for Plumas and surrounding counties

The National Weather Service announced that a winter storm warning remains in effect from 4 p.m. this afternoon until 4 a.m. Monday in Plumas, Lassen and Sierra counties.

Heavy snow is expected and travel will be difficult to impossible. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 8 inches in the foothills and 2 to 4 feet above 3,000 feet with localized amounts up to 5 feet in western Plumas County/Lassen Park are expected. The public is warned that whiteout conditions are possible.

Potential snow accumulations of 6 to 12 inches are expected above 5,000 feet in eastern Plumas County. Significant reductions in visibility are expected. Strong winds are also expected, which could topple trees.

Residents are advised to check with Caltrans before traveling by calling 530-255-3452 or 800-427-7623 or check the Caltrans website. You can simply click the button on our home page labeled Caltrans traffic cameras for the latest information.

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