Weekend Postcard from Lake County – Mt. Konocti

This is Mount Konocti in the morning last week after a cold front blew through.

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Here’s an update from our National Weather Service for today.

Looks like we’ll get more frosting on Mount Konocti, elev. 4305 ft (1312.2 m):

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SACRAMENTO HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WARNING ABOVE 2000 FEET FOR LAKE COUNTY FOR HEAVY SNOW AND
BLOWING SNOW…WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 11 AM
PDT MONDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: UP TO 10 INCHES OF NEW SNOWFALL WILL BE
POSSIBLE.

* ELEVATION: SNOW LEVELS WILL INITIALLY BE AROUND 3000 FEET
TODAY…BEFORE FALLING TONIGHT TO AROUND 2000 FEET. LOCALLY
LOWER SNOW LEVELS MAY BE POSSIBLE.

* TIMING: LIGHT SNOWFALL WILL BEGIN FALLING DURING THE DAY TODAY
OVER THE HIGHEST ELEVATIONS…WITH THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL
OCCURRING THIS EVENING. SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE DAY
MONDAY.

* WINDS: WIND GUSTS UP TO 30 TO 40 MPH OVER THE HIGHER
ELEVATIONS…COMBINED WITH MODERATE SNOWFALL WILL CAUSE AREAS
OF BLOWING SNOW.

* IMPACTS: WINTER LIKE TRAVEL CONDITIONS WILL LIKELY RESULT FROM
THE COMBINATION OF MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOWFALL AND BLOWING SNOW.
THOSE TRAVELING THROUGH THE COASTAL RANGE THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH MONDAY SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR HAZARDOUS DRIVING
CONDITIONS.

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