NWS Says Snow & Rain Return Later This Week

NWS Says Snow & Rain Return Later This Week

Arnold, CA…The latest forecasts from the National Weather Service in Sacramento about storm systems that will bring rain and snow to our area later this week. Detailed forecast for West Slope Northern Sierra Nevada. Tonight, Mostly cloudy in the evening then clearing. Colder. Lows 11 to 26 higher elevations…23 to 35 lower elevations. Prevailing southwest […]

Winter Storm Watch from Sunday Afternoon Through Tuesday Night. Rain & Heavy Snow Ahead!

Winter Storm Watch from Sunday Afternoon Through Tuesday Night.  Rain & Heavy Snow Ahead!

Arnold, CA…The Latest Winter Storm Watch from the National Weather Service in Sacramento. Heavy snow possible. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 4 feet possible above 4000 feet. Winds could gust as high as 40 to 50 mph. From Sunday afternoon through late Tuesday night. Winter Storm Watch URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather […]

Winter Storm Warning for Up To 14″ of Snow from from Noon Tuesday to 8pm Wednesday

Winter Storm Warning for Up To 14″ of Snow from from Noon Tuesday to 8pm Wednesday

Arnold, CA…The National Weather Service in Sacramento has issued a winter storm warning for our area. Be prepared for significant reductions in visibility at times, especially Tuesday and Tuesday night when winds will be strongest. Snow levels on Tuesday will be from 5500 to 6500 feet, falling overnight to 3500 to 4500 feet. The first […]

Slight Chance of High Country Showers Later in the Week as Area Temps Continue to Cool

Slight Chance of High Country Showers Later in the Week as Area Temps Continue to Cool

Arnold, CA…Detailed forecast from the National Weather Service for West Slope Northern Sierra Nevada. Today, Sunny. Highs 58 to 73 higher elevations…68 to 78 lower elevations. Prevailing east winds up to 10 mph shifting to the southwest in the afternoon. Tonight, Mostly clear in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy. Lows 39 to 54 higher […]

Finally a Cool Change is Coming Our Way

Finally a Cool Change is Coming Our Way

Arnold, CA….Well, is finally looks like our heatwave is ending and cooling and even a few sprinkles may be heading our way. Stay fire safe and the forecasts for the West Slope and Mother Lode follow. Detailed forecast for West Slope Northern Sierra Nevada. Today, Sunny. Highs 77 to 92 higher elevations…92 to 104 lower […]

Temps to Warm Into Labor Day Weekend for West Slope & Mother Lode

Temps to Warm Into Labor Day Weekend for West Slope & Mother Lode

Arnold, CA…Detailed forecast for West Slope Northern Sierra Nevada from the National Weather Service in Sacramento. Today Sunny. Highs 69 to 84 higher elevations…81 to 91 lower elevations. Prevailing southeast winds up to 10 mph shifting to the southwest in the afternoon. Tonight Clear. Lows 48 to 63 higher elevations…58 to 72 lower elevations. Prevailing […]

Chance of “Blessings from the Devil” Today & Increasing Temps Later in Week

Chance of “Blessings from the Devil” Today & Increasing Temps Later in Week

Arnold, CA…As my mom used to say summer thunderstorms are just “Blessings from the Devil” as fire risk takes away any benefit the rain may have. The National Weather Service forecasts for West Slope Northern Sierra Nevada & Mother Lode are below… TodayMostly cloudy with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Haze and areas […]

A Cool, Crisp Week of Weather in Triple Digits Ahead….Well, if you Smile it will Seem Cooler

A Cool, Crisp Week of Weather in Triple Digits Ahead….Well, if you Smile it will Seem Cooler

Arnold, CA…Detailed forecast for from the National Weather Service for the West Slope Northern Sierra Nevada. Today, Sunny. Highs 74 to 89 higher elevations…87 to 97 lower elevations. Prevailing south winds up to 10 mph shifting to the southwest in the afternoon. Gusts up to 30 mph. Tonight, Clear. Lows 54 to 69 higher elevations…66 […]

Perfect Independence Day Weather Ahead for West Slope & Mother Lode!

Perfect Independence Day Weather Ahead for West Slope & Mother Lode!

Arnold, CA…Detailed forecast from the National Weather Service for West Slope Northern Sierra Nevada. Today, Sunny. Highs 71 to 86 higher elevations…85 to 95 lower elevations. Prevailing east winds up to 10 mph shifting to the southwest with gusts to around 30 mph in the afternoon. Tonight, Clear. Lows 48 to 63 higher elevations…59 to […]

Head for the Mountains, Lake or Both as Heat Returns this Week!

Head for the Mountains, Lake or Both as Heat Returns this Week!

Arnold, CA…Detailed forecast for the West Slope Northern Sierra Nevada from the National Weather Service in Sacramento. Tonight, Mostly cloudy in the evening then clearing. Lows 42 to 57 higher elevations…55 to 67 lower elevations. Prevailing northwest winds up to 10 mph shifting to the east after midnight. Gusts up to 30 mph. Tuesday, Sunny, […]

Sun, Rain, Snow, Winter Weather Advisories & More. A Bit of Everything in Our Weather This Week!

Sun, Rain, Snow, Winter Weather Advisories & More.  A Bit of Everything in Our Weather This Week!

Arnold, CA…The Latest Detailed forecast for the West Slope Northern Sierra Nevada from the National Weather Service. Tonight Partly cloudy in the evening. At lower elevations, a slight chance of rain showers late in the evening. A chance of rain showers after midnight, then rain showers late in the night. At higher elevations, a chance […]

Aprils Showers Continue, May Flowers on the Way! Beautiful Weather Forecasted for Easter

Aprils Showers Continue, May Flowers on the Way!  Beautiful Weather Forecasted for Easter

Arnold, CA…Detailed forecast from the National Weather Service for West Slope Northern Sierra Nevada. Today Mostly cloudy in the morning then clearing. At higher elevations, patchy dense fog early in the morning, a chance of rain and snow showers in the morning. At lower elevations, a chance of rain showers in the morning, patchy dense […]

Up to 18″ of Snow Expected in Some Locations

Up to 18″ of Snow Expected in Some Locations

Arnold, CA…The latest from the National Weather Service in Sacramento this morning…”Mountain Snow Returns Today! A storm system will bring winter weather conditions to elevations above 4500 feet for interior northern California today. Snow will develop early this morning and will continue into the afternoon before diminishing during the evening. Localized heavy snow showers will […]

Winter Storm Warning, Cold Temps & Up to 8ft of Snow Possible in Some Locations!!

Winter Storm Warning, Cold Temps & Up to 8ft of Snow Possible in Some Locations!!

Arnold, CA…The latest from the National Weather Service for our area…Heavy snow occurring. Travel will be very difficult to impossible. Tree branches could fall as well. Additional snow accumulations in the Sierra of 3 to 5 feet, with localized amounts up to 8 feet, are expected above 3000 feet, 6 to 18 inches between 2000 […]

The Drought & Fire Season Are Over! (Well, Not Really but Next Few Days Sure Look Good!!)

The Drought & Fire Season Are Over!  (Well, Not Really but Next Few Days Sure Look Good!!)

Arnold, CA…Ladies & Gents, Lads & Lasses the storm door is opening and moisture is in your forecast for the next week. The Forecasts from the National Service for the West Slope & Mother Lode are below. Detailed forecast for West Slope Northern Sierra Nevada Today Mostly cloudy. At lower elevations, a chance of rain. […]

Red Flag Warning & Blustery Winds Tomorrow Through Tuesday

Red Flag Warning & Blustery Winds Tomorrow Through Tuesday

Sacramento, CA…Red Flag Warning late this evening into Tuesday evening for the Central Valley, Coast Range, and the foothill and lower elevations of the southern Cascades…and Monday afternoon into Tuesday evening across the northern Sierra foothills. Gusty north to northeast winds will develop late tonight and continue through Tuesday across much of interior Northern California. […]

NWS Issues Excessive Heat Watch for Friday Through Monday!

NWS Issues Excessive Heat Watch for Friday Through Monday!

Arnold, CA….The latest, updated excessive heat watch from the National Weather Service in Sacramento. “Dangerously hot conditions may impact the Central Valley and surrounding foothills and mountains. Triple digit heat along with warm overnight lows are possible late this week and into early next week. The combination of the very hot afternoons and warm nights […]

Temps Will Rise to a Warm, Cozy 107 Later in the Week Along West Slope & Mother Lode

Temps Will Rise to a Warm, Cozy 107 Later in the Week Along West Slope & Mother Lode

Arnold, CA…According to the National Weather Service’s Sacramento office our old “friend” triple digit temps are making a return later in the week. The Detailed forecast for the West Slope Northern Sierra Nevada is below and the Detailed forecast for the Mother Lode follows that. Today Sunny. Highs 74 to 89 higher elevations…83 to 95 […]

Excessive Heat Warning Extended Through Sunday!

Excessive Heat Warning Extended Through Sunday!

Arnold, CA…National Weather Service Sacramento has extended their Excessive Heat Warning through Sunday at 8pm. Dangerously hot conditions continue for northern California. High pressure over the west will result in very hot daytime temperatures through the weekend. These hot afternoon temperatures, combined with warm overnight lows, will lead to widespread high to very high heat […]

Attorney General Bonta Calls on SEC to Require U.S. Companies to Disclose Financial Risk from Climate Change

Attorney General Bonta Calls on SEC to Require U.S. Companies to Disclose Financial Risk from Climate Change

Oakland, CA… California Attorney General Rob Bonta last Monday, the 14th led a coalition of 12 attorneys general in urging the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to require U.S. companies to provide detailed and accurate information about the financial risk they face from climate change. The need to mandate such disclosures is urgent and falls […]

Heat Warnings Continue Till Tuesday Evening. Temps 20 – 25 Degrees Cooler in High Country

Heat Warnings Continue Till Tuesday Evening.  Temps 20 – 25 Degrees Cooler in High Country

Arnold, CA…An early-season heat event will impact interior northern California early this week due to high pressure in place over the region. High temperatures will climb above the century mark across much of the Valley and lower foothills today. Expected highs across the Valley and foothills will range from 95 to 110 degrees. These hot […]

Hogan Observation Point Fuels Reduction

Hogan Observation Point Fuels Reduction

San Andreas, CA… The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) Tuolumne-Calaveras Unit (TCU) will be conducting a hazardous fuel reduction burn near the Observation Point area of New Hogan Reservoir in Valley Springs on Thursday, May 20, 2021. Approximately 12 acres of annual grasses will be burned along the shoreline of New […]

Cold System Will Move Through Our Area Later in Week & Into Weekend

Cold System Will Move Through Our Area Later in Week & Into Weekend

Arnold, CA…Detailed forecast for West Slope Northern Sierra Nevada. Today, Sunny. Highs 56 to 71 higher elevations…65 to 79 lower elevations. Prevailing south winds up to 10 mph shifting to the southwest in the afternoon. Tonight, Clear, colder. Lows 33 to 48 higher elevations…42 to 52 lower elevations. Prevailing southwest winds 5 to 15 mph […]

Weather, Fire Behavior and Trends in the Central Sierra

Weather, Fire Behavior and Trends in the Central Sierra

West Point, CA… The Amador-Calaveras Consensus Group (ACCG) will be hosting a 45-min virtual presentation followed by discussion with Dr. Janice Coen and colleagues, titled “Weather, Fire Behavior and Trends in the Central Sierra”, on Wednesday, May 19th during the ACCG’s monthly general meeting from 9a-12p. Dr. Coen is a Project Scientist at the National […]

Is this 2021’s “Snow on the Dogwoods” Storm?

Is this 2021’s “Snow on the Dogwoods” Storm?

Arnold, CA…Well Ladies, Gents, Lads & Lasses the next few days looks to be this year’s “Snow on the Dogwoods” storm. The forecasts, winter storm warning and more are below. The detailed forecast for West Slope Northern Sierra Nevada. Tonight, Mostly cloudy. At lower elevations, a chance of rain showers in the evening, then rain […]

Slight Chance of Flurries Above 5,000 ft on Thursday & Warming into the Weekend!

Slight Chance of Flurries Above 5,000 ft on Thursday & Warming into the Weekend!

Arnold, CA…The latest forecasts from the National Weather Service for our region are below. Spring returns for the weekend along the Sierra Nevada West Slope & Mother lode. Not sure if Thursday qualifies as “Snow on the Dogwoods” but we are getting close… Detailed forecast for West Slope Northern Sierra Nevada. Today Mostly sunny. Not […]

Sun Returns to West Slope & Mother Lode Tomorrow & Wednesday!

Sun Returns to West Slope & Mother Lode Tomorrow & Wednesday!

Arnold, CA…Detailed forecast from NWS Sacramento for West Slope Northern Sierra Nevada. Today, Snow showers. Highs 21 to 36 higher elevations…32 to 42 lower elevations. Snow accumulation of 2 to 5 inches. Prevailing southwest winds up to 10 mph with gusts to around 25 mph. Tonight, Mostly cloudy in the evening then clearing. At lower […]

Snow, Showers & Rain Return This Week to West Slope & Mother Lode

Snow, Showers & Rain Return This Week to West Slope & Mother Lode

Arnold, CA…The National Weather Service in Sacramento has issued a Winter Weather Watch for our area. It is as follows…Periods of snow expected over the NorCal mountains and upper foothills through mid-week. A Pacific storm system will bring snow to the mountains and upper foothills through Wednesday evening. Snow is forecast to begin today across […]

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