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Winter Storm Warning in Effect

A winter storm warning above 2000 feet remains in effect until 10 pm pst this evening for the foothills of the Northern Sierra Nevada. Snow accumulations: 2 to 4 inches above 2000 feet with 6 to 12 inches around 3000 feet. We could see periods of snow and gusty winds this morning becoming showery this afternoon. . Vic Ferrera with the Nevada County Office of Emergency Services says the wet slippery roads could be a problem for many. So take it easy.

Nevada County roads Manager Dave Keck says he has a full crew of snow plow drivers on duty this morning.

“All the ploughs are out; they’re out on their routes. I’ve got a crew going down to Spenceville and Bitney Springs area for a tree that came down, so we’re on it. We’ve got every plough is out on the road.”

The supervisor says there was an equipment problem with one plow in Cascade Shores.

“There was a warning light out on one in Cascade Shores but we have another one en route to replace it. He says it’s been running, but that warning light came on and it was a transmission shut down immediately kind of light.”

The winter storm warning remains in effect until 10 pm pst this evening above 2000 feet with winds gusts from 25 to 35 miles an hour possible with stronger gusts over the ridges.

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