DANGEROUS MOUNTAIN TRAVEL Friday 13 – Monday 16
PLACERVILLE, Cal. (NWS Sacramento) — Dangerous mountain travel conditions are forecast Sunday – Monday.
If you have travel plans, it will be best to finish your travel by 1 pm tomorrow.
- Travel is HIGHLY DISCOURAGED through Monday night!
- Blowing winds & heavy snow will cause whiteout conditions.
- Best time to travel is today into Friday morning. Conditions will start to deteriorate Friday afternoon.
Travel is HIGHLY DISCOURAGED Friday afternoon – Monday night
Be prepared for:
- Chain Controls;
- Lengthy Delays;
- Possible road closures;
- Whiteout conditions.
When the sky is overcast and the ground is snow covered, the landscape may appear entirely white, with no visible horizon.
Whiteout is a weather condition in which the contours and landmarks in a snow-covered zone become almost indistinguishable.