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Storm expected to hit Northern California Sunday night

This is a screenshot of a National Weather Service radar map for Sunday afternoon.
This is a screenshot of a National Weather Service radar map for Sunday afternoon.(U.S. National Weather Service)
Published: Mar. 14, 2021 at 4:09 PM PDT
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Forecasters warned of dangerous driving conditions through the mountains when a winter storm is expected bring snow and much-needed rain to Northern California Sunday evening.

The National Weather Service says the storm could drop up to 1 1/4 inches of rain in the foothills, and up to 2 feet of snow in higher elevations of the northern Sierra Nevada. Temperatures could drop to close to freezing in interior regions.

The Santa Clara County said it would open a warming shelter Sunday to encourage homeless people to protect themselves against hypothermia. The winter storm warning will be in effect until 5 p.m. Monday.

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A Winter Weather Advisory has been issued for the eastern Sierra, northeast California and portions of northwest Nevada....

Posted by US National Weather Service Reno Nevada on Sunday, March 14, 2021