“We had snow in the Sierra Nevada last night along with flash flood warnings,” says reader E.M. Smith. “In California. In mid-May. A rare event / timing. Normally it is more summer like by now.”
One of several Winter Storm Warnings:
Event: Winter Storm Warning Alert:
…Snow Showers and Strong Wind for Higher Mountain Elevations into Tuesday…
.Late season Pacific storm will bring periods of moderate snow and strong wind to the higher elevations of the Sierra Nevada and
mountains of Western Plumas County into Tuesday. Travel into the mountains should be avoided during this time period as slick roads, lowered visibility, travel delays and chain controls are expected.
…WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT PDT