"Travel will be very risky to impossible along Interstate 80 over the Sierra and Highway 395 in Mono County during this time", the weather service wrote in its forecast.
Ski resorts, meanwhile, are benefiting from the storm. Forecasters say this could be the snowiest storm for the foothills since 2011.
"We're going to see a lot of snow at lower levels with this storm", Mueller says.
She says they hope to have a "beautiful bluebird powder day" on Sunday, when the forecast calls for clear conditions.
The Sacramento area could get a couple of inches of rain by Saturday. Twenty-one people were killed and two remain missing. Other areas impacted by the order are Goleta, Santa Barbara, Montecito, Summerland and Carpinteria.
A major winter storm is moving across Northern California, bringing heavy snow and strong winds to the Sierra Nevada and steady rain through the region that is disrupting the morning commute. Dozens of collisions were reported on San Francisco Bay Area highways. The U.S. Forest Service has issued an avalanche watch for the Sierra backcountry around Lake Tahoe.
Interstate 80 was already slowed considerably west of Reno, Nevada, Thursday morning as the snow began falling in northern California's higher elevations.
A PG&E official said the agency is tracking weather patterns and readying workers to restore service quickly and safely in case of an outage.
Travelers were asked to avoid trips to the mountains until the winter storm passed, with up to 7 feet of snow possible in the higher elevations.
As many as 30,000 people were ordered to leave an area of Santa Barbara County before the storm arrived early Friday.
"We want everyone to be out of the area, and out of harm's way, by nightfall", Brown said, adding that evacuations in areas stripped bare by wildfires will be part of "the new normal" following the devastation in Montecito.
Up to 16cms of snow was recorded in some areas yesterday, with forecasters predicting that accumulations could reach 25cms today. There are fears that some rural communities could be cut off as power cuts and mobile phone network interruptions are expected.
Sciencast Management LP bought a new position in shares of American Outdoor Brands during the 4th quarter valued at $139,000. American Outdoor Brands Corp (NASDAQ: AOBC ) has an ABR of 2 which is the combined stock view of 8 analysts poll results.
Gore ran for 1,025 yards at age 33 in 2016 - making him the oldest 1,000-yard rusher since 35-year-old John Riggins in 1982. That's going to be extremely hard for the Broncos to match given that they're now less than $27 million under the cap.
The Met Office has issued a red alert for snow and urged Scots to remain indoors as an arctic blast sweeps across the country. Rural areas have also been cut off with snow flurries blocking roads as well as affecting mobile phone networks.
The US government on Friday said it can not confirm the presence of billionaire diamond jeweller Nirav Modi in the country. They left India in January before the fraud was unearthed, but have denied the charges through letters and statements.
After going 12-4 in 2016 for its first winning season and playoff trip in 14 years, Oakland posted a 6-10 record in 2017. We do have some free agents out there. "Obviously defensively, there are some glaring needs at this time".
John, who had worked in film with his dad said his father had suffered from dementia and passed away on Friday (23 February). They added: "His films are not only loved by us but are considered classics within the series".
Intel recently developed these patches, and after testing with Windows 10, Microsoft is today finally releasing these updates. In order to install the patch, Microsoft requires that you have the latest version of your anti-virus software.
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