A wind advisory means that sustained winds of 25 miles an hour are expected with gusts as high as 40 miles an hour, according to the National Weather Service.
Winds this strong can make driving difficult.
Lake Tahoe wave heights are expected to run two to four feet.
Operators of small craft that might be prone to capsizing are being urged to remain off the lake until the winds subside and conditions improve.
Winds are expected to die down by Wednesday morning.
N-NE wind increasing this morning Sierra to Coastal Range. Critical areas N & W Valley, Lake Co. later today. pic.twitter.com/p57OTgoknV— NWS Sacramento (@NWSSacramento) March 11, 2014
6/28/16 UPDATE - Forecasters are predicting record heat in the Sacramento region Tuesday with temperatures reaching 108 degrees downtown.
After several days of sweltering heat, Sacramento residents can expect cooler weather this week. Temperatures will remain in the mid-90s for Monday.
Heavy thunderstorms are moving through Plumas County Sunday evening.
Friday is expected to be the hottest day of the week with triple-digit temperatures hitting much of the Central Valley, according to the National Weather Service.
CHP is requiring chains on I-80 between Donner Lake Rd. to Nyack and Eastbound 1-80 at Drum Forebay is closed due to heavy snow and multiple accidents. Downtown Sacramento's Concert in the Park was cancelled due to the weather.