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
A Winter Storm Warning is in effect for Friday night through Sunday morning and covers much of the Sierra Nevada.
October was one of the wettest on record in Northern California. But the state needs much more to replenish major reservoirs.
(AP) — An unseasonably cool weather system dropped rain and hail in parts of Northern California and dusted the Sierra Nevada with snow.
If you’ve ventured outside in the past couple days you know -- it’s really hot in the Sacramento region. What’s a Sacramentan to do? We’ve compiled a list of how to stay cool and survive the heat.
After several days of sweltering heat, Sacramento residents can expect cooler weather this week. Temperatures will remain in the mid-90s for Monday.