Dawn Johnson, lead forecaster with the Reno National Weather Service, says the recent weather patterns is one of the most impressive events she has seen in years.
She joins Insight to talk about what to expect in the next few weeks.
A strong atmospheric river is expected to cross from Saturday through Monday bringing in many feet of snow and a lot of rain.
A high avalanche warning in the Sierra is in place and more snow is expected even though it has already seen inches of snow.
Travel impacts are expected because of rain, snow and high winds.