El Dorado County Weather


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Weather Alert

Blizzard Warning
Effective: 2024-02-29 01:35:00-08:00
Expires: 2024-02-29 16:00:00-08:00
WHAT...Extremely dangerous to impossible travel from blizzard conditions into Saturday morning. Total snow accumulations of 5 to 10 feet above 5000 feet, local amounts of 12 feet or more over peaks, with 1 to 4 feet above 3000 feet through Sunday morning. Minor accumulations down to around 2000 feet. Winds gusting as high as 75 mph or higher.
WHERE... Northeast Foothills/Sacramento Valley; Motherlode; Western Plumas County/Lassen Park; West Slope Northern Sierra Nevada
Wind Advisory
Effective: 2024-02-29 01:30:00-08:00
Expires: 2024-02-29 16:00:00-08:00
WHAT...South winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 50 mph expected.
WHERE... Southern Sacramento Valley; Carquinez Strait and Delta; Northern San Joaquin Valley; Motherlode
Avalanche Watch
Effective: 2024-02-28 21:06:00-08:00
Expires: 2024-02-29 07:00:00-08:00
WHAT...HIGH to EXTREME avalanche danger is expected to occur in the backcountry from Friday morning through Sunday.
WHERE... Greater Lake Tahoe Area; Greater Lake Tahoe Area
Blizzard Warning
Effective: 2024-02-28 15:28:00-08:00
Expires: 2024-02-29 15:30:00-08:00
WHAT...Blizzard conditions likely, particularly from Friday evening through Saturday morning. Snow accumulations between 2 and 5 feet for Lake Tahoe communities, with 4 to 8 feet above 7000 feet. Winds gusting to 60 mph in lower elevations and above 110 mph over Sierra ridges.
WHERE... Greater Lake Tahoe Area; Greater Lake Tahoe Area

El Dorado Current Conditions Map

NOAA Satellite Images

Active CalFire Incidents

County
Incident Name
Location
Acres Burned
% Contained
Updated
Alameda
test
0 / 0
01/31/2024
San Bernardino
Gas Line Rd
10 / 0
02/25/2024
Siskiyou
Klamath and Scott Rivers
0 / 0
09/05/2023

Earthquakes in California in the Last 72 Hours

Use our guide to get ready for the big one.

Time
Description
USGS Page
02/29/2024 12:24 a.m.
M 2.9 - 9 km NE of Round Valley, Inyo County, CA
02/28/2024 6:25 p.m.
M 3.8 - 0 km ESE of Discovery Bay, Contra Costa County, CA
02/28/2024 4:46 p.m.
M 2.8 - 3 km NW of Shasta Lake, Shasta County, CA
02/28/2024 2:59 p.m.
M 2.6 - 11 km E of Julian, San Diego County, CA
02/27/2024 2:53 p.m.
M 3.1 - 18 km N of Borrego Springs, San Diego County, CA
02/27/2024 12:39 a.m.
M 2.7 - 5 km NNE of Corralitos, Santa Cruz County, CA

5 Day Forecast for the El Dorado Region

Thursday, February 29 2024 1
4 AM
40°     Wind SW 5.1 mph    overcast clouds
7 AM
40°     Wind SW 5.7 mph    light rain
10 AM
40°     Wind SW 11.4 mph    light rain
1 PM
38°     Wind SW 12.1 mph    moderate rain
4 PM
38°     Wind SW 15.8 mph    moderate rain
7 PM
38°     Wind SW 14.7 mph    moderate rain
10 PM
36°     Wind SW 12.1 mph    heavy intensity rain
Friday, March 01 2024 8
1 AM
36°     Wind SW 12.7 mph    moderate rain
4 AM
35°     Wind SW 13.4 mph    moderate rain
7 AM
33°     Wind SW 11.8 mph    light rain
10 AM
33°     Wind SW 13.0 mph    moderate rain
1 PM
34°     Wind SW 14.3 mph    light rain
4 PM
35°     Wind SW 17.2 mph    moderate rain
7 PM
34°     Wind SW 16.3 mph    light rain
10 PM
33°     Wind SW 17.1 mph    heavy intensity rain
Saturday, March 02 2024 16
1 AM
33°     Wind SW 17.1 mph    light rain
4 AM
26°     Wind SW 12.2 mph    snow
7 AM
28°     Wind SW 10.5 mph    snow
10 AM
28°     Wind SW 12.6 mph    snow
1 PM
29°     Wind SW 9.0 mph    snow
4 PM
29°     Wind SW 10.7 mph    snow
7 PM
27°     Wind W 12.0 mph    heavy snow
10 PM
27°     Wind SW 13.3 mph    snow
Sunday, March 03 2024 24
1 AM
24°     Wind SW 8.7 mph    snow
4 AM
21°     Wind S 3.9 mph    light snow
7 AM
22°     Wind SE 3.6 mph    light snow
10 AM
28°     Wind SW 8.0 mph    light snow
1 PM
29°     Wind SW 8.2 mph    snow
4 PM
30°     Wind SW 6.8 mph    snow
7 PM
28°     Wind SW 7.4 mph    snow
10 PM
28°     Wind SW 6.3 mph    snow
Monday, March 04 2024 32
1 AM
28°     Wind SW 5.8 mph    snow
4 AM
27°     Wind SW 3.7 mph    snow
7 AM
26°     Wind S 2.2 mph    light snow
10 AM
31°     Wind SW 2.1 mph    light snow
1 PM
32°     Wind W 3.5 mph    light snow
4 PM
32°     Wind W 1.5 mph    light rain
7 PM
25°     Wind E 4.7 mph    overcast clouds
10 PM
25°     Wind E 5.6 mph    overcast clouds
Tuesday, March 05 2024 40
1 AM
25°     Wind E 5.4 mph    overcast clouds
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