Placer County Weather


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Weather Alert

Blizzard Warning
Effective: 2024-02-27 12:18:00-08:00
Expires: 2024-02-28 15:30:00-08:00
WHAT...Blizzard conditions likely, particularly from Friday evening through Saturday morning. Snow accumulations between 2 and 4 feet for Lake Tahoe communities, with 4 to 8 feet above 7000 feet. Winds gusting to 60 mph in lower elevations and above 100 mph over Sierra ridges.
WHERE... Greater Lake Tahoe Area; Greater Lake Tahoe Area
Blizzard Warning
Effective: 2024-02-27 12:06:00-08:00
Expires: 2024-02-28 06:00:00-08:00
WHAT...Extremely dangerous to impossible travel from blizzard conditions Friday into Saturday morning. Total snow accumulations of 5 to 10 feet above 5000 feet, with 1 to 4 feet above 3000 feet from Thursday through Sunday morning. Minor accumulations down to around 2000 feet. Winds gusting as high as 65 mph.
WHERE... Northeast Foothills/Sacramento Valley; Motherlode; Western Plumas County/Lassen Park; West Slope Northern Sierra Nevada

Placer Current Conditions Map

NOAA Satellite Images

Active CalFire Incidents

County
Incident Name
Location
Acres Burned
% Contained
Updated
Alameda
test
0 / 0
01/31/2024
Monterey
Sapague Rd and Bryson Hesperia Road, Northeast of Bryson
11 / 0
02/27/2024
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
02/27/2024 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
02/26/2024 4:49 a.m.
M 2.7 - 36 km W of Petrolia, Humboldt County, CA
02/25/2024 2:11 p.m.
M 2.5 - 16 km N of Viola, CA
02/25/2024 1:56 p.m.
M 2.8 - 2 km ESE of Canyondam, Plumas County, CA
02/25/2024 1:31 p.m.
M 2.5 - 18 km ESE of Point Sur, CA
02/25/2024 7:52 a.m.
M 3.1 - 14 km NW of Alder Springs, CA

5 Day Forecast for the Placer Region

Tuesday, February 27 2024 1
4 PM
52°     Wind W 5.2 mph    few clouds
7 PM
42°     Wind E 4.0 mph    few clouds
10 PM
39°     Wind E 5.2 mph    clear sky
Wednesday, February 28 2024 4
1 AM
39°     Wind E 5.5 mph    scattered clouds
4 AM
38°     Wind E 5.6 mph    few clouds
7 AM
38°     Wind E 5.5 mph    clear sky
10 AM
53°     Wind SW 4.8 mph    clear sky
1 PM
55°     Wind SW 8.9 mph    few clouds
4 PM
51°     Wind SW 8.2 mph    scattered clouds
7 PM
42°     Wind SE 3.0 mph    overcast clouds
10 PM
41°     Wind E 3.9 mph    overcast clouds
Thursday, February 29 2024 12
1 AM
39°     Wind SE 4.1 mph    scattered clouds
4 AM
38°     Wind S 3.4 mph    broken clouds
7 AM
40°     Wind SW 4.6 mph    overcast clouds
10 AM
41°     Wind S 8.9 mph    light rain
1 PM
41°     Wind S 11.2 mph    light rain
4 PM
41°     Wind SW 13.1 mph    moderate rain
7 PM
40°     Wind S 15.0 mph    moderate rain
10 PM
40°     Wind SW 12.6 mph    heavy intensity rain
Friday, March 01 2024 20
1 AM
38°     Wind SW 12.5 mph    moderate rain
4 AM
36°     Wind SW 12.5 mph    moderate rain
7 AM
36°     Wind SW 11.7 mph    light rain
10 AM
35°     Wind SW 12.2 mph    heavy intensity rain
1 PM
36°     Wind SW 11.5 mph    moderate rain
4 PM
36°     Wind SW 14.9 mph    moderate rain
7 PM
36°     Wind SW 15.1 mph    moderate rain
10 PM
36°     Wind SW 18.6 mph    moderate rain
Saturday, March 02 2024 28
1 AM
35°     Wind SW 15.5 mph    moderate rain
4 AM
29°     Wind SW 9.0 mph    heavy snow
7 AM
30°     Wind SW 10.5 mph    snow
10 AM
30°     Wind SW 9.5 mph    snow
1 PM
30°     Wind SW 9.2 mph    snow
4 PM
30°     Wind SW 6.6 mph    snow
7 PM
29°     Wind SW 6.9 mph    snow
10 PM
28°     Wind SW 4.7 mph    snow
Sunday, March 03 2024 36
1 AM
22°     Wind S 2.7 mph    light snow
4 AM
23°     Wind E 3.5 mph    light snow
7 AM
17°     Wind E 6.8 mph    broken clouds
10 AM
31°     Wind S 2.5 mph    scattered clouds
1 PM
34°     Wind S 2.8 mph    few clouds
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