Heavy snow expected in the Sierra Saturday – Sunday

The National Weather Service says heavy snowfall accumulations are expected on several major roadways in the mountains on Saturday, Jan. 6 due to a cold winter storm moving through the area this weekend. Traffic will be impacted Saturday through Sunday morning with one to two feet of snow forecast from Blue Canyon to Truckee on Hwy 80 and a similar forecast from Kyburz to Twin Bridges and Echo Summit on Hwy 50.

In the Bay Area, the National Weather Service said that light rain will return to the region Saturday and breezy winds are also expected during the afternoon and evening. Frost advisories in effect for Saturday and Sunday:

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