Parts of California and the Plains and Midwest will see more snow on Wednesday, with some areas reaching up to 5 feet.
North Dakota and Minnesota are expecting another round of snow on Wednesday morning, with some areas receiving up to 7 inches of snowflakes.
And in California, the Sierra Nevada region could see up to 5 feet of snow and dramatic winds whipping as high as 60 mph. The snowfall will reach into Nevada, with some southern parts of the state expecting 20 inches.
The same storm that has brought wintry weather to California will spread east later this week into Thursday and Friday. AccuWeather meteorologists warned about potential flooding fears later this week in a stretch of the country from the southern Plains to the Southeast.
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Snow sets in on California, Nevada
Winter storm conditions are hitting central and southern California, as well as swaths of southern Nevada, on Wednesday.
A winter storm warning is in effect until Wednesday night along Santa Barbara County’s interior mountains. The area is expecting snow accumulations of up to 2 feet in areas of higher elevations above 6,000 feet. Two to 10 inches of snow is possible in areas above 3,500 feet, with winds gusting up to 65 mph.
Further east in the Sierra Nevada region, heavy snow of up to 5 feet is expected, with winds gusting up to 60 mph.
A winter storm warning blanketed the southern half of Nevada, with snow accumulations of 20 inches forecasted in some mountainous areas. Travel could be impossible for drivers, with blowing snow reducing visibility and winds bringing down tree branches.
Winter storm conditions in Minnesota, North Dakota
Heavy snow is also expected in parts of Minnesota and North Dakota.
A winter storm warning is in effect until 7 a.m. on Wednesday, with snow accumulations of up to 7 inches possible. Snowfall could reach rates of 1 inch per hour or more into Wednesday morning, the National Weather Service in Duluth, Minnesota, warned.
Travel will be dangerous in the area, with hazardous road conditions impacting morning and evening commutes. If people must drive, they should keep an extra flashlight, food and water in their vehicles.
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