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RUBICON RIVER - FORESTHILL (RUFC1)
Latitude: 39.00º NLongitude: 120.72º WElevation: 1197 Feet
Location: Placer County in CaliforniaBulletin Group: Lower SacramentoRiver Group: American
Issuance Time: Mar 01 2024 at 8:11 AM PSTNext Issuance: Mar 01 2024 at 3:00 PM PST
Monitor Stage: N/A Flood Stage: N/A

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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ069)
Today: Heavy rain and snow showers. Blowing snow. Windy. Visibility one quarter mile or less at times. Highs 24 to 39 higher elevations and 33 to 45 lower elevations. Snow accumulation 3 to 6 inches lower elevations and except 13 to 19 inches higher elevations. Snow level 4500 feet. Prevailing southwest winds 20 to 35 mph with gusts to around 65 mph and except southwest 20 to 60 mph with gusts to around 75 mph over ridges.

Tonight: Heavy snow showers and heavy rain showers in the evening, then heavy snow showers, heavy rain showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight. Blowing snow through the night. Strong winds. Colder. Visibility one quarter mile or less at times. Lows 12 to 27 higher elevations and 23 to 35 lower elevations. Snow accumulation of 1 to 7 inches lower elevations and Except 23 to 29 inches higher elevations. Snow level 5000 feet decreasing to 4000 feet after midnight. Prevailing southwest winds 30 to 50 mph with gusts to around 80 mph and except southwest 30 to 65 mph with gusts to around 85 mph over ridges.

Saturday: Heavy snow showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms. Blowing snow. Windy. Visibility one quarter mile or less at times. Highs 18 to 33 higher elevations and 28 to 40 lower elevations. Snow accumulation of 6 to 11 inches lower elevations and except 15 to 21 inches higher elevations. Prevailing southwest winds 20 to 35 mph with gusts to around 70 mph and except southwest 20 to 55 mph with gusts to around 80 mph over ridges.

Saturday Night: Heavy snow showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms. Blowing snow. Windy. Visibility one quarter mile or less at times. Lows 12 to 27 higher elevations and 24 to 34 lower elevations. Snow accumulation of 7 to 13 inches lower elevations and except 16 to 21 inches higher elevations. Prevailing southwest winds 15 to 30 mph with gusts to around 65 mph and except southwest 15 to 55 mph with gusts to around 70 mph over ridges.

Sunday: Heavy snow showers likely. Blowing snow. Breezy. Visibility one quarter mile or less at times. Highs 18 to 33 higher elevations and 29 to 41 lower elevations. Snow accumulation of 5 to 10 inches. Prevailing southwest winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to around 55 mph and except southwest 15 to 45 mph with gusts to around 65 mph over ridges.

Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy with a chance of heavy snow showers. Patchy blowing snow. Breezy, colder. Visibility one quarter mile or less at times. Lows 12 to 27.

Monday: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of snow showers. Not as cold. Highs 27 to 42.

Monday Night: Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow showers. Lows 15 to 30.

Tuesday through Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain and snow showers. Highs 31 to 46. Lows 17 to 32.

Thursday: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain and snow showers. Highs 30 to 45.
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This river graphic is not intended to serve as a substitute for official flood watches, warnings, advisories, or statements issued by the NWS Sacramento Weather Forecast Office. Observations are preliminary and subject to change. River levels identified as "forecast" should be consistent with those contained in official NWS products. River levels identified as "guidance" have significant uncertainty due to future weather or reservoir regulation and are provided for planning purposes only.