November 28, 2012
Weather service update includes storm timing

The National Weather Service has released an update on the storm:

• Timing: Most intense storm periods Thursday night, Friday and Sunday.

• Expected storm total amounts: Mountains 12 to 18 inches.  Snow level rising to 7,000-feet elevation by Thursday.  Foothills: 6 to 12 inches or rain. Sacramento Valley: 4 to 8 inches.

• Wind: Strongest winds Thursday through Sunday.  Mountains, 25 to 40 mph, gusting to 70 mph.  Foothills, 25 to 35 mph, gusting to 55 mph.  Valley floor,  25 to 35 mph, gusting to 55 mph.