(KTXL) — Strong winds and even stronger gusts are predicted from Saturday night through Sunday morning in the valley and foothills, according to the National Weather Service.

Video above: Travelers in the Sierra bracing for snow

Those in the valley and foothills can expect to see gusts up to 40 miles-per-hour and as low as 25 miles-per-hour. In the mountains gusts are expected to be between 40 and 60 miles-per-hour.

The area could see more downed trees and branches as afternoon rains will soften the already saturated soil.

Winds are expected to be strongest on Saturday night , according to the NWS.