South Lake Tahoe, CA (96155)

2:07 PM PST on January 18, 2017 (GMT -0800)
Sierra-at-Tahoe Resort | | Change Station

Elev 7306 ft 38.80 °N, 120.08 °W | Updated 9 seconds ago

Snow
Snow
29.8 °F
Feels Like 25 °F
N
5.0
Wind Variable Wind from WSW
Gusts 12.0 mph

Today
High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
High -- | Low -- °F
Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.79 in
Visibility 1.2 miles
Clouds Overcast 1900 ft
Windchill 25 °F
Dew Point 28 °F
Humidity 94%
Rainfall 0.15 in
Snow Depth Not available.
7:15 AM 5:06 PM
Waning Gibbous, 60% visible
METAR KTVL 182153Z AUTO 18017G26KT 1 1/4SM -SN OVC019 02/M01 A2983 RMK AO2 PK WND 18035/2128 SLP087 P0001 T00221011
Pressure 29.79 in
Visibility 1.2 miles
Clouds Overcast 1900 ft
Windchill 25 °F
Dew Point 28 °F
Humidity 94%
Rainfall 0.15 in
Snow Depth Not available.
7:15 AM 5:06 PM
Waning Gibbous, 60% visible
METAR KTVL 182153Z AUTO 18017G26KT 1 1/4SM -SN OVC019 02/M01 A2983 RMK AO2 PK WND 18035/2128 SLP087 P0001 T00221011

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Winter Storm Warning
Issued: 4:39 AM PST Jan. 18, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect from 10 am this morning
to noon PST Thursday...

* main impacts: travelers may experience hazardous travel
conditions and long delays. Chain restrictions likely. Snow
and blowing snow may bring periods of near white-out
conditions.

* Confidence... high.

* Timing... midday Wednesday through midday Thursday.

* Locations... Lassen park... Interstate 80 over Donner Pass...
Highway 50 over Echo Summit... Highway 88 over Carson Pass.

* Snow accumulations... 8 to 15 inches of snow possible above 4500
feet, with over two feet possible along the higher peaks.

* Other impacts... strong winds with gusts up to 50 mph possible
this evening.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow means severe winter weather
conditions are expected or occurring. Significant amounts of
snow are forecast that will make travel dangerous. Only travel in
an emergency. If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food,
and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.


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Special Statement
Issued: 5:08 AM PST Jan. 18, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Stormy weather returning to northern California over the next
several days...

A series of Pacific frontal systems will bring an end to the
period of dry weather northern California has experienced over the
last several days. The first storm in the series begun moving
into norcal Wednesday morning bringing light precipitation over
parts of the north state. Heavier rain and mountain snow will be
pushing over the north state between Wednesday afternoon and
Thursday.

This first moderately strong weather system will bring between
three quarters and two inches of rainfall to the valley from mid
day Wednesday to mid day Thursday. Some foothill locations could
see 3 inches or more of rainfall. Snow levels will start out
moderately high at between 5000 and 6000 feet but then lower to
around 4000 feet by Thursday afternoon. Several inches of snow
will be possible above 4000 feet with up to a foot and a half possible
higher elevation and two feet or more possible highest peaks.

In addition to the rain and snow... gusty winds are likely with the
Wednesday/Thursday system. Winds gusts to 40 mph are forecast for
the valley and up to 50 mph over the mountains. White-out
conditions will be possible at times over the Sierra Cascade
Range.

After a break on Thursday afternoon and evening another storm
system will hit northern California on Friday. This system will be
a little weaker than the previous system in precipitation amounts
and wind but will come with lower snow levels generally between
3000 and 4000 feet. Another Pacific storm is forecast to move
through around Sunday bringing still more rain, wind and mountain
snow but with even lower snow levels between 2000 and 3000 feet.

Travel impacts over the mountains are likely with each of these
weather systems with chain controls and delays likely. Local
flooding potential will return as well especially as rainfall
accumulation totals rise with each storm. Finally... periods of
strong winds may bring downed trees or tree limbs and cause power
outages especially late Wednesday and Sunday.

Those that may be impacted by this series of storms should
continue to monitor the latest forecasts.


508 am PST Wed Jan 18 2017

... Stormy weather returning to northern California over the next
several days...

A series of Pacific frontal systems will bring an end to the
period of dry weather northern California has experienced over the
last several days. The first storm in the series begun moving
into norcal Wednesday morning bringing light precipitation over
parts of the north state. Heavier rain and mountain snow will be
pushing over the north state between Wednesday afternoon and
Thursday.

This first moderately strong weather system will bring between
three quarters and two inches of rainfall to the valley from mid
day Wednesday to mid day Thursday. Some foothill locations could
see 3 inches or more of rainfall. Snow levels will start out
moderately high at between 5000 and 6000 feet but then lower to
around 4000 feet by Thursday afternoon. Several inches of snow
will be possible above 4000 feet with up to a foot and a half possible
higher elevation and two feet or more possible highest peaks.

In addition to the rain and snow... gusty winds are likely with the
Wednesday/Thursday system. Winds gusts to 40 mph are forecast for
the valley and up to 50 mph over the mountains. White-out
conditions will be possible at times over the Sierra Cascade
Range.

After a break on Thursday afternoon and evening another storm
system will hit northern California on Friday. This system will be
a little weaker than the previous system in precipitation amounts
and wind but will come with lower snow levels generally between
3000 and 4000 feet. Another Pacific storm is forecast to move
through around Sunday bringing still more rain, wind and mountain
snow but with even lower snow levels between 2000 and 3000 feet.

Travel impacts over the mountains are likely with each of these
weather systems with chain controls and delays likely. Local
flooding potential will return as well especially as rainfall
accumulation totals rise with each storm. Finally... periods of
strong winds may bring downed trees or tree limbs and cause power
outages especially late Wednesday and Sunday.

Those that may be impacted by this series of storms should
continue to monitor the latest forecasts.



508 am PST Wed Jan 18 2017

... Stormy weather returning to northern California over the next
several days...

A series of Pacific frontal systems will bring an end to the
period of dry weather northern California has experienced over the
last several days. The first storm in the series begun moving
into norcal Wednesday morning bringing light precipitation over
parts of the north state. Heavier rain and mountain snow will be
pushing over the north state between Wednesday afternoon and
Thursday.

This first moderately strong weather system will bring between
three quarters and two inches of rainfall to the valley from mid
day Wednesday to mid day Thursday. Some foothill locations could
see 3 inches or more of rainfall. Snow levels will start out
moderately high at between 5000 and 6000 feet but then lower to
around 4000 feet by Thursday afternoon. Several inches of snow
will be possible above 4000 feet with up to a foot and a half possible
higher elevation and two feet or more possible highest peaks.

In addition to the rain and snow... gusty winds are likely with the
Wednesday/Thursday system. Winds gusts to 40 mph are forecast for
the valley and up to 50 mph over the mountains. White-out
conditions will be possible at times over the Sierra Cascade
Range.

After a break on Thursday afternoon and evening another storm
system will hit northern California on Friday. This system will be
a little weaker than the previous system in precipitation amounts
and wind but will come with lower snow levels generally between
3000 and 4000 feet. Another Pacific storm is forecast to move
through around Sunday bringing still more rain, wind and mountain
snow but with even lower snow levels between 2000 and 3000 feet.

Travel impacts over the mountains are likely with each of these
weather systems with chain controls and delays likely. Local
flooding potential will return as well especially as rainfall
accumulation totals rise with each storm. Finally... periods of
strong winds may bring downed trees or tree limbs and cause power
outages especially late Wednesday and Sunday.

Those that may be impacted by this series of storms should
continue to monitor the latest forecasts.