It’s Snowing in Lake Tahoe RIGHT NOW | Up to 6” Above 7,500-Feet Photo Tour:


Mt. Rose Highway Summit today.  photo:  Jim S.

Mt. Rose Highway Summit today. photo: Jim S.

Yep, it’s snowing in Lake Tahoe right now at 4pm PST on September 21st, 2013.

Snow levels are down to about 8,000 feet right now and should drop a bit tonight.

***Update:  As of 4:15pm, it was snowing in the town of Truckee.***

Sugar Bowl ski resort at 4:22pm PST, September 21st, 2013.

Sugar Bowl ski resort at 5:07pm PST, September 21st, 2013.

We have confirmed snow at Mt. Rose highway, Tahoe Donner ski resort, Squaw Valley, Alpine Meadows, Donner Summit, Kirkwood, and Mt. Rose ski resort.  We’re sure there’s lots more out there.

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Tahoe Donner ski resort at 4pm PST September 21st, 2013.

Tahoe Donner at 5:40pm PST, September 21st, 2013.

Tahoe Donner at 5:40pm PST, September 21st, 2013.

Tomorrow will be sunny and we’ll get even more confirmation of snow up high as it’ll be easy to photograph on a beautiful sunny day.  

The forecast for Tahoe shows another storm with snow coming in next week on Tuesday and Wednesday.

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Mt. Rose forecast for this week with snow Tuesday and Wednesday

NOAA said this at 4:48pm PST, September 21st, 2013:

...SNOW ACROSS MOUNTAIN PASSES IN THE SIERRA...

 A STRONG LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM IS BRINGING HEAVY RAIN AND SNOW TO
 THE SIERRA THIS AFTERNOON AND WILL CONTINUE THROUGH 8 PM AS A
 STRONG PRECIPITATION BAND PASSES THROUGH THE REGION. ACCUMULATIONS
 UP TO 2 INCHES ARE EXPECTED ABOVE 7500 FEET...WITH LOCALLY HIGHER
 AMOUNTS TO NEAR 6 INCHES POSSIBLE. SLUSHY ACCUMULATIONS ARE
 POSSIBLE ON THE ROADS AS LOW AS 7000 FEET.

 WEBCAMS INDICATE THAT DONNER PASS ON INTERSTATE 80 HAS A SLUSHY
 ACCUMULATION. OTHER PASSES THAT MAY HAVE ACCUMULATIONS INCLUDE MT
 ROSE SUMMIT...EBBETTS PASS...CARSON PASS...AND ECHO SUMMIT.
 DRIVERS ARE URGED TO SLOW DOWN AND LEAVE PLENTY OF ROOM FOR
 BRAKING AS ROADS MAY BE SLICK DUE TO RAIN AND SNOW.
Donner Summit at 4pm PST, September 21st, 2013.  photo:  enrique bryant

Donner Summit at 4pm PST, September 21st, 2013. photo: enrique bryant

Donner Summit, Woodward Tahoe.  photo:  scott gaffney

Donner Summit, outside Woodward Tahoe at 5:30pm PST, September 21st, 2013. photo: scott gaffney.

KT-22 and McConkeys at 5:30pm PST, September 21st, 2013.

KT-22 and McConkeys at  Squaw Valley @ 5:30pm PST, September 21st, 2013.

Squaw Valley.  8,200 feet.  5pm PST September 21st, 2013.

Squaw Valley. 8,200 feet. 5pm PST September 21st, 2013.  photo:  Chris

KT-22 Nose @ Squaw Valley.  5:30pm PST, September, 21st, 2013.

KT-22 Nose @ Squaw Valley. 5:30pm PST, September, 21st, 2013

Squaw Valley high camp pool.  6pm PST September 21st, 2013.

Squaw Valley high camp pool. 6pm PST September 21st, 2013.

Alpine Meadows base.  Kangaroo.  5:30pm PST, September 21st, 2013.

Alpine Meadows base. Kangaroo. 5:30pm PST, September 21st, 2013.

Kirkwood at 4pm PST, September 21st, 2013.

Kirkwood at 4pm PST, September 21st, 2013.

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Mount Rose ski resort at 4pm PST September 21st, 2013.

 

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Tahoe radar image at 4pm PST September 21st, 2013.

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