The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for the Great Tahoe Area in California. It is in effect from 4:00pm Today – 4:00am Friday Morning. Heavy snow and high winds are expected to impact the area. The heaviest snowfall is forecasted to fall between 5:00pm – 12:00am Tonight and 3:00pm – 10:00pm Thursday Night.
1-2 FEET of Snow Above 7,000ft Today – Early Friday.
On Wednesday, snow levels are forecasted to start out around 4,000-6,000ft and are expected to drop down to 2,000-3,000ft by the time Thursday rolls around.
Additional Storm Info:
California: 1-2 FEET of Snow Above 7,000ft Today – Early Friday
* Total snow accumulations through Thursday night... 8 to 16 inches, with 1 to 2 feet above 7000 feet. - NOAA Reno, NV
Tahoe Winter Weather Advisory:
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Reno NV 540 AM PST Wed Jan 24 2018 Greater Lake Tahoe Area- Including the cities of South Lake Tahoe, Truckee, Stateline, and Incline Village ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 4 AM PST FRIDAY... * WHAT...Snow expected. Plan on difficult travel conditions, including commutes this evening through Thursday evening. Total snow accumulations through Thursday night...8 to 16 inches, with 1 to 2 feet above 7000 feet. * WHERE...Greater Lake Tahoe Area. * WHEN...From 4 PM Wednesday to 4 AM PST Friday. Heaviest snow between 5 pm and midnight this evening...and between 3 pm and 10 pm Thursday. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Be prepared for reduced visibilities at times with gusty winds producing areas of blowing snow. Localized whiteout conditions possible over the Sierra passes.