The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch for California. It is in effect from Friday – Saturday. This will be the first significant snowfall event of the season. Even lake-level Lake Tahoe could see accumulating snow.
1-2+ FEET of Snow Above 7,000 Friday – Saturday.
NOAA Has Issued A Winter Storm Watch For:
Snow levels are expected to start out above 7,000ft, but they will drop to or below 6,000ft by the end of the storm.
Additional Storm Info:
California: 1-2+ FEET of Snow Above 7000ft Friday – Saturday
* Total snow accumulations: Above 7000 feet 1 to 2 feet with localized higher amounts. Between 6500 and 7000 feet 5 to 10 inches with up to 3 inches at Lake Level, but more is possible if snow levels fall faster. - NOAA Reno, NV
CA Winter Storm Watch:
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Reno NV 354 AM PDT Thu Nov 2 2017 Greater Lake Tahoe Area- Including the cities of South Lake Tahoe, Truckee, Stateline, and Incline Village ...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING... * WHAT...Heavy snow possible with gusty winds. Plan on difficult travel conditions. Total snow accumulations: Above 7000 feet 1 to 2 feet with localized higher amounts. Between 6500 and 7000 feet 5 to 10 inches with up to 3 inches at Lake Level, but more is possible if snow levels fall faster. * WHERE...Greater Lake Tahoe Area. * WHEN...From Friday afternoon through Saturday evening. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Significant reductions in visibility are possible.