The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Tahoe.
It’s in effect from 5:00pm Saturday evening – 10:00am Sunday morning.
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High winds and persistent snowfall is expected to impact the area throughout that time.
- 4-10″ Of Snow Saturday Night Above 7,000ft
- Ridge Winds Gusting 50 – 85 MPH
“Significant snowfall is expected over the Sierra Cascade range Saturday afternoon through early Monday. Up to 2 feet of new snow is expected to accumulate from this next in a series of late season storms.”
– NOAA Reno, NV
Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows, CA is open and in for some more snow.
More snow is expected to hit the Tahoe area early next week.
Accumulating snowfall is likely above 6,000ft.
The 6-10 day outlook calls for above average precipitation and below average temperatures in Tahoe.
Additional Storm Info:
Tahoe: 4-10″ of Snow Saturday Night Above 7,000ft
* Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of up to 3 inches, except 4 to 10 inches above 7000 feet with the highest amounts near the Sierra crest. - NOAA Reno, NV
Winter Weather Advisory:
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Reno NV 1039 AM PDT Fri May 17 2019 Greater Lake Tahoe Area- Including the cities of South Lake Tahoe, Truckee, Stateline, and Incline Village ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM SATURDAY TO 10 AM PDT SUNDAY... * CHANGES...No Changes. * WHAT...Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of up to 3 inches, except 4 to 10 inches above 7000 feet with the highest amounts near the Sierra crest. Winds gusting between 50 and 85 mph over exposed ridges. * WHERE...Greater Lake Tahoe Area. * WHEN...5 PM Saturday to 10 AM PDT Sunday. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on snow-covered roads, chain controls, and extended travel times...especially over the passes.