NOAA: Winter Weather Advisory Issued For Tahoe | 4-10″ of Snow Saturday Night Above 7,000ft

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PURPLE= Winter Weather Advisory. Image: NOAA

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.

High winds and persistent snowfall is expected to impact the area throughout that time.

Tahoe:

  • 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.

7 day snowfall totals are looking good. Image: Tropical Tidbits
7 day precipitation totals. Image: NOAA

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:

Weekend snowfall totals. Image: NOAA Sacramento, CA

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
Weekend precipitation totals. Image: NOAA Sacramento, CA
Precipitation totals in the past 24 hours. Image: 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.
6-10 day temperature outlook. Image: NOAA
6-10 day precipitation outlook. Image: NOAA

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