We tried to leave the house in Lake Tahoe today…
108″ of snow has fallen during this storm at Palisades Tahoe so far and 40-50 more inches of snow are forecast here today and tonight.
We’ve got 2+ feet of snow on our roads and no plow in sight 😂.
It’s kinda insane here right now…
ROADS CLOSED IN TAHOE RIGHT NOW:
12:45pm PT February 28, 2023
- Highway 80
- Highway 89
- Highway 50
- Highway 88 (Kirkwood)
- Highway 431 (Mt. Rose)
Blizzard WarningURGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Reno NV 135 AM PST Tue Feb 28 2023 Greater Lake Tahoe Area- Including the cities of South Lake Tahoe, Truckee, Stateline, and Incline Village 135 AM PST Tue Feb 28 2023 ...BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PST WEDNESDAY... * WHAT...Blizzard conditions expected. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 3 feet, except 4 to 6 feet above 7000 feet. Winds gusting as high as 55 mph with over 100 mph along Sierra ridgetops. Waves 2 to 5 feet on Lake Tahoe. * WHERE...Greater Lake Tahoe Area. * WHEN...Until 4 AM PST Wednesday. * IMPACTS...Travel could be impossible with near zero visibility at times through Wednesday morning. Strong winds could cause tree damage and power outages. If you risk travel you could become stranded in vehicles for hours. A combination of winds and waves may capsize small vessels on Lake Tahoe. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... Blizzard conditions could produce life threatening situations. Avoid unnecessary travel! Road crews and first responders may not be able to rescue you. Stay indoors until the snow and wind subside. Even a short walk could be deadly if you become disoriented. Have a backup plan in case of power outages.