NOAA has issued a Winter Weather Advisory that is calling for 4-8″ of snow above 7,000-feet tomorrow. The heaviest snow is forecast to fall between 11am and 5pm on Friday.
Donner Pass, Echo Summit, Sonora Pass, and Ebbetts Pass are all forecast to see 6-8″ of snow. Tioga Pass is forecast to see 4-6″ of snow and Mammoth is forecast to see 2-3″ of snow.
These images show exactly how much snow is forecast where.
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY:
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV 1124 AM PDT THU APR 21 2016 GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SOUTH LAKE TAHOE...TRUCKEE... STATELINE...INCLINE VILLAGE ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM TO 11 PM PDT FRIDAY... THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RENO HAS ISSUED A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM TO 11 PM PDT FRIDAY. * TIMING: SNOW WILL BEGIN FRIDAY MORNING AND CONTINUE INTO FRIDAY EVENING. THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED FROM 11 AM THROUGH 5 PM FRIDAY AFTERNOON. * SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 4 TO 8 INCHES ABOVE 7000 FEET. LOCALIZED ACCUMULATIONS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES BELOW 7000 FEET IN HEAVIER BANDS. * SNOW LEVELS: 7000 FEET FALLING TO NEAR LAKE LEVEL IN THE AFTERNOON. * IMPACTS: HEAVY SNOWFALL WILL CREATE HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS DUE TO SLUSHY ROADS WITH THE GREATEST IMPACTS OVER THE PASSES. THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 80 AND HIGHWAY 50 IN ADDITION TO ALL OTHER PASSES IN THE TAHOE BASIN.