Another Spring Storm is on tap for the Sierra. This storm moves in tonight and is expected to stick around through Thursday morning. Another storm is expected to move in on Easter Sunday and it could be stronger.
5-14″ of snow is expected to fall Tonight – Thursday Morning.
Snow Levels will start out around 7,000ft tonight and drop to 6000ft by early Thursday morning.
Additional Storm Information:
California: 5-14″ of Snow Tonight-Thursday Morning
* Snow Accumulations: Above 7000 feet...5 to 10 inches with localized totals approaching 14 inches near the Sierra crest. Below 7000 feet...2 to 6 inches with localized totals of nearing 9 inches west of Highway 89. - NOAA Reno, NV
Squaw Valley Winter Weather Advisory:
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Reno NV Greater Lake Tahoe Area- Including the cities of South Lake Tahoe, Truckee, Stateline, and Incline Village 253 AM PDT Wed Apr 12 2017 ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 11 AM PDT THURSDAY... * Timing: Snow and rain will begin this afternoon and continue through Thursday morning, with a period of moderate to heavy snow tonight. * Snow Accumulations: Above 7000 feet...5 to 10 inches with localized totals approaching 14 inches near the Sierra crest. Below 7000 feet...2 to 6 inches with localized totals of nearing 9 inches west of Highway 89. * Snow Levels: 7000 to 7500 feet this evening, lowering to near 6000 feet by early Thursday morning. * Winds: Southwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 50 mph. Sierra ridge gusts up to 120 mph, with strongest winds likely tonight. * Wave Heights on Lake Tahoe: 2 to 4 feet. Small boats, kayaks and paddle boards will be prone to capsizing and should remain off lake waters until conditions improve. * Impacts: Snow will likely produce slick and hazardous conditions with poor visibility tonight into Thursday morning especially above 6500 feet. This includes most highways around the Tahoe basin including Interstate 80, Highway 50, and the Mount Rose Highway.