Another foot of snow expected for area resorts |

Another foot of snow expected for area resorts

LAKE TAHOE ” A snow advisory has been issued by the National Weather Service for the Lake Tahoe area where 3 to 6 inches of snow is forecast at lake level with 7 to 14 inches above 7,000 feet.

Cloudy skies with light snow developing in the warm sector of this storm during the morning hours. Increasing wind and snow this afternoon as the cold front moves into the area just in time for your afternoon commute.

Highs today are forecast to reach the mid 30s with southwest winds 15 to 30 mph during the afternoon. Winds gusting to 80 mph are likely today along the Sierra crest creating areas of blowing snow over the passes.

Always check the latest road conditions and allow extra time to reach your destination. Snow is expected to taper off into snow showers later this evening and ending after midnight. Lows tonight should drop into the mid teens under partly cloudy skies.

A break in the weather on Wednesday with another weaker and milder weather system brushing the area Wednesday night into Thursday.

Highs Wednesday are forecast to rise into the upper 30s to lower 40s with partly cloudy skies. No significant snow accumulations are expected at lake level with Thursday’s system and only a few inches anticipated above 7,000 feet.

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