Deep freeze, light snow for holiday weekend |

Deep freeze, light snow for holiday weekend

Freezing Truckee and Tahoe temperatures are expected to get even colder as a mass of frigid Canadian air drops into the area this weekend.

“They’re definitely some of the coldest temperatures we’ve seen so far this year,” said Wendell Hohmann, meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Reno.

High temperatures this weekend should stay in the mid-20s and overnight lows could dip below zero degrees, said Hohmann.

Beginning Saturday night, the area could see some light, dry snow fall on the area. The best chance for accumulating snow will be along the eastern Sierra in Mono County, but Truckee and Tahoe could see a couple inches of accumulation.

“It’s a fairly dry system,” said Hohmann. “But it’s really cold. You get that light, fluffy snow.”

Later next week temperatures will gradually rise, said Hohmann. But no significant storm system are on track to hit the region, he said.

“It looks fairly quiet right now,” said Hohmann.

” David Bunker, Sierra Sun

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