Lake Tahoe: More sun in near forecast and#8212; but could there be some snow next weekend?
LAKE TAHOE and#8212; Could it be?
While the forecast for the greater Truckee/Tahoe region shows nothing but mild temperatures and sunny skies through Martin Luther King weekend, there may be a flicker of hope for that long-awaited first snowstorm of the 2011-12 winter season.
According to noaa.gov, high temperatures in the upper-40s to lower-50s and mostly clear skies dominate the forecast into next Tuesday, with overnight lows dipping into the teens.
However, when viewing the extended 10-day forecast at http://www.weather.com, there are chances for snow showers on Wednesday, Jan. 18 and Thursday, Jan. 19, with a chance for a rain/snow mix on Friday the 20th. Here’s a link t othe 10-day forecast for Truckee: http://www.weather.com/weather/tenday/USCA1163
Still, with high temperatures predicted those days in the mid-40s, it’s tough to predict how much snow, if any, could fall.
Below is the 7-day forecast for the region from http://www.noaa.gov.
Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 45. East wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 8. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 47. East wind around 5 mph.
Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 8. East wind around 5 mph.
Friday: Sunny, with a high near 49. East wind around 5 mph.
Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 9.
Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 52.
Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 16.
Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 50.
Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 16.
MLK Day: Mostly sunny, with a high near 36.
Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 19.
Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 40.
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