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Lake Tahoe weather: More snow in forecast heading into weekend

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LAKE TAHOE and#8212; After the National Weather Service earlier this week predicted only chances of snow all week, the forecast now calls for 100 percent chances of snow and some accumulation heading into the weekend.

Snow should taper on Wednesday, before picking up Thursday and Friday, with a 100 percent chance of the white stuff on Friday. One to 3 inches of snow could accumulate alt lake level Thursday, with another 3 to 6 inches forecast for Friday.

Snow showers are likely on Saturday, and could happen on Super Bowl Sunday, although no accumulations are in the forecast.

Below is an extended forecast from http://www.noaa.gov. For updated road conditions, visit http://www.sierrasun.com/roadconditions.

Wednesday: Scattered snow showers, mainly before 10 a.m. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. West wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40 percent. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

Wednesday night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. West wind between 5 and 10 mph.

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Thursday: A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly after 4 p.m. Cloudy, with a high near 40. South wind between 5 and 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

Thursday Night: Snow showers, mainly after 10 p.m. Low around 29. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80 percent. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

Friday: Snow showers. High near 39. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100 percent. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.

Friday Night: Snow showers. Low around 28. Chance of precipitation is 90 percent. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

Saturday: Snow showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 38. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

Saturday Night: Snow showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 22.

Sunday: A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35.

Sunday Night: A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.

Monday: A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34.

Monday Night: A slight chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.

Tuesday: A slight chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34.