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Lake Tahoe weather: sunny skies for Fourth of July weekend

TRUCKEE, Calif. and#8212; After the first few week’s on June produced uncharacteristic weather patterns and#8212; including rain and thunderstorms and#8212; it appears July will start off very much like the norm.

According to the National Weather Service in Reno, sunny skies, few clouds and 80-degree temperatures dominate the next week’s forecast, making for an ideal Fourth of July holiday weekend.

Monday’s high is forecast at 87 degrees in Truckee, with mid-80s and sunny skies forecast through Independence Day.

Things aren’t much different for Lake Tahoe’s North Shore, as NWS reports sunny skies and temperatures in the low 80s and upper 70s all week.

Below are separate weather forecasts, for Truckee and Tahoe City, respectively, complements of http://www.noaa.gov.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 87. Southwest wind between 5 and 15 mph.

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Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 43. West wind 5 to 15 mph becoming north.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. West wind between 5 and 10 mph.

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 43.

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 85.

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 42.

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 85.

Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 41.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 83.

Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 41.

Independence Day: Sunny, with a high near 81.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 81. Calm wind becoming west between 10 and 15 mph.

Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 46. West wind between 10 and 15 mph becoming calm.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Calm wind becoming west between 5 and 10 mph.

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 46.

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 82.

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 46.

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 81.

Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 45.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 78.

Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 44.

Independence Day: Sunny, with a high near 76.