Lake Tahoe weather: Winter storm coming; 1-2 feet of snow possible by Friday
LAKE TAHOE and#8212; It might read Spring on the calendar, but winter is not ready to give up.
A winter storm watch for the greater Truckee/Tahoe area will be in effect Thursday afternoon through Friday afternoon, according to the National Weather Service in Reno.
All told, the storm is expected to bring 1-2 feet of snow above 7,000 feet, with a foot possible at lake level. Snow is expected to fall Wednesday, according to the forecast, although the heavy stuff wonand#8217;t come until Thursday.
Below is an extended forecast from http://www.noaa.gov.
Wednesday: Snow showers. High near 41. Southwest wind between 10 and 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Wednesday night: Snow showers. Low around 28. West wind between 10 and 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Thursday: Snow. High near 41. Breezy, with a southwest wind between 15 and 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
Thursday Night: Snow. Low around 28. Southwest wind between 10 and 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 4 to 8 inches possible.
Friday: Snow. High near 32. West wind between 5 and 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
Friday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 42.
Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 49.
Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 27.
Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 55.
Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 56.
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