Storm to blow into area today |

Storm to blow into area today

A brief snow storm headed to the area on Monday will be followed by winter temperatures in Truckee and Tahoe this week.

Forecasters are calling for up to eight inches of snow at lake level by Tuesday morning from a Gulf of Alaska storm that will also bring strong winds and possible whiteout conditions, said Jane Hollingsworth, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Reno.

The system may begin with a brief period of rain Monday morning before turning to snow by midday, she said.

Areas above 7,000 feet may receive as much as a foot and a half of snow.

The weather will clear again on Tuesday, with cold temperatures through Thursday.

But by the weekend, above-average temperatures will return to the region, said Hollingsworth.

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