Wednesday’s forecast: Warm today, windy with showers tonight, Thursday |

Wednesday’s forecast: Warm today, windy with showers tonight, Thursday

Our first taste of spring is about to end later today with one more mild day today although with mostly cloudy skies and blustery conditions, it may not feel as warm.

Today’s highs should warm into the lower 50s with near 40 at the higher elevations. Winds will pick up from the southwest at 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 30 mph possible around the lake with ridge gusts approaching 60 mph this afternoon.

Tonight will continue the mostly cloudy skies with outbreaks of rain and snow showers especially along the Sierra as a weather system begins to impact our region.

Snow levels will be near 6,500 feet with little accumulation is expected and mainly above 7,000 feet on Tahoe’s west shore. Lows will drop into 30s with gusty winds continuing.

Look for much colder conditions to continue to spread over the region Thursday through the weekend along with occasional outbreaks of snow and blustery conditions.

For the latest information see the National Weather Service Reno’s Web site at Have a great day!

Support Local Journalism


Support Local Journalism

Readers around Lake Tahoe, Truckee, and beyond make the Sierra Sun's work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.

Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.

Your donation will help us continue to cover COVID-19 and our other vital local news.

Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.

User Legend: iconModerator iconTrusted User