Dangerous Winter Storm over the Northern Plains

A significant winter storm will continue to bring heavy snow and blizzard conditions to portions of the northern Plains through Tuesday evening. Snowfall amounts could reach one foot. Strong winds and very cold temperatures will also yield sub-zero wind chill readings and blowing snow. Reduced visibility from blowing snow could cause severe travel difficulties. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Truckee-Tahoe (KTRK)

Lat: 39.31667°NLon: 120.13333°WElev: 5899ft.

Mostly Cloudy

32°F

0°C

Humidity 59%
Wind Speed WSW 12 G 17 MPH
Barometer 29.90 in
Dewpoint 19°F (-7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill23°F (-5°C)
Last update 06 Dec 11:50 am PST
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles ENE Donner Summit CA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 20 percent chance of snow.  Partly sunny, with a high near 29. West wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    High: 29 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 9. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 9 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly after 4pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 29. East wind 5 to 10 mph.  New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 29 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Snow showers, mainly after 10pm.  Low around 26. South wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Snow Showers

    Low: 26 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Snow showers before 10am, then rain showers.  High near 41. Breezy, with a southwest wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Breezy.
    Rain/Snow
    then Showers

    High: 41 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers.  Low around 37. Breezy.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Showers and
    Breezy

    Low: 37 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Rain likely before 10am, then rain and snow likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 43. Breezy.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely and
    Breezy

    High: 43 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Rain and snow likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. Breezy.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely and
    Breezy

    Low: 32 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of rain and snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 40 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 20 percent chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 29. West wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 9. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast in the evening.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly after 4pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 29. East wind 5 to 10 mph. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Wednesday Night
Snow showers, mainly after 10pm. Low around 26. South wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Thursday
Snow showers before 10am, then rain showers. High near 41. Breezy, with a southwest wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Thursday Night
Showers. Low around 37. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Friday
Rain likely before 10am, then rain and snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 43. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Friday Night
Rain and snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. Breezy.
Saturday
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28.
Sunday
A chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 37.
Sunday Night
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28.
Monday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 41.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles ENE Donner Summit CA
 39.34°N 120.32°W (Elev. 6798 ft)
9:45 am PST Dec 6, 2016
12pm PST Dec 6, 2016-6pm PST Dec 12, 2016
 
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