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Severe weather possible from Ohio Valley to New England

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Monday afternoon and evening from northeastern Kentucky across portions of the Northeast and into New England. Large hail and damaging winds will be the main threats.
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Current conditions at

South Lake Tahoe, Lake Tahoe Airport (KTVL)

Lat: 38.89836°NLon: 119.99615°WElev: 6257ft.

Fair

79°F

26°C

Humidity 26%
Wind Speed VRBL 5 MPH
Barometer 30.15 in (1015.2 mb)
Dewpoint 41°F (5°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index78°F (26°C)
Last update 03 Aug 3:53 pm PDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles W South Lake Tahoe CA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 45. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 45 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 74. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 74 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 45. West wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    Low: 45 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 74. Light west wind becoming southwest 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 74 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 44. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming light  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 44 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A slight chance of thunderstorms after 11pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 45. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 45 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of thunderstorms, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 71.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 71 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 43.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 43 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 45. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable in the evening.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 74. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 45. West wind 5 to 15 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 74. Light west wind becoming southwest 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 44. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming light in the evening.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of thunderstorms after 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 45. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday
A slight chance of thunderstorms, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 71.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 69.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 37.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 73.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 39.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 74.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles W South Lake Tahoe CA
 38.93°N 120.04°W (Elev. 6398 ft)
3:28 pm PDT Aug 3, 2015
4pm PDT Aug 3, 2015-6pm PDT Aug 10, 2015
 
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