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

South Lake Tahoe, Lake Tahoe Airport (KTVL)

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

Fair

37°F

3°C

Humidity 25%
Wind Speed S 10 G 18 MPH
Barometer 29.86 in
Dewpoint 5°F (-15°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill30°F (-1°C)
Last update 06 Dec 11:40 am PST
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles W South Lake Tahoe CA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a temperature falling to around 28 by 5pm. West wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 37 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 12. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming east in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 12 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly after 4pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 31. East wind around 5 mph.  New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 31 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of snow showers before 10pm, then snow showers, possibly mixed with rain.  Low around 28. South wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Rain/Snow

    Low: 28 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Rain and snow showers, becoming all rain after 10am.  High near 43. Breezy, with a southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Breezy.
    Rain/Snow
    then Showers

    High: 43 °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.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46. Breezy.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain Likely
    and Breezy

    High: 46 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Rain and snow likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. Breezy.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely and
    Breezy

    Low: 34 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of rain and snow.  Partly sunny, with a high near 46.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 46 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a temperature falling to around 28 by 5pm. West wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 12. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming east in the evening.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly after 4pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 31. East wind around 5 mph. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Wednesday Night
A chance of snow showers before 10pm, then snow showers, possibly mixed with rain. Low around 28. South wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Thursday
Rain and snow showers, becoming all rain after 10am. High near 43. Breezy, with a southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Thursday Night
Showers. Low around 37. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Friday
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday Night
Rain and snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. Breezy.
Saturday
A chance of rain and snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 46.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Sunday
A slight chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 42.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Monday
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46. Breezy.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles W South Lake Tahoe CA
 38.93°N 120.04°W (Elev. 6398 ft)
9:45 am PST Dec 6, 2016
12pm PST Dec 6, 2016-6pm PST Dec 12, 2016
 
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