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Current conditions at

South Lake Tahoe, Lake Tahoe Airport (KTVL)

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

Fair

37°F

3°C

Humidity 75%
Wind Speed S 3 MPH
Barometer 30.02 in (1012.4 mb)
Dewpoint 30°F (-1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 03 May 2:53 am PDT

Extended Forecast

  • Overnight

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 38 °F

  • Sunday

    Isolated Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Isolated
    Thunderstorms

    High: 67 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 37 °F

  • Monday

    Scattered Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Scattered
    Thunderstorms

    High: 65 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 33 °F

  • Tuesday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 63 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 34 °F

  • Wednesday

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 53 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Slight Chance Rain/Snow

    Slight Chc
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 31 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly clear, with a low around 38. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Sunday
Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Sunny, with a high near 67. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 37. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light northwest in the evening.
Monday
Isolated showers, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 65. Light west wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 33. West wind 5 to 15 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 63.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 34.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 53.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. Breezy.
Thursday
A chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 53.
Thursday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32.
Friday
A chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 50.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 55.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles W South Lake Tahoe CA
 38.95°N 120.05°W (Elev. 6229 ft)
1:34 am PDT May 3, 2015
4am PDT May 3, 2015-6pm PDT May 9, 2015
 
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