Heavy Lake Effect Snow and Bitterly Cold Temperatures

A bitterly cold airmass will settle over much of the central and eastern U.S over the next several days. Well below normal temperatures and cold wind chills will be common. In addition, heavy lake effect snow will be possible especially downwind of Lakes Erie and Ontario, where up to one foot of additional snow is forecast by Sunday morning.
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Current conditions at

South Lake Tahoe, Lake Tahoe Airport (KTVL)

Lat: 38.94°NLon: -120.11°WElev: 6257ft.

Fair

56°F

13°C

Humidity 14%
Wind Speed NNE 3 MPH
Barometer 30.30 in (1024.2 mb)
Dewpoint 8°F (-13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 13 Feb 2:53 pm PST
Extended Forecast for

6 Miles W South Lake Tahoe CA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 51. Calm wind.

    Sunny

    High: 51 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 32. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 32 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 52. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast in the morning.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 52 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 33. East wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 33 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Sunny, with a high near 54. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 54 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 33.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 33 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 57.

    Sunny

    High: 57 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 33.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 33 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of rain.  Partly sunny, with a high near 49. Breezy.

    Chance Rain
    and Breezy

    High: 49 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 51. Calm wind.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 32. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 52. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast in the morning.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 33. East wind 10 to 15 mph.
Washington's Birthday
Sunny, with a high near 54. East wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 33.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 57.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 33.
Wednesday
A chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 49. Breezy.
Wednesday Night
Rain and snow. Cloudy, with a low around 30. Breezy.
Thursday
Snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 37. Breezy.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 43.
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Point Forecast:
6 Miles W South Lake Tahoe CA
 38.94°N 120.11°W (Elev. 7041 ft)
3:10 pm PST Feb 13, 2016
3pm PST Feb 13, 2016-6pm PST Feb 19, 2016
 
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