Unsettled Week for the West; Fire Weather Concerns for Plains

An unsettled week is likely for the Western U.S. as a big storm system off the West Coast shifts into the Southwest and Four Corners region. Expect cooler temperatures, locally heavy rain showers for California coastal areas and widespread heavy mountain snow with lowering snow levels. Meanwhile, several days of critical fire weather concerns are expected for the southern High Plains this week. Read More >

Current conditions at

South Lake Tahoe, Lake Tahoe Airport (KTVL)

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

Mostly Clear

34°F

1°C

Humidity 50%
Wind Speed S 17 MPH
Barometer 30.01 in (1016.26 mb)
Dewpoint 17°F (-8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill23°F (-5°C)
Last update 08 Mar 01:35 PM PST
Extended Forecast for

South Lake Tahoe CA

Winter Storm Watch March 9, 04:00pm until March 10, 10:00am
Lake Wind Advisory until March 8, 07:00pm
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Winter Storm Watch
Lake Wind Advisory
  •  
    Lake Wind Advisory until March 8, 07:00pm

    NOW until
    7:00pm Mon

    Lake Wind Advisory

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 30 percent chance of snow showers after 3pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 36. Breezy, with a southwest wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.  Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 36 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before 9pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 23. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 23 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Snow showers likely, mainly after 4pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 33. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely

    High: 33 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Snow showers likely. The snow could be heavy at times.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. Southwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 7 inches possible.

    Heavy Snow

    Low: 24 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Snow showers, mainly before 4pm.  High near 31. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.

    Snow Showers

    High: 31 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow showers before 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. West wind around 5 mph.  New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 19 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of snow showers after 10am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 35. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 35 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 20.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 20 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 30 percent chance of snow showers after 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 36. Breezy, with a southwest wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before 9pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 23. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tuesday
Snow showers likely, mainly after 4pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 33. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Tuesday Night
Snow showers likely. The snow could be heavy at times. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. Southwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 7 inches possible.
Wednesday
Snow showers, mainly before 4pm. High near 31. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow showers before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. West wind around 5 mph. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of snow showers after 10am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 35. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 20.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 40.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 22.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 44.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 27.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 44.
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Point Forecast:
South Lake Tahoe CA
 38.94°N 119.99°W (Elev. 6293 ft)
9:21 am PST Mar 8, 2021
2pm PST Mar 8, 2021-6pm PDT Mar 14, 2021
 
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