Heavy Mountain Snow across Portions of the Rockies and Intermountain West; Mainly Tranquil Weather for the East

A storm will move across the Intermountain West and Rockies through Tuesday. Heavy snow is forecast for the higher terrain with rain for lower elevations. Meanwhile, large area of high pressure for the East will keep the weather tranquil with moderating temperatures. Later this week, a more significant storm is possible for the West, especially for northern California. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

South Lake Tahoe, Lake Tahoe Airport (KTVL)

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

Clear

23°F

-5°C

Humidity 85%
Wind Speed S 3 MPH
Barometer 30.03 in (1016.93 mb)
Dewpoint 19°F (-7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 19 Oct 05:35 AM PDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles SW South Lake Tahoe CA

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 55. Light south wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 55 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of rain and snow after 2am.  Snow level 7300 feet lowering to 6400 feet. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 38 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Rain likely, mainly before 11am.  Snow level 7800 feet rising to 9200 feet in the afternoon. Partly sunny, with a high near 55. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain Likely

    High: 55 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 40 percent chance of rain.  Snow level 9400 feet. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. South wind around 5 mph.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 41 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 40 percent chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60. Southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Chance Rain

    High: 60 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 40 percent chance of rain.  Cloudy, with a low around 37. Southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 37 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Rain likely, mainly after 11am.  Snow level 10000 feet lowering to 9200 feet in the afternoon . Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Rain Likely

    High: 56 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of rain before 5am, then a chance of rain and snow.  Snow level 9100 feet lowering to 8100 feet after midnight . Cloudy, with a low around 37.

    Chance Rain
    then Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 37 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of rain and snow before 8am, then a chance of rain.  Snow level 7300 feet rising to 8500 feet in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 52.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Rain

    High: 52 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 55. Light south wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.
Tonight
A chance of rain and snow after 2am. Snow level 7300 feet lowering to 6400 feet. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Wednesday
Rain likely, mainly before 11am. Snow level 7800 feet rising to 9200 feet in the afternoon. Partly sunny, with a high near 55. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of rain. Snow level 9400 feet. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. South wind around 5 mph.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of rain. Cloudy, with a low around 37. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
Friday
Rain likely, mainly after 11am. Snow level 10000 feet lowering to 9200 feet in the afternoon . Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday Night
A chance of rain before 5am, then a chance of rain and snow. Snow level 9100 feet lowering to 8100 feet after midnight . Cloudy, with a low around 37.
Saturday
A slight chance of rain and snow before 8am, then a chance of rain. Snow level 7300 feet rising to 8500 feet in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 52.
Saturday Night
Rain likely, mainly after 11pm. Snow level 8600 feet. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Sunday
Rain. Snow level 9000 feet. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 51.
Sunday Night
Rain. Snow level 9400 feet lowering to 8600 feet after midnight . Cloudy, with a low around 42.
Monday
Rain and snow likely. Snow level 7700 feet lowering to 6900 feet in the afternoon . Mostly cloudy, with a high near 50.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles SW South Lake Tahoe CA
 38.91°N 120.01°W (Elev. 6362 ft)
2:44 am PDT Oct 19, 2021
5am PDT Oct 19, 2021-6pm PDT Oct 25, 2021
 
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