Blizzard Conditions Over the Sierra Nevada Mountains; Critical Fire Weather in the High Plains

A strong winter storm across the west is currently producing heavy mountain snow, strong/high winds, and heavy low elevation rain to parts of the Pacific Northwest, Great Basin, California and the northern/central Rockies. Impacts are expected to continue through Sunday. Across the High Plains, strong winds and dry air will support Critical to Elevated fire weather conditions through the weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

South Lake Tahoe, Lake Tahoe Airport (KTVL)

Lat: 38.89836°NLon: 119.99615°WElev: 6257.0ft.

heavy snow,ice fog

23°F

-5°C

Humidity 85%
Wind Speed SSW 9 MPH
Barometer 29.5 in (998.99 mb)
Dewpoint 19°F (-7°C)
Visibility 0.25 mi
Wind Chill13°F (-11°C)
Last update 02 Mar 05:05 AM PST
Extended Forecast for

South Lake Tahoe CA

Blizzard Warning until March 3, 10:00am
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Blizzard Warning
  •  
    Blizzard Warning until March 3, 10:00am

    NOW until
    10:00am Sun

    Blizzard Warning

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Snow. The snow could be heavy at times.  Widespread blowing snow. Low around 16. Breezy, with a southwest wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 14 to 20 inches possible.

    Heavy Snow
    and Blowing
    Snow

    Low: 16 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow before 1pm, then snow showers after 1pm. The snow could be heavy at times.  Widespread blowing snow. High near 28. 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 10 to 14 inches possible.

    Heavy Snow
    and Blowing
    Snow

    High: 28 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Snow showers. The snow could be heavy at times.  Widespread blowing snow. Low around 14. Breezy, with a southwest wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 7 to 11 inches possible.

    Heavy Snow
    and Blowing
    Snow

    Low: 14 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow showers likely, mainly before 4pm.  Widespread blowing snow before 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30. Southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely and
    Blowing Snow

    High: 30 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 15 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly after 10am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 36. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 36 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 24 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 39 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Snow. The snow could be heavy at times. Widespread blowing snow. Low around 16. Breezy, with a southwest wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 14 to 20 inches possible.
Saturday
Snow before 1pm, then snow showers after 1pm. The snow could be heavy at times. Widespread blowing snow. High near 28. 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 10 to 14 inches possible.
Saturday Night
Snow showers. The snow could be heavy at times. Widespread blowing snow. Low around 14. Breezy, with a southwest wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 7 to 11 inches possible.
Sunday
Snow showers likely, mainly before 4pm. Widespread blowing snow before 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30. Southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly after 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 36. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
Tuesday
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Wednesday
A chance of snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 38.
Wednesday Night
A chance of snow showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 15.
Thursday
A slight chance of snow showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 40.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 13.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 44.
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Point Forecast:
South Lake Tahoe CA
 38.91°N 119.98°W (Elev. 6312 ft)
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