Juicy Pacific Storms; Cold and Wintry Weather Pattern in the Upper Midwest

Very wet storms will impact California and some surrounding states over the next several days. Heavy rain may cause flash flooding, and mud and debris flows on burn scars. Heavy snow will impact the western mountains, with blizzards in the California mountains. Meanwhile, a series of storms will bring snow, freezing rain, and bitter cold, especially, later this weekend, to the Upper Midwest. Read More >

Current conditions at

South Lake Tahoe, Lake Tahoe Airport (KTVL)

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

Lt Snow, Fog

34°F

1°C

Humidity 88%
Wind Speed S 13 G 28 MPH
Barometer 29.83 in (1009.8 mb)
Dewpoint 31°F (-1°C)
Visibility 1.75 mi
Wind Chill25°F (-4°C)
Last update 15 Jan 11:53 pm PST
Extended Forecast for

South Lake Tahoe CA

Winter Storm Warning until January 18, 04:00am
Blizzard Warning January 16, 07:00pm until January 17, 07:00am
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Winter Storm Warning
Blizzard Warning
  •  
    Winter Storm Warning until January 18, 04:00am

    NOW until
    4:00am Fri

    Winter Storm Warning

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Snow before 4am, then a chance of rain and snow.  Low around 32. Southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 3 to 7 inches possible.

    Rain/Snow

    Low: 32 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of rain and snow before 10am, then a chance of rain and snow showers between 10am and 4pm, then rain and snow after 4pm.  High near 41. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Breezy.
    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then
    Rain/Snow

    High: 41 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Rain and snow. The rain and snow could be heavy at times.  Low around 37. Breezy, with a south wind around 25 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Rain/Snow and
    Breezy

    Low: 37 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Rain and snow, becoming all snow after 10am.  High near 37. Breezy, with a southwest wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 4 to 8 inches possible.

    Breezy.
    Rain/Snow
    then Snow

    High: 37 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Snow showers, mainly before 10pm.  Low around 30. Breezy, with a southwest wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Breezy. Snow
    Showers then
    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 30 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of snow showers before 10am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    then Partly
    Sunny

    High: 38 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 29 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 46.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 46 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Snow before 4am, then a chance of rain and snow. Low around 32. Southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 3 to 7 inches possible.
Wednesday
A chance of rain and snow before 10am, then a chance of rain and snow showers between 10am and 4pm, then rain and snow after 4pm. High near 41. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
Rain and snow. The rain and snow could be heavy at times. Low around 37. Breezy, with a south wind around 25 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Thursday
Rain and snow, becoming all snow after 10am. High near 37. Breezy, with a southwest wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 4 to 8 inches possible.
Thursday Night
Snow showers, mainly before 10pm. Low around 30. Breezy, with a southwest wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of snow showers before 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 46.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of rain and snow after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31.
Sunday
A chance of rain and snow, mainly after 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44.
Sunday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29.
M.L.King Day
A slight chance of snow showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 39.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 27.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 43.
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Point Forecast:
South Lake Tahoe CA
 38.94°N 119.99°W (Elev. 6293 ft)
7:53 pm PST Jan 15, 2019
12am PST Jan 16, 2019-6pm PST Jan 21, 2019
 
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