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

Truckee-Tahoe (KTRK)

Lat: 39.31667°NLon: 120.13333°WElev: 5899ft.

Lt Rain

1°C

34°F

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed WSW 18 G 24 MPH
Barometer 29.86 in
Dewpoint 0°C (32°F)
Visibility 11 km
Wind Chill-5°C (23°F)
Last update 16 Jan 1:35 am PST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles ESE Truckee 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 5am, then rain and snow likely.  Low around -2. Southwest wind around 20 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 14 to 20 centimeters possible.

    Rain/Snow

    Low: -2 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Rain and snow showers likely before 5pm, then rain.  High near 6. South wind 20 to 30 km/h, with gusts as high as 55 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 centimeters possible.

    Rain/Snow

    High: 6 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Rain and snow before 11pm, then rain between 11pm and 5am, then rain and snow after 5am. The rain and snow could be heavy at times.  Low around 1. Breezy, with a south wind around 35 km/h, with gusts as high as 65 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Rain/Snow and
    Breezy

    Low: 1 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Rain and snow. The snow could be heavy at times.  High near 3. Breezy, with a southwest wind around 35 km/h, with gusts as high as 65 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 12 to 18 centimeters possible.

    Rain/Snow and
    Breezy

    High: 3 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Snow showers, mainly before 11pm.  Low around -7. Southwest wind around 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 45 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 4 to 8 centimeters possible.

    Snow Showers
    then Chance
    Snow Showers

    Low: -7 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of snow showers before 11am, then a slight chance of snow after 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 3. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers

    High: 3 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -7.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -7 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 7.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 7 °C

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Snow before 5am, then rain and snow likely. Low around -2. Southwest wind around 20 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 14 to 20 centimeters possible.
Wednesday
Rain and snow showers likely before 5pm, then rain. High near 6. South wind 20 to 30 km/h, with gusts as high as 55 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 centimeters possible.
Wednesday Night
Rain and snow before 11pm, then rain between 11pm and 5am, then rain and snow after 5am. The rain and snow could be heavy at times. Low around 1. Breezy, with a south wind around 35 km/h, with gusts as high as 65 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Thursday
Rain and snow. The snow could be heavy at times. High near 3. Breezy, with a southwest wind around 35 km/h, with gusts as high as 65 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 12 to 18 centimeters possible.
Thursday Night
Snow showers, mainly before 11pm. Low around -7. Southwest wind around 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 45 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 4 to 8 centimeters possible.
Friday
A slight chance of snow showers before 11am, then a slight chance of snow after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 3. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -7.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 7.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of rain and snow after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -5.
Sunday
A chance of rain and snow, mainly after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 6.
Sunday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -7.
M.L.King Day
A slight chance of snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 3.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -9.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 6.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles ESE Truckee CA
 39.32°N 120.14°W (Elev. 1771 m)
7:53 pm PST Jan 15, 2019
2am PST Jan 16, 2019-6pm PST Jan 22, 2019
 
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