Major Storm Pounding California; Winter Weather Threats Through This Weekend From the Central to Eastern U.S.

The last and strongest in a week-long parade of Pacific storms is pounding California with a variety of hazards, including heavy rainfall, mountain snow and flooding near recent wildfire burn scars. Meanwhile, a weak, progressive system may produce light snow from the Ohio Valley into the northern Mid-Atlantic region through early Friday. Then a major winter storm will develop for the weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

Truckee-Tahoe (KTRK)

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

Mod Snow

32°F

0°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed SSW 12 G 18 MPH
Barometer 29.87 in
Dewpoint 30°F (-1°C)
Visibility 0.25 mi
Wind Chill23°F (-5°C)
Last update 17 Jan 12:50 pm PST
Extended Forecast for

Truckee CA

Winter Storm Warning until January 18, 04:00am
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Winter Storm Warning
  •  
    Winter Storm Warning until January 18, 04:00am

    NOW until
    4:00am Fri

    Winter Storm Warning

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Snow showers.  High near 33. Breezy, with a southwest wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 11 to 17 inches possible.

    Snow Showers
    and Breezy

    High: 33 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow showers, mainly before 10pm.  Low around 21. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Snow Showers
    then Chance
    Snow Showers

    Low: 21 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of snow before 4pm, then a chance of rain and snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 37. South wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    then Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 37 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly before 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. Southwest wind around 10 mph.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 27 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 44. South wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 44 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 26 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain before 4pm, then rain, possibly mixed with snow showers.  High near 43. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Rain then
    Rain/Snow

    High: 43 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow showers likely, mainly before 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20.

    Snow Showers
    Likely

    Low: 20 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Snow showers. High near 33. Breezy, with a southwest wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 11 to 17 inches possible.
Tonight
Snow showers, mainly before 10pm. Low around 21. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Friday
A chance of snow before 4pm, then a chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 37. South wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. Southwest wind around 10 mph.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 44. South wind around 5 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Sunday
Rain before 4pm, then rain, possibly mixed with snow showers. High near 43. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Sunday Night
Snow showers likely, mainly before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20.
M.L.King Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 33.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 15.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 38.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 19.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 44.
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Point Forecast:
Truckee CA
 39.31°N 120.17°W (Elev. 6047 ft)
3:13 am PST Jan 17, 2019
1pm PST Jan 17, 2019-6pm PST Jan 23, 2019
 
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