South Lake Tahoe, CA (96150)

4:27 PM PST on February 19, 2017 (GMT -0800)
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Elev -9999 ft 0.00 °N, 0.00 °E | Updated

Light Snow
Light Snow Mist
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Wind Variable Wind from North
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High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
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Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.79 in
Visibility 1.5 miles
Clouds Overcast 1300 ft
Dew Point Not available.
Humidity Not available.
Rainfall --
Snow Depth Not available.
6:45 AM 5:42 PM
Last Quarter, 39% visible
SPECI KTVL 200008Z AUTO 18004KT 1 1/2SM -SN BR OVC013 02/01 A2979 RMK AO2 P0002 T00170006
Pressure 29.79 in
Visibility 1.5 miles
Clouds Overcast 1300 ft
Dew Point Not available.
Humidity Not available.
Rainfall --
Snow Depth Not available.
6:45 AM 5:42 PM
Last Quarter, 39% visible
SPECI KTVL 200008Z AUTO 18004KT 1 1/2SM -SN BR OVC013 02/01 A2979 RMK AO2 P0002 T00170006

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Watches & Warnings

Winter Storm Warning
Issued: 2:58 PM PST Feb. 19, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Winter Storm Warning now in effect from 10 PM this evening to
4 PM PST Tuesday above 6500 feet...

The Winter Storm Warning above 6500 feet is now in effect from
10 PM this evening to 4 PM PST Tuesday.

* Timing: periods of light snow today will increase this
evening, with heavy snow pushing into the region late tonight
and continuing through early Tuesday morning.

* Snow accumulations: above 7500 feet... 2 to 5 feet. Between
6500 and 7500 feet... 8 to 24 inches. Heaviest snow will be
west of Highway 89 and along the Sierra crest. Below 6500
feet... up to 6 inches.

* Winds: south to southwest winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts to 55
mph. Sierra ridge gusts over 130 mph.

* Snow levels: near 6000 feet through this evening, rising
overnight to near 7500 feet Monday morning, then falling
again Monday night to near 6500 feet.

* Impacts: heavy snow will create dangerous conditions, with
travel being severely impacted over the Sierra passes.
Whiteout conditions are likely over the passes and in the

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Avoid travel if possible tonight through Monday night, you could
be stuck in your vehicle for many hours. If you must travel,
prepare for long delays and carry an emergency kit with extra
food, water and clothing. If you stay home, have a backup plan in
case of power outages.

Areal Flood Warning
Issued: 9:59 AM PST Feb. 19, 2017 – National Weather Service

... A Flood Warning for urban areas and small streams remains in
effect until 400 PM PST Thursday for Colusa... Yolo... Sutter...
Solano... Plumas... alpine... Placer... Shasta... Lassen... Amador...
Tuolumne... Sacramento... lake... Stanislaus... San Joaquin... El
Dorado... Calaveras... Tehama... Butte... Glenn... Sierra... Yuba and
Nevada counties...

* interior northern California will experience another significant
uptick in flooding problems starting late tonight and continuing
through Monday night as an intense atmospheric river type storm

* Our entire region has saturated soils and many flooded areas
already. This will enhance the impact of additional heavy rains
this week.

* Additional stress will be placed on levees, rivers, creeks, and

* We may see flooding in locations which haven't been impacted in
many years.

* We are strongly advising all residents in interior northern
California to be prepared for flooding.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Be prepared to evacuate if flooding should affect your area. Gather
a "go bag" with important items like medications and hard to replace
documents. Do not Forget to plan for you pets and animals.

Please never drive across flooded waters and roadways, especially
flowing water. Most people who are killed or injured during floods
are attempting to drive through flooded waters. Turn around, don't

Lat... Lon 3725 12146 3810 12157 3808 12230 3832 12206
      3884 12229 3867 12262 3907 12309 3950 12306
      3955 12288 4033 12307 4058 12269 4117 12246
      4118 12250 4118 12133 4059 12132 3835 11963
      3776 11988 3780 12018 3713 12122


Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 3:30 PM PST Feb. 19, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch remains in effect from 1 am PST Monday through
Tuesday morning...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of east central California and western Nevada,
including the following areas, in east central California,
greater Lake Tahoe area. In western Nevada, greater Lake Tahoe

* From 1 am PST Monday through Tuesday morning

* a strong atmospheric river will bring heavy rain with high snow
levels. Moderate to heavy rain and snow melt below 7000 feet
will contribute to increasing flows on rivers and streams with
an enhanced flood potential late tonight through Tuesday

* The highest risk of flooding is along creeks, streams, and poor
drainage areas, including the upper Truckee River in South Lake
Tahoe. The Truckee and Carson River are forecast to rise to near
monitor stage Monday night into Tuesday, but at this time are
expected to remain below flood stage.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Small creeks and streams are the most susceptible to flooding.
Excessive rainfall may also generate rock and mud slides in steep
terrain. Persons in the Lake Tahoe area should take action to
clear blocked drains and areas where snow berms would allow water
to collect and damage property. Persons living along small creeks
and streams should monitor the latest weather information at
weather.Gov/Reno and be prepared to take action should flooding

Lake Wind Advisory
Issued: 2:59 PM PST Feb. 19, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Lake Wind Advisory remains in effect until 10 PM PST this
evening for Lake Tahoe...

* winds: southwest winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts to 40 mph.

* Wave heights: 2 to 3 feet.

* Small boats, kayaks and paddle boards will be prone to
capsizing and should remain off lake waters until conditions

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Check lake conditions before heading out and be prepared for a
sudden increase in winds and wave heights. Consider postponing
boating activities on the lake until a day with less wind.


Hydrologic Statement
Issued: 3:53 PM PST Feb. 19, 2017 – National Weather Service

Forecast information for
Bear River above Wheatland.
* At 2:45 PM Sunday the stage was 7.4 feet.
* Forecast to fluctuate near 7.0 ft thru late this evening then
forecast to rise to near 12.0 ft tomorrow afternoon with continued
rise expected.
* Flood stage 24.0 ft
* monitor stage 16.0 ft


Lat... Lon 3899 12158 3903 12142 3897 12133 3882 12161