Kirkwood, CA (95646)

8:34 AM PST on December 10, 2016 (GMT -0800)
Sierra-at-Tahoe Resort | | Change Station

Elev 7306 ft 38.80 °N, 120.08 °W | Updated 3 seconds ago

Ice Pellets
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33.7 °F
Feels Like 28 °F
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6.0
Wind Variable Wind from West
Gusts 14.0 mph

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Precip. -- in
Pressure 30.09 in
Visibility 3.0 miles
Clouds Overcast 2000 ft
Windchill 28 °F
Dew Point 31 °F
Humidity 91%
Rainfall 0.78 in
Snow Depth Not available.
7:07 AM 4:38 PM
Waxing Gibbous, 84% visible
SPECI KTVL 101628Z AUTO 19006G16KT 3SM RA BR OVC020 04/02 A3009 RMK AO2 P0008 T00390022
Pressure 30.09 in
Visibility 3.0 miles
Clouds Overcast 2000 ft
Windchill 28 °F
Dew Point 31 °F
Humidity 91%
Rainfall 0.78 in
Snow Depth Not available.
7:07 AM 4:38 PM
Waxing Gibbous, 84% visible
SPECI KTVL 101628Z AUTO 19006G16KT 3SM RA BR OVC020 04/02 A3009 RMK AO2 P0008 T00390022

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Flood Warning
Issued: 4:53 AM PST Dec. 10, 2016 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Truckee River near Truckee.
* From this morning to Sunday afternoon.
* At 3:00 am Saturday the stage was 1.8 feet.
* Flood stage is 4.5 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by late Saturday morning and
continue to rise to near 5.9 feet by Saturday afternoon.The river
will fall below flood stage by Saturday evening.
* Impact... at 6.0 feet... moderate flooding from Bear Creek in the
Alpine Meadows area to Truckee... about 4200 cfs. Flooding of yards
and basements of low-lying homes along river... some private bridges
impacted. USGS estimates this much flow has about a 1 in 9 chance
of being exceeded any year.
* Flood history... this crest compares to a previous crest of 6.4
feet on December 20 1981.


Lat... Lon 3918 12021 3932 12022 3939 12010 3938 12009 3919 12019





Areal Flood Advisory
Issued: 8:11 AM PST Dec. 10, 2016 – National Weather Service

... The Flood Advisory for rapid rises remains in effect until 1245 PM
PST for alpine... El Dorado... Placer... Sierra... Nevada... southern
Washoe... and Douglas counties and western Carson City...

At 801 am PST, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain from an
atmospheric river continues with snow levels hovering near 8000
feet. Several creeks along the West Shore of Lake Tahoe and on the
west side of Reno are rising rapidly.

At this time the areas of highest concern for minor flooding are
near Blackwood creek, Ward creek and Donner creek in the Lake Tahoe
area. Hunter Creek on the west side of Reno is also rising rapidly
and may exceed it banks this morning.

Rock slides have also occurred on I-80 between Donner Pass and Verdi.
Motorists are urged to use caution and reduce speed while
traveling today.

Heavy rain in the advisory area will continue through at least 10 am.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses as
well as other drainage areas and low lying spots.


Lat... Lon 3969 12035 3968 11974 3869 11968 3867 11995
      3882 12004 3885 12016 3920 12025 3933 12032


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Special Statement
Issued: 6:50 AM PST Dec. 10, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Periods of wet weather continue through next week...

.Impacts...
*local roadway flooding possible in areas of poor or clogged
   drainage
*minor travel delays due to slick roads

.Forecast confidence...
*high today

.Timing and strength...
*through tonight
    *half an inch to an inch of rain for the valley. Up to 4
     inches of rain over the mountains
    *snow levels will be initially over 8500 feet, then lower
     below pass levels this evening.
    *Major pass levels will likely see only limited amounts of snow

*wet system returns Tuesday with the potential for significant
     mountain snow.



650 am PST Sat Dec 10 2016

... Periods of wet weather continue through next week...

.Impacts...
*local roadway flooding possible in areas of poor or clogged
   drainage
*minor travel delays due to slick roads

.Forecast confidence...
*high today

.Timing and strength...
*through tonight
    *half an inch to an inch of rain for the valley. Up to 4
     inches of rain over the mountains
    *snow levels will be initially over 8500 feet, then lower
     below pass levels this evening.
    *Major pass levels will likely see only limited amounts of snow

*wet system returns Tuesday with the potential for significant
     mountain snow.



650 am PST Sat Dec 10 2016

... Periods of wet weather continue through next week...

.Impacts...
*local roadway flooding possible in areas of poor or clogged
   drainage
*minor travel delays due to slick roads

.Forecast confidence...
*high today

.Timing and strength...
*through tonight
    *half an inch to an inch of rain for the valley. Up to 4
     inches of rain over the mountains
    *snow levels will be initially over 8500 feet, then lower
     below pass levels this evening.
    *Major pass levels will likely see only limited amounts of snow

*wet system returns Tuesday with the potential for significant
     mountain snow.