Tahoma, CA (96142)

9:14 AM PST on January 18, 2017 (GMT -0800)
MHMDC1 | | Change Station

Elev 7117 ft 39.08 °N, 120.17 °W | Updated 7 minutes ago

Overcast
Overcast
34.0 °F
Feels Like 30 °F
N
4.0
Wind Variable Wind from West

Today
High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
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Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.92 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Overcast 2800 ft
Windchill 30 °F
Dew Point 31 °F
Humidity 90%
Rainfall 0.04 in
Snow Depth Not available.
7:16 AM 5:06 PM
Waning Gibbous, 62% visible
METAR KTVL 181653Z AUTO 18011G16KT 10SM OVC028 05/01 A2995 RMK AO2 RAE12 SLP131 P0000 T00500006
Pressure 29.92 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Overcast 2800 ft
Windchill 30 °F
Dew Point 31 °F
Humidity 90%
Rainfall 0.04 in
Snow Depth Not available.
7:16 AM 5:06 PM
Waning Gibbous, 62% visible
METAR KTVL 181653Z AUTO 18011G16KT 10SM OVC028 05/01 A2995 RMK AO2 RAE12 SLP131 P0000 T00500006

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Winter Weather Advisory
Issued: 3:16 AM PST Jan. 18, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect from 4 PM this
afternoon to 4 am PST Thursday...

* timing: snow will begin around mid day today with rates
increasing in the afternoon. Moderate to heavy snowfall will
continue through early Thursday morning.

* Snow accumulations: 8 to 16 inches above 7000 feet with 4 to 8
inches at Lake Tahoe level... 6 to 12 inches will be possible
west of Highway 89.

* Winds: southwest 15 to 20 mph with gusts 30 to 45 mph.

* Snow levels: beginning around 6500 feet early this morning and
dropping below Lake Tahoe level by 5 PM.

* Wave heights on lake tahoe: 1 to 3 feet in the morning with
heights 2 to 4 feet in the afternoon. Highest waves will be
from mid lake to northeastern shores.

* Impacts: wind driven snow will cause whiteout conditions at
times. Expect difficult travel with slick roads around the Tahoe
basin. Avalanche danger will increase due to heavier... wet snow.
Small boats, kayaks and paddle boards will be prone to capsizing
and should remain off lake waters until conditions improve.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Even light snowfall causes major travel delays, especially during
periods of high traffic volume. Winds will create periods of
whiteout conditions making travel difficult at times. Be sure to
allow extra time to reach your destination. Leave extra space
between vehicles since it takes longer to stop on slick roadways.





Lake Wind Advisory
Issued: 2:57 AM PST Jan. 18, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Lake Wind Advisory remains in effect from 10 am this morning
to 4 PM PST this afternoon for Lake Tahoe...

* winds: southwest 10 to 15 mph with gusts 30 mph in the
morning... increasing 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 45 mph in the
afternoon... continuing overnight.

* Wave heights: 1 to 3 feet in the morning with heights 2 to 4
feet in the afternoon. Highest waves will be from mid lake
to northeastern shores.

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

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.



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