Tahoe City, CA (96145)

8:42 AM PST on December 10, 2016 (GMT -0800)
Tahoe City, Ca | | Change Station

Elev 6371 ft 39.16 °N, 120.15 °W | Updated 19 seconds ago

Rain
Rain
35.8 °F
Feels Like 36 °F
N
2.7
Wind Variable Wind from SE
Gusts 4.7 mph

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Precip. -- in
Pressure 30.07 in
Visibility 2.0 miles
Clouds Overcast 2500 ft
Windchill 36 °F
Dew Point 35 °F
Humidity 97%
Rainfall 2.56 in
Snow Depth Not available.
7:09 AM 4:37 PM
Waxing Gibbous, 84% visible
METAR KTRK 101545Z 18011G14KT 2SM +RA OVC025 04/02 A3007 RMK NOSPECI
Pressure 30.07 in
Visibility 2.0 miles
Clouds Overcast 2500 ft
Windchill 36 °F
Dew Point 35 °F
Humidity 97%
Rainfall 2.56 in
Snow Depth Not available.
7:09 AM 4:37 PM
Waxing Gibbous, 84% visible
METAR KTRK 101545Z 18011G14KT 2SM +RA OVC025 04/02 A3007 RMK NOSPECI

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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, Areal Flood Watch
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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430 am PST Sat Dec 10 2016

... Flood Watch remains in effect through this evening...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of east central California and western Nevada,
including the following areas, the Lake Tahoe basin, Truckee
area, and the foothills west of Reno, Carson City, and Minden.

* Through this evening

* an atmospheric river will bring a burst of heavy precipitation
across the northern Sierra and Lake Tahoe basin from early this
morning through this afternoon with snow levels near and above
8000 feet.

* The greatest threat for flooding is near small creeks,
streams, and recently burned slopes such as the Little Valley
fire. Rock and mud slides are possible near steep terrain.

* A rapid rise of the Truckee River through Reno and Sparks is
likely this evening. However, the river is likely to remain
below flood stage.

* Difficult travel conditions due to heavy rain will impact
Interstate 80 from Verdi to Donner Summit, Highway 89 from
Truckee to South Lake Tahoe, and Highway 50 from South Lake
Tahoe to Echo Summit.

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 living along small creeks and streams should
monitor the latest weather information at weather.Gov/Reno and be
prepared to take action should flooding occur.





Lake Wind Advisory
Issued: 4:19 AM PST Dec. 10, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Lake Wind Advisory remains in effect until 4 am PST Sunday for
Lake Tahoe...
... Wind Advisory has expired...

A lake Wind Advisory for Lake Tahoe remains in effect until 4 am
PST Sunday.

* Timing: winds will be gusty through early Sunday morning.

* Winds: southwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 45 mph.

* Wave heights: 2 to 4 feet.

* 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.