South Lake Tahoe, CA (96150)

2:33 PM PST on December 10, 2016 (GMT -0800)
Montgomery Estates | | Change Station

Elev 6542 ft 38.90 °N, 119.96 °W | Updated 12 seconds ago

Light Rain
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37.9 °F
Feels Like 38 °F
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Wind Variable Wind from SE
Gusts 0.0 mph

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Pressure 30.01 in
Visibility 3.0 miles
Clouds Overcast 2700 ft
Windchill 38 °F
Dew Point 36 °F
Humidity 94%
Rainfall 1.57 in
Snow Depth Not available.
7:08 AM 4:37 PM
Waxing Gibbous, 87% visible
SPECI KTVL 102212Z AUTO 20010G15KT 3SM -RA BR OVC027 04/02 A3001 RMK AO2 P0004 T00440022
Pressure 30.01 in
Visibility 3.0 miles
Clouds Overcast 2700 ft
Windchill 38 °F
Dew Point 36 °F
Humidity 94%
Rainfall 1.57 in
Snow Depth Not available.
7:08 AM 4:37 PM
Waxing Gibbous, 87% visible
SPECI KTVL 102212Z AUTO 20010G15KT 3SM -RA BR OVC027 04/02 A3001 RMK AO2 P0004 T00440022

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Flood Warning
Issued: 9:25 AM PST Dec. 10, 2016 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Truckee River near Truckee.
* From this afternoon to Sunday afternoon.
* At 9:00 am Saturday the stage was 3.7 feet.
* Flood stage is 4.5 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by Saturday afternoon and
reach a crest near 5.8 feet. The river will fall below flood
stage by late 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.


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




Areal Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 12:40 PM PST Dec. 10, 2016 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Reno has extended the

* Flood Advisory for rapid rises for...
Alpine County in northern California...
El Dorado County in northern California...
Placer County in central California...
Sierra County in northern California...
Nevada County in northern California...
southern Washoe County in western Nevada...
Douglas County in western Nevada...
western Carson City in western Nevada...

* until 445 PM PST

* at 1220 PM PST, moderate to heavy rain persists across the Lake
Tahoe basin and the Reno, Carson City and Minden area of western
Nevada. The threat for minor flooding near creeks, streams,
drainage ditches, pastures and urban areas will continue into late
afternoon. Rainfall is forecast to quickly diminish after 4 PM and
should end by midnight.

* High flows on rivers, creeks and streams will begin to recede
this evening.

* Ponding of water on roads with rock and mud slides is impacting
travel around the region.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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


Brong



1100 am PST Sat Dec 10 2016

The National Weather Service in Sacramento has issued a

* Flood Advisory for...
rain and snowmelt in...
southern Plumas County in northern California...
northwestern Alpine County in northern California...
Placer County in central California...
El Dorado County in northern California...
northwestern Calaveras County in northern California...
southeastern Tehama County in northern California...
Central Butte County in northern California...
Sierra County in northern California...
northeastern Yuba County in central California...
Amador County in northern California...
Nevada County in northern California...

* until 1045 PM PST Saturday

* moderate to heavy rain and snowmelt have been causing some minor
street flooding with small streams running higher and faster over
much of the West Slope of the Sierra Nevada. Minor flooding may
also occur along these small streams today.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Paradise, Auburn, Grass Valley, Placerville, Jackson, Brush Creek
rs, Downieville, Cisco, Quincy, Kirkwood, Blue Canyon, Big Bend
Summit, Soda Springs, Pulga, Sierra City, Baxter, El Dorado Hills,
Camino, Cameron Park, Paloma and San Andreas.

Lat... Lon 3815 12083 3951 12148 3990 12179 4010 12089
      3997 12078 3971 12072 3968 12068 3971 12063
      3961 12047 3949 12044 3944 12037 3919 12025
      3885 12016 3882 12005 3855 11994


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937 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, in east central California,
greater Lake Tahoe area. In western Nevada, greater Lake Tahoe
area and greater Reno-Carson City-Minden area.

* Through this evening

* heavy rain from an an atmospheric river will continue across the
northern Sierra and Lake Tahoe basin through this afternoon.
Snow levels should remain near 8000 feet, but some spotters have
reported accumulating snow around the Tahoe basin as low as
6500 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 likely near steep terrain.

* Flooding has been reported in the Mogul area so far today. Rock,
mud slides and ponding of water is impacting travel on
Interstate 80.

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.





937 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, in east central California,
greater Lake Tahoe area. In western Nevada, greater Lake Tahoe
area and greater Reno-Carson City-Minden area.

* Through this evening

* heavy rain from an an atmospheric river will continue across the
northern Sierra and Lake Tahoe basin through this afternoon.
Snow levels should remain near 8000 feet, but some spotters have
reported accumulating snow around the Tahoe basin as low as
6500 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 likely near steep terrain.

* Flooding has been reported in the Mogul area so far today. Rock,
mud slides and ponding of water is impacting travel on
Interstate 80.

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: 11:55 AM PST Dec. 10, 2016 – National Weather Service

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

* timing: winds will continue through this afternoon.

* 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.



Http://weather.Gov/Reno



Special Statement
Issued: 8:54 AM PST Dec. 10, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Snow sticking at Tahoe area passes...

Heavy precipitation continues to fall around the Lake Tahoe
basin, with snow levels fluctuating between from 6500 to 8000
feet. Some area passes have become snow covered, including Mount
Rose, Brockway, Spooner, and Kingsbury summits. Additional snow
amounts of 6 to 10 inches are possible for elevations above 8000
feet, with several inches of snow down to 7000 feet.

Donner and echo summits are currently wet with no controls, but
its possible that we could see light snow accumulations up to a
couple inches later this afternoon.

If you have travel plans today or tonight to head over the passes
around Lake Tahoe, make sure to check for Road conditions before
you leave and allow for extra time to reach your destinations.



854 am PST Sat Dec 10 2016

... Snow sticking at Tahoe area passes...

Heavy precipitation continues to fall around the Lake Tahoe
basin, with snow levels fluctuating between from 6500 to 8000
feet. Some area passes have become snow covered, including Mount
Rose, Brockway, Spooner, and Kingsbury summits. Additional snow
amounts of 6 to 10 inches are possible for elevations above 8000
feet, with several inches of snow down to 7000 feet.

Donner and echo summits are currently wet with no controls, but
its possible that we could see light snow accumulations up to a
couple inches later this afternoon.

If you have travel plans today or tonight to head over the passes
around Lake Tahoe, make sure to check for Road conditions before
you leave and allow for extra time to reach your destinations.



854 am PST Sat Dec 10 2016

... Snow sticking at Tahoe area passes...

Heavy precipitation continues to fall around the Lake Tahoe
basin, with snow levels fluctuating between from 6500 to 8000
feet. Some area passes have become snow covered, including Mount
Rose, Brockway, Spooner, and Kingsbury summits. Additional snow
amounts of 6 to 10 inches are possible for elevations above 8000
feet, with several inches of snow down to 7000 feet.

Donner and echo summits are currently wet with no controls, but
its possible that we could see light snow accumulations up to a
couple inches later this afternoon.

If you have travel plans today or tonight to head over the passes
around Lake Tahoe, make sure to check for Road conditions before
you leave and allow for extra time to reach your destinations.