Truckee, CA (96161)

7:29 AM PST on February 19, 2017 (GMT -0800)
MICPC1 | | Change Station

Elev 6999 ft 39.45 °N, 120.29 °W | Updated 21 days ago

Mostly Cloudy
Mostly Cloudy
26.0 °F
Feels Like 26.0 °F
Wind Variable Wind from North

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Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.75 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 4000 ft
Scattered Clouds 5000 ft
Dew Point Not available.
Humidity Not available.
Rainfall 0.01 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:47 AM 5:42 PM
Last Quarter, 42% visible
METAR KTRK 191445Z 15011G15KT 10SM SCT040 SCT050 M02/M06 A2975 RMK NOSPECI FIRST 70004 4019 24HR MAX 0044 MIN 1056
Pressure 29.75 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 4000 ft
Scattered Clouds 5000 ft
Dew Point Not available.
Humidity Not available.
Rainfall 0.01 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:47 AM 5:42 PM
Last Quarter, 42% visible
METAR KTRK 191445Z 15011G15KT 10SM SCT040 SCT050 M02/M06 A2975 RMK NOSPECI FIRST 70004 4019 24HR MAX 0044 MIN 1056

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Watches & Warnings

Winter Storm Warning
Issued: 5:30 AM PST Feb. 19, 2017 – National Weather Service

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

* 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

* 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: 3:58 PM PST Feb. 18, 2017 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in unlocalized site has issued a

* Flood Warning for urban areas and small streams in...
Colusa County in central California...
Yolo County in central California...
Sutter County in central California...
Solano County in central California...
Plumas County in northern California...
Alpine County in northern California...
Placer County in central California...
Shasta County in northern California...
Lassen County in northern California...
Amador County in northern California...
Tuolumne County in northern California...
Sacramento County in central California...
Lake County in central California...
Stanislaus County in central California...
San Joaquin County in central California...
El Dorado County in northern California...
Calaveras County in northern California...
Tehama County in northern California...
Butte County in northern California...
Glenn County in central California...
Sierra County in northern California...
Yuba County in central California...
Nevada County in northern California...

* until 400 PM PST Thursday

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

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

* 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. Don't Forget to plan for your pets and animals.

Please never drive across flooded waters... especially flowing water.
Most people who are killed or injured during floods are attempting
to drive through flooded waters.

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: 4:47 AM PST Feb. 19, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch remains in effect from late tonight 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 late tonight 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 Sunday night through Tuesday

* The highest risk of flooding is along creeks, streams, and
poor drainage areas, including the upper Truckee River in
South Lake Tahoe. Rivers such as the Truckee and the east and
West Forks of the Carson will see appreciable rises 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: 4:11 AM PST Feb. 19, 2017 – National Weather Service

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

The lake Wind Advisory for Lake Tahoe is now in effect until
10 PM PST this evening.

* 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.