Truckee, CA

6:15 PM PDT on August 20, 2017 (GMT -0700)
Sierra Meadows | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Special Weather Statement

Elev 6000 ft 39.32 °N, 120.17 °W | Updated 36 seconds ago

Partly Cloudy
Partly Cloudy
73.4 °F
Feels Like 77 °F
N
0.0
Wind Variable Wind from WSW

Today
High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
High -- | Low -- °F
Precip. -- in
Pressure 30.00 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 6000 ft
Scattered Clouds 8000 ft
Heat Index 77 °F
Dew Point 53 °F
Humidity 49%
Rainfall 0.14 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:18 AM 7:48 PM
Waning Crescent, 1% visible
Not available.
Pressure 30.00 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 6000 ft
Scattered Clouds 8000 ft
Heat Index 77 °F
Dew Point 53 °F
Humidity 49%
Rainfall 0.14 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:18 AM 7:48 PM
Waning Crescent, 1% visible
Not available.

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Special Weather Statement
Issued: 5:31 PM PDT Aug. 20, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Strong thunderstorm near Emerald Bay...

At 529 PM PDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm over
Emerald Bay, or 7 miles west of South Lake Tahoe, moving north at 10
mph.

Nickel size hail and winds in excess of 30 mph will be possible with
this storm. Also ponding of water along Highway 89 near Emerald Bay
is likely.

Locations impacted include...
South Lake Tahoe, Bliss State Park, Emerald Bay, Sugar Pine Point S,
Meeks Bay, Homewood, Fallen Leaf campground, William Kent campground,
Meeks Bay campground and Sunnyside-Tahoe City.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Hikers and campers should seek shelter in a vehicle if possible.
Tents and trees are unsafe shelters during thunderstorms. Stay away
from creeks and streams as water levels may rise rapidly near
thunderstorms.


Lat... Lon 3918 12008 3890 11998 3885 12016 3913 12023
time... Mot... loc 0029z 161deg 9kt 3895 12012


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531 PM PDT sun Aug 20 2017

... Strong thunderstorm near Emerald Bay...

At 529 PM PDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm over
Emerald Bay, or 7 miles west of South Lake Tahoe, moving north at 10
mph.

Nickel size hail and winds in excess of 30 mph will be possible with
this storm. Also ponding of water along Highway 89 near Emerald Bay
is likely.

Locations impacted include...
South Lake Tahoe, Bliss State Park, Emerald Bay, Sugar Pine Point S,
Meeks Bay, Homewood, Fallen Leaf campground, William Kent campground,
Meeks Bay campground and Sunnyside-Tahoe City.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Hikers and campers should seek shelter in a vehicle if possible.
Tents and trees are unsafe shelters during thunderstorms. Stay away
from creeks and streams as water levels may rise rapidly near
thunderstorms.


Lat... Lon 3918 12008 3890 11998 3885 12016 3913 12023
time... Mot... loc 0029z 161deg 9kt 3895 12012


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