Twin Bridges, CA

5:52 PM PDT on August 20, 2017 (GMT -0700)
North Upper Truckee | | Change Station

Elev 6549 ft 38.86 °N, 120.04 °W | Updated 6 seconds ago

Mostly Cloudy
Mostly Cloudy
62.3 °F
Feels Like 62.3 °F
N
0.0
Wind Variable Wind from WNW
Gusts 3.0 mph

Today
High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
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Precip. -- in
Pressure 30.15 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Few 8500 ft
Scattered Clouds 12000 ft
Dew Point 49 °F
Humidity 62%
Rainfall 0.23 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:19 AM 7:47 PM
Waning Crescent, 1% visible
SPECI KTVL 210017Z AUTO 20008KT 10SM VCTS FEW085 SCT120 20/07 A3015 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT SW TSE11 T02000067
Pressure 30.15 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Few 8500 ft
Scattered Clouds 12000 ft
Dew Point 49 °F
Humidity 62%
Rainfall 0.23 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:19 AM 7:47 PM
Waning Crescent, 1% visible
SPECI KTVL 210017Z AUTO 20008KT 10SM VCTS FEW085 SCT120 20/07 A3015 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT SW TSE11 T02000067

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning
Issued: 5:42 PM PDT Aug. 20, 2017 – National Weather Service

... A Severe Thunderstorm Warning remains in effect until 600 PM PDT
for Placer... El Dorado and Douglas counties...

At 541 PM PDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over Bliss State
Park, or 7 miles northwest of South Lake Tahoe, moving northwest at
10 mph.

Hazard... 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail.

Source... radar indicated.

Impact... hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to
         roofs, siding, fencing, and trees.

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

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

If on or near Lake Tahoe, get away from the water and move indoors
or inside a vehicle. Remember, lightning can strike out to 15 miles
from the parent thunderstorm. If you can hear thunder, you are close
enough to be struck by lightning. Move to safe shelter now! Do not
be caught on the water in a thunderstorm.


Lat... Lon 3916 12002 3893 11995 3886 12015 3900 12020
      3909 12022
time... Mot... loc 0041z 155deg 7kt 3898 12011

Hail... 1.00in
wind... 60mph


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Special Statement
Issued: 5:09 PM PDT Aug. 20, 2017 – National Weather Service

... A strong thunderstorm will affect east central El Dorado and
northeastern Amador counties...

At 508 PM PDT, a strong thunderstorm was located over Twin Bridges,
or 8 miles north of Kirkwood, moving northwest at 15 mph.

Winds in excess of 40 mph and half inch hail are possible with this
storm.

Locations impacted include...
Twin Bridges and Sierra at Tahoe.

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm, and may cause
localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.

Lat... Lon 3870 12009 3879 12022 3887 12020 3881 12002
      3876 12001
time... Mot... loc 0008z 117deg 11kt 3883 12011


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