The storms headed to Tahoe are now forecasted to have lower snow levels which means more snow for us. However it still sounds like snow levels are a question mark for forecasters. We are going to have some big storms, but they very well may leave a lot of their precipitation in the form of Rain below 8,000 feet. All of the below forecasts are from Noaa.gov: Big Storms Stay on Track For Lake Tahoe | Snow Levels Lowering | Unofficial Networks

Big Storms Stay on Track For Lake Tahoe | Snow Levels Lowering

Big Storms Stay on Track For Lake Tahoe | Snow Levels Lowering

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Big Storms Stay on Track For Lake Tahoe | Snow Levels Lowering

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The storms headed to Tahoe are now forecasted to have lower snow levels which means more snow for us.  However, it still sounds like snow levels are a question mark for forecasters.  We are going to have some big storms, but they very well may leave a lot of their precipitation in the form of Rain below 8,000 feet. – noaa.gov

All of the below forecasts are from Noaa.gov:

“THE BIGGEST UNCERTAINTY REMAINS WITH SNOW LEVELS. MODELS ARE TRENDING LOWER NOW, WITH A PERIOD OF WARM AIR ADVECTION AHEAD OF THE SYSTEM. LATEST GFS IS MUCH LOWER INITIALLY AND EVEN EC IS COLDER AT ONSET. HAVE ADJUST SNOW LEVELS DOWN SLIGHTLY FRIDAY TO ACCOUNT FOR THIS. THEREFORE PERIOD OF SNOW LEVELS OF 8-9000 FEET LOOKS TO BE QUITE A BIT SHORTER” – noaa.gov

6-10 day Precipitaion Outlook

 

A SERIES OF STORM SYSTEMS MAKE THEIR WAY THROUGH THE WEST COAST. SYSTEMS WILL BE SPREAD ROUGHLY 24-36 HOURS APART WITH EACH ONE BECOMING WETTER AND COLDER. -noaa.gov


A STRONG PACIFIC JET STREAM WILL CONTINUE TO BRING IN SEVERAL MORE MOIST STORMS TO THE REGION. SIGNIFICANT PRECIPITATION IN THE FORM OF RAIN AND SNOW IS LIKELY ACROSS EASTERN CALIFORNIA AND NORTHWESTERN NEVADA THROUGH THIS WEEKEND…ALTHOUGH HOW MUCH WILL FALL IS STILL UNCERTAIN. SNOW LEVELS MAY RISE ABOVE 8000 FEET THURSDAY INTO FRIDAY BEFORE FALLING OVER THE WEEKEND. PERIODS OF GUSTY WINDS WILL ALSO BEGIN AS EARLY AS WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. – noaa.gov

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