Lake Tahoe is under a winter weather advisory that is forecasted to bring 8-16 inches of new snow above 7,000 feet today and tonight. Winds will be ripping with this storm at 100+mph. This storm has already begun in the Tahoe area and the skiing should be interesting today. WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY BEGINS TODAY AT 2PM: A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND GUSTY WINDS REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 5 AM PDT SUNDAY. 8”-16” of Snow & 100mph Winds for Lake Tahoe Today | Winter Weather Advisory | HERE IT COMES… | Unofficial Networks

8”-16” of Snow & 100mph Winds for Lake Tahoe Today | Winter Weather Advisory | HERE IT COMES...

8”-16” of Snow & 100mph Winds for Lake Tahoe Today | Winter Weather Advisory | HERE IT COMES...

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8”-16” of Snow & 100mph Winds for Lake Tahoe Today | Winter Weather Advisory | HERE IT COMES...

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Lake Tahoe is under a winter weather advisory that is forecasted to bring 8-16 inches of new snow above 7,000 feet today and tonight.  Winds will be ripping with this storm at 100+mph.  This storm has already begun in the Tahoe area and the skiing should be bizarre today.

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY BEGINS TODAY AT 2PM:

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND GUSTY WINDS REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 5 AM PDT SUNDAY.

* TIMING: SNOW AND RAIN WILL DEVELOP ALONG THE SIERRA CREST THIS MORNING WITH A PERIOD OF HEAVY RAIN AND SNOW ACROSS THE TAHOE BASIN LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY THIS EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 8 TO 16 INCHES ABOVE 7000 FEET WITH UP TO 6 INCHES DOWN TO LAKE LEVEL. HIGHEST AMOUNTS WILL OCCUR ALONG AND WEST OF HIGHWAY 89.

* WINDS: INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 60 MPH TONIGHT THIS MORNING. SIERRA RIDGE GUSTS WILL EXCEED 100 MPH.

* SNOW LEVELS: 7000 TO 7500 FEET THIS MORNING LOWERING TO LAKE LEVEL BY EARLY AFTERNOON.

Here it comes! NorCal radar at 9:35am

A strong cold front will move through the region this afternoon. A High Wind Warning is in effect across the Sierra and western Nevada through early this evening. Wind gusts are expected to reach 60 mph through most valleys and up to 70 mph in wind prone areas, with gusts over 100 mph across Sierra Ridges. Areas of blowing dust may reduce visibility below 1 mile for motorists along Highways 477, 95, 50 and Interstate 80. A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for the Northern Sierra. Travel will likely be impacted this afternoon through tonight across Sierra passes due to snow and blowing snow producing near zero visibility at times. – noaa.gov

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