Winter Storm Warning For Tahoe

Winter Storm Warning For Tahoe

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Winter Storm Warning For Tahoe

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Winter Storm Warning For Tahoe

NOAA has issued their first Winter Storm Warning of the 2012 -2013 season for Lake Tahoe. 

EARLY SEASON WINTER STORM WILL MOVE INTO NORTHERN CALIFORNIA AND NORTHERN NEVADA EARLY MONDAY. THIS WILL BRING GUSTY WINDS…RAIN AND SNOW TO THE REGION. MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED IN THE EASTERN SIERRA FROM LAKE TAHOE NORTH INTO WESTERN LASSEN COUNTY…WITH LESSER ACCUMULATIONS IN THE HIGH SIERRA OF MONO COUNTY. THIS STORM HAS POTENTIAL TO IMPACT MOUNTAIN ROADS AND PASSES WITH SLICK AND ICY CONDITIONS.

..WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM MONDAY TO 11 AM PDT TUESDAY…

* TIMING: EARLY MONDAY MORNING THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 10 TO 18 INCHES ABOVE 7000 FEET…4 TO 8 INCHES BELOW 7000 FEET.

* WINDS: SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 50 MPH. RIDGE GUSTS OVER 100 MPH.

* SNOW LEVELS: AROUND 6500 FEET FALLING TO LAKE TAHOE LEVEL.

* IMPACTS: HEAVY SNOW WILL CREATE HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT

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