NOAA Says, Biggest Storm Since 2008 Heading For Tahoe!

NOAA Says, Biggest Storm Since 2008 Heading For Tahoe!

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NOAA Says, Biggest Storm Since 2008 Heading For Tahoe!

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A major winter storm will be rolling into Tahoe this week. The storm is forecasted to drop as much as 2 feet of snow on the sierra crest and up to 13″ at Lake Level. Winds will be very high with this storm (100-140mph). The foothills could see as much as 6″ of rain which will likely cause widespread flooding. 

NOAA’s Blizzard Warning:

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SACRAMENTO CA
405 AM PST WED DEC 10 2014

...BLIZZARD WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM THURSDAY TO 4 AM PST
FRIDAY ABOVE 6500 FEET...

* IMPACTS:EXTREMELY HAZARDOUS WHITEOUT CONDITIONS. PASSES MAY
  CLOSE FOR SEVERAL HOURS.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 6 TO 13 INCHES WITH 2 FEET OR MORE ALONG THE
CREST.

* TIMING: SNOW WILL BEGIN LATE TONIGHT INTO THURSDAY MORNING AND
  CONTINUE LESS HEAVY INTO FRIDAY AFTERNOON. THE PERIOD OF
  HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND THURSDAY NIGHT.
  THE STRONGEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED TONIGHT AND THURSDAY.

* SNOW LEVELS: SNOW LEVELS WILL INITIALLY BE ABOVE 6500 FEET LATE
  TONIGHT INTO THURSDAY...LOWERING TO 4500 TO 5500 FEET THURSDAY NIGHT
  INTO FRIDAY.

* WIND: SOUTHERLY WINDS 25 TO 50 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 80 MPH OR
  HIGHER WILL DEVELOP TONIGHT INTO THURSDAY. WINDS DECREASE BY
  FRIDAY MORNING.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE: DONNER PASS...ECHO SUMMIT...CARSON PASS

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