Tahoe Snow Storm Upgraded | Up to 2-FEET of Snow By Monday

Tahoe Snow Storm Upgraded | Up to 2-FEET of Snow By Monday

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Tahoe Snow Storm Upgraded | Up to 2-FEET of Snow By Monday

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A winter storm headed for California has been upgraded by NOAA. The storm, which is due to hit the Sierra today and tomorrow, is going to be stronger than previously forecast. The mountains around Lake Tahoe could see as much as 2 feet of snow by Monday night.

NOAA is calling for a foot or more above 8500 feet with localized amounts around 2 feet!

Screen Shot 2015-11-01 at 12.36.40 PMImage by NOAA of snow totals for Lake Tahoe area.

Snow Forecast

8500′ – 1-2 Feet
7000′ – 3-5 Inches
Lake Level – Up to 2 Inches
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WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY

GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA-INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…SOUTH LAKE TAHOE…TAHOE CITY…TRUCKEE…MARKLEEVILLE…GLENBROOK…INCLINE VILLAGE …

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO 4 PM PST MONDAY…

* TIMING: SUNDAY EVENING INTO MONDAY AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 1 FOOT OR MORE ABOVE 8500 FEET WITH LOCALIZED AMOUNTS AROUND 2 FEET. 3 TO 5 INCHES AROUND 7000 FEET INCLUDING ECHO AND DONNER SUMMITS. UP TO 2 INCHES AT LAKE LEVEL.

* SNOW LEVELS: REMAINING ABOVE 8000 FEET THROUGH MIDNIGHT SUNDAY NIGHT THEN FALLING TO LAKE LEVEL MONDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS: SNOW OVER THE SIERRA PASSES WILL CREATE HAZARDOUS WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS. THE WORST CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OVER MT. ROSE AND CARSON PASSES SUNDAY NIGHT INTO MONDAY.

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Radar Image from 9:45am Sunday Morning.

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