Winter – WINTER ! – storm warning. Up to 4 feet (120 cm) of snow.
National Weather Service Reno NV
Apr 6 2017
Greater Lake Tahoe Area-Including South Lake Tahoe, Truckee, Stateline and Incline Village
WINTER STORM WARNING FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 5 PM PDT SATURDAY…
* Timing: Heavy wet snow will develop Thursday night in the
Sierra. Snow will spread to lake level by Friday night through
Saturday. Snow should taper to showers on Saturday.
* Snow Levels: Snow levels starting 6500-7500 feet Friday, falling
to 4500 feet by Saturday morning. Snow levels may fluctuate
around Lake Tahoe level during the day on Friday.
* Snow Accumulations: 2 to 4 feet of snow above 7500 feet
elevation. 6 to 12 inches around Lake Tahoe level, including
Truckee and South Lake Tahoe with the potential for up to 18
inches if snow levels drop sooner than currently expected.
* Winds: Strong southwest winds areawide, with gusts Thursday
night through Saturday morning ranging from 45-55 mph along I-80
and near Lake Tahoe, and up to 150 mph along the higher
mountain peaks and ridges.
* Impacts: Significant travel disruptions Friday at pass
elevations including Donner, Echo, Spooner, and Mount Rose
summits. Travel disruptions affecting mountain communities
Friday night into Saturday including around Lake Tahoe. Heavy
wet snow and strong winds could lead to downed trees and power
Thanks to Kenneth Lund for this link
Three more feet of ‘perpetual drought’ (h/t Gov. Moonbeam) to hit California’s Sierra Mountains this weekend:
Interestingly enough, NWS Sacramento also has a tweet showing what the DRIEST water years on record have been:
Thanks to H.B. Schmidt for these links
“Apparently, the years of 1924, 1931, and 1939 (all of which are well below the Mauna Loa annual CO2 average of 315 ppm first recorded in 1959) are being ignored by the MSM because it doesn’t fit with the climate change ruse they’re complicit in promoting,” says H.B..” Will NWS and other organizations eventually point out the historical norm of boom-or-bust for California’s annual total precipitation? One can only hope.”