« View county listWinter Weather Advisory
Greater Lake Tahoe Area-
Including the cities of South Lake Tahoe, Truckee, Stateline,
and Incline Village
709 PM PST Sun Feb 26 2017
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST
* Timing: Light snow will continue through early Monday morning.
* Snow Accumulations: 2 to 6 inches, with up to 9 inches possible
near and west of Highway 89.
* Winds: Southwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 40 mph. Sierra ridge
gusts up to 85 mph.
* Tahoe Wave Heights: 2 to 4 feet. Highest waves along northern
and eastern shores.
* Impacts: Snow and gusty winds may produce travel slow downs,
chain controls, and periods of low visibility in blowing
snow. Small boats, kayaks and paddle boards will be prone to
capsizing and should remain off lake waters until conditions
Even light snowfall causes major travel delays, especially during
periods of high traffic volume including the Monday morning
commute. Be sure to allow extra time to reach your destination.
Leave extra space between vehicles since it takes longer to stop
on slick roadways.
$$Winter Weather Advisory
West Slope Northern Sierra Nevada-
Including the city of Blue Canyon
1012 PM PST Sun Feb 26 2017
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM PST
* TIMING...Snow showers will continue overnight, and will taper
off Monday morning.
* MAIN IMPACT...Weekend travelers could experience travel
delays, chain controls, and slick roadways.
* SNOW AMOUNTS...Between 3 and 7 inches of snow expected for
mountain passes, including Interstate 80 and Highway 50.
Lighter amounts of snow up to 1 inch can be expected down to
A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means that periods of snow
will cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow
covered roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while