Storms Update and Timing

We have several storms poised to hit or hitting Tahoe right now. In addition, the ECMWF model is forecasting another major storm around the 22nd of this month.

The big event will be Thursday and will last throughout much of the day. This will be a 12-18 hour event as this storm will move through Tahoe rather quickly.

Thursday @ 10:00 am

Thursday @ 4:00 pm

Thursday @ 10:00pm

Snow Totals:

Sierra and Carson Range: 18-40 inches by Friday afternoon.
Leeward foothills: 6-12 inches by Friday afternoon
Leeward Valleys: 2-6 inches by Friday afternoon

In somwhat of a new development, the latest model run of the ECMWF has a major storm impacting Tahoe on the 22nd and 23rd of this month:

If this storm holds together it will be much warmer and much wetter. The GFS model is starting to show some signs of this happening as well.

Here is a look at the precip forecast for the next 10 days:

Stay Tuned ...