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Lake Tahoe weather: Chance of rain Thursday night, snow Friday morning

There’s a taste of winter in the forecast for the Tahoe Basin Friday morning, breaking up a streak of sunny and warm autumn days.

There is a 30 percent chance of precipitation but little, if any, snow accumulation is expected in South Lake Tahoe Friday, according to the National Weather Service in Reno.

There is a 90 percent chance of precipitation Thursday night mainly after 11 p.m. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible are possible.

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Any precipitation on Friday is expected before 11 a.m. Partly sunny conditions and a high of 47 degrees will follow later in the day.

Seasonal and sunny conditions are expected to return this weekend with a high temperatures reaching 57 on Saturday and 65 on Sunday.

Meanwhile a red flag warning and a lake wind advisory are in effect for the Lake Tahoe Region Thursday. Wind gusts as strong as 50 mph could create wave heights between 2 and 4 feet on the lake. The lake wind advisory will remain in effect until 5 a.m. Friday. Boaters should consider postponing trips until then, according to NWS.

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