Lake Tahoe weather: Nearly 1 foot of snow recorded at several ski resorts, more snow expected
April 13, 2017
A storm could potentially bring another 6 inches of snow Thursday morning in the Sierra Nevada where several ski resorts have recorded around a foot of snow in 24 hours.
Elevations above 7,000 feet could see anywhere from 2 to 6 inches, according to an advisory issued by the National Weather Service in Reno at 3:30 a.m. Below 7,000 feet could see up to 3 inches and snow levels will range between 5,500 and 6,000 feet.
The winter weather advisory remains in effect until 11 a.m.
Sierra-at-Tahoe reported 11 inches of new snow in 24 hours just after 5:30 a.m. Thursday. Sierra-at-Tahoe has received 36 inches of new snow in the past seven days. Kirkwood Mountain reported a foot of snow in 24 hours Thursday morning, while Heavenly Mountain Resort reported 8 inches of snow.
Aside from the snow, the Tahoe Region can expect strong winds with gusts up to 50 mph and gusts on the Sierra ridge as strong as 120 mph.
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