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Blue skies headed our way

Michael Schneider

The snow showers and wind that befell the Tahoe area are forecast to have moved out of the region by today, leaving mild temperatures and clear skies for the region.

The gusty winds which blew Saturday night and into Sunday morning had diminished by the early afternoon with winds reported at just 4 knots in Truckee on Sunday.

Beth McNulty, forecaster with the National Weather Service in Reno, said the Lake Tahoe area might see as much as 3 to 5 inches of snow, with an emphasis on “might.” She said most of Sunday’s storm appeared to be staying on the west side of the Sierra Crest and not pushing toward the Lake Tahoe region.

Any showers that remain today are likely to be widely scattered as the storm’s energy moves out of the region.

Today temperatures should be mild for the season with lows in the 20s and highs in the 30s, although that forecast could change depending on what kind of air mass moves in behind the storm, said McNulty.


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