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Change in weather on the way for Tahoe

LAKE TAHOE ” After a few days of near summer-like weather, cool temperatures, and along with them the chances for rain and snow, will return this week to the Lake Tahoe Basin.

According to a special weather statement by the National Weather Service in Reno, a significant weather pattern change is forecast fort Thursday, bringing gusty winds and much cooler temperatures.

The weather system should approach Northern California and Nevada by early Thursday. Wind gusts of 45 mph are forecast, with rain showers possible late Thursday through Friday.

Chances of snow also are forecast for elevations above 6,000 feet, as low temperatures this weekend are forecast in the upper 20s.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 68. South wind between 5 and 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Wednesday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 45. Southwest wind between 10 and 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

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Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 57. Breezy, with a west wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to between 20 and 25 mph. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.

Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. Breezy, with a southwest wind between 10 and 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.

Friday: Scattered snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44. West wind between 10 and 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent.

Friday Night: Scattered snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent.

Saturday: A 20 percent chance of snow showers. Partly cloudy, with a high near 44.

Saturday Night: A slight chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29.

Sunday: A slight chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46.

Sunday Night: A slight chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30.

Monday: A slight chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 47.

Monday Night: A slight chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30.

Tuesday: A chance of snow showers. Partly cloudy, with a high near 49.