Cool July weather is on tap |

Cool July weather is on tap

Simon Smith
The Tahoe Queen plies the windy waters of Lake Tahoe on Wednesday afternoon. / Dan Thrift / Tahoe Daily Tribune

A much calmer day is expected today after the blustery conditions experienced on Wednesday. There will be very pleasant temperatures for mid July today in the lower to mid 70s for highs under sunny skies and winds generally from the west around 10 to 20 mph by afternoon.

Overnight lows tonight will cool into the upper 30s to upper 40s with light winds. After today we will begin to warm up once again but it does not look to be quite as hot as those temperatures experienced a few weeks ago.

— Simon Smith is a co-op observer for the National Weather Service in Reno. He lives in South Lake Tahoe. If you have a weather related question, contact him at

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