Lake Tahoe weather: Chance of showers, thunderstorms expected through the week |

Lake Tahoe weather: Chance of showers, thunderstorms expected through the week

The view from Dollar Point Monday morning.
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Lake Tahoe could see a soggy start and end to the week.

Monday brings a 50% chance of rain, according to the National Weather Service in Reno. The strongest chance of precipitation comes after 11 a.m., with otherwise sunny conditions expected during the day.

Light winds of 5 mph are possible in the afternoon.

“Showers and thunderstorms are expected again today as low pressure shifts into the southern Sierra,” per the weather service. “Unsettled weather continues for the rest of the week with additional chances of showers and isolated afternoon thunderstorms mainly in the Sierra.”

The 50% chance of precipitation will continue into the evening.

The high will climb toward 59 degrees and the low will fall to 39 Monday — a trend that will largely persist through the week.

“Temperatures will remain close to seasonal averages this week, and possibly becoming warmer than average by next week,” according to the weather service.

Tuesday will see a 30% chance of precipitation after 11 a.m. The high in South Lake Tahoe is expected to reach 58 degrees. The forecast calls for a low of 39 degrees.

Wednesday could bring a brief break from the showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny conditions are expected in the Tahoe Basin. The high temperature could hit 60 degrees and the low could drop to 40.

A strong chance of showers could return Thursday. The weather service reports a 40% chance of showers mainly after 1 p.m. The high is expected to reach 56 degrees.

A chance of thunderstorms and showers will stick around Friday.


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