National Weather Service issues hazardous weather warning for Tahoe
July 23, 2010
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. – The National Weather Service is predicting rain and thunderstorsm for the eastern Sierra and Tahoe area.
Through tonight, high pressure may continue to build across the great basin ahead of deepening moisture from the south. As this moisture moves northward and combines with with daytime heating isolated dry thunderstorms can be expected to develop across Mono and Mineral counties this afternoon.
From Saturday through Thursday, continued increasing southerly moisture and an upper level low off the California coast will create a more favorable atmosphere for thunderstorm development with greater coverage extending northward Saturday.
Stronger thunderstorms can be expected across the region Sunday and Monday with greater coverage as well. These stronger storms will be capable of producing heavy rainfall, gusty winds and hail.