Sunny skies this week for Tahoe; Rain, snow possible for weekend |

Sunny skies this week for Tahoe; Rain, snow possible for weekend

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — Temperatures will start off cool this week at Lake Tahoe before quickly ramping up to above seasonal average highs by midweek. Rain showers, with high elevation snow, are again possible for the weekend at Lake Tahoe.

Wind and rain, heavy at times, over the weekend will be replaced by sunny skies this week.

The National Weather Service in Reno says Monday’s high is expected to reach about 63, jumping to 72 on Tuesday and peaking at 81 on Wednesday.

Winds for the first part of the week are expected to be light, ranging from 5-10 mph from the southwest.

Temperatures will begin to drop a bit on Thursday with a high of 78 expected, before dropping to 67 on Friday and the low 60s on Saturday where a slight chance of rain and snow showers enter the forecast.

A view of Lake Tahoe Monday morning from diamond Peak Ski Resort. | Provided/

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