Lake Tahoe weather: Rain, strong winds today
Expect rain and snow Thursday morning and strong winds all day in the greater Lake Tahoe region.
Precipitation is essentially a guarantee Thursday morning with a chance of rain and snow in the afternoon, according to the National Weather Service. Snow level will hover around 8,000 feet with 1 – 4 inches of accumulation possible above that elevation.
A lake wind advisory is in effect until 7 p.m. Thursday. People are advised to stay off the lake. Expect southwest winds of 20 – 30 mph with gusts up to 50 mph. Gusts as strong as 100 mph are possible on the ridges.
Snow level will drop to 7,500 feet Thursday night with low temperatures ranging between 25 – 30 degrees.
Friday will see mostly cloudy conditions with a chance of rain and snow. Snow level is expected to be in the neighborhood of 7,000 feet.
Sunny conditions are expected Saturday.