Weather Alerts for Greater Lake Tahoe Area (CA)

Issued by the National Weather Service

Red Flag Warning  RED FLAG WARNING   Red Flag Warning
GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA (CA)

Areas Affected:
Mono County, Eastern Alpine County
Effective: Thu, 10/19 7:55pm Updated: Thu, 10/19 8:01pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Thu, 10/19 8:00pm Severity:  Severe  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...RED FLAG WARNING WILL EXPIRE AT 8 PM PDT THIS EVENING FOR
GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR MONO AND EASTERN ALPINE
COUNTIES...
While strong and gusty winds will continue tonight, humidity
values have increased, lessening the fire danger.

Lake Wind Advisory  LAKE WIND ADVISORY   Lake Wind Advisory
GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA (CA)

Areas Affected:
Greater Lake Tahoe Area
Effective: Thu, 10/19 3:43pm Updated: Thu, 10/19 8:01pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Fri, 10/20 5:00am Severity: Minor Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...LAKE WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM PDT FRIDAY FOR
LAKE TAHOE...
* Winds: Southwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 50 mph.
* Wave Heights: 2 to 4 feet from mid-lake to eastern shores.
* Small boats, kayaks and paddle boards will be prone to
capsizing and should remain off lake waters until conditions
improve.

Information:
Check lake conditions before heading out and be prepared for a
sudden increase in winds and wave heights. Consider postponing
boating activities on the lake until a day with less wind.

Winter Weather Advisory  WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY   Winter Weather Advisory
GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA (CA)

Areas Affected:
West Slope Northern Sierra Nevada - Western Plumas County, Lassen Park
Effective: Thu, 10/19 11:00pm Updated: Thu, 10/19 8:01pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Fri, 10/20 11:00am Severity: Minor Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...Early Season Snow and Gusty Winds...
.A cool weather system will bring early season snow to the
Northern Sierra this evening through Friday morning. Snow levels
are expected to begin high Thursday evening then drop rapidly to
around 5000 to 5500 feet by Friday morning. There could be 3 to
6 inches of snow along Interstate 80 above 6000 feet...impacting
areas near Donner pass. Motorists traveling over mountain passes
should be prepared for slick roads. Winds gusting to 65 mph over
mountain ridges could cause problems for high profile vehicles
and when combined with snow could bring poor visibility.
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS
EVENING TO 11 AM PDT FRIDAY...
* WHAT... Snow expected. Plan on slippery road conditions. Strong,
gusty winds may impact driving and visibility. Total snow
accumulations up to 3 to 6 inches are expected above 6000 feet.
Up to 9 inches near Lassen Park.
* WHERE...Western Plumas County/Lassen Park and West Slope
Northern Sierra Nevada...above 6000 feet.
* WHEN...11 PM Thursday to 11 AM Friday.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Be prepared for reduced visibilities at
times.
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will
cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered
roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving.
The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can
be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

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