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weather this weekend 6/6

Postby alc101ma » Fri Jun 05, 2015 12:43 pm

Looks like a decent chance of rain on Saturday here in Norcal. Do you guys think it will snow between 6- 8K feet around Tahoe? The one thing I'm always afraid of is getting stuck (or worse) on one of the mountain roads after a storm.

I'm calling the US Forestry office but they must be out to lunch or something...
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Re: weather this weekend 6/6

Postby AlmostThere » Fri Jun 05, 2015 12:47 pm

I always dial up NOAA.

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Re: weather this weekend 6/6

Postby maverick » Fri Jun 05, 2015 1:05 pm

Rain, rain, and more rain.

NWS forecast for 7050ft:


This Afternoon:
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65. East wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Tonight:
Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then isolated showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

Saturday:
Isolated showers, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 66. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

Saturday Night:
Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Sunday:
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 69. North wind around 5 mph becoming northeast in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Sunday Night:
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.


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Re: weather this weekend 6/6

Postby TahoeJeff » Fri Jun 05, 2015 2:29 pm

As a Tahoe local, I can say it will almost certainly not snow. As Mav said, it will be rain, rain, rain.
Here is the National Weather Service Special Statement regarding the rain:
http://forecast.weather.gov/showsigwx.p ... =Stateline NV&product1=Special+Weather+Statement&lat=38.9594&lon=-119.9377#.VXIUKU3JBfw
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Re: weather this weekend 6/6

Postby Wandering Daisy » Fri Jun 05, 2015 5:45 pm

I am going to take a chance and go out Saturday loop from Eagle Lake-Velma-Rubicon-Schmidell-Clyde-Aloha-Suzie-Dicks and out (perhaps Sunday if my backpack partner does not go since I have no time constraints and she had to be back by Wed from a 5-day trip). I will report on how soggy I get when I return! This morning the weather report was better- now it is terrible. But Sun-Mon are supposed to be getting a bit better. I can always bail out. Actually looks a lot like typical Wyoming Wind Rivers weather, which I am quite accustomed to.
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Re: weather this weekend 6/6

Postby alc101ma » Fri Jun 05, 2015 5:54 pm

Thanks. NOAA is great. Finally got a hold of someone in NV and she confirmed that it should be only rain. I might have to bail anyway. My partner is not happy with the forecast. I told her she could finally use the rain cover on her backpack, but dragging her out to be miserable is not in my own best interests... [-X
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