South Lake Tahoe Braces For Another Atmospheric River

South Lake Tahoe Braces For Another Atmospheric River

South Lake Tahoe Braces For Another Storm After Atmospheric River
Courtesy of EverythingTahoe.com

South Lake Tahoe Braces For Another Storm After Atmospheric River. Across the South Shore of Lake Tahoe, we spent much of the time on the Martin Luther King Holiday assessing storm damage, catching up on snow removal, and when traffic was light re-stocking our refrigerators and cabinets with food while the tourists enjoyed the fresh powder at every local ski resort.

The major storm eventĀ  that hit us mid week on the South Shore was from the Atmospheric river that happens every year, but has missed Lake Tahoe the last few years. “We had several feet of snow! I think everyone on the South Shore must have had at least 6 feet in their driveways,” said a Management member at Holly’s Place, a local resort on the South Shore.

The next set of storms is expected to hit South Lake Tahoe by Wednesday, January 18, 2017. According to the National Weather Service, this storm should be a little weaker compared to last week and a little warmer. Rain is expected at elevations lower than 7,000 feet at the start of Wednesday. On Thursday and Friday we should see things turning to snow. Saturday brings a chance of snow, Sunday snow, and on Monday we have a 40% chance of snow.

The next couple of days will be an excellent time for locals to finish things up before the next round. Visitors heading up for the weekend can expect more snow at their favorite ski resorts.

 

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2 thoughts on “South Lake Tahoe Braces For Another Atmospheric River

  • January 29, 2017 at 1:27 pm
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    Hi,
    South Shore received a total of 23 feet of snow during the entire storm system! Roads are good now, but the city of South Lake Tahoe was a bit behind on removal. You should have a wonderful time!

  • anymail@gmail.com'
    January 27, 2017 at 11:52 am
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    How much snow did Lake Tahoe end up getting? We are planning on heading up this afternoon for a weekend of skiing. Are the roads pretty clear? I was reading in the news that Lake Tahoe declared a state of emergency to help the clear the roads on the South Shore.

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