Alerts in Effect
Winter Weather AdvisoryIssued at 14:57 Friday 27 January 2023
* WHAT...Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 8 inches,
locally up to a foot above 7000 feet. Winds gusting as high as
70 mph along ridgelines with up to 35 mph into the Tahoe Basin.
* WHERE...Greater Lake Tahoe Area.
* WHEN...From 4 AM to 7 PM PST Sunday.
* IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult. Strong winds could
cause tree damage.
Special Weather StatementIssued at 14:58 Friday 27 January 2023
* Snow will begin to push into the region Sunday morning working
from north to south through the day. While a few light snow
showers may linger south of Mono Lake early Monday morning,
overall the system will be out of the area Monday.
* This will be a cold system, with powdery snow at all elevations.
Generally speaking, 3 to 8 inches of snow is expected in the
Sierra with a dusting up to several inches for western Nevada.
Please see the Winter Weather Advisory for additional details.
* It doesn't take much for the snow to pack down into ice as cars
drive over it. Driving conditions may get messy Sunday, with
the potential for lingering icy conditions into the Monday
* For the latest roadway conditions call 5 1 1 or download
Caltran's and NDOT's smart phone applications, Quickmap and
* Frigid temperatures will settle into the region behind this
storm with highs remaining below freezing Monday and possibly
Tuesday. Overnight lows Monday night could be the coldest some
locations have seen in 5-10 years. Preparations should be made
to protect vulnerable populations and pets from these very cold
temperatures. It's also a good idea to make sure that your pipes
are protected from the cold.