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Today's Forecast
↑72° ↓53°
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  • Dewpoint↓31° / ↑32°
  • Humidity↓13% / ↑44%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow0"
  • Regional Snow Depth0"
No forecasts available.
None expected throughout the day.
No precipitation expected today.
Winds SW 11 to 22 mph through the morning shifting to S 12 to 24 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 28 mph. Temperatures will feel like they are between 49 to 58 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
Wednesday the 22nd
↑68° ↓52°
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  • Dewpoint↓28° / ↑33°
  • Humidity↓18% / ↑43%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow0"
  • Regional Snow Depth0"
No forecasts available.
None expected.
No precipitation expected throughout the day.
Winds SW 9 to 20 mph through the morning becoming S 9 to 20 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 25 mph. Temperatures will feel like they are between 46 to 54 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
Thursday the 23rd
↑69° ↓52°
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  • Dewpoint↓30° / ↑32°
  • Humidity↓15% / ↑45%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow0"
  • Regional Snow Depth0"
Clear throughout the day.
No snow.
No precipitation expected.
Winds SW 4 to 13 mph through the morning becoming S 8 to 17 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 18 mph. Expected wind chill to be 46 to 54 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
Friday the 24th
↑68° ↓53°
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  • Dewpoint↓31° / ↑30°
  • Humidity↓19% / ↑46%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow0"
  • Regional Snow Depth0"
Clear throughout the day.
No snow today.
No precipitation expected throughout the day.
Winds SW 8 to 19 mph through the morning shifting to variable at 1 to 8 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 24 mph. Temperatures will feel like they are between 46 to 55 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
Saturday the 25th
↑69° ↓53°
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  • Dewpoint↓28° / ↑29°
  • Humidity↓15% / ↑40%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow0"
  • Regional Snow Depth0"
Mostly clear with a few clouds through the morning, and then mostly cloudy becoming partly cloudy into the evening.
No snow.
No precipitation expected throughout the day.
Winds SW 8 to 19 mph through the morning becoming variable at 3 to 10 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 24 mph. Temperatures will feel like they are between 45 to 55 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
Sunday the 26th
↑65° ↓49°
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  • Dewpoint↓26° / ↑27°
  • Humidity↓17% / ↑42%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow0"
  • Regional Snow Depth0"
Mostly clear with a few clouds becoming partly cloudy through the morning, and then clear through the afternoon and evening.
No snow.
None expected throughout the day.
Winds SW 13 to 25 mph through the morning becoming S 5 to 14 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 31 mph. Expected wind chill to be 38 to 48 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
  • Last Update22 Apr @ 02:04
  • Snow Past 24 hrs0"
  • Snow Past 48 hrs0"
  • Season Total0"
  • Average Base Depth( Estimate ) 0"
  • Today's Snow Potential0"
Comments
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  • High Lift Elevation8,500ft
  • Base Elevation6,600ft
  • Vertical Drop1,900ft
  • Longest Trail3 miles
  • Trails0 of 75
  • Lifts0 of 10
  • Acreage0 of 1680 ( 0% )
Other Info
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Conditions
  • Humidity16%
  • Dewpoint24°
  • Sustained 0mph
  • Gusting 0mph
  • VisibilityUnreported
  • Snow DepthUnreported
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Location
CW4253 Bear Valley, CA
  • Elevation7,067ft
  • UpdatedAug 21 @ 04:09
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  • City: Woodfords (Tahoe area)
  • State: California
  • Country: United States
Tahoe - Mammoth - April 04, 2018
Wednesday, April 4th, 2018

..NOW THROUGH THE WEEKEND...
Mild weather is expected through Thursday. A few light showers are possible today and Thursday, mainly well north of Interstate 80. A strong atmospheric river will impact northeast California and western Nevada Friday into Saturday, bringing periods of moderate to heavy rain, high elevation snow, gusty winds, and concerns for flooding along rivers and streams.

..MORE DETAIL...
(Translated from NWS but added in some detail and our own outlook)
A strong late season Atmospheric River (AR) will bring periods of heavy precipitation to the region Friday and Saturday. With a strong sub-tropical influence and the jet stream (cold air to the north of this) forecast to stay well north of the region during most of precipitation event. Precip will fall
primarily as rain, even in the higher elevations above 9,000 and 10,000 feet. The main concern continues to be flooding, both for small creeks and streams, and for main stem rivers. There is a flood watch in effect from late Friday afternoon through Saturday for the Sierra and the Sierra foothills.

It is late in the atmospheric river season and this AR is forecast to be solidly in the strong category, which is quite rare for this time of year. PWAT (moisture) and IVT (moisture + transport) anomalies are on the very high end of their respective scales for this time of year, and between Friday afternoon and Saturday morning, several inches of water or more will fall on thew west slopes of the Sierra Nevada.

Precipitation will begin to move into the Sierra and NE California by Thursday night with periods of light to moderate precipitation through Friday afternoon as warm advection precipitation begins to push into the Sierra. A 6-12 hour period of very heavy precipitation is expected Friday night into Saturday morning as the core of the low pressure nears the Pacific Northwest coast, bringing increased forcing to the moisture laden
environment over the Sierra. The very warm temperatures aloft will promote more efficient warm rain processes and will likely result in impressive rain rates Friday night (heavy rain and flooding likely).

Current forecast for QPF is up to around 3-4 inches along the Sierra crest with 1.5-2 inches along the immediate lee of the Sierra and 0.5-1.0 inch spilling into western Nevada. During the period of heaviest precipitation the jet stream and the cold core of the low is forecast to remain well north of the
Sierra. Very warm subtropical air is forecast to move into the area from the southwest with mid-level temperatures potentially rising to around +3C to +5C during the heaviest precipitation. This will likely push snow levels to 10,000+ to 11,000 feet later Friday through early Saturday. CM

NEXT WEEK...
Early through mid next week looks busy with storms, colder this time, with snow levels to resort bases... Moderate to heavy snow is expected Tuesday and again next Thursday (9th/ 11th), followed by some sunshine and warming. After the 15th/ 16th or so we see high pressure build in across the eastern Pacific and west US coast, with sunny skies and warming temperatures, quite spring-like. CM
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US Extended Snowfall Outlook - Updated May 13, 2018
LONG RANGE OUTLOOK from snowforecast.com - May 13, 2018

Updated Sunday May 13, 2018-

Low pressure will continue frequently affecting the west coast right into June, with late season upper-mountain snowfalls expected at times for Aspen and western Colorado. Do You want to see OTHER AREAS mentioned, email me and let me know... CM

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Expanded Outlook

Tuesday
↑72° / ↓53°
iconWinds: SW 11 to 22 mph, then S 12 to 24 mph
iconForecast Snow: 0"
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AM

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↑71° / ↓54°
Sky
Partly cloudy before noon.
Snow
None expected in the morning hours.
Precipitation
None expected in the morning hours.
Winds
Morning winds SW 11 to 22 mph with gusts up to 28 mph. Temperatures will feel like they are between 49 to 57 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑66° / ↓53°
Sky
Clear into the evening.
Snow
None expected.
Precipitation
None expected through the afternoon and evening.
Winds
Afternoon winds S 12 to 24 mph with gusts up to 30 mph. Temperatures will feel like they are between 49 to 58 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 8,100ft
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Wednesday
↑68° / ↓52°
iconWinds: SW 9 to 20 mph, then S 9 to 20 mph
iconForecast Snow: 0"
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AM

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↑68° / ↓53°
Sky
Clear before noon.
Snow
None expected.
Precipitation
None expected through the morning.
Winds
Morning winds SW 9 to 20 mph with gusts up to 25 mph. Temperatures will feel like they are between 49 to 54 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑64° / ↓52°
Sky
Clear into the evening.
Snow
None expected.
Precipitation
No precipitation expected.
Winds
Afternoon winds S 9 to 20 mph with gusts up to 25 mph. Temperatures will feel like they are between 46 to 54 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 8,100ft
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Thursday
↑69° / ↓52°
iconWinds: SW 4 to 13 mph, then S 8 to 17 mph
iconForecast Snow: 0"
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AM

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↑68° / ↓52°
Sky
Clear before noon.
Snow
No snow through the morning.
Precipitation
No precipitation expected.
Winds
Morning winds SW 4 to 13 mph with gusts up to 16 mph. Expected wind chill to be 47 to 53 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑59° / ↓54°
Sky
Clear into the evening.
Snow
None expected through the afternoon and evening.
Precipitation
No precipitation expected.
Winds
Afternoon winds S 8 to 17 mph with gusts up to 20 mph. Expected wind chill to be 46 to 54 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 8,100ft
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Friday
↑68° / ↓53°
iconWinds: SW 8 to 19 mph, then variable 1 to 8 mph
iconForecast Snow: 0"
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AM

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↑66° / ↓59°
Sky
Clear before noon.
Snow
No snow through the morning.
Precipitation
No precipitation expected in the morning hours.
Winds
Morning winds SW 8 to 19 mph with gusts up to 24 mph. Temperatures will feel like they are between 47 to 55 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑60° / ↓53°
Sky
Clear into the evening.
Snow
No snow through the afternoon and evening.
Precipitation
No precipitation expected.
Winds
Afternoon winds variable at 1 to 8 mph. Temperatures will feel like they are between 46 to 55 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 8,100ft
temperature graph
Saturday
↑69° / ↓53°
iconWinds: SW 8 to 19 mph, then variable 3 to 10 mph
iconForecast Snow: 0"
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AM

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↑66° / ↓60°
Sky
Mostly clear with a few clouds through the morning.
Snow
No snow through the morning.
Precipitation
None expected.
Winds
Morning winds SW 8 to 19 mph with gusts up to 24 mph. Temperatures will feel like they are between 49 to 55 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑60° / ↓53°
Sky
Mostly cloudy becoming partly cloudy into the evening.
Snow
None expected.
Precipitation
No precipitation expected.
Winds
Afternoon winds variable at 3 to 10 mph. Temperatures will feel like they are between 45 to 55 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 8,100ft
temperature graph
Sunday
↑65° / ↓49°
iconWinds: SW 13 to 25 mph, then S 5 to 14 mph
iconForecast Snow: 0"
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AM

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↑63° / ↓60°
Sky
Mostly clear with a few clouds becoming partly cloudy before noon.
Snow
No snow.
Precipitation
No precipitation expected.
Winds
Morning winds SW 13 to 25 mph. Expected wind chill to be 47 to 48 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑56° / ↓49°
Sky
Clear into the evening.
Snow
None expected through the afternoon and evening.
Precipitation
No precipitation expected.
Winds
Afternoon winds S 5 to 14 mph. Expected wind chill to be 38 to 48 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 8,100ft
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Snow Maker's Corner

Regional Soil Temperatures
  • Soil High Temperature69°
  • Soil Low Temperature58°
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Regional Soil Temperatures
  • Soil High Temperature67°
  • Soil Low Temperature57°
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Regional Soil Temperatures
  • Soil High Temperature66°
  • Soil Low Temperature55°
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Regional Soil Temperatures
  • Soil High Temperature66°
  • Soil Low Temperature54°
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  • Soil High Temperature65°
  • Soil Low Temperature54°
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