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Today's Forecast
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  • Dewpoint↓38° / ↑39°
  • Humidity↓60% / ↑90%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow0"
  • Regional Snow Depth0"
Mostly clear with a few clouds before noon and then mostly cloudy becoming cloudy later into the evening.
No snow.
Potential Precip: 0.33 to 1.65 inches
Winds N 5 to 14 mph through the morning becoming variable at 2 to 9 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 18 mph. Wind chill expected to be 26 to 37 degrees throughout the day.
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Wednesday the 23rd
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  • Dewpoint↓38° / ↑39°
  • Humidity↓63% / ↑88%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow0"
  • Regional Snow Depth0"
Mostly cloudy through the morning, and then partly cloudy through the afternoon and evening.
No snow.
Potential Precip: 0.23 to 1.13 inches
Winds SW 7 to 16 mph through the morning shifting to SW 12 to 23 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 29 mph. Wind chill expected to be 26 to 35 degrees throughout the day.
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Thursday the 24th
↑42° ↓38°
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  • Dewpoint↓37° / ↑35°
  • Humidity↓56% / ↑88%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow0"
  • Regional Snow Depth0"
Partly cloudy through the morning, and then mostly cloudy becoming overcast into the evening.
None expected throughout the day.
Potential Precip: 0.1 to 0.48 inches
Winds S 8 to 17 mph through the morning becoming SW 22 to 34 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 43 mph. Expected wind chill to be 20 to 30 degrees throughout the day.
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Friday the 25th
↑38° ↓26°
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  • Dewpoint↓32° / ↑30°
  • Humidity↓65% / ↑90%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow0"
  • Regional Snow Depth0"
Mostly cloudy becoming partly cloudy through the morning, and then mostly cloudy through the afternoon and evening.
No snow throughout the day.
Potential Precip: 0.02 to 0.08 inches
Winds SW 11 to 22 mph through the morning shifting to W 11 to 22 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 39 mph. Wind chill expected to be 6 to 20 degrees throughout the day.
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Saturday the 26th
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  • Dewpoint↓32° / ↑28°
  • Humidity↓71% / ↑91%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow0"
  • Regional Snow Depth4"
Cloudy through the morning, and then mostly cloudy through the afternoon and evening.
Flurries possible today.
Potential Precip: 0.26 to 1.28 inches
Winds NW 16 to 28 mph through the morning becoming variable at 3 to 10 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 35 mph. Wind chill expected to be 5 to 14 degrees throughout the day.
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Sunday the 27th
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  • Dewpoint↓31° / ↑31°
  • Humidity↓54% / ↑75%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow0"
  • Regional Snow Depth2"
Partly cloudy becoming mostly clear with a few clouds through the morning, and then mostly clear with a few clouds becoming clear into the evening.
No snow.
No precipitation expected throughout the day.
Winds 10 to 21 mph through the morning shifting to variable at 1 to 8 mph in the afternoon, evening. Wind chill expected to be 17 to 29 degrees throughout the day.
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  • Last Update29 Apr @ 01:04
  • Snow Past 24 hrs0"
  • Snow Past 48 hrs0"
  • Season Total0"
  • Average Base Depth( Estimate ) 0"
  • Today's Snow Potential0"
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  • High Lift Elevation9,700ft
  • Base Elevation7,900ft
  • Vertical Drop1,800ft
  • Longest TrailUnreported
  • Trails0 of 60
  • Lifts0 of 8
  • Acreage0 of 1200 ( 0% )
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Conditions
  • Humidity98%
  • Dewpoint35°
  • SustainedN 18mph
  • GustingN 25mph
  • Visibility10.00 miles
  • Snow Depth5"
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SLIDE MOUNTAIN, NV
  • Elevation9,416ft
  • UpdatedMay 22 @ 04:12
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  • City: Truckee
  • State: Nevada
  • 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
↑44° / ↓40°
iconWinds: N 5 to 14 mph, then variable 2 to 9 mph
iconForecast Snow: 0"
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AM

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↑42° / ↓40°
Sky
Mostly clear with a few clouds through the morning.
Snow
No snow in the morning hours.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.22 to 1.1 inches
Winds
Morning winds N 5 to 14 mph with gusts up to 18 mph. Wind chill expected to be 26 to 31 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑44° / ↓42°
Sky
Mostly cloudy becoming cloudy into the evening.
Snow
None expected.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.11 to 0.55 inches
Winds
Afternoon winds variable at 2 to 9 mph. Expected wind chill to be 31 to 37 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 9,283ft
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Wednesday
↑44° / ↓41°
iconWinds: SW 7 to 16 mph, then SW 12 to 23 mph
iconForecast Snow: 0"
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AM

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↑44° / ↓41°
Sky
Mostly cloudy before noon.
Snow
No snow in the morning hours.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.21 to 1.03 inches
Winds
Morning winds SW 7 to 16 mph with gusts up to 20 mph. Wind chill expected to be 32 to 35 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑43° / ↓41°
Sky
Partly cloudy through the afternoon and evening.
Snow
No snow through the afternoon and evening.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: trace amount
Winds
Afternoon winds SW 12 to 23 mph with gusts up to 29 mph. Expected wind chill to be 26 to 32 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 9,283ft
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Thursday
↑42° / ↓38°
iconWinds: S 8 to 17 mph, then SW 22 to 34 mph
iconForecast Snow: 0"
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AM

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↑42° / ↓39°
Sky
Partly cloudy through the morning.
Snow
No snow in the morning hours.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.1 to 0.48 inches
Winds
Morning winds S 8 to 17 mph with gusts up to 21 mph. Wind chill expected to be 25 to 30 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑42° / ↓38°
Sky
Mostly cloudy becoming overcast through the afternoon and evening.
Snow
No snow.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: trace amount
Winds
Afternoon winds SW 22 to 34 mph with gusts up to 46 mph. Wind chill expected to be 20 to 30 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 9,283ft
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Friday
↑38° / ↓26°
iconWinds: SW 11 to 22 mph, then W 11 to 22 mph
iconForecast Snow: 0"
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AM

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↑38° / ↓32°
Sky
Mostly cloudy becoming partly cloudy through the morning.
Snow
None expected.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.01 to 0.05 inches
Winds
Morning winds SW 11 to 22 mph with gusts up to 39 mph. Expected wind chill to be 14 to 19 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑35° / ↓26°
Sky
Mostly cloudy into the evening.
Snow
None expected through the afternoon and evening.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.01 to 0.03 inches
Winds
Afternoon winds W 11 to 22 mph with gusts up to 31 mph. Wind chill expected to be 6 to 20 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 9,283ft
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Saturday
↑33° / ↓25°
iconWinds: NW 16 to 28 mph, then variable 3 to 10 mph
iconForecast Snow: 0"
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AM

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↑28° / ↓25°
Sky
Overcast before noon.
Snow
Flurries possible in the morning hours.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.18 to 0.9 inches
Winds
Morning winds NW 16 to 28 mph with gusts up to 35 mph. Wind chill expected to be 5 to 10 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑33° / ↓28°
Sky
Mostly cloudy through the afternoon and evening.
Snow
Flurries possible.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.02 to 0.1 inches
Winds
Afternoon winds variable at 3 to 10 mph. Wind chill expected to be 7 to 14 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 9,283ft
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Sunday
↑43° / ↓34°
iconWinds: 10 to 21 mph, then variable 1 to 8 mph
iconForecast Snow: 0"
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AM

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↑40° / ↓34°
Sky
Partly cloudy becoming mostly clear with a few clouds before noon.
Snow
None expected through the morning.
Precipitation
No precipitation expected through the morning.
Winds
Morning winds 10 to 21 mph. Wind chill expected to be 17 to 26 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑43° / ↓40°
Sky
Mostly clear with a few clouds becoming clear into the evening.
Snow
None expected through the afternoon and evening.
Precipitation
No precipitation expected.
Winds
Afternoon winds variable at 1 to 8 mph. Expected wind chill to be 26 to 29 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 9,283ft
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