Emergency Alert - Winter Storm Warning issued November 28 at 5:58AM PST

by Placerville Newswire / Nov 28, 2019 / comments

(City of South Lake Tahoe)

* CHANGES...Updated additional accumulations for today.

* WHAT...For the Winter Storm Warning, periods of snow with additional accumulations of up to 3 inches at lake level and up to 6 inches above 7000 feet through this afternoon. For the Winter Storm Watch, heavy snow with accumulations of 8 to 16 inches at lake level and 1 to 3 feet above 7000 feet is possible.

* WHERE...Greater Lake Tahoe Area.

* WHEN...For the Winter Storm Warning, until 4 PM PST Thursday. For the Winter Storm Watch, from Saturday afternoon through Monday morning.

* IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult to impossible. The hazardous conditions will impact the commute at the end of the Thanksgiving holiday weekend.

Avoid travel if possible, you could be stuck in your vehicle for many hours. If you must travel, prepare for long delays and carry an emergency kit with extra food, water and clothing. If you stay home, have a backup plan in case of power outages. After roads clear between storms, it would be a good time to restock supplies and prepare for the next storm.

The latest road conditions can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.
TARGET AREA: Greater Lake Tahoe Area; Greater Lake Tahoe Area