Rain and thunder return to Lake Tahoe; Drier by the end of week

[South Tahoe Now]

A low pressure system is off the California coast through Tuesday night, bringing with it chances for showers and thunderstorms starting Monday afternoon. Tuesday through Wednesday will bring more widespread thunderstorm coverage. Drier weather returns by Friday as a front moves through the region. Above average temperatures through Monday will cool to near or slightly below average by late week according to the National Weather Service (NWS).

Here is their forecast:

Monday - Scattered showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. East wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%...