As you can see from our Live Kings Beach Webcam, It’s been a grey and rainy couple days here in Tahoe, and more precipitation is in the forecast, hopefully some snow. This latest wave brought some wet snow over 8,000 ft. but mostly just a steady rain to the Tahoe Basin. Another storm was forecast to bring lower snow levels today, but NOAA doesn’t seem to impressed in the latest update:
“EXPECT SCT SHOWERS IN THE SIERRA NAD NEAR
THE ORGON BORDER WITH THAT NEXT SHORT WAVE…BUT ISOLATED SHOWERS
ELSEWHERE THE REMAINDER OF THE DAY. SNOW LEVELS WILL REMAIN 6-6500
FT NORTH OF I-80 TO AS HIGH AS 7500 FEET TOWARD THE MAMMOTH AREA.
ANY SNOW ACCUMULATION WILL BE LIGHT AND CONFINED CLOSE TO THE
So it looks like we are going to get a little taste of winter but not enough snow to really get ski season going. We have a ton of new winter gear waiting to be reviewed like the Black Diamond Megawatt powder ski, and the new Method AT boot, as well as the latest outerwear from Patagonia, Cloudveil, and Mammut. Keep checking back for the latest Lake Tahoe Weather and Conditions and winter gear reviews as soon as it snows.