(05/18/09) Well Hello
again everyone and thanks for all the support. I wanted
to shair some news about the Racers.net Server has
gone though a hardware and OS upgrade. The server is
now a Green Server, running a pair of L5420 Xeon CPU's,
a RoHS 5/6 Server board, an Earthwatts 80 Plus PSU
all running on W3k - Runs strong, tough, and earth
i hope all of you are surviving the economic downturn.
Something that seems almost just as bad is our weather
Radar was taken out by a wind gust of 147 Mph. Check
out this link here for all the information. Click
(04/26/8) Nevada Seismological
Laboratory University of Nevada Reno has issued a press
release of the possibility of a larger Quake of 4.7.
We up here in northern Nevada have been having a swarm
of quakes for almost a month now, all in the same place
and most are very shallow. Its quite interesting to
watch. Press release: Quake And i have a script setup
for local quakes using Ken Trues excellent earthquake
script, check it out here: Local
Quake Brace yourselves and enjoy! Bob
(02/03/08) Holly smokes!
We are getting one of the best years for snowfall we
have seen in a long time. It has snowed for almost
two weeks and we have 62 inches to showfor. check out ./images
(01/06/08) Happy New
year everyone. As many of you have asked hows the snow,
it is awsome! This weekend storm has been one of the
biggest around here for at least 5 years. We have well
over 3 feet around lake level and 3 times that up higher.
(09/21/07) It has been
a long hot summer here in Tahoe. We had a span of about
84 days of no rain. We now have snow in the upper elevations
of Lake Tahoe, and we are forecast for as much as a
foot and a half for this weekend.
(02/26/07) Well well
now. Looks like i spoke to soon. We are now getting
our whole year season of snowfall in one storm it seems...
(See snowfall report here
Well as our long Dry winter has come to a close, we
have yet to see any real snowfall. Lots of rain.. But
there is always next year, right? Btw we are upgrading
all our computer systems. There is a new server that
we now running on and will be testing a new video cam
in the near future. Have fun and enjoy.
(11/23/06) It has been
awhile since our last news post. It has finally started
to snow again. The Racers Net server has had a few
upgrades this year. We installed a new 15k drive and
two faster processors with fans.
Check out this whiteout cought
on the weather cam shown in timelaps. It turned almost
completely dark outside for over a minute, (04/16/06)
Instructions: Small creeks and streams, poor drainage areas, low water
crossings, and recently burned areas are the most susceptible to
flooding. Excessive rainfall may also generate rock and mud
slides in steep terrain. Persons living along small creeks and
streams should monitor the latest weather information at
weather.gov/reno and be prepared to take action should flooding
Message summary: ...flood watch remains in effect from 11 pm pdt this evening
through late thursday night below 7000 feet... The flood watch continues for * portions of east central california and western nevada,
including the following areas, in east central california,
greater lake tahoe area. In western nevada, greater lake tahoe
area. * from 11 pm pdt this evening through late thursday night * a warm and wet winter storm with a deep tap of sub-tropical
moisture will bring moderate to heavy rain to areas below 7500
feet tonight and early thursday. The snow levels fall to 7000
feet late thursday, but the moderate to heavy rain continues
into thursday evening. Additional rainfall amounts of up to 3
inches are possible below 7000 feet around the tahoe basin. * the excessive rainfall, on areas with significant snow on the
ground, will cause increased runoff and localized flooding.
Urban areas that have storm drains that are blocked by snow
are at risk of significant street flooding from the rain and
snowmelt. Increased runoff below 7000 feet may also produce
rapid rises on area streams. ...view the complete message
Instructions: Check lake conditions before heading out and be prepared for a
sudden increase in winds and wave heights. Consider postponing
boating activities on the lake until a day with less wind.
Message summary: ...lake wind advisory remains in effect until 5 pm pdt this
afternoon for lake tahoe... * winds: southwest 15 to 20 mph with gusts 40 mph. * wave heights: 2 to 3 feet, with highest waves on the east and
north shores. * small boats, kayaks and paddle boards will be prone to
capsizing and should remain off lake waters until conditions
improve. ...view the complete message
Instructions: 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. The latest
road conditions can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.
Message summary: ...winter storm warning remains in effect from 5 pm this
afternoon to 5 am pdt friday above 7000 feet... * what...heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 4
feet mainly above 7500, with localized amounts up to 5 feet near
the sierra crest, are expected. 4 to 12 inches down to 7000
feet, with localized amounts up to 18 inches west of highway 89,
are expected. * where...greater lake tahoe area. * when...from 5 pm this afternoon to 5 am pdt friday. * additional details...gusty west to southwest winds near 40 mph
are possible at times and may create periods of near whiteout
conditions as well as choppy conditions on lake tahoe. Travel
will be very difficult to impossible over the higher passes.
Snow levels will fall to lake level by late thursday night, but
accumulations will be minimal. Damage to trees and power lines
is likely. ...view the complete message
Message summary: Backcountry avalanche watch
the sierra avalanche center in truckee has issued a backcountry
avalanche watch for the following areas: greater lake tahoe * timing...in effect from wednesday 5 pm pdt to friday 7 am pdt. * affected area...central sierra nevada mountains between yuba pass
(highway 49) on the north and ebbetts pass (highway 4) on the
south, including the greater lake tahoe area. * avalanche danger...the avalanche danger for the watch area is
expected to range from considerable to high avalanche danger
during the period wednesday evening through friday morning. * reason/impacts...forecast heavy snow combined with wind may result
in widespread avalanches. Rain on snow may also cause widespread
avalanches. * precautionary / preparedness actions...very dangerous avalanche
conditions may occur. If so, travel in avalanche terrain is not
recommended. Avalanches may run long distances and can run into
mature forests, valley floors, or flat terrain.
Consult https://www.sierraavalanchecenter.org/ or www.avalanche.org
for more detailed information.
Similar avalanche danger may exist at locations outside the coverage
area of this or any avalanche center. ...view the complete message
Rain. High near 44. Breezy, with a southwest wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Rain. Low around 37. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Rain. High near 39. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Rain and snow likely before midnight. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 25. Southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Mostly sunny, with a high near 36. Breezy, with a southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
Snow likely, mainly after midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 25. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
A chance of snow before noon, then a chance of snow showers after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21.
A chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 34.
A slight chance of snow showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Mostly sunny, with a high near 37.
Partly cloudy, with a low around 20.
Sunny, with a high near 43.
Forecast from NOAA-NWS
for 2 Miles W Kings Beach CA.