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Last Updated: 7:15pm on 4/24/14 - Currently in North Tahoe it looks like mostlycloudy and Cool outside with Calm winds from the E.- The Temperature currently is: 44.2F - Today's High: 52.3F at 11:31am and the Low: 34.4F at 5:51am. - The Barometric Pressure is: 30.02 - Barometric Trend is showing: -0.001 - The forecast for today is Chance Rain - Tomorrows forecast is expected to be Snow - Please look for more details included in our extended forecast below.

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(05/18/09) Well Hello again everyone and thanks for all the support. I wanted to shair some news about the 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 friendly :)

(01/01/09)Hi everyone, 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 here

(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 /5_feet_of_snow.jpg

(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. Enjoy!

(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.

(06/25/07) The Angora Fire as it is called is on the other side of Lake Tahoe on the south shore area called Paradise Valley. I have some of my own pictures here if you would like to view them. our hart go out to all that have lost their properties - Fire 2 6-24-07 013.jpg or go here fire 06-24-07

(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

(02/10/07) 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)

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Weather Advisory:

Warning Description: Winter Weather Advisory

Warning Date: 2:44 PM PDT on April 24, 2014

WarningSum:...Winter Weather Advisory Remains In Effect From 11 Pm This
Evening To 11 Pm Pdt Friday...

Warning Message:A Winter Weather Advisory for snow remains in effect from 11 PM
this evening to 11 PM PDT Friday. 
* Timing: snow will begin around the Tahoe basin by midnight 
  with periods of moderate to heavy snow showers through Friday 
* Snow accumulations: up to 5 inches at lake level...with 5 to 10
  inches near and above 7000 feet.
* Snow levels: starting at 7000 to 7500 feet this evening then 
  falling to lake level overnight.
* Impacts: slick and snow covered roads with low visibility 
  late tonight and Friday morning...especially over passes. 
  Roads will likely clear by mid to late morning Friday for 
  improved travel...however roads are expected to become slick 
  and snow covered again by early evening Friday as the sun 
Precautionary/preparedness actions...
Snow will be an inconvenience to travelers. Roads will become
slick and hazardous...with snow and ice first developing on
bridges and overpasses. Motorists should slow down and use
caution and carry tire chains.
WarningDesc:Lake Wind Advisory

WarningDate:2:27 PM PDT on April 24, 2014

WarningSum:...Lake Wind Advisory In Effect Until 11 Pm Pdt This Evening For
Lake Tahoe...

Warning Message:The National Weather Service in Reno has issued a lake Wind
Advisory for Lake Tahoe...which is in effect until 11 PM PDT this
* Winds: southwest 15 to 20 mph with gusts to 35 mph.
* Wave heights: 1 to 3 feet...highest along the north and east
* Small boats will be prone to capsizing and should remain off 
  lake waters until conditions improve.
Precautionary/preparedness actions...
Check our website at weather.Gov/Reno or listen to NOAA Weather
Radio for updates on this situation.

Lightning Detection :

*** NexStorm TRAC Report generated 4/24/2014 7:23:05 PM
Tracking 1 thunderstorms
Thunderstorm ID T-4665 detected 7:04 PM                 

Storm location bearing 103.0 dgr distance 319 mi                 

Last recorded activity      7:22 PM                 
Intensity class             Weak                 
Intensity trend             No change                 

Current strikerate          1/minute                 
Peak strikerate             4/minute                 

Total recorded strikes      21 
*** TRAC Report end - NexStorm V1.9.1.8120:LD-250

Forecast For Tahoe Vista:

National Weather Service Forecast for: 2 Miles W Kings Beach CA
Issued by: National Weather Service Reno, NV
Updated: 2:37 pm PDT Apr 24, 2014

Rain. Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

Snow. Chance for Measurable Precipitation 100%

Snow Likely. Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

Mostly Sunny

Mostly Cloudy

Slight Chc Rain/Snow. Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%
Slight Chc

Partly Cloudy

Mostly Sunny

Mostly Clear
Lo 35 °F Hi 37 °F Lo 27 °F Hi 40 °F Lo 28 °F Hi 47 °F Lo 31 °F Hi 59 °F Lo 36 °F

Winter Weather Advisory
Lake Wind Advisory

Rain, mainly after 1am. Low around 35. Breezy, with a southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Snow. High near 37. Breezy, with a southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Friday Night
Snow showers likely, mainly before 11pm. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 27. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Mostly sunny, with a high near 40. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph.
A slight chance of rain and snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 47. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 31.
Mostly sunny, with a high near 59.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 36.
Sunny, with a high near 62.
Tuesday Night
Clear, with a low around 37.
Sunny, with a high near 64.
Wednesday Night
Clear, with a low around 38.
Sunny, with a high near 64.


Forecast from NOAA-NWS for 2 Miles W Kings Beach CA.

Area Earthquake info:

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Nearby Earthquakes

Earthquakes in the past 7 days of magnitude 2.0 or greater within 200 mi
Update time = Thu, 24-Apr-2014 19:19:49 PDT

Epicenter Near Magnitude Distance to Epicenter Local Time Link
7 mi NW of The Geysers, California 2.3 000247153 mi 1398378971Thu, 24-Apr-2014 14:36:11 map
8 mi SE of Mammoth Lakes, California 2.2 000214133 mi 1398362481Thu, 24-Apr-2014 10:01:21 map
6 mi WNW of The Geysers, California 2.0 000245152 mi 1398353331Thu, 24-Apr-2014 07:28:51 map
1 mi SSE of Ladera, California 2.7 000278173 mi 1398345711Thu, 24-Apr-2014 05:21:51 map
1 mi S of Ladera, California 2.2 000278173 mi 1398336731Thu, 24-Apr-2014 02:52:11 map
4 mi WNW of Cobb, California 2.4 000240149 mi 1398316207Wed, 23-Apr-2014 21:10:07 map
6 mi N of Oroville, California 2.3 00013684 mi 1398280847Wed, 23-Apr-2014 11:20:47 map
2 mi S of Loyola, California 2.0 000278173 mi 1398280801Wed, 23-Apr-2014 11:20:01 map
17 mi ENE of East Foothills, California 2.4 000236146 mi 1398277843Wed, 23-Apr-2014 10:30:43 map
2 mi SE of The Geysers, California 2.2 000236147 mi 1398246019Wed, 23-Apr-2014 01:40:19 map
6 mi SSW of Gardnerville Ranchos, Nevada 2.2 00005333 mi 1398235495Tue, 22-Apr-2014 22:44:55 map
15 mi NE of Greenfield, California 2.1 000320199 mi 1398216094Tue, 22-Apr-2014 17:21:34 map
5 mi ENE of Milpitas, California 2.0 000251156 mi 1398197617Tue, 22-Apr-2014 12:13:37 map
35 mi W of Tonopah, Nevada 2.7 000228142 mi 1398194877Tue, 22-Apr-2014 11:27:57 map
47 mi E of Gabbs, Nevada 2.0 000264164 mi 1398194018Tue, 22-Apr-2014 11:13:38 map
44 mi N of Tonopah, Nevada 2.0 000264164 mi 1398179086Tue, 22-Apr-2014 07:04:46 map
6 mi W of Cobb, California 3.0 000243151 mi 1398163635Tue, 22-Apr-2014 02:47:15 map
6 mi W of Cobb, California 2.3 000243151 mi 1398163629Tue, 22-Apr-2014 02:47:09 map
6 mi WNW of Cobb, California 2.7 000243151 mi 1398163603Tue, 22-Apr-2014 02:46:43 map
1 mi NNW of The Geysers, California 2.6 000239148 mi 1398124170Mon, 21-Apr-2014 15:49:30 map
22 mi ENE of Bishop, California 2.4 000258160 mi 1398106300Mon, 21-Apr-2014 10:51:40 map
6 mi WNW of Greenville, California 2.2 00013483 mi 1398034133Sun, 20-Apr-2014 14:48:53 map
3 mi WNW of Cobb, California 2.2 000239149 mi 1398023267Sun, 20-Apr-2014 11:47:47 map
10 mi ENE of Hawthorne, Nevada 3.1 00015898 mi 1398008140Sun, 20-Apr-2014 07:35:40 map
4 mi WNW of The Geysers, California 2.0 000244151 mi 1397973662Sat, 19-Apr-2014 22:01:02 map
6 mi SE of Chester, California 2.7 00014590 mi 1397891769Fri, 18-Apr-2014 23:16:09 map
21 mi SSW of Mendota, California 2.1 000310193 mi 1397875780Fri, 18-Apr-2014 18:49:40 map
3 mi WNW of Cobb, California 2.3 000239149 mi 1397865455Fri, 18-Apr-2014 15:57:35 map

28 earthquakes found. Click on location or map links for more details from the USGS

United States Geological Survey - World Earthquake Map - Last 7 days USGS World Earthquake Map Legend Map and data courtesy of United States Geological Survey.

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Currently at 5994.67 ft

Tahoe Vista Snowfall Report -Past Reports for 2005 - 2013:

current Snowfall report
Last Updated: Tuesday, 04/22/2014 5:50 AM - Note: this season has been very dry On 12/07/13 we finally had our first Real snowstorm but since melted!
Date: Snow Depth prior storm: Current Snow Depth: Current Storm Total: YTD: Comments:
04/22/14 0.00 inches* 0.25 inches

0.25 inches

44.50 inches heavy
03/31/14 0.25 inches* 2.00 inches

1.75 inches

44.25 inches heavy
03/30/14 2.00 inches 3.00 inches

1.00 inches

42.50 inches heavy
03/29/14 0.00 inches* 2.00 inches

2.00 inches

41.50 inches heavy
03/27/14 0.00 inches* 0.75 inches

0.75 inches

39.50 inches heavy
03/26/14 0.00 inches* 0.50 inches

0.50 inches

38.75 inches heavy
03/01/14 0.00 inches* 0.25 inches

0.25 inches

38.25 inches heavy
02/28/14 0.00 inches* 0.50 inches

0.50 inches

38.00 inches heavy
02/27/14 0.00 inches* 1.50 inches

1.50 inches

37.50 inches heavy
02/16/14 5.00 inches 5.25 inches

0.25 inches

36.00 inches heavy
02/09/14 9.25 inches 12.25 inches

3.25 inches

35.75 inches heavy
02/08/14 2.00 inches 9.25 inches

7.25 inches

32.75 inches heavy
02/07/14 2.00 inches 2.50 inches

0.50 inches

25.50 inches Powder
02/06/14 2.00 inches 2.25 inches

0.25 inches

25.00 inches Powder
02/02/14 2.00 inches 2.25 inches

0.25 inches

24.75 inches Powder
01/30/14 0.00 inches* 3.00 inches

3.00 inches

24.50 inches Powder
01/11/14 0.00 inches* 0.50 inches*

0.50 inches

21.75 inches Powder
12/19/13 1.25 inches* 2.50 inches*

0.25 inches

21.25 inches Powder
12/07/13 1.25 inches 15.75 inches

14.75 inches

21.00 inches Powder
12/06/13 0.75 inches* 1.25 inches

1.00 inches

6.25 inches Powder
12/03/13 0.00 inches 1.25 inches

1.25 inches

5.25 inches Powder
11/21/13 0.00 inches 0.25 inches

0.25 inches

4.00 inches Powder
10/28/13 0.00 inches 3.00 inches

3.00 inches

3.75 inches heavy
09/26/13 0.00 inches* 0.75 inches

0.75 inches

00.75 inches heavy
00/00/13 0.00 inches* 0.00 inches

0.00 inches

00.00 inches null
* = Patches of snow - Not full coverage Heavy Snow = Wet / Powdery = low water


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