(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
(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)
National Weather Service Forecast for:
Tahoe Vista, CA
Issued by: National Weather Service Reno, NV
Updated: 3:05 pm PDT Aug 21, 2017
Scattered Showers And T-Storms
Mostly Sunny then Slight Chance Showers And T-Storms
Hi 75 °F
Hi 74 °F
Hi 75 °F
Hi 78 °F
Hi 81 °F
Hi 81 °F
Hi 80 °F
Slight Chance Showers And T-Storms
Scattered T-storms then Slight Chance Rain Showers
Lo 64 °F
Lo 56 °F
Lo 54 °F
Lo 53 °F
Lo 54 °F
Lo 55 °F
Lo 56 °F
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 5am, then scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Southwest wind around 3 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 75. Southwest wind 2 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Scattered thunderstorms before 11pm, then a slight chance of rain showers between 11pm and 5am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. West wind 2 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 1pm and 5pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 74. West southwest wind 2 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%. New rainfall amounts less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Mostly clear, with a low around 54. West southwest wind 3 to 9 mph.
FXUS65 KREV 212212
Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Reno NV
312 PM PDT Mon Aug 21 2017
Thunderstorms this evening for the Sierra and western Nevada will
bring localized heavy rainfall and gusty outflow winds. The
potential for flash flooding increases Tuesday with scattered
thunderstorms expected. Drier weather returns late week.
Temperatures will remain near or slightly above average through
Increased shower coverage to scattered and added a low chance for
thunderstorms late tonight and Tuesday morning in eastern California
from about Portola south, otherwise no major changes to the forecast.
Looking at satellite imagery, easterly flow aloft around the upper
low centered near the central/southern CA coast is quite evident
based on the motion of clouds. Forcing/convergence for convection
is strongest just west of the crest based on the thunderstorms
there and only weak development east of the crest so far. As we
go later into the afternoon and especially early evening, a few
showers and thunderstorms could form along and just east of the
crest due to local boundary interactions and convergence from a
possible weak westerly wind push in the northern Sierra. For
western NV, any activity should remain isolated and confined to
south of Highway 50. Storm strengths look similar to the last few
days, with gusty winds 30-40 mph and brief moderate-heavy rainfall.
A couple stronger storms are always possible and could bring hail
to 1/2" in diameter or slightly larger in very isolated
Late tonight, simulations are indicating the possibility for
nocturnal showers and possibly even a few thunderstorms south of
Interstate 80 as a disturbance (currently near the Lower Colorado
River Valley) works around the east side of the aforementioned
upper low. Elevated instabilities vary among simulations with more
chance for a few thunderstorms in the NAM than in the GFS. With
clouds on the increase tonight, low temperatures are expected to
be milder by 4 to 8 degrees than this morning in many locations.
Tuesday is still looking like the best day for thunderstorm
coverage as the region gets into a favorable area of divergence
aloft ahead of the upper low. Daytime heating should fire off
scattered thunderstorms in the eastern Sierra and for western
Nevada by early to mid afternoon. PWATs remain elevated in the
0.7" to 0.95" range and storm motions should remain mostly around
10 mph or less so localized heavy rainfall remains likely. Flash
flooding is not out of the question if heavy, persistent rain
falls on burn scars or areas where vegetation has been stripped.
Wednesday will feature one more day of isolated to scattered
showers and thunderstorms with localized heavy rainfall (slow
storm motions) before drier, more stable southwest flow aloft
invades for late Wednesday night and Thursday.
.LONG TERM...Friday through Monday...
Dry weather is expected Friday through at least Saturday before
flow aloft returns to southerly as high pressure builds over the
Great Basin. High temperatures should rise to at least 4 to 8
degrees above average with solid 90s for the lower valleys for the
weekend. The southerly flow and above average temperatures should
allow instability to begin building over the higher Sierra
terrain, with some cumulus buildups possible by later in the
weekend. With low potential coverage, thunderstorms were left out
of the forecast for early next week. -Snyder
Chances and most likely timing for a thunderstorm to impact or be in
the vicinity of a terminal site through 03-04Z this evening:
KRNO and KCXP: 5%
KNFL and KLOL: 2%
Thunderstorms this evening could bring outflow winds to 30 kts,
brief heavy rainfall with higher terrain obscuration, and a few
The greatest thunderstorm coverage is anticipated to be on Tuesday
afternoon and evening with additional storms possible on Wednesday.
Storm chances will wane Thursday into the weekend with typical
westerly afternoon breezes. Conditions will be VFR outside of
thunderstorms. Early morning patchy fog remains possible around
KTRK if the airfield receives rainfall. Dawn/Snyder
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