FORECAST: Big shift in the weather pattern this week with rain, low snow and thunderstorms. Light rain and snow begins midday Monday mainly north of I-80. Snow level will be near 2500-3000 feet. Showers will come and go through early Tuesday with widespread rain and snow developing during the day. A very unsettled weather pattern will keep thunderstorm chances in the forecast Tuesday and Wednesday. Some storms will bring accumulating hail and possible funnel clouds. Snow will continue to fall as low as 2500 to 3500 feet. Gusty winds expected around thunderstorm activity and in the Sierra.
TODAY: Chance of afternoon showers mainly I-80 north. Highs near 60°. Lake Tahoe highs in the upper 30s with a chance of snow. Gusty winds through the day.
TONIGHT: Increasing clouds with lows near 40°. Lake Tahoe lows in the 20s. Some showers will move in before sunrise making for a wet commute.
TUESDAY: Widespread rain developing during the afternoon with a chance of thunderstorms and highs in the upper 50s. Lake Tahoe highs in the mid-30s with snow.
WEDNESDAY: On and off rain and possible thunderstorms. Highs in the upper upper 50s. Lake Tahoe highs in the mid-30s with snow.
THURSDAY: Clearing skies with highs in the low 60s. Lake Tahoe highs near 40° with a slight chance of snow.
FRIDAY: Sunny with highs in the mid-60s. Lake Tahoe highs in the mid-40s with sunshine.
SATURDAY: Mostly sunny with highs in the mid-60s.Lake Tahoe highs in the mid-40s with sunshine.
SUNDAY: Partly cloudy with highs in the mid-60s. Lake Tahoe highs in the mid-40s with a slight chance of snow.
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