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  • NVBirdlady (3774 posts)
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    Lake Tahoe Weather…

    After a small break, it is still raining in Carson City. We are hoping to dry out later in the week.

    I have lived in the Northern Nevada area for over 30 years, and what they are reporting is blizzard conditions in the Lake Tahoe area. What designates a blizzard? Snow with winds in excess of 35 mph and visibility of less than a quarter mile for an extended period of time, I.e., 3 hours or more. The meteorologist reporting said this was a rare event.

    At least 2 feet of snow has fallen in the last 24 hours in North Lake Tahoe area, the cities of Incline Village and Crystal Bay have been advised to shelter in place and not leave their homes due to the potential for severe avalanches in the area. I do not ever remember this happening, and I have witnessed several severe weather events in the past.

    Even though Incline Village is the most expensive property in the state, it holds a special place in my heart because I attended Sierra Nevada College, which is a very competent institution. I have seen quite a bit of snow there but this seems unusual.

    I remember seeing photos of snow up to rooftops at Tahoe but I never witnessed it since I’ve been here. This year maybe different.

    Be safe everyone.

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  • hopemountain (1124 posts)
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    1. our family loves sierra nevada college –

    we have several graduates from there in our family. it is a very special institution of learning and inspiration for many.

    "economic and environmental justice is spiritual work." ~ tom b. k. goldtooth .... "Upon suffering beyond suffering: the Red Nation shall rise again and it shall be a blessing for a sick world; a world filled with broken promises, selfishness and separations; a world longing for light again. I see a time of Seven Generations when all the colors of mankind will gather under the Sacred Tree of Life and the whole Earth will become one circle again.  In that day, there will be those among the Lakota who will carry knowledge and understanding of unity among all living things, and the young white ones will come to those of my people and ask for this wisdom. I salute the light within your eyes where the whole Universe dwells. For when you are at that center within you and I am that place within me, we shall be as one."  ~ Crazy Horse ~ Oglala Lakota (circa 1840-1877). His words of prophecy to Sitting Bull while sharing a sacred pipe a few short days before his death.
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      2. Oh yes, I concur. I love the college. An absolutely gorgeous place.

      I was honored to attend there.

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