Curious About Lake Tahoe Weather, Water Level & History?

Local Weather Information

Looks like another warm weekend in Tahoe. The temperature should be in the high 50’s to low 60’s until the clouds roll in Sunday afternoon and will hopefully bring us some rain!!

View more weather details at one of these links: NOAA  or  Tahoe Weather Geek

Lake Tahoe Water Level

Information gathered from: Truckee Meadows Water Authority

How USDA’s Snow Survey Program Got Started

Have you ever wondered how or why we started measuring the snow pack to determine water levels? Well in the words of Mark Twain… “Whiskey is for drinking. Water is for fighting over.” It seems that there has always been  battle over water. Too much or too little it never seems to end. Especially in the early 1900’s with the rising conflict refered to as the Lake Tahoe Water Wars. That’s when Professor James E. Church developed a plan around the mountains of Lake Tahoe. Want to know more? Visit: USDA Blog Post

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