The good news is the Lake Tahoe Basin is expected to receive three to six feet of snow this weekend. The sketchy news is that we have a weak snowpack that will likely fail at some point during the storm cycle resulting in widespread avalanches. Check out details from the Sierra Avalanche Center here:
Snowpack in poor condition to handle new loading
You can keep track of ongoing storm conditions with our favorite local weather reporter Bryan Allegretto who is now posting at a new site called the Tahoe Daily Snow. This site is a preferred link at
The Tahoe Daily Snow