Blustery storm holds little rain |

Blustery storm holds little rain

Staff Reports

A storm bringing high-level snow to the Sierra is expected to begin with a Lake Tahoe wind advisory, according to the National Weather Service.

The wind advisory starts at 5 p.m. today, bringing 15-25 mph southwest winds gusting to 40 mph.

Wave heights will be 2-4 feet with the highest waves from the middle of the Lake to the northeast shores. Forecasters are advising that small boats prone to capsizing should remain off lakes until conditions improve.

The advisory was issued through 11 a.m. Monday.

Winds should pick up in Carson Valley around lunchtime, with gusts of up to 33 mph after 5 p.m. Not much rain is expected with this storm, with less than a twentieth of an inch in the forecast.

As of 10 a.m. Sunday, the storm was still centered off southern Oregon.