Advertisement

Water levels rising at Lake Tahoe

A view of Lake Tahoe at Zephyr Cove on December 2, 2019.  Photo courtesy of AlertWildfire.org.
A view of Lake Tahoe at Zephyr Cove on December 2, 2019. Photo courtesy of AlertWildfire.org.(KOLO)
Published: Dec. 2, 2019 at 10:00 AM PST
Email this link
Share on Pinterest
Share on LinkedIn

A series of wet winter storms is raised the water level at Lake Tahoe to about a foot and a half of its maximum legal limit.

The lake level is currently at an elevation of 6,227.41 feet. The legal limit is 6,229.1 feet. Since November 30th, the lake level has been steadily climbing.

The lake level has been falling since July of 2019, when it was close to the maximum legal capacity.

According to the

, much of Nevada and nearly all of California had been under abnormally dry conditions as of November 26th. With the recent storms, that designation is likely to change.

Copyright KOLO-TV 2019

Latest News

Latest News