Lake Level predicted to peak in early June

Reprinted from "Lake Tahoe Fun Facts" Published & Posted By The Tahoe Fund on May 14, 2020

According to the US Watermaster's Office, Tahoe's lake level is predicted to peak at 6,228' on June 3rd. That is about a month earlier than average. The current lake level is at 6,227.76’ elevation. The US Watermaster's office uses runoff, temperature, solar radiation and other factors in order to create a forecast that helps determine their predictions. Obviously, any late season snow or rain will change things, but right now it is looking like Lake Tahoe will remain about a foot below the legal maximum limit of 6,229.1' elevation this year.

For frequent updates year-round on Lake Tahoe's water level and Truckee river flow rates, see Tahoetopia's "Water Watch".