Over 6 Feet in 3 Days! More Snow Tonight

Category: Weather
Snow Report for Today: 40" in 24 hours

A record breaking 27" fell overnight as Squaw Valley and 29" at Alpine Meadows. 24 hour totals of 36-40" that brings the storm totals to 72-76" so far or 6+ feet!

That is creating high avalanche hazard, so the upper mountain will be closed for control work today.

REAL-TIME INFORMATION 

During storm cycles and dynamic weather patterns, we always encourage our guests to check real-time conditions and lift status via our Mobile AppLift & Trail Status Page, and Mountain Ops Twitter. Please also stay tuned to the NOAA forecast & advisories in the area, and Caltrans Road Conditions.

Snow Report Outlook

Weekend Forecast

A break in the action this morning with some sun.  Winds have died down and it's a beautiful day to hit the lower mountain.  Increasing clouds this afternoon as the final round of snow showers a moves in by evening.  Highs today in the 20's on the lower mountain.

We should see snow showers overnight tonight.  We could see an additional 3-6 inches on the mountain by Sunday morning topping off this storm.  Then for Sunday sunny and cold with highs in the 20's.

The Week Ahead

We will have a break in the storm Monday-Thursday with some sun and temperatures into the 30's on the upper mountain and 40's at the base.

Thursday night through Friday night another storm moves in.  This one could drop several inches up to a foot of new snow.  Snow levels could start above 7000 feet Friday morning and fall to the base by Friday night.

Long-Range

It looks like another break for next weekend is possible.  Then we could see a return of active weather and more storms the week of the 12th. That could last through the 3rd week of March.

-BA