NOAA: Winter Weather About To Bury Much of the West In Snow | Up To 50+” For Nevada and California

Chris Wallner | | WeatherWeather
PINK = Winter Storm Warning. PURPLE = Winter Weather Advisory. Image: NOAA Today
PINK = Winter Storm Warning. PURPLE = Winter Weather Advisory. LIGHT BLUE: Wind Chill Advisory Image: NOAA Today

Once again, much of the West is about to get POUNDED with snowfall. This has been a reoccurring theme throughout the 2016-17 winter.

34-56″ of snow to fall between today and Wednesday in Lake Tahoe. Winter Storm Warnings and Winter Weather Advisories have been issued throughout much of the West.

Montana has Wind Chill Advisories currently in affect, where wind chills are expected to drop as low as -40.

GFS forecast showing substantial snow totals over the next 7 days. Image: Tropical Tidbits   
GFS forecast showing substantial snow totals over the next 7 days. Image: Tropical Tidbits
Some CRAZY precipitation totals in the next 7 days. Image: NOAA Today
Some CRAZY precipitation totals in the next 7 days. Image: NOAA Today

NOAA Has Issued Winter Storm Warnings For:

  • Oregon
  • Washington
  • California
  • Nevada
  • Wyoming

NOAA Has Issued Winter Weather Advisories For:

  • Washington
  • Oregon
  • Idaho
  • California
  • Nevada
  • Utah
  • Colorado
  • Wyoming
  • Montana
Rendezvous Bowl Snowdepth is looking GOOD.
Rendezvous Bowl Snow Depth is looking GOOD.

Wyoming: 12-18+” Through Tuesday Night

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...12 TO 18 INCHES THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON WITH LOCALLY 
HIGHER AMOUNTS ON WEST FACING SLOPES.
- NOAA Riverton, WY Today
Timberline Lodge, OR this weekend. Image: Timberline Lodge Facebook Page
Timberline Lodge, OR this weekend. Image: Timberline Lodge Facebook Page

Oregon: 3-6″ Through This Afternoon

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...AN ADDITIONAL 3 TO 6 INCHES ABOVE 2000 FEET WITH 1 TO 2 
INCHES IN VALLEY LOCATIONS BELOW 2000 FEET.
- NOAA Medford, OR Today
Storng winds with light snowfall expected today. Image: NOAA Seattle, WA Today
Storng winds with light snowfall expected today. Image: NOAA Seattle, WA Today

Washington: 2-4″ Through This Afternoon

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...AN ADDITIONAL 2 TO 4 INCHES.
- NOAA Seattle, WA Today
Big snow forecast in CA next 5 days.  image:  noaa, yesterday
Big snow forecast in CA next 5 days. image: noaa, yesterday

California: Up To 50″ Through Wednesday Night

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING: 5 TO 10 INCHES, WITH 10 TO 20 INCHES 
WEST OF HIGHWAY 89 TO THE SIERRA CREST. 1O TO 15 INCHES IN THE NORTHERN CARSON RANGENEAR MOUNT ROSE. 

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT: 12 TO 18 INCHES AT 
LAKE LEVEL WITH UP TO 2 TO 3 FEET ABOVE 7000 FEET.

- NOAA Reno, NV Today
Mt. Rose Ski Area Today. Image: Mt. Rose Facebook Page
Mt. Rose Ski Area Today. Image: Mt. Rose Facebook Page

Nevada: Up To 50″ Through Wednesday Night

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING: 5 TO 10 INCHES, WITH 10 TO 20 INCHES 
WEST OF HIGHWAY 89 TO THE SIERRA CREST. 1O TO 15 INCHES IN THE NORTHERN CARSON RANGE NEAR MOUNT ROSE. 

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT: 12 TO 18 INCHES AT 
LAKE LEVEL WITH UP TO 2 TO 3 FEET ABOVE 7000 FEET.

- NOAA Reno, NV Today
Our house in Squaw at 8am today.
Our house in Squaw at 8am today.

 


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