NOAA is forecasting snow to continue in Lake Tahoe and Mammoth today. A Winter Storm Warning Remains in effect today in Lake Tahoe. A Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect for Mammoth & Yosemite today.
Chains are currently required on all Sierra highways.
Snowfall totals so far:
- Kirkwood = 14-16″
- Northstar = 16″
- Sugarbowl = 9-15″
- Mt. Rose = 10-13″
- Mammoth = 5-12″
- Squaw/Alpine = 10″
A Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until noon today for the west slope and Sierra crest of Lake Tahoe that calls for 3-6 more inches of snow today. Sugar Bowl has already gotten 9-15″ of snow from this storm.
* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...ADDITIONAL AMOUNTS OF 3 TO 6 INCHES POSSIBLE. - NOAA Reno, NV today
A Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 4pm today for the Mammoth/Yosemite region that calls for 4-9 more inches of snow today. Mammoth has already gotten 5-12″ of snow from this storm.
* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...4 TO 9 INCHES. - NOAA Hanford, CA today
There are 12 ski resorts open in California right now (& 1 in Lake Tahoe, NV). The resorts further north (higher on this list) have a strong chance of seeing some dry, blower powder this week.
- Sugar Bowl (will open on Thursday)
- Squaw Valley
- Alpine Meadows
- Mt. Rose, NV
- Mountain High
- Snow Summit
- Big Bear
WINTER STORM WARNING for LAKE TAHOE:
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SACRAMENTO CA 330 AM PST WED NOV 25 2015 WEST SLOPE NORTHERN SIERRA NEVADA- INCLUDING THE CITY OF...BLUE CANYON ...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON PST TODAY... * MAIN IMPACT: SNOW WILL CONTINUE TO CAUSE MAJOR TRAVEL PROBLEMS IN THE MOUNTAINS. TRAVEL DELAYS LIKELY. * CONFIDENCE...HIGH. * TIMING...SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE TODAY. * LOCATIONS...WESTERN SLOPES OF THE SIERRA NEVADA. * SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...ADDITIONAL AMOUNTS OF 3 TO 6 INCHES POSSIBLE.
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY for MAMMOTH/YOSEMITE:
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HANFORD CA 427 AM PST WED NOV 25 2015 SIERRA NEVADA FROM YOSEMITE TO KINGS CANYON- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SHAVER LAKE...YOSEMITE VALLEY ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON... * HAZARD TYPES...ACCUMULATING SNOW ALONG WITH GUSTY WINDS AND COLD TEMPERATURES. * SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...4 TO 9 INCHES. * WINDS...WEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 55 MPH ALONG THE SIERRA CREST. * TIMING...SNOW SHOWERS CONTINUING THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. * IMPACTS...ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL CAUSE TRAFFIC HAZARDS. GUSTY WINDS WILL COMBINE WITH COLD TEMPERATURES TO CREATE LOW WIND CHILL VALUES.