NOAA is currently forecasting 91-121″ of snow to fall on Mt. Shasta, CA between today and Sunday.
NOAA is forecasting two powerful storm to impact California this weekend:
- 1st Storm = Today & Tomorrow
- 2nd Storm = Saturday & Sunday
NOAA is forecasting snow levels on Mt. Shasta to begin around 8,500′ on Thursday before dropping as low as 6,000′ by Sunday night. The bulk of the precipitation is forecast to fall with snow levels around 7,000′.
14,172′ Mt. Shasta got buried in snow from the Atmospheric River Storm that hit the West Coast from October 13-16th.
On October 18th, 2016, the crew from Mount Shasta Guides climbed Shasta and skied epic 3,500′ powder runs.
They reported finding 5-7 feet of snow at 10,400′ on Shasta that day and they said this:
“This was the earliest I’ve ever skied [Shasta] with such excellent conditions…” – Chris Carr, Mount Shasta Guides owner on October 18th, 2016
Today’s approaching storm cycle should about double that amount of snow on Shasta making Mt. Shasta by far the best place for skiing and riding this October/November in North America.
For a forecast for Lake Tahoe, CA, please click below:
NOAA: Special Weather Statement for California | 2 Storms This Weekend To Drop Big High Elevation Snow
If you do plan to head to Shasta next week, please be extremely careful, check all weather and avalanche forecasts.