NOAA has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for northern California today that is calling for 3-16″ of snow, depending on the location.
- Tahoe is forecast to see 4-8″ of snow above 7,000 feet.
- Mammoth is forecast to see 2-4″ of snow.
It’s currently raining at the base of Squaw Valley and snowing at the top of KT-22 (8,000′).
Current conditions at Tahoe ski resorts:
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY for CALIFORNIA:
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SACRAMENTO CA 627 AM PDT FRI APR 22 2016 ...SNOW RETURNS TO THE SOUTHERN CASCADE RANGE AND NORTHERN SIERRA TODAY... .A LATE SEASON WINTER STORM WILL SPREAD SNOW INTO THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA ON FRIDAY. TRAVEL IMPACTS WILL BE POSSIBLE ON HIGHWAYS CROSSING THE NORTHERN SIERRA PASSES... AND NEAR LASSEN NATIONAL PARK. SNOW IS EXPECTED TO TAPER OFF BY LATE THIS EVENING. WESTERN PLUMAS COUNTY/LASSEN PARK- WEST SLOPE NORTHERN SIERRA NEVADA- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CHESTER...QUINCY...BLUE CANYON ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM PDT THIS EVENING... * MAIN IMPACTS: POSSIBLE TRAVEL DELAYS...CHAIN CONTROLS OVER THE PASSES. * TIMING...FRIDAY MORNING INTO FRIDAY EVENING. * LOCATIONS...INTERSTATE 80 OVER DONNER PASS...HIGHWAY 50 OVER ECHO SUMMIT...HIGHWAY 88 OVER CARSON PASS. HIGHWAY 89 THROUGH LASSEN NATIONAL PARK WILL ALSO BE AFFECTED. * SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...3 TO 6 INCHES ALONG THE ROADWAYS OF INTERSTATE 80 AND HIGHWAY 50...AND 7 TO 11 INCHES OVER HIGHER PEAKS...WITH UP TO 16 INCHES OVER LASSEN NATIONAL PARK.