NOAA has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for California for Tuesday.
4-8″ of snow are forecast above 7,000-feet.
* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 1 TO 4 INCHES...WITH 4 TO 8 INCHES ABOVE 7000 FEET. - NOAA Reno, NV today
Snow levels will drop to all valley floors with this storm by tomorrow evening.
* SNOW LEVELS: FALLING TO ALL VALLEY FLOORS TUESDAY EVENING. - NOAA Reno, NV today
3 ski resorts are already open in CA/NV and Squaw Alpine will open on Wednesday.
Boreal ski resort in Lake Tahoe, CA just saw 24″ of snow in the past 48 hours.
Boreal, Mammoth, and Mount Rose are the only 3 ski resorts currently open in CA/NV.
Squaw Alpine will open on Wednesday.
48 Snow Totals in California:
- Boreal = 24″
- Sugar Bowl = 16″
- Mt. Rose, NV = 11-16″
- Squaw Valley = 15″
- Mammoth = 1″
Snow is forecast in Tahoe all week.
Up to 13″ of precipitation is forecast for far northern California this week.
Mt. Shasta is forecast to see up to 40″ of snow by Thanksgiving Day.
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY for CALIFORNIA:
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV 328 AM PST MON NOV 21 2016 GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, TRUCKEE, STATELINE, AND INCLINE VILLAGE ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM TUESDAY TO 10 AM PST WEDNESDAY... THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RENO HAS ISSUED A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM TUESDAY TO 10 AM PST WEDNESDAY. * TIMING: SNOW WILL START IN THE LAKE TAHOE BASIN TUESDAY EVENING. THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL WILL LIKELY BE BETWEEN 10 PM TUESDAY AND 4 AM WEDNESDAY MORNING. * SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 1 TO 4 INCHES...WITH 4 TO 8 INCHES ABOVE 7000 FEET. * SNOW LEVELS: FALLING TO ALL VALLEY FLOORS TUESDAY EVENING. * IMPACTS: SNOW WILL MAKE TRAVEL HAZARDOUS DUE TO SLICK, SNOW PACKED ROADS. CHAIN CONTROLS WILL BE LIKELY, ESPECIALLY OVER THE SIERRA PASSES AROUND THE TAHOE BASIN.