NOAA: Winter Weather Advisory for Squaw Valley, CA Today | 6-9″ of SNOW Forecast

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PURPLE = Winter Weather Advisory. image: noaa (modified by snowbrains), 5/25/19

Updated on 5/26/19 at 7:00am PT

Squaw Valley, CA’s last day of daily operations, Memorial Day, will be a Powder Day!

NOAA is calling for 6-9″ of snow above 7,500′ with snow levels down to 6,500′.

* WHAT...Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 6 to 9 inches 
of snow above 7500 feet. 1 to 4 inches of snow is possible between 
6500 and 7500 feet. Locally higher amounts up to a foot are possible 
in the highest elevations of Mono County and Alpine County.
- NOAA Reno NV 5/26/19
Nate Kushlan in deep on Granite Chief today. image: snowbrains

How fitting for a season that has been littered with big, frequent, consistent snowfalls.

This was our very favorite season ever at Squaw in the 18 consecutive seasons we’ve spent here.

This has been Squaw’s 3rd snowiest winter so far with 717″ of snowfall thus far this season.

The GEM weather model showing significant snow for CA the next 7 days. image: tropicaltidbits.com

We had 6 legit powder days in the past week that got absolutely rowdy.

Rowdy Powder Day Evidence from May 19th & 20th:

Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Reno NV
205 PM PDT Sat May 25 2019

Greater Lake Tahoe Area-Mono County-
Including the cities of South Lake Tahoe, Truckee, Bridgeport,
Coleville, Mammoth Lakes, Stateline, and Incline Village
205 PM PDT Sat May 25 2019

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM SUNDAY TO
5 AM PDT MONDAY...

* CHANGES...A minor increased to snow accumulations in the
  highest elevations.

* WHAT...Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 6 to 9 inches
  of snow above 7500 feet. 1 to 4 inches of snow is possible
  between 6500 and 7500 feet. Locally higher amounts up to a foot
  are possible in the highest elevations of Mono County and Alpine
  County.

* WHERE...Greater Lake Tahoe Area and Mono County.

* WHEN...From 5 AM Sunday to 5 AM PDT Monday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions. Gusty
  winds could bring down tree branches.

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