***Squaw originally thought Alpine Meadows would open tomorrow, that has now been changed. Just Squaw tomorrow
Squaw Valley ski resort in California will open for the season tomorrow, November 17th, 2017.
Last year was a La Nina year and Squaw saw 728″ of snow. This year is also a La Nina year. Hopefully we get another big snow year in Tahoe!
What Will Be Open at Squaw Tomorrow:
– Squaw Valley: Gold Coast chairlift (accessed by the Funitel) from 9am-4pm
– FREE giveaways
– Sparkling Cider toast at the bottom of the Funitel 8:45am
** All operations are weather and conditions permitting **
Squaw Valley Forecast
for Today & Tomorrow:
NOAA has issued a Winter Storm Warning for above 7,000′ for Squaw Valley that lasts until tomorrow morning at 9am. Here’s what they’re saying about that storm:
...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PST FRIDAY ABOVE 7000 FEET... * WHAT...Heavy snow occurring. Plan on difficult travel conditions Expect damage to trees and power lines as well. Additional snow accumulations of 1 to 3 feet above 7500 feet. Accumulations below 7500 feet are more uncertain due to variations in snow levels today, but accumulations up to 6 inches are possible this morning near 6500 feet with 6 to 12 inches between 6500 and 7500 feet. - NOAA Reno, NV today
Snow levels are forecast to be below the Gold Coast chairlift, so hopefully Gold Coast is sitting a significant amount of new snow by tomorrow morning.
NOAA is calling for am showers then sunny skies on opening day tomorrow.