Squaw Valley received 27″ of snowfall in the past 24 hours and 126″ in the first 10 days of January as of Tuesday, January 10th, 2016. Both Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows have remained closed since Sunday due to heavy snow, avalanche danger, and high winds that have lead to white-out conditions.
Throughout the past 45 years, Squaw Valley has received 70″ of snow in January on average. The ski resort has already received 126 inches in the first 10 days of 2017, which is 181% of the January average. In January of 1982, Squaw Valley received 175″ of snow, which is the most in January on record, according to Snows Best.
In the first 10 days of January, Squaw Valley has received 72% of that record January snowfall. Up to 18″ of snowfall is expected to fall by Thursday Night, along with multiple storms that are expected to hit the area next week. This January is looking like a record-breaking one for Squaw Valley.