Tahoe Storm Snow Totals & Photos: 22″ Everywhere!

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Red Dog at Squaw today at 7:30am
Red Dog at Squaw today at 7:30am

The highly anticipated storm rolled through last night and lived up to expectations.  Most ski resorts got around 18-22 inches of new snow.  It’s only 15F right now and tonight will be -3F in the Tahoe Basin.

The Winter Storm Warning was set to expire this morning at 10am but has been extended to 4pm today.  1-5″ more inches of snow with big cold and high winds.

Tahoe City at 7:30am today
Tahoe City at 7:30am today

TAHOE SNOW STORM TOTALS:

Kirkwood = 16-24″

Heavenly = 24″

Sugar Bowl at 7:30am today
Sugar Bowl at 7:30am today

Sugar Bowl = 18-22″

Squaw = 18-22″

Kirkwood today at 7:30am
Kirkwood today at 7:30am

Mt. Rose = 14-16″

Northstar = 18″

Boreal = 16″

Squaw high camp pool buried at 7:30am today
Squaw high camp pool buried at 7:30am today

NOAA’s EXTENDED WINTER STORM WARNING:

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV
346 AM PST SAT DEC 7 2013

...VERY COLD WINTER STORM THROUGH TODAY...

.LOW PRESSURE WILL CONTINUE TO BRING VERY COLD AIR...GUSTY
WINDS...AND A PERIOD OF MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW TO THE SIERRA AND
WESTERN NEVADA THROUGH THIS MORNING.

THE POWDERY SNOW ALONG WITH GUSTY WINDS HAS CAUSED SOME
CONSIDERABLE BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW WITH SOME WHITEOUT
CONDITIONS REPORTED OVER MOUNTAIN PASSES.

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST THIS
MORNING...

* TIMING: SNOW WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE TAHOE BASIN THROUGH
  THIS MORNING WITH PERIODS OF HEAVY SNOW EXPECTED.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 1 TO 2 FEET ABOVE 7000 FEET AND DOWN TO
  LAKE LEVEL ALONG THE WESTERN SHORE. AT TRUCKEE...SOUTH LAKE
  AND THE EASTERN SHORE...6 TO 12 INCHES OF SNOW.

* WINDS: GUSTS OF 30 MPH OR MORE IN THE LOWER ELEVATIONS AND
  GUSTS OVER 80 MPH OVER RIDGES MAY PRODUCE CONSIDERABLE
  BLOWING SNOW... LARGE DRIFTS AND WHITEOUT CONDITIONS.

* IMPACTS: DRIVING CONDITIONS WILL BE HAZARDOUS DUE TO SNOW
  COVERED ROADS AND LOW VISIBILITY WITH TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS LIKELY
  THROUGHOUT THE GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA. THERE WILL BE WIDESPREAD
  TRAVEL IMPACTS ON INTERSTATE 80 WITH SIGNIFICANT DELAYS LIKELY.
  TEMPERATURES BELOW 20 DEGREES AND GUSTY WINDS WILL LEAD TO
  SINGLE DIGIT TO BELOW ZERO WIND CHILL VALUES.

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