NOAA: Up To 10" For Squaw As Winter Weather Advisory Goes Into Effect

NOAA: Up To 10" For Squaw As Winter Weather Advisory Goes Into Effect

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NOAA: Up To 10" For Squaw As Winter Weather Advisory Goes Into Effect

Photo: NWS Reno | Cover: NOAA

  • Up to 10″ above 7k feet
  • 3-8″ below 7K feet

The Tahoe area is forecasted to receive some much needed snowfall this evening and into Wednesday morning with up to 10″ for the higher peaks reports NOAA.

The new snow will precede a strong cold front that will bring temps down from 46° today to 29° tomorrow. The storm will most likely favor the northern mountains while Mammoth only gets a couple inches.

“Snow begins to fall over Tuesday night bringing rapid accumulations along and just ahead of a strong cold front. While totals will not likely be excessive, the snowfall rates will be quite rapid.” – NWS Reno

That cold weather is welcome news for Tahoe residents who’ve been asking for nearly two weeks– ‘where’s winter?’ Look for Sugar Bowl, Squaw, Alpine Meadows, and Mt Rose to see the biggest snow totals.

Squaw Valley Forecast:

Winter Weather Advisory

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO 1 PM PST WEDNESDAY…

* WHAT…Snow expected. Plan on slippery road conditions, including during the morning commute on Wednesday. Total snow accumulations of 3 to 5 inches, with localized amounts up to 8 inches, are expected. Snow amounts of up to 10 inches are expected above 7000 feet.

* WHERE…Greater Lake Tahoe Area.

* WHEN…From 1 AM to 1 PM PST Wednesday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Be prepared for reduced visibilities at times.

 

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