Ikon Pass Powder Alert: Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows Forecasted To Get 20-28" Of SNOW!

Ikon Pass Powder Alert: Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows Forecasted To Get 20-28" Of SNOW!

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Ikon Pass Powder Alert: Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows Forecasted To Get 20-28" Of SNOW!

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It’s gonna be a powder weekend for Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows! NOAA is forecasting 20-28 inches of snow this weekend. The snow will start to fly on Friday and last right into early next week. 

Special Weather Statement From NOAA 

Significant snows are likely in the Sierra with lengthy travel delays possible. The best time to travel over the Sierra this weekend is Friday through Saturday morning. Those attempting to travel over the Sierra passes Saturday afternoon through Monday morning should be prepared to sit in their vehicle for 6 hours or more. Preliminary snowfall totals range from several inches to around a foot for the Tahoe basin and western Mono County, with up to 3 feet possible for higher elevations along the Sierra crest.

Cold conditions will continue into early next week, with additional snow accumulations possible mainly in the Sierra.

…WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH MONDAY MORNING…

* WHAT…Heavy snow possible. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 5 inches around Susanville, Bridgeport, and Lee Vining, with 6 to 14 inches for Portola and Mammoth Lakes. For the Tahoe Basin, 10 to 16 inches are expected for Truckee and Lake Tahoe, with amounts 2 to 3 feet for the High Sierra is possible. Southwest winds could gust as high as 50 mph with Sierra ridges over 100 mph mainly Saturday, decreasing in intensity late Saturday night.

* WHERE…Greater Lake Tahoe Area, Lassen-Eastern Plumas-Eastern Sierra Counties and Mono County.

* WHEN…From Saturday morning through Monday morning.

Forecast For Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows

Saturday: Snow likely, mainly after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30. Windy, with a southwest wind 20 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 50 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.

Saturday Night: Snow. The snow could be heavy at times. Low around 24. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 6 to 10 inches possible.
Sunday: Snow. The snow could be heavy at times. Cloudy, with a high near 25.
Sunday Night: Snow likely. The snow could be heavy at times. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20.
Monday: Snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26.

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