Lake Tahoe weather: Latest spring storm dumps more than 2 feet of snow
TAHOE/TRUCKEE – It figures to be a great week of skiing and snowboarding at various local ski resorts, with the latest winter storm Sunday night and a week ahead of sunshine and mild temperatures.
Sunday’s spring storm dumped more than two feet of snow in some places in the region. Below is a listing of some ski resorts and snowfall totals the past 24 hours:
• Squaw Valley USA: 8-10 inches of new snow at lower mountain; 14-18 inches of new snow at upper mountain.
• Alpine Meadows: 20 inches of new snow at lower mountain; 31 inches of new snow at upper mountain.
• Heavenly Ski Area: 18-19 inches of new snow.
• Tahoe Donner Downhill Ski Area: 17-25 inches of new snow.
• Diamond Peak Ski Resort: 5 inches of new snow.
After a slight chance of snow Monday, sunny skies and mild temperatures, with highs in the lower 50s expected by Wednesday. Below is a full weather forecast from http://www.noaa.gov.
Tonight: A 20 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. West wind between 5 and 10 mph.
Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 40. Northwest wind around 5 mph.
Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 26. East wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 50. East wind between 5 and 10 mph.
Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 35.
Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 53.
Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 32.
Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 47.
Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31.
Saturday: A slight chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42.
Saturday Night: A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27.
Sunday: A slight chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39.
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