Storm snow totals surge to 5 feet at some Lake Tahoe area ski resorts
With and additional 2 feet on Friday, snow totals from an ongoing winter storm have surged to 5 feet at some Lake Tahoe ski resorts.
An additional 2 feet could fall Saturday and early Sunday morning before a winter storm warning expires at noon Sunday.
A winter storm that started Wednesday brought rain to elevations up to 8,000 feet. By Thursday morning snow levels dropped to lake level. On Friday morning resorts reported receiving nearly 3 feet of snow in 24 hours.
Here are some snow totals from ski resorts on Lake Tahoe’s South Shore and the Incline Village area as of Saturday morning:
Sierra-at-Tahoe reports a 24-hour total of 18 inches at its base and 24 inches at its summit, and a storm total of 46 inches at its base and 62 inches at its summit.
Heavenly Mountain Resort reports 28 inches in 24 hours and a storm total of 59 inches.
Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe reports a storm total of 59-65 inches.
Kirkwood Mountain Resort reports 24 inches in 24 hours and a storm total of 53 inches.
Diamond Peak Ski Resort reports 8 inches in 24 hours and a storm total of 51 inches.