Lake Tahoe ski resorts report 6 feet of snow from storm system
A winter storm that has spanned more than three days had delivered over 6 feet of snow to higher elevation areas across the Sierra Nevada, according to information provided by various Tahoe-Truckee ski resorts on Tuesday, Feb. 5.
After reporting more than 4 feet of snow Monday morning, some resorts are reporting more than 3 feet of fresh powder in 24 hours.
Here are some snow totals from of the region’s downhill ski resorts as of Tuesday morning:
Sierra-at-Tahoe reports a 24-hour total of 25 inches at its base and 36 inches at its summit, and a storm total of 61 inches at its base and 90 inches at its summit.
Heavenly Mountain Resort reports 36 inches in 24 hours and a storm total of 75 inches.
Diamond Peak Ski Resort reports 34 inches in 24 hours and a storm total of 65 inches.
Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe reports a storm total of 37-41 inches of new snow.
Meanwhile, Kirkwood Mountain Resort, located an hour or so south of Lake Tahoe, reports 17 inches in 24 hours and a whopping 88 inches in 48 hours.
A winter storm warning is set to expire at 4 p.m. Tuesday. An additional 2 to 5 inches of new snow is possible today.
Bryan Wachter of the Retail Association of Nevada said his organization is “very concerned about disruptions to the supply chain.”