The Sierra Nevada Has Received 8 Feet of Snow (and Counting) Since Saturday

Since Saturday, the Sierra Nevada mountain range received 8 feet of snow … and still counting. Most notably, June Mountain’s unofficial count was 72 inches in 24 hours, beating the record held by Echo Summit, of most snow received in California in a 24-hour timeframe.

Although, the count was unofficially measured, so the record is not broken yet. Either way, California is getting dumped on.

According to the National Weather Service in Reno, Nevada, The storm-total snowfall at June Mountain from Friday through mid-morning Sunday was measured at 96 inches.

Tuesday, the forecast in Lake Tahoe and Mammoth is partly cloudy with an expected 2-5 inches of snow. Blizzard warnings were in effect the past few days and a winter storm warning is still in full effect. However, the next two days are expected to be clear, so it’s time to break those pow boards out.

Our friends at TransWorld SNOWboarding said, “Colder temperatures throughout this storm system have resulted in excellent snow quality.”

As always: Be safe, have fun and we’ll see you out there.

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