Saturday, February 28, 2015

Sierra mountains get lots of snow last few days

Image result for Squaw valley snow picture
Next, finding our way out of here.
San Francisco Chronicle/SF Gate/Hamed Aleaziz, 2/28/15.  "Storm drops welcome snow on Sierra resorts."

....  "Squaw Valley received 27 inches and Alpine Meadows recorded 25 inches of snow since early Friday, she said.  ....  Elsewhere, Kingvale received 9.5 inches, Donner Peak recorded 13 inches, and Northstar resort had up to 9 inches of fresh snowfall, said Courtney Obergfell, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Sacramento. The Sierra was expected to receive another 2 to 5 inches of snow above 5,000 feet Saturday, with an additional inch or 2 predicted for Sunday morning, she said.

.... Bay Area rainfall totals are expected to be light, with less than a half inch of rain predicted. .... after a slight chance of scattered showers Monday and Tuesday, the forecast calls for dry weather throughout the week." Read more, includes 13 slides.

Note photograph from Squaw Valley Snowfall tracker.  

Posted by Kathy Meeh

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