More than 7 feet for Febru-buried

Courtesy Sierra-at-Tahoe

The Tahoe Sierra say up to 7 feet of snow fall in only the first 5 days of February. The last 24 hours produced up to 38 inches of fresh snow on the Sierra, bringing the storm totals for the beginning days of February to 88 inches in some places. It is still snowing lightly and is expected to dump about 3 inches more on Tuesdays.

There were road closures and high winds that closed some resorts until Wednesday, Feb. 6. Avalanche warnings and winter storm warnings are still in effect, according to the National Weather Service.

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Two weekend storms expected

Feb. 6 and 7 will bring sunny skies, lighter winds and low temperatures in the 20s. Two storms are moving in on the night of Feb. 8 and into the morning of Feb. 9, and on the night of Feb. 9 and into the morning of Feb. 10. The first storm is expected to bring 5 to 10 inches of new snow and the second, a stronger storm, may bring as much as 2 feet.

Snowfall as of Feb. 5, 2019
(Reported over the last 7 days)

Alpine Meadows | 61”-68” new snow | 115”-155” base
Auburn Ski Club | 75” new snow, closed due to road closures until 2/6
Boreal | 86” new snow | 196” base
Diamond Peak | 65” new snow | 58” base
Donner Ski Ranch | 75” new snow | closed due to road closures until 2/6
Granlibakken | 38” new snow | 20” base
Heavenly | 75” new snow | 70” base
Homewood | 48”-76” new snow | 20”-92” base
Kirkwood | 88” new snow | 102” base
Northstar | 72” new snow | 108” base
Mt. Rose | 49”-53”” new snow | 85”-120” base
Royal Gorge | 54” new snow | closed due to road closures until 2/6
Sierra-at-Tahoe | 61”-90” new snow | 97”-164” base
Soda Springs| 50” new snow | 160” base
Squaw Valley | 60”-77” new snow | 95”-164” base
Sugar Bowl | 75” new snow | 109”-170” base
Tahoe City Winter Sports Park | 38” new snow
Tahoe Cross Country | 38” new snow
Tahoe Donner Cross Country | 53” new snow | 69” base
Tahoe Donner Downhill |
53” new snow | 69” base