Wednesday January 24, 2024

Los Angeles Times

The latest storm dumped about a foot of snow in the Sierra Nevada and Lake Tahoe regions, including at major ski resorts, alleviating the threat of a “drought” resulting from a depleted snowpack.

Between Sunday and Tuesday morning, Mammoth Mountain got 10 inches at the base and 13 inches at the summit, according to the National Weather Service. Chairlift openings may be delayed while ski patrol conducts avalanche mitigation, resort officials said.

The storm also dropped 12 inches on Boreal Mountain Resort, near Donner Summit, and Bear Valley; 11 inches on June Mountain, Sugar Bowl and Kirkwood; and 9 inches on the Central Sierra Snow Lab in Soda Springs. Northstar, near Truckee, Mt. Rose and Tahoe Donner, near Lake Tahoe, received 6 inches, while Heavenly saw about 3.

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