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California Ski Resorts Embrace Spring Storm

8 Apr 2017, 3:58 pm

An intense spring storm has added feet of new snow to the Sierra Nevada range.

Many ski resorts across California and Nevada are reporting anywhere from 1 to 3 feet of new snowfall since Thursday.

3 day snow total reports from various western ski areas


Skiers, snowboarders, and snow loving enthusiasts continue to hit the slopes as we turn into the second week of April. Check out the video WeatherNation received as viewers enjoyed the new snowfall.


The snow is expected to taper by early Sunday for the Sierra Nevada range with quieter weather expected to start the new week. More snow may fall for the western mountains again Wednesday or Thursday of the upcoming week.


This has been an incredible year for moisture and snowfall across the Sierra Nevada range with nearly 200-300% of normal precipitation in the past 365 days. Certainly making up for lost time, following a nearly decade long drought.


Percent of normal precipitation in the last year


Snow depth across the western US


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