Yet another Northern California ski resort is closing early due to a lack of snow amid the state’s historic drought.
A ski resort south of Lake Tahoe has suspended its winter operations due to a lack of snow and could end up closing the rest of the season for the earliest time in about 40 years.
Icebergs In Cape Cod, Ice Cream In Santa Cruz – Images Capture Very Different ‘Winter’ On Each Coast
Have you seen these photos coming out of Cape Cod? Massive icebergs washing up on shore.
California Urban Water Use Increases Month-Over-Month, Despite Dwindling Snowpack, Lingering Drought
Chair of the State Water Resources Control Board Felicia Marcus said residents are falling far short of the twenty percent year over year conservation goal set by Governor Jerry Brown.
California’s third snow survey this winter found the Sierra Nevada snowpack is far below normal and leaning toward being the lowest on record in more than two decades.
The Squaw Valley, Alpine Meadows and Northstar resorts just north of Lake Tahoe reported 16-17 inches of new snow.
Snow is back in the forecast for the Greater Lake Tahoe area! Accumulations have not been determined, but all snow is welcomed! In addition to the impending snowfall, many of the large Resorts, including Heavenly Mountain, has been relentless in making snow when weather conditions are stingy with precipitation.
Many parts of the U.S. have already broken records for snowfall and below zero temperatures while other parts have seen unseasonably warm temperatures.
There is an “inside slider” that will bring partly cloudy skies beginning Friday to the Greater Lake Tahoe area, with a CHANCE of snow showers over the weekend. Otherwise, long range computer models suggest a shot of snow on February 27 and 28.
Another dry winter in the Sierra Nevada has prompted the cancellation of World Cup skicross and snowboardcross races at the Squaw Valley resort in early March.