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Location Information

City
South Lake Tahoe
State
California
Country
United States
Sierra-at-Tahoe Sierra-at-Tahoe Hot
8,852 ft
6,640 ft
2,212 ft
2.5mi
RESORT INFO ↑57°  14c° ↓30°  -1c° MID MTN
  • Last Update Unreported
  • Snow Past 24 Hours 0 in
  • Snow Past 48 Hours 0 in
  • Season Total 0 in
  • Average Base Depth 0 in
Comments
None
Today's Snow Potential
None Expected
What's Open?
  • Trails0 of 46
  • Lifts0 of 11
  • Acreage0 of 2000 (0%)
Other Info
  • Additional ReportsNone
26 Monday ↑57°  14c° ↓30°  -1c° MID MTN
Sky Condition
Partly cloudy
Precipitation
Partly Cloudy (Potential precip: 0.1in, 2.62mm)
Snow Potential
None Expected
Wind
From the E at 3 to 4 MPH.
27 Tuesday ↑41°  5c° ↓27°  -3c° MID MTN
Sky Condition
Mostly cloudy with snow showers
Precipitation
80% chance for snow. (Potential precip: 0.2in, 5mm)
Snow Potential
We are expecting 1 to 2 inches of snowfall (3 to 5cm)
Wind
From the WSW at 1 to 6 MPH.
28 Wednesday ↑45°  7c° ↓28°  -2c° MID MTN
Sky Condition
Partly cloudy
Precipitation
None Expected
Snow Potential
None Expected
Wind
From the E at 4 to 7 MPH.
29 Thursday ↑45°  7c° ↓28°  -2c° MID MTN
Sky Condition
Partly cloudy
Precipitation
None Expected
Snow Potential
None Expected
Wind
From the E at 4 to 14 MPH.
30 Friday ↑45°  7c° ↓27°  -3c° MID MTN
Sky Condition
Partly cloudy
Precipitation
None Expected
Snow Potential
None Expected
Wind
From the E at 15 to 22 MPH.
31 Saturday ↑50°  10c° ↓28°  -2c° MID MTN
Sky Condition
Mostly sunny
Precipitation
None Expected
Snow Potential
None Expected
Wind
From the E at 9 to 17 MPH.
Long Range Forecast Discussion:

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7 day to 2 week+ forecast (since 1998) - 28 January to 07 February, 2014 - COLORADO/ NEW MEXICO: We expect storm-blocking higher pressure ridging to continue across the west coast for the rest of January, with milder than average temperatures and mostly sunny skies in between mostly short bursts of snow (fast moving or weak storms like the one we expect Tuesday/ Wednesday). It looks like the incessant upper-level high pressure ridge will weaken and start yielding to some Pacific storms as we move into February, the first few days should be the transition. Due to this, we are expecting February (as has seemed to be the case a lot in the last few years) to be more active across the west, more specifically the southwest US, but including Colorado and northern New Mexico, for more frequent and possibly significant snowfalls. NORTHWEST US and SOUTHWEST CANADA: We expect storm-blocking higher pressure ridging to continue across the west coast for the rest of January, with milder than average temperatures overall, and occasional snowfall with base area snow level issues for most storms (aka rain). It looks like the incessant upper-level high pressure ridge will weaken and start yielding to some Pacific storms as we move into February, the first few days should be the transition. Due to this, we are expecting February (as has seemed to be the case a lot in the last few years) to be more active across the west, more specifically the southwest US, but also including southwest Canada and the northwest US (Cascades and northern Rocky Mountains), for colder temperatures, more powder (and less/ no base elevation rain), and significant snowfalls. TAHOE/ MAMMOTH/ NORTHERN SIERRA; We expect storm-blocking higher pressure ridging to continue across the west coast for the rest of January, with milder than average temperatures and mostly sunny skies in between mostly short bursts of snow (fast moving or weak storms like the relatively mild one with low/ resort base elevation snow level issues that we expect Monday/ Tuesday). It looks like the incessant upper-level high pressure ridge will weaken and start yielding to some Pacific storms as we move into February, the first few days should be the transition. Due to this, we are expecting February (as has seemed to be the case a lot in the last few years) to be more active across the west, more specifically the southwest US, but including Tahoe-Mammoth, for frequent and significant snowfalls. SOUTHWEST US AND SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA; We expect storm-blocking higher pressure ridging to continue across the west coast for the rest of January, with milder than average temperatures and mostly sunny skies in between mostly short bursts of snow (fast moving or weak storms like the relatively mild one with resort elevation snow level issues -rain- that we expect Monday/ Tuesday). It looks like the incessant upper-level high pressure ridge will weaken and start yielding to some Pacific storms as we move into February, the first few days should be the transition. Due to this, we are expecting February (as has seemed to be the case a lot in the last few years) to be more active across the west, more specifically the southwest US, including Mountain High and other SoCal resorts, for occasional to frequent and at times significant snowfalls. UTAH: We expect storm-blocking higher pressure ridging to continue across the west coast for the rest of January, with milder than average temperatures and mostly sunny skies in between mostly short bursts of snow (fast moving or weak storms like the one we expect Tuesday/ Wednesday). It looks like the incessant upper-level high pressure ridge will weaken and start yielding to some Pacific storms as we move into February, the first few days should be the transition. Due to this, we are expecting February (as has seemed to be the case a lot in the last few years) to be more active across the west, more specifically the southwest US, including Utah and even northern Utah, for more frequent and possibly significant snowfalls. WYOMING/ MONTANA: We expect storm-blocking higher pressure ridging to continue across the west coast for the rest of January, with milder than average temperatures and mostly sunny skies in between mostly short bursts of snow (fast moving or weak storms like the one we expect Tuesday/ Wednesday).

The closest major family resort to the Bay Area and Sacramento, Sierra-at-Tahoe is Lake Tahoe's best-kept secret. The resort's North facing location keeps the snow in great condition for days and with a variety of terrain to choose from the entire family or group of friends can find something to cater toward their ability. Sierra is one of the only resorts that offers beginner, intermediate and advanced terrain all accessible from the summit lift, allowing groups to ride together while still enjoying the runs they want to hit. Five backcountry gates keep expert skiers entertained for hours and give breathtaking views of Lake Tahoe along with quite, uncrowded lines you can't find at other resorts. With new terrain park features, access to backcountry terrain, and new adventure parks for kids, Sierra-at-Tahoe Resort has something to offer everyone. Sierra-at-Tahoe is Northern California's home away from home. At this resort, guests are greeted by name and treated like family. Located on Highway 50, Sierra is the closest major snowsports resort to San Francisco and Sacramento, yet it's just a stone's throw away from the glitz of South Lake Tahoe and a multitude of hotel and casino lodging options. Convenience, value and great service are just a few of the words that summarize Sierra. Another asset is the location of its slopes, which are wind-protected and cradle the fresh powder for days. Skiers and riders of all ability levels can easily find their niche here, whether it's exploring the never-ending tree skiing, cruising down a 2.5 mile beginner run from the summit or hucking themselves off a tabletop in one of the many terrain parks and pipes scattered throughout the mountain.

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