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City
Truckee
State
Nevada
Country
United States
Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe Hot
Short Range Forecast Discussion
Short Range Forecast Discussion - We will start updating this in October. Please check below the daily details on this page for a 7-14 day longer range forecast, and a 2014-2015 winter outlook! CM

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RESORT INFO ↑70°  21c° ↓48°  9c° MID MTN
  • Last Update 20 Apr @ 10:04
  • Snow Past 24 Hours 0 in
  • Snow Past 48 Hours 0 in
  • Season Total 108 in
  • Average Base Depth 0 in
Comments
None Reported
Today's Snow Potential
None Expected
What's Open?
  • Trails0 of 61
  • Lifts0 of 8
  • Acreage0 of 1200 (0%)
Other Info
  • Additional ReportsNone
22 Tuesday ↑70°  21c° ↓48°  9c° MID MTN
Sky Condition
Partly cloudy with isolated storms
Precipitation
Isolated Storms (Potential precip: 0.01in, 0.25mm)
Snow Potential
None Expected
Wind
From the S at 3 to 14 MPH.
23 Wednesday ↑70°  21c° ↓52°  11c° MID MTN
Sky Condition
Mostly sunny
Precipitation
None Expected
Snow Potential
None Expected
Wind
From the SW at 3 to 16 MPH.
24 Thursday ↑73°  23c° ↓52°  11c° MID MTN
Sky Condition
Mostly sunny
Precipitation
None Expected
Snow Potential
None Expected
Wind
From the WSW at 2 to 6 MPH.
25 Friday ↑79°  26c° ↓55°  13c° MID MTN
Sky Condition
Mostly sunny
Precipitation
None Expected
Snow Potential
None Expected
Wind
From the W at 5 to 11 MPH.
26 Saturday ↑81°  27c° ↓55°  13c° MID MTN
Sky Condition
Mostly sunny
Precipitation
None Expected
Snow Potential
None Expected
Wind
From the W at 3 to 7 MPH.
27 Sunday ↑81°  27c° ↓55°  13c° MID MTN
Sky Condition
Mostly sunny
Precipitation
Mostly Sunny (Potential precip: 0.12in, 3.14mm)
Snow Potential
None Expected
Wind
From the ESE at 2 to 7 MPH.
Long Range Forecast Discussion:
Longer Range Outlook

As of now, July 2014, we are still on a path to see an El Nino Sea Surface Temperature pattern develop across the Equatorial Eastern Pacific (SSTs near to slightly below average). In fact, as of the last check, all of May and up until the last check of the charts (July), we see a trend to warmer Sea Surface Temperature Anomalies (or at least warmer than average Sea Surface Temperatures (SST's) holding overall) across the eastern Equatorial Pacific (good sign).

Current SST pattern- La Nada

The larger time-scale SST pattern in place right now is still a cool phase PDO, or negative PDO, which stands for Pacific Decadal Oscillation. This is a more long term pattern (decades), and it has made any recent years El Nino SST patterns weaker.

To reiterate, we expect (and have seen) a trend toward positive SST Anomalies along the eastern Equatorial Pacific as of June 2, 2014 (SST's just west of South America along the equator are warming up, still). The likelihood of an El Nino pattern materializing by this summer and fall are becoming greater, now "likely". Forecasts from other agencies are calling for El Nino conditions to develop this summer and fall as well. This would favor the southwest US (including southern California and across to Taos Ski Valley, even Aspen, Colorado) for heavier rain and snow this fall and mainly winter (2014-2015), after a potentially wet monsoon summer across the southwest US including southern California through Colorado. Northwest US areas, and southwest Canada, along with northern Colorado through Wyoming and the northern Rocky Mountains, should see an active monsoon (thunderstorms and showers) this summer, followed by a drier than average, or near average snowfall winter (2014-2015). This is our outlook for now, and we will update as info becomes available. All of this information is generated in-house.

We will keep this outlook updated as more information becomes available. If you want to know when the snow is coming (and be able to set unlimited alerts for any resort), within 5 minutes or less of us (our our sources) entering the data into any of our forecasts, be sure to download the app.

Starting from the main lodge (8,260'), you're launched into nearly 1,500 vertical feet in just three and a half minutes. The reward? Panoramic views... spectacular Lake Tahoe to the west, the entire state of Nevada to the east. But the real payoff begins as you descend into nearly 1,200 acres of some of the Sierra's best powder on 60+ trails and endless glades. No ski resort is more conveniently located than Lake Tahoe's Mt. Rose. It boasts the closest skiing and riding to the Reno/Tahoe International Airport. It's just 25 minutes from over 17,000 unbelievably affordable hotel rooms in exciting Reno, Nevada. This ideal locale makes Tahoe's highest base ski resort the perfect choice for the first and last day of your Lake Tahoe vacation.

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