Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows Ca CLOSED Today Due to Extreme Avalanche


 

Written on February 10th, 2019 at 7am PST

“3 FEET OF SNOW OVERNIGHT | SQUAW VALLEY ALPINE MEADOWS WILL BE CLOSED FOR THE DAY TO EXTREME AVALANCHE CONDITIONS” – Squaw Alpine today

Due to high avalanche danger, Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows in Lake Tahoe, CA are closed today.

36″ of snow fell overnight last night, 46″ in the past 24 hours, and the current temperature in Squaw is 24F at 6,217′.

Squaw Valley personnel are currently turning people around at the Squaw Valley post office.

The storm that hit Tahoe last night was nuclear with both high winds and very high snowfall rates.

5  Tahoe highways are currently closed and have been closed since yesterday.

As of this writing, 6 Lake Tahoe highways are closed:

Highway 50 – (Echo Summit) Road Closed – on US-50 from mile post 52.1 in El Dorado County to mile post 70.6 in El Dorado County in California. Current as of: 2/10/2019 5:59:10 AM PST.  Road Closed – on US-50 from mile post 21.6 in El Dorado County to mile post 52.5 in El Dorado County in California.  Current as of: 2/10/2019 5:59:10 AM PST

Interstate 80 – (Donner Summit) Road Closed – on I-80 from mile post 33.1 in Placer County to mile post 0.0 in Washoe County in California. Current as of: 2/10/2019 4:19:43 AM PST

Highway 88 – (Carson Spur) Road Closed – on CA-88 from mile post 52.4 in Amador County to mile post 13.4 in Alpine County in California. Current as of: 2/10/2019 5:58:58 AM PST
Highway 89 – Road Closed – on CA-89 from mile post 11.1 in El Dorado County to mile post 21.0 in El Dorado County in California. Current as of: 2/2/2019 1:06:48 PM PST
Highway 267 – Road Closed – on SR-267 from mile post 9.9 in Placer County to mile post 3.8 in Placer County in California.

Current as of: 2/10/2019 4:20:22 AM PST
Current as of: 2/10/2019 4:20:22 AM PST
Highway 431 -(Mt. Rose Highway) Road Closed – on SR-267 from mile post 9.9 in Placer County to mile post 3.8 in Placer County in California.  Current as of: 2/10/2019 4:20:22 AM PST
Squaw today. image: squaw alpine

It snowed in the San Francisco Bay Area last night and this morning.

Mt. Tamalpais in Marin County, CA has snow on it this morning.

Mt. Tamalpais, CA with snow on it today. image: webcam

It snowed in the San Francisco Bay Area last night and this morning.

Mt. Tamalpais in Marin County, CA has snow on it this morning.

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