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Re: First Snow this Weekend

Postby Bubba Suess » Sat Nov 10, 2012 5:36 pm

The Mount Shasta area got about only a light dusting of snow on Thursday night. My place is about 400 feet higher than town and we got 3 inches. It has been sunny and cold since. The high country got more snow, but I am not sure how much. Forecast for this area is rain and mid 50's for the foreseeable future.
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Re: First Snow this Weekend

Postby fedak » Fri Nov 16, 2012 10:34 pm

Two back to back storms to hit this weekend, think the passes are now closed for the duration.

"Two to three feet of snow accumulation is possible in the Sierra Nevada."
http://www.mymotherlode.com/news/local/ ... evada.html
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Re: First Snow this Weekend

Postby fedak » Mon Nov 19, 2012 2:05 am

The storm front has been mostly a bust thus far here in Tahoe- far too warm this weekend.

We got about 6 inches at 7k last night but it rained most of the day.
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Re: First Snow this Weekend

Postby Bubba Suess » Mon Nov 19, 2012 2:42 am

Snow is down to about 5,000 here in Shasta but that is pretty light. My house is at 4,000 and there is a chance of snow at that level tonight, though I rather doubt it. Other than that, we have rain in the forecast for the next few days and then some sun. It will be nice Christmas tree cutting up here...
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Re: First Snow this Weekend

Postby Clark_Griswold » Mon Nov 19, 2012 4:35 am

Getting a few inches of rain before the snow is good for the hydrology of the soil and the forest health. Or has the storm been a dud over all?
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Re: First Snow this Weekend

Postby fedak » Fri Nov 30, 2012 10:57 pm

All from this morning:

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Re: First Snow this Weekend

Postby butitsadryheat » Sat Dec 01, 2012 12:12 am

wait until this weekend 8)
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Re: First Snow this Weekend

Postby fedak » Sat Dec 01, 2012 12:30 am

Avalanche Advisory for Tahoe:

This has been a very very wet storm on top of an icy base. Be careful if you are out and about this weekend.

http://www.weather.com/weather/alerts/l ... V&etn=0000
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Re: First Snow this Weekend

Postby SeanReedy » Sat Dec 01, 2012 4:32 am

The mountains will still be there later on; 'tis the season for this sort of enjoyment.

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Re: First Snow this Weekend

Postby fedak » Sun Dec 02, 2012 6:22 pm

This storm has been a complete bust at 7500ft- just the initial 6 inches on Friday and its been nothing but pouring rain ever since.
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Re: First Snow this Weekend

Postby lcarreau » Mon Dec 03, 2012 1:10 am

SeanReedy wrote:The mountains will still be there later on; 'tis the season for this sort of enjoyment.


Sean the SANTA MAN .... 'TIZ the season to get off on your JOLLIES ... :D

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Re: First Snow this Weekend

Postby Clark_Griswold » Mon Dec 03, 2012 5:48 pm

Saying it is a complete bust is sort of like saying, "I didn't get the biggest toy, so I didn't get anything at all", when you got a pretty dam nice toy. It was a wet, early storm with a lot of rain, and it did snow, just up higher. Yes, a lot of the rain runs off, but in to reservoirs, and it still saturates soils.
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Re: First Snow this Weekend

Postby fedak » Mon Dec 03, 2012 8:29 pm

when you got a pretty dam nice toy


Where's my nice toy? All I saw at 7500 is 2 rounds of heavy slush I needed to shovel. :)
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Re: First Snow this Weekend

Postby Clark_Griswold » Mon Dec 03, 2012 9:59 pm

fedak wrote:
when you got a pretty dam nice toy


Where's my nice toy? All I saw at 7500 is 2 rounds of heavy slush I needed to shovel. :)

Drink up. You won't be in a water shortage.
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