RENO, Nev. (AP) — The timing was perfect for Lake Tahoe-area ski resorts.
A potent winter storm over the weekend dumped 5-6 feet of fresh snow at the higher elevations, just in time for the busy Christmas and New Year’s holidays.READ MORE: FDA Authorizes Pfizer COVID-19 Booster Shots For Seniors And Others At High Risk
And weather forecasters say more is on the way.
The storm that started Friday brought more than 6 feet of snow to Mount Rose Ski Tahoe southwest of Reno.READ MORE: Dodgers Broadcaster Joe Davis Tests Positive For COVID-19
Alpine Meadows and Squaw Valley USA on the west side of Lake Tahoe picked up about 5 feet of new snow, as did Kirkwood, which reports receiving 7 feet in the past week.
A winter storm warning remained in effect for the Lake Tahoe region through Monday afternoon.
The forecast from the National Weather Service calls for continued snow throughout the week.MORE NEWS: Brush Fire Blackens Nine Acres In Chatsworth
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