Heavy snow shuts down California freeway

2 Mar 2018 – More than 3 feet of new snow in the Sierra and strong winds temporarily shut down Interstate 80 on Friday.

Four feet (120 cm) of snow had already fallen at Mammoth Mountain south of Yosemite National Park, 3 ft (90 cm) at the Kirkwood resort south of Lake Tahoe and at the Mount Rose ski resort near Reno, with more than another foot (30 cm) of snow possible into Saturday.

At Great Basin National Park on the Utah line, up to 2 feet (60 cm) of snow was possible in the upper elevations.

In Utah, forecasts called for up to 1 foot (30 cm) of snowfall in Cache Valley, up to 20 inches (50 cm) in the Wasatch Mountains and western Uinta Mountains, and more than 2 feet (60 cm) in some places.


3 thoughts on “Heavy snow shuts down California freeway

  1. Lake Tahoe had 4 1/2 feet in 48 hours lately. There is NO more drought in North CA!
    And 20 years ago, teachers in California were screaming in kids faces that within 20 years, snow would be a thing of the past because of their mom’s SUV’s and all that….etc. LOL

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