7 to 16 inches of more snow across Washington, Nevada, and Oregon

Snoflo | 2018-02-19



7 to 16 inches of more snow across Washington, Nevada, and Oregon bringing some much needed snow to the regions. Mountains across Washington like Gold Axe Camp and Sheep Canyon are waking up to new snowfall this morning with Gold Axe Camp coated in 16 inches of fresh snow since yesterday. causing snowpacks to rise at Gold Axe Camp to 50 inches Sheep Canyon reported 13 inches of new snow, bringing snowpack depths up to 87 inches. Forecasts predict another 4 inches of fresh snow forecasted this week.


Nevada is enjoying fresh snow today as some mountains are reporting up to 8 inches of powder in some areas. Mt Rose Ski Area reported the most in Nevada and woke up to 8 inches of more snow this morning. Pole Canyon in Nevada enjoyed 7 inches of new snow this morning, bringing snowpack depths up to 18 inches.



We've also seen mountains across Oregon waking up to new snowfall this morning with 7 snotel gauges reporting new snowfall from the latest storm. Mountains like Red Hill are sitting at snowpack levels around 69 inches this morning, thanks to 15 inches of powder since yesterday. Those folks are expecting another 3 inches of powder headed to the area over the next 5 days as the next storm rolls through.



Read More:
https://backcountryaccess.com/learn-avalanche-safety/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Types_of_snow
https://nsidc.org/cryosphere/snow/science/types.html


Related Links:
Washington Snow Report
Nevada Snow Report
Oregon Snow Report



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