ALPINE MEADOWS SKI AREA




Lake Wind Advisory currently in effect for Alpine Meadows Ski Area. * CHANGES...Extended lake wind advisory until noon Saturday. * WHAT...Northeast winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 45 mph. Waves 2 to 4 feet. * WHERE...Greater Lake Tahoe Area. * WHEN...From 7 AM this morning to noon PST Saturday. * IMPACTS...Small boats, kayaks and paddle boards will be prone to capsizing and should remain off lake waters until conditions improve.
  • Snowpack
  • 64.0"
  • Snowpack levels are currently 28% above the seasonal average of 50". The highest snowpack observed on this date in the past 14 years was in 2016, when snowpack depth was recorded at 110.0".
  • New Snowfall
  • Past 24 hours
  • 0"
  • Snowpack levels remain unchanged since yesterday, with the mountain sitting at a 64.0" snowpack and a 22.0" snow water equivalent. Perched in california, Alpine Meadows Ski Area air temperatures were recorded at 29.0° at last check.

  • Air Temp
  • 33°
  • It doesn't look like there's any substantial snow forecasted this week with air temperatures ranging between 33° - 45° over the next 5 days.

Seasonal Comparison

Compare snowpack levels this season from past seasons
Current Average Max Min
64.0" (+28%) 50" 110.0" (2016) 6.0" (2011)

Snow Forecast

Snow and weather outlook for the ski area.
  • Today, Sunny, with a high near 33. Breezy, with an east wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. Tomorrow, Sunny, with a high near 34. Breezy, with an east wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.

Nearby Ski Areas

Upcoming snow forecasts for ski areas in the region

Outdoor Recreation

Popular outdoor recreation hotspots
Campground Campsites Reservations Toilets Showers Elevation
TAHOE STATE REC AREA 27 6,262 ft
WENTWORTH SPRINGS 8 6,153 ft
NORTHSHORE 15 6,411 ft
AIRPORT FLAT 16 5,383 ft
KASPIAN 9 6,276 ft
LAKE FOREST 20 6,260 ft
BAYVIEW 13 6,819 ft
BOCA 20 5,637 ft
MEEKS BAY 40 6,225 ft
ALPINE MEADOWS None 5,834 ft
WENCH CREEK 2 4,947 ft
PLEASANT DISPERSED 10 6,413 ft
GOOSE MEADOW 24 5,970 ft
WILLIAM KENT 95 6,337 ft
DONNER MEMORIAL STATE PARK 54 5,951 ft
SILVER CREEK-TRUCKEE 27 6,041 ft
SUGAR PINE POINT STATE PARK 175 6,465 ft
D.L. BLISS STATE PARK 170 6,872 ft
PROSSER 29 5,805 ft
Ski Area Snowpack Air Temperature 5 Day Forecast
HOMEWOOD MOUNTAIN RESORT 64" 33° 0"
SUGAR BOWL RESORT 44" 37° 0"
SODA SPRINGS 75" 41° 0"
DIAMOND PEAK 36" 37° 0"
HEAVENLY SKI RESORT 48" 29° 0"
BOREAL MOUNTAIN RESORT 75" 41° 0"
NORTHSTAR 44" 37° 0"
DONNER SKI RANCH 75" 41° 0"
TAHOE DONNER 75" 41° 0"
SQUAW VALLEY 52" 38° 0"
KIRKWOOD 52" 36° 0"
ALPINE MEADOWS SKI AREA 64" 33° 0"
GRANLIBAKKEN SKI RESORT 64" 33° 0"
SIERRA AT TAHOE 65" 33° 0"
River Run Streamflow Length Class
GENERATION AND GIANT GAPS (TADPOLE TO COLFAX-IOWA HILL ROAD) 728.0cfs 26.8 Mi IV to IV+
ROYAL GORGE (SODA SPRINGS TO TADPOLE CREEK) 264.0cfs 25.0 Mi V to V+
TAHOE CITY TO RIVER RANCH 85.1cfs None Mi I

Area Hydrology

Compare snow and flow conditions for the watershed
Gauge Streamflow Stage
EAST FORK CARSON RIVER NEAR GARDNERVILLE
USGS 10309000
165 cfs 9.7 ft
TRUCKEE RIVER NR MOGUL
USGS 10347460
261 cfs 5.5 ft
CLEAR CREEK NEAR CARSON CITY
USGS 10310500
7 cfs 1.4 ft
GENERAL C NR MEEKS BAY CA
USGS 10336645
4 cfs 1.1 ft
GLENBROOK CK AT GLENBROOK
USGS 10336730
1 cfs 1.7 ft
TRUCKEE R A FARAD CA
USGS 10346000
287 cfs 3.6 ft
ASPEN C ABV LEVIATHAN MINE NR MARKLEEVILLE CA
USGS 103087891
0 cfs 0.4 ft
HUNTER C NR RENO
USGS 10347600
4 cfs 6.9 ft
LEVIATHAN MINE ADIT DRAIN NR MARKLEEVILLE CA
USGS 10308784
0 cfs 9.7 ft
N TRUCKEE DRAIN AT KLEPPE LN NR SPARKS
USGS 10348300
108 cfs 4.5 ft
FRANKTOWN C NR CARSON CITY
USGS 10348460
3 cfs 4.0 ft
INDEPENDENCE C NR TRUCKEE CA
USGS 10343000
29 cfs 3.4 ft
LEVIATHAN C AB ASPEN C NR MARKLEEVILLE CA
USGS 10308789
1 cfs 4.5 ft
TRUCKEE R A BOCA BRIDGE NR TRUCKEE CA
USGS 10344505
264 cfs 6.0 ft
EAGLE ROCK CK NR STATELINE
USGS 103367592
1 cfs 5.3 ft
DONNER C A DONNER LK NR TRUCKEE CA
USGS 10338500
25 cfs 3.3 ft
LEVIATHAN C CHANNEL UNDERDRAIN NR MARKLEEVILLE CA
USGS 103087885
0 cfs 0.2 ft
PILOT C AB STUMPY MEADOWS RES CA
USGS 11431800
3 cfs 4.1 ft
STEAMBOAT C AT CLEANWATER WAY NR RENO
USGS 10349980
39 cfs 4.7 ft
LITTLE TRUCKEE R BL BOCA DAM NR TRUCKEE CA
USGS 10344500
54 cfs 1.5 ft
WEST FORK CARSON RIVER AT WOODFORDS
USGS 10310000
31 cfs 9.9 ft
SAGEHEN C NR TRUCKEE CA
USGS 10343500
3 cfs 1.6 ft
BRYANT C NR GARDNERVILLE
USGS 10308800
7 cfs 5.4 ft
INCLINE CK ABV TYROL VILLAGE NR INCLINE VILLAGE NV
USGS 103366993
7 cfs 3.1 ft
ASPEN C OVERBURDEN SEEP NR MARKLEEVILLE CA
USGS 103087892
0 cfs 0.1 ft
DAGGETT CREEK NEAR GENOA
USGS 10310400
2 cfs 0.8 ft
STEAMBOAT C AT STEAMBOAT
USGS 10349300
9 cfs 0.9 ft
STEAMBOAT CK AT SHORT LN AT RENO
USGS 10349849
23 cfs 0.1 ft
THIRD CK NR CRYSTAL BAY
USGS 10336698
3 cfs 1.9 ft
PILOT C BL MUTTON CANYON NR GEORGETOWN CA
USGS 11433040
2 cfs 3.0 ft
TRUCKEE R A TAHOE CITY CA
USGS 10337500
51 cfs 2.1 ft
ASH CANYON CK NR CARSON CITY
USGS 10311200
2 cfs 4.0 ft
DONNER C AT HWY 89 NR TRUCKEE CA
USGS 10338700
43 cfs 3.1 ft
PROSSER C BL PROSSER C DAM NR TRUCKEE CA
USGS 10340500
31 cfs 1.4 ft
UP TRUCKEE R A SOUTH LAKE TAHOE CA
USGS 10336610
13 cfs 3.9 ft
UPPER TRUCKEE R AT S UPPER TRUCKEE RD NR MEYERS CA
USGS 10336580
4 cfs 5.1 ft
TRUCKEE R AT VISTA
USGS 10350000
342 cfs 3.9 ft
LITTLE TRUCKEE R BL DIV DAM NR SIERRAVILLE CA
USGS 10341950
3 cfs 1.0 ft
LEVIATHAN C AB MINE NR MARKLEEVILLE CA
USGS 10308783
0 cfs 3.2 ft
CARSON RIVER AT DEER RUN ROAD NEAR CARSON CITY
USGS 10311400
242 cfs 4.7 ft
E F CARSON R BL MARKLEEVILLE C NR MARKLEEVILLECA
USGS 10308200
161 cfs 3.2 ft
EDGEWOOD CK AT STATELINE
USGS 10336760
2 cfs 3.7 ft
LITTLE TRUCKEE R AB BOCA RES NR TRUCKEE CA
USGS 10344400
36 cfs 0.7 ft
LOGAN HOUSE CK NR GLENBROOK
USGS 10336740
0 cfs 4.1 ft
WARD C AT HWY 89 NR TAHOE PINES CA
USGS 10336676
8 cfs 5.6 ft
CARSON RIVER NEAR CARSON CITY
USGS 10311000
233 cfs 2.6 ft
TRUCKEE R NR SPARKS
USGS 10348200
247 cfs 5.2 ft
BLACKWOOD C NR TAHOE CITY CA
USGS 10336660
12 cfs 8.2 ft
TRUCKEE R BL MARTIS C NR TRUCKEE CA
USGS 10339410
163 cfs 3.9 ft
TRUCKEE R NR TRUCKEE CA
USGS 10338000
85 cfs 1.7 ft
BRYANT C BL MOUNTAINEER C NR MARKLEEVILLE CA
USGS 10308794
4 cfs 4.1 ft
INCLINE CK NR CRYSTAL BAY
USGS 10336700
4 cfs 1.6 ft
DOG CREEK AT VERDI
USGS 10347310
6 cfs 2.7 ft
N TRUCKEE DRAIN AT SPANISH SPRINGS RD NR SPARKS NV
USGS 10348245
3 cfs 1.8 ft
GALENA C AT GALENA C STATE PARK
USGS 10348850
5 cfs 10.9 ft
EAGLE VALLEY CREEK AT CARSON CITY
USGS 10311300
6 cfs 5.2 ft
KINGS CANYON CREEK NEAR CARSON CITY
USGS 10311100
1 cfs 3.7 ft
TRUCKEE R AT RENO
USGS 10348000
255 cfs 4.0 ft
TROUT C NR TAHOE VALLEY CA
USGS 10336780
12 cfs 5.4 ft
UPPER TRUCKEE R AT HWY 50 ABOVE MEYERS CA
USGS 103366092
24 cfs 4.9 ft
Snotel Site Snowpack 24hr Change
DAGGET PASS
SNOTEL DAGN2
35.5" 4.62"
WARD CREEK #3
SNOTEL 848
64" 0"
MT ROSE SKI AREA
SNOTEL 652
81" -1"
INDEPENDENCE CAMP
SNOTEL 539
54" 0"
LITTLE VALLEY
SNOTEL 1242
36" 0"
BIG MEADOW
SNOTEL 340
50" 0"
INDEPENDENCE LAKE
SNOTEL 541
90" 0"
TAHOE CITY CROSS
SNOTEL 809
34" 1"
BLOODS CREEK
SNOTEL BLCC1
56.66" -0.74"
RUBICON #2
SNOTEL 724
52" 1"
BLUE CANYON ALERT
SNOTEL BLUC1
49.25" -0.43"
ALPINE MEADOWS-BASE
SNOTEL AMBC1
59.99" -0.55"
BLUE CANYON
SNOTEL BLU
50" 1"
BURNSIDE LAKE
SNOTEL 1051
45" -2"
POISON FLAT
SNOTEL 697
39" -1"
ALPHA
SNOTEL ALPHA_MADIS
42" -2.56"
TAHOMA .5 S, CA
SNOTEL CA-ED-9
31.2" -0.31"
CARSON PASS
SNOTEL 1067
52" 0"
BOCA
SNOTEL BOCC1
20.3" -9.57"
FORESTDALE CREEK
SNOTEL 1049
57" -1"
LEAVITT LAKE
SNOTEL 574
107" 0"
MARLETTE LAKE
SNOTEL 615
48" -3"
SODA SPRINGS 1.5 SSW, CA
SNOTEL CA-PC-1
65.84" 0.71"
EBBETTS PASS
SNOTEL 462
49" -1"
TRUCKEE #2
SNOTEL 834
44" 0"
BLUE LAKES
SNOTEL 356
45" -1"
BLACK SPRINGS
SNOTEL BLSC1
56.31" -0.5"
HAGAN'S MEADOW
SNOTEL 508
37" -1"
ECHO PEAK
SNOTEL 463
65" -1"
HORSE MEADOW
SNOTEL 1050
40" -2"
MONITOR PASS
SNOTEL 633
34" 0"
HEAVENLY VALLEY
SNOTEL 518
48" 0"
FALLEN LEAF
SNOTEL 473
28" -1"
SPRATT CREEK
SNOTEL 778
15" -1"
SQUAW VALLEY G.C.
SNOTEL 784
52" 0"
CSS LAB
SNOTEL 428
75" 0"
INDEPENDENCE CREEK
SNOTEL 540
32" 0"

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