SUGAR BOWL RESORT




Wind Advisory currently in effect for Sugar Bowl Resort. * WHAT...Areas of north/northeast winds 20 to 35 mph with gusts to 50 mph. Gusts in northeast/southwest-oriented canyons/gaps up to 60 mph. * WHERE...Northeast Foothills, Western Plumas County and West Slopes Sierra Nevada. * WHEN...From 2 AM to 11 AM PDT Friday. * IMPACTS...Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects. Tree limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may result. Gusty winds could impact high profile vehicles. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...See detailed hazards grid for a more detailed area of concern at wrh.noaa.gov/map/?wfo=sto.
  • Snowpack
  • 4.0"
  • Snowpack levels are currently 100% below the seasonal average of 2". The highest snowpack observed on this date in the past 11 years was in 2010, when snowpack depth was recorded at 18.0".
  • New Snowfall
  • Past 24 hours
  • 0"
  • Snowpack levels remain unchanged since yesterday, with the mountain sitting at a 4.0" snowpack and a 0.6" snow water equivalent. Perched in california, Sugar Bowl Resort air temperatures were recorded at 34.0° at last check.

  • Air Temp
  • 70°
  • It doesn't look like there's any substantial snow forecasted this week with air temperatures ranging between 57° - 73° over the next 5 days.

Seasonal Comparison

Compare snowpack levels this season from past seasons
Current Average Max Min
4.0" (-100%) 2" 18.0" (2010) -1.0" (2017)

Snow Forecast

Snow and weather outlook for the ski area.
  • Today, Sunny, with a high near 70. Breezy, with a light southwest wind becoming west 15 to 20 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph. Tomorrow, Sunny, with a high near 57. East wind 5 to 10 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
DONNER MEMORIAL STATE PARK 54 5,951 ft
SILVER CREEK-TRUCKEE 27 6,041 ft
INDEPENDENCE LAKE 20 6,957 ft
PLEASANT DISPERSED 10 6,413 ft
HELL HOLE 10 5,167 ft
LOWER LITTLE TRUCKEE 15 6,141 ft
GOOSE MEADOW 24 5,970 ft
UPPER LITTLE TRUCKEE 26 6,187 ft
FRENCH MEADOWS 75 5,330 ft
LEWIS 40 5,280 ft
COLD CREEK 11 5,702 ft
AHART 12 5,341 ft
Ski Area Snowpack Air Temperature 5 Day Forecast
BOREAL MOUNTAIN RESORT 24" 64° 0"
GRANLIBAKKEN SKI RESORT 27" 61° 0"
ALPINE MEADOWS SKI AREA 27" 61° 0"
SUGAR BOWL RESORT 4" 70° 0"
TAHOE DONNER 24" 64° 0"
SODA SPRINGS 24" 64° 0"
SIERRA AT TAHOE 30" 61° 0"
NORTHSTAR 4" 70° 0"
HOMEWOOD MOUNTAIN RESORT 27" 61° 0"
DONNER SKI RANCH 24" 64° 0"
SQUAW VALLEY 33" 61° 0"
River Run Streamflow Length Class
ROYAL GORGE (SODA SPRINGS TO TADPOLE CREEK) 817.0cfs 25.0 Mi V to V+
TAHOE CITY TO RIVER RANCH 323.0cfs None Mi I
GENERATION AND GIANT GAPS (TADPOLE TO COLFAX-IOWA HILL ROAD) 1390.0cfs 26.8 Mi IV to IV+

Area Hydrology

Compare snow and flow conditions for the watershed
Gauge Streamflow Stage
SPANISH C AB BLACKHAWK C AT KEDDIE CA
USGS 11402000
124 cfs 2.2 ft
HUNTER C NR RENO
USGS 10347600
14 cfs 7.4 ft
LITTLE TRUCKEE R BL DIV DAM NR SIERRAVILLE CA
USGS 10341950
3 cfs 1.0 ft
PROSSER C BL PROSSER C DAM NR TRUCKEE CA
USGS 10340500
91 cfs 1.9 ft
ASH CANYON CK NR CARSON CITY
USGS 10311200
3 cfs 4.0 ft
DONNER C A DONNER LK NR TRUCKEE CA
USGS 10338500
99 cfs 3.7 ft
TRUCKEE R BL MARTIS C NR TRUCKEE CA
USGS 10339410
921 cfs 5.1 ft
CARSON RIVER AT DEER RUN ROAD NEAR CARSON CITY
USGS 10311400
626 cfs 6.0 ft
STEAMBOAT C AT CLEANWATER WAY NR RENO
USGS 10349980
51 cfs 4.8 ft
INDEPENDENCE C NR TRUCKEE CA
USGS 10343000
5 cfs 2.4 ft
CLEAR CREEK NEAR CARSON CITY
USGS 10310500
3 cfs 1.2 ft
STEAMBOAT C AT STEAMBOAT
USGS 10349300
13 cfs 1.0 ft
UP TRUCKEE R A SOUTH LAKE TAHOE CA
USGS 10336610
292 cfs 6.2 ft
DONNER C AT HWY 89 NR TRUCKEE CA
USGS 10338700
288 cfs 4.4 ft
WARD C AT HWY 89 NR TAHOE PINES CA
USGS 10336676
98 cfs 6.3 ft
TRUCKEE R AT RENO
USGS 10348000
882 cfs 5.5 ft
FRANKTOWN C NR CARSON CITY
USGS 10348460
4 cfs 4.1 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
855 cfs 5.2 ft
PILOT C BL MUTTON CANYON NR GEORGETOWN CA
USGS 11433040
2 cfs 3.0 ft
GENERAL C NR MEEKS BAY CA
USGS 10336645
81 cfs 2.0 ft
N TRUCKEE DRAIN AT KLEPPE LN NR SPARKS
USGS 10348300
108 cfs 4.5 ft
TRUCKEE R A BOCA BRIDGE NR TRUCKEE CA
USGS 10344505
1,040 cfs 7.3 ft
SPANISH C A QUINCY CA
USGS 11401920
97 cfs 5.3 ft
TRUCKEE R A TAHOE CITY CA
USGS 10337500
234 cfs 3.5 ft
TRUCKEE RIVER NR MOGUL
USGS 10347460
973 cfs 6.8 ft
TRUCKEE R NR TRUCKEE CA
USGS 10338000
574 cfs 2.8 ft
TRUCKEE R A FARAD CA
USGS 10346000
1,230 cfs 5.1 ft
LOGAN HOUSE CK NR GLENBROOK
USGS 10336740
0 cfs 4.1 ft
BLACKWOOD C NR TAHOE CITY CA
USGS 10336660
162 cfs 9.7 ft
LITTLE TRUCKEE R BL BOCA DAM NR TRUCKEE CA
USGS 10344500
6 cfs 0.6 ft
LITTLE TRUCKEE R AB BOCA RES NR TRUCKEE CA
USGS 10344400
204 cfs 1.3 ft
INCLINE CK ABV TYROL VILLAGE NR INCLINE VILLAGE NV
USGS 103366993
7 cfs 3.1 ft
THIRD CK NR CRYSTAL BAY
USGS 10336698
17 cfs 2.4 ft
GALENA C AT GALENA C STATE PARK
USGS 10348850
17 cfs 11.2 ft
GLENBROOK CK AT GLENBROOK
USGS 10336730
2 cfs 1.8 ft
STEAMBOAT CK AT SHORT LN AT RENO
USGS 10349849
41 cfs 0.8 ft
DOG CREEK AT VERDI
USGS 10347310
2 cfs 2.5 ft
E F CARSON R BL MARKLEEVILLE C NR MARKLEEVILLECA
USGS 10308200
1,010 cfs 4.5 ft
TROUT C NR TAHOE VALLEY CA
USGS 10336780
47 cfs 5.9 ft
EAGLE ROCK CK NR STATELINE
USGS 103367592
1 cfs 5.3 ft
N YUBA R BL GOODYEARS BAR CA
USGS 11413000
1,470 cfs 5.5 ft
CARSON RIVER NEAR CARSON CITY
USGS 10311000
601 cfs 3.3 ft
INCLINE CK NR CRYSTAL BAY
USGS 10336700
9 cfs 1.8 ft
WEST FORK CARSON RIVER AT WOODFORDS
USGS 10310000
228 cfs 11.4 ft
SAGEHEN C NR TRUCKEE CA
USGS 10343500
20 cfs 2.2 ft
KINGS CANYON CREEK NEAR CARSON CITY
USGS 10311100
0 cfs 3.5 ft
UPPER TRUCKEE R AT HWY 50 ABOVE MEYERS CA
USGS 103366092
271 cfs 6.4 ft
EAGLE VALLEY CREEK AT CARSON CITY
USGS 10311300
2 cfs 4.5 ft
PILOT C AB STUMPY MEADOWS RES CA
USGS 11431800
3 cfs 4.1 ft
DAGGETT CREEK NEAR GENOA
USGS 10310400
2 cfs 0.8 ft
EAST FORK CARSON RIVER NEAR GARDNERVILLE
USGS 10309000
1,040 cfs 10.9 ft
TRUCKEE R NR SPARKS
USGS 10348200
797 cfs 6.3 ft
N TRUCKEE DRAIN AT SPANISH SPRINGS RD NR SPARKS NV
USGS 10348245
2 cfs 1.8 ft
EDGEWOOD CK AT STATELINE
USGS 10336760
2 cfs 3.7 ft
Snotel Site Snowpack 24hr Change
BLACK SPRINGS
SNOTEL BLSC1
0.65" 0.11"
BLOODS CREEK
SNOTEL BLCC1
0.32" -0.13"

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