TAHOE DONNER


Lake Wind Advisory currently in effect for Tahoe Donner. * WHAT...Northeast winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 mph expected. Waves 2 to 4 feet. * WHERE...Greater Lake Tahoe Area. * WHEN...From 10 AM this morning to 10 PM PST this evening. * IMPACTS...Small boats, kayaks and paddle boards will be prone to capsizing and should remain off lake waters until conditions improve.

  • Snowpack
  • 69.0"
  • Snowpack levels are currently 14% above the seasonal average of 61". The highest snowpack in recent years was in 2019, when snowpack depth was observed at 133.0 inches.
  • New Snowfall
  • Past 24 hours
  • 0"
  • -2.0" of snowmelt over the past 24 hours has receeded the total snowpack to 69.0" and a snow water equivalent (SWE) of 26.6".

  • Air Temp
  • 38°
  • It doesn't look like there's any substantial snow forecasted this week with air temperatures ranging between 34° - 48° over the next 5 days.

Snow Forecast

  • Next 5 Days
  • 0"
  • Today, Sunny, with a high near 38. North northeast wind 8 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
  • Source: CAIC

Nearby Snow Forecasts

Hourly snow forecasts for ski areas in the region

Outdoor Recreation

Campground Campsites Reservations Toilets Showers Elevation
Cold Creek 11 5,702 ft
Lake Forest 20 6,260 ft
William Kent 95 6,337 ft
Lower Little Truckee 15 6,141 ft
Logger 252 5,979 ft
Ahart 12 5,341 ft
Independence Lake 20 6,957 ft
Upper Little Truckee 26 6,187 ft
Donner Memorial State Park 54 5,951 ft
Goose Meadow 24 5,970 ft
Silver Creek-Truckee 27 6,041 ft
Alpine Meadows None 5,834 ft
Prosser 29 5,805 ft
Tahoe State Rec Area 27 6,262 ft
Kaspian 9 6,276 ft
Ski Area Snowpack Air Temperature 5 Day Forecast
Tahoe Donner 69" 38° 0"
Sierra at Tahoe 65" 37° 0"
Donner Ski Ranch 69" 38° 0"
Granlibakken Ski Resort 70" 36° 0"
Squaw Valley 57" 35° 0"
Diamond Peak 14" 39° 0"
Homewood Mountain Resort 70" 36° 0"
Alpine Meadows Ski Area 70" 36° 0"
Boreal Mountain Resort 69" 38° 0"
Northstar 40" 40° 0"
Soda Springs 69" 38° 0"
Sugar Bowl Resort 40" 40° 0"
River Run Streamflow Length Class
Tahoe City to River Ranch 94.1cfs None Mi I
Generation and Giant Gaps (Tadpole to Colfax-Iowa Hill Road) 408.0cfs 26.8 Mi IV to IV+
Royal Gorge (Soda Springs to Tadpole Creek) 260.0cfs 25.0 Mi V to V+

Area Hydrology

Gauge Streamflow Stage
Leviathan Mine Adit Drain Nr Markleeville Ca
USGS 10308784
0 cfs 9.6 ft
General C Nr Meeks Bay Ca
USGS 10336645
2 cfs 0.9 ft
Edgewood Ck At Stateline
USGS 10336760
2 cfs 3.7 ft
Truckee R At Reno
USGS 10348000
269 cfs 4.0 ft
Ward C At Hwy 89 Nr Tahoe Pines Ca
USGS 10336676
2 cfs 5.2 ft
Incline Ck Abv Tyrol Village Nr Incline Village Nv
USGS 103366993
7 cfs 3.1 ft
Clear Creek Near Carson City
USGS 10310500
4 cfs 1.3 ft
N Truckee Drain At Spanish Springs Rd Nr Sparks Nv
USGS 10348245
1 cfs 1.6 ft
Carson River At Deer Run Road Near Carson City
USGS 10311400
94 cfs 4.2 ft
Donner C At Hwy 89 Nr Truckee Ca
USGS 10338700
17 cfs 2.7 ft
Steamboat C At Steamboat
USGS 10349300
8 cfs 0.8 ft
Bryant C Bl Mountaineer C Nr Markleeville Ca
USGS 10308794
2 cfs 3.9 ft
Sagehen C Nr Truckee Ca
USGS 10343500
3 cfs 1.6 ft
Little Truckee R Ab Boca Res Nr Truckee Ca
USGS 10344400
92 cfs 1.1 ft
East Fork Carson River Near Gardnerville
USGS 10309000
85 cfs 9.4 ft
West Fork Carson River At Woodfords
USGS 10310000
19 cfs 9.8 ft
Truckee R Nr Truckee Ca
USGS 10338000
94 cfs 1.7 ft
Little Truckee R Bl Boca Dam Nr Truckee Ca
USGS 10344500
96 cfs 1.8 ft
Carson River Near Carson City
USGS 10311000
122 cfs 2.3 ft
Third Ck Nr Crystal Bay
USGS 10336698
3 cfs 1.8 ft
Little Truckee R Bl Div Dam Nr Sierraville Ca
USGS 10341950
3 cfs 1.0 ft
Steamboat Ck At Short Ln At Reno
USGS 10349849
20 cfs 0.0 ft
Eagle Rock Ck Nr Stateline
USGS 103367592
1 cfs 5.3 ft
Leviathan C Ab Aspen C Nr Markleeville Ca
USGS 10308789
0 cfs 4.4 ft
Leviathan C Channel Underdrain Nr Markleeville Ca
USGS 103087885
0 cfs 0.2 ft
E F Carson R Bl Markleeville C Nr Markleevilleca
USGS 10308200
73 cfs 2.8 ft
Daggett Creek Near Genoa
USGS 10310400
2 cfs 0.8 ft
Logan House Ck Nr Glenbrook
USGS 10336740
0 cfs 4.1 ft
Truckee R A Farad Ca
USGS 10346000
295 cfs 3.5 ft
Aspen C Overburden Seep Nr Markleeville Ca
USGS 103087892
0 cfs 0.1 ft
Franktown C Nr Carson City
USGS 10348460
2 cfs 4.0 ft
Hunter C Nr Reno
USGS 10347600
2 cfs 7.1 ft
Truckee R At Vista
USGS 10350000
315 cfs 3.9 ft
Dog Creek At Verdi
USGS 10347310
2 cfs 2.7 ft
Donner C A Donner Lk Nr Truckee Ca
USGS 10338500
12 cfs 3.1 ft
Glenbrook Ck At Glenbrook
USGS 10336730
0 cfs 1.8 ft
Aspen C Abv Leviathan Mine Nr Markleeville Ca
USGS 103087891
0 cfs 0.3 ft
Upper Truckee R At Hwy 50 Above Meyers Ca
USGS 103366092
5 cfs 5.8 ft
Truckee R A Boca Bridge Nr Truckee Ca
USGS 10344505
260 cfs 5.9 ft
Independence C Nr Truckee Ca
USGS 10343000
3 cfs 2.3 ft
Steamboat C At Cleanwater Way Nr Reno
USGS 10349980
30 cfs 4.4 ft
Bryant C Nr Gardnerville
USGS 10308800
7 cfs 5.4 ft
Ash Canyon Ck Nr Carson City
USGS 10311200
2 cfs 4.2 ft
Up Truckee R A South Lake Tahoe Ca
USGS 10336610
13 cfs 3.3 ft
Pilot C Ab Stumpy Meadows Res Ca
USGS 11431800
3 cfs 4.1 ft
Truckee R Nr Sparks
USGS 10348200
247 cfs 5.2 ft
Galena C At Galena C State Park
USGS 10348850
4 cfs 10.9 ft
Truckee R Bl Martis C Nr Truckee Ca
USGS 10339410
139 cfs 3.8 ft
Kings Canyon Creek Near Carson City
USGS 10311100
0 cfs 3.3 ft
Upper Truckee R At S Upper Truckee Rd Nr Meyers Ca
USGS 10336580
4 cfs 5.1 ft
Prosser C Bl Prosser C Dam Nr Truckee Ca
USGS 10340500
14 cfs 1.2 ft
Trout C Nr Tahoe Valley Ca
USGS 10336780
12 cfs 5.2 ft
Blackwood C Nr Tahoe City Ca
USGS 10336660
3 cfs 7.9 ft
Leviathan C Ab Mine Nr Markleeville Ca
USGS 10308783
0 cfs 3.1 ft
Truckee River Nr Mogul
USGS 10347460
180 cfs 5.4 ft
Incline Ck Nr Crystal Bay
USGS 10336700
4 cfs 1.6 ft
Pilot C Bl Mutton Canyon Nr Georgetown Ca
USGS 11433040
2 cfs 3.0 ft
N Truckee Drain At Kleppe Ln Nr Sparks
USGS 10348300
108 cfs 4.5 ft
Eagle Valley Creek At Carson City
USGS 10311300
3 cfs 4.6 ft
Truckee R A Tahoe City Ca
USGS 10337500
76 cfs 2.4 ft
Snotel Site Snowpack 24hr Change
blue canyon alert
SNOTEL BLUC1
29.31" -0.67"
Spratt Creek
SNOTEL 778
15" -1"
alpha
SNOTEL ALPHA_MADIS
162.2" 0"
bloods creek
SNOTEL BLCC1
59.85" -0.66"
Hagan'S Meadow
SNOTEL 508
33" 0"
soda springs 1.5 ssw, ca
SNOTEL CA-PC-1
58.85" -2.12"
dagget pass
SNOTEL DAGN2
18.99" -0.44"
Css Lab
SNOTEL 428
69" -2"
Fallen Leaf
SNOTEL 473
17" 0"
Marlette Lake
SNOTEL 615
50" 0"
Forestdale Creek
SNOTEL 1049
62" -1"
blue canyon
SNOTEL BLU
28" -2"
Carson Pass
SNOTEL 1067
59" 0"
Truckee #2
SNOTEL 834
40" 0"
tahoma .5 s, ca
SNOTEL CA-ED-9
27.3" -1.52"
Rubicon #2
SNOTEL 724
46" -1"
Tahoe City Cross
SNOTEL 809
23" -2"
Heavenly Valley
SNOTEL 518
44" -1"
Little Valley
SNOTEL 1242
14" 0"
Squaw Valley G.C.
SNOTEL 784
57" -1"
Mt Rose Ski Area
SNOTEL 652
71" 0"
Big Meadow
SNOTEL 340
41" -1"
boca
SNOTEL BOCC1
6.99" -1.08"
Ebbetts Pass
SNOTEL 462
65" -1"
Horse Meadow
SNOTEL 1050
44" -1"
Independence Camp
SNOTEL 539
44" 0"
Burnside Lake
SNOTEL 1051
48" -1"
Independence Creek
SNOTEL 540
26" 0"
Blue Lakes
SNOTEL 356
53" -1"
Independence Lake
SNOTEL 541
69" -1"
Echo Peak
SNOTEL 463
65" -1"
Ward Creek #3
SNOTEL 848
70" -1"
black springs
SNOTEL BLSC1
53.16" -0.72"
alpine meadows-base
SNOTEL AMBC1
288" 0"

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