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avatar Snow
September 20, 2007 11:17AM
The web cam is showing snow at Tioga Pass.


Re: Snow
September 20, 2007 01:24PM
That's good to see this early. We got some in the upper mountains at Lake Tahoe but not as much as Tioga.
avatar Re: Snow
September 20, 2007 05:03PM
hope that's a good sign of having a great winter.
Re: Snow
September 21, 2007 11:00AM
Our winter storm progressions in CA in most recent years seem to be bimodal, that is, we have two peaks - one in the fall, and another coming in around late February-March. Their strength and durations vary quite a bit. Sometimes, the storms come every day for a month or more, like 2004-2005 and 2005-2006, and sometimes they just sputter few times and end, like in 2006-2007. It doesn't seem to matter how early or late the season actually begins. Thus, if this pattern holds, an early snowfall may *not* be indicative of a strong winter.

However, this is only guesswork based on general observations over the last half-decade. I have not seen any statistical models of this recent trend, and it could end anytime. I hope, whatever the patern may be this year, that we get a darn good dose of snow!

Wilderness forever,
Bruce Jensen
avatar Re: Snow
September 21, 2007 01:42PM
I wanted to wander up to Tuolomne Meadows this weekend but looks like another dose of snow tonight through tomorrow. Praying now for an indian summer!
Re: Snow
September 21, 2007 08:38PM
For weather info up here I utilize the "What's-It" method. I look out the window and see what's it doing outside. Not very technological but it's really "up to the moment" accurate...and it never needs new batteries.
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