Some Tahoe Ski Resorts Closing for the Day Amidst Winds up to 100 MPH
The National Weather Service issued a High Wind Warning throughout Northern California on Sunday and Tahoe ski resorts are taking heed. With heavy winds gusting through the area, multiple ski resorts in Tahoe have closed for the day, including one recording over 100 mph winds.
Here are all the Tahoe ski resorts currently closed for the day or on wind hold:
Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows
Winds clocked over 100mph this morning! Many lifts are on hold, so please check our app, @squawalpineops or lift & trail status page for updates: https://t.co/tGxz7BL0G4 https://t.co/cLytgucVHG— Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows (@squawalpine) February 9, 2020
8:20AM UPDATE: Sierra is CLOSED for the day due to extremely high winds from top to bottom. Winds are forecasted to increase throughout the day. Guest safety is always our top priority and we will update snow total at the end of the day to see what today's storm will bring. pic.twitter.com/FSLyf5GDKF— Sierra-at-Tahoe (@Sierra_at_Tahoe) February 9, 2020
Heavenly Mountain Resort
8:40 | LIFT UPDATE: Gondola, Tamarack, and Big Easy lifts are now CLOSED for the day due to high and increasing winds.— HeavenlyConditions (@HVconditions) February 9, 2020
All other holds remain.
Kirkwood Mountain Resort
9:43 | LIFT UPDATE: All Chairs are now CLOSED for the day due to high and increasing winds. Kirkwood is now CLOSED for the day.— Kirkwood Conditions (@KWconditions) February 9, 2020
Rd Conds: @CaltransDist10 or 800-427-7623. Please watch for downed trees on the roads.
Sugar Bowl Resort
Judah Express is on wind hold. Scheduled lifts are currently down to White pine, Nob Hill, Flume Carpet & Village Carpet.— Sugar Bowl Resort (@sugarbowlresort) February 9, 2020
Please check all conditions before heading to the mountain today. It may be a good idea just to stay home.