Originally Posted by ScreaminStarfish
I have a friend flying in from LA that's wondering if the storm rolling in this weekend will cause lifts to shut down at Kirkwood this weekend (a consideration if we pre-purchase discounted tichets). I want to say that I don't think so... but it's always best to see if a local has any input. What do you guys think? And thanks in advance. :)
Very likely the mountain won't be entirely open. My guess is the Wall, Caples Crest, Sunrise, Covered Wagon, and Lookout Vista will be down at least part of the time.
Here's what's on deck for Saturday:
Mar 21, 2009
Hi 34°f / 26°f (base/top)
Lo 20°f / 12°f (base/top)
Starting out partly cloudy...then cloudy and colder by afternoon with scattered to numerous snow showers, mostly late and overnight. Snow levels are expected to be below resort elevations.
12 to 18 inches of accumulation.
SW at 10 to 20 gusts to 30mph. Gusts to 50mph are possible above 8,000 feet.
Mar 22, 2009
Hi 27°f / 18°f (base/top)
Lo 14°f / 6°f (base/top)
Cloudy and colder with continued snow showers, but lighter.
50% chance for snow.
4 to 7 inches of additional accumulation.
NW at 10 to 20 gusts to 25mph.
I'm heading to Sierra-at-Tahoe.