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Local Storm Report


02/28/2015 0100 PM

3 miles ESE of soda springsson city, Placer County.

Heavy snow m24.0 inch, reported by trained spotter.


            Storm total at Sugar Bowl ski resort Summit elevation
            8383 feet. 16 inches at base elevation 6883 feet. 6-8
            inches new snow since 930 am.




02/28/2015 0100 PM

3 miles ESE of soda springsson city, Placer County.

Heavy snow m24.0 inch, reported by trained spotter.


            Storm total at Sugar Bowl ski resort Summit elevation
            8383 feet. 16 inches at base elevation 6883 feet. 6-8
            inches new snow since 930 am.




02/28/2015 1011 am

2 miles SSE of Homewood, El Dorado County.

Snow m7.0 inch, reported by co-op observer.


            Cooperative weather observer in Tahoma reported 6.5
            inches of new snowfall overnight with 0.80 inches of
            liquid equivalent reported at 6315 feet.




02/28/2015 1056 am

Tahoe City, Placer County.

Snow m8.0 inch, reported by Coast Guard.


            U.S. Coast Station Lake Tahoe reported 8 inches of
            snowfall at 6240 feet.




02/28/2015 0927 am

Boca Reservoir, Nevada County.

Snow m5.0 inch, reported by co-op observer.


            Cooperative weather observer at Boca reservior reported 5
            inches of snowfall overnight with 0.39 inches of liquid
            equivalent reported.




02/28/2015 0733 am

3 miles ESE of South Lake ton city, El Dorado County.

Snow m5.0 inch, reported by public.


            3-5 inches overnight at heavenly ski resort.




02/28/2015 0927 am

Boca Reservoir, Nevada County.

Snow m5.0 inch, reported by co-op observer.


            Cooperative weather observer at Boca reservior reported 5
            inches of snowfall overnight with 0.39 inches of liquid
            equivalent reported.




02/28/2015 1011 am

2 miles SSE of Homewood, El Dorado County.

Snow m7.0 inch, reported by co-op observer.


            Cooperative weather observer in Tahoma reported 6.5
            inches of new snowfall overnight with 0.80 inches of
            liquid equivalent reported at 6315 feet.




02/28/2015 1056 am

Tahoe City, Placer County.

Snow m8.0 inch, reported by Coast Guard.


            U.S. Coast Station Lake Tahoe reported 8 inches of
            snowfall at 6240 feet.




02/28/2015 0840 am

S Loyalton, Sierra County.

Heavy snow m6.5 inch, reported by trained spotter.


            Overnight




02/28/2015 0733 am

3 miles ESE of South Lake ton city, El Dorado County.

Snow m5.0 inch, reported by public.


            3-5 inches overnight at heavenly ski resort.




02/28/2015 0840 am

S Loyalton, Sierra County.

Heavy snow m6.5 inch, reported by trained spotter.


            Overnight




02/28/2015 0700 am

1 miles SW of Tahoe City, Placer County.

Snow m11.0 inch, reported by co-op observer.


            24 hour snow accumulation measured at 6440 feet




02/28/2015 0700 am

Tahoe City, Placer County.

Snow m9.0 inch, reported by co-op observer.


            24 hour snow accumulation at lake level.




02/28/2015 0757 am

1 miles S of Truckee, Placer County.

Snow e6.0 inch, reported by public.


            Overnight




02/28/2015 0700 am

1 miles SW of Tahoe City, Placer County.

Snow m11.0 inch, reported by co-op observer.


            24 hour snow accumulation measured at 6440 feet




02/28/2015 0700 am

Tahoe City, Placer County.

Snow m9.0 inch, reported by co-op observer.


            24 hour snow accumulation at lake level.




02/28/2015 0757 am

1 miles S of Truckee, Placer County.

Snow e6.0 inch, reported by public.


            Overnight




02/28/2015 0600 am

Truckee, Nevada County.

Snow m5.5 inch, reported by AWOS.


            5.5 inches snowfall past 24 hours at Truckee Airport.
            Still snowing.




02/28/2015 0600 am

Northstar, Placer County.

Snow m9.0 inch, reported by public.


            Northstar ski resort reported 9 inches snowfall past 24
            hours.




02/28/2015 0700 am

Squaw Valley, Placer County.

Heavy snow m17.0 inch, reported by public.


            Squaw Valley ski resort reported 17 inches snowfall past
            24 hours. Apline Meadows also reported 17 inches.




02/28/2015 0724 am

5 miles SW of South Lake tason city, El Dorado County.

Snow m2.5 inch, reported by trained spotter.


            24 hour snow total. 0.19 inches of liquid equivalent.





02/28/2015 0600 am

Truckee, Nevada County.

Snow m5.5 inch, reported by AWOS.


            5.5 inches snowfall past 24 hours at Truckee Airport.
            Still snowing.




02/28/2015 0600 am

Northstar, Placer County.

Snow m9.0 inch, reported by public.


            Northstar ski resort reported 9 inches snowfall past 24
            hours.




02/28/2015 0700 am

Squaw Valley, Placer County.

Heavy snow m17.0 inch, reported by public.


            Squaw Valley ski resort reported 17 inches snowfall past
            24 hours. Apline Meadows also reported 17 inches.




02/28/2015 0724 am

5 miles SW of South Lake tason city, El Dorado County.

Snow m2.5 inch, reported by trained spotter.


            24 hour snow total. 0.19 inches of liquid equivalent.





02/28/2015 0720 am

Donner Peak, Placer County.

Snow m9.0 inch, reported by trained spotter.


            9 inches new snow measured in nordon, 13 inches on the
            ground.





02/28/2015 0720 am

Donner Peak, Placer County.

Snow m9.0 inch, reported by trained spotter.


            9 inches new snow measured in nordon, 13 inches on the
            ground.



Public Information Statement
Statement as of 10:23 PM PST on February 28, 2015


... Rainfall reports past 48 hours ...

Location amount time/date

... Burney Basin / eastern Shasta County...
Hat Creek near Hat Creek 0.27 in 0930 PM 02/28
Soldier Mountain RAWS 0.23 in 1013 PM 02/28
1 WNW Johnson Park (3139 ft) 0.18 in 1009 PM 02/28
Hat Creek (3015 ft) 0.15 in 0900 PM 02/28

... Carquinez Strait and Delta...
2 NE Vallejo (368 ft) 0.01 in 1014 PM 02/28
2 NNW Lincoln Village 241 ft 0.01 in 1016 PM 02/28

... Central Sacramento Valley...
Chico RAWS (236 ft) 0.49 in 0954 PM 02/28
Wheatland (82 ft) 0.30 in 1012 PM 02/28
Oroville dam (900 ft) 0.28 in 1000 PM 02/28
Oroville dam RAWS (900 ft) 0.28 in 1000 PM 02/28
4 se Beale AFB (259 ft) 0.27 in 1000 PM 02/28
Wheatland (85 ft) 0.26 in 1005 PM 02/28
1 ESE Bangor (803 ft) 0.20 in 0951 PM 02/28
1 NW Wheatland (62 ft) 0.10 in 0915 PM 02/28
S fk Honcut creek nr Bangor 0.08 in 0915 PM 02/28
Oroville Airport (192 ft) 0.06 in 0153 PM 02/28

... Clear Lake/Southern Lake County...
Cow Mountain Ridge (3355 ft) 0.23 in 1001 PM 02/28
high Glade lookout (4807 ft) 0.01 in 0936 PM 02/28
Boggs Mountain RAWS (3000 ft 0.01 in 0949 PM 02/28
2 WSW Kelseyville (1607 ft) 0.01 in 1007 PM 02/28

... Motherlode...

2 N Colfax (1944 ft) 1.63 in 1000 PM 02/28
1 NNW Cedar Ridge (2838 ft) 1.56 in 1015 PM 02/28
Grass Valley (2400 ft) 1.52 in 1000 PM 02/28
5 NNW Iowa Hill (2757 ft) 1.37 in 0928 PM 02/28
3 se Nevada City (3280 ft) 1.37 in 1006 PM 02/28
Grass Valley (2493 ft) 1.27 in 1014 PM 02/28
1 WNW Colfax (2401 ft) 1.21 in 1016 PM 02/28
1 NNE Placerville (2149 ft) 1.02 in 1013 PM 02/28
Georgetown (2565 ft) 1.02 in 1015 PM 02/28
1 N Grass Valley (2800 ft) 1.01 in 1015 PM 02/28
1 ESE Pine Grove (2440 ft) 1.00 in 1000 PM 02/28
Fiddletown Dexter ranch 0.99 in 1000 PM 02/28
1 NE Clinton (2967 ft) 0.93 in 0956 PM 02/28
1 NW Foresthill (3012 ft) 0.91 in 1007 PM 02/28
2 W Foresthill (2857 ft) 0.91 in 1000 PM 02/28
2 NE Georgetown (2883 ft) 0.89 in 1013 PM 02/28
2 N Bridgeport (600 ft) 0.88 in 0945 PM 02/28
Lake Wildwood (1499 ft) 0.87 in 1013 PM 02/28
4 N Smithflat (2480 ft) 0.76 in 1012 PM 02/28
5 NNE Hodson (1424 ft) 0.74 in 0955 PM 02/28
4 N Applegate (2180 ft) 0.67 in 1007 PM 02/28
Railroad flat (usace) 0.65 in 1000 PM 02/28
3 NE Lake of The Pines 0.59 in 1011 PM 02/28
1 SSW Smithflat (1998 ft) 0.48 in 1005 PM 02/28
5 se Glencoe (2808 ft) 0.47 in 1016 PM 02/28
2 ENE Rough And Ready 0.47 in 1008 PM 02/28
4 WNW Alta Sierra (1940 ft) 0.46 in 1012 PM 02/28
Pike County lookout RAWS 0.42 in 1010 PM 02/28
1 SW Delevan National wildli 0.41 in 1013 PM 02/28
Esperanza RAWS 0.41 in 1013 PM 02/28
4 SW Tuolumne City (2401 ft) 0.39 in 1011 PM 02/28
nf Cosumnes river nr el Dora 0.36 in 0800 PM 02/28
Placerville weather station 0.35 in 0936 PM 02/28
2 WNW Diamond Springs 0.34 in 1009 PM 02/28
Diamond Springs (1748 ft) 0.34 in 1011 PM 02/28
West Point (2775 ft) 0.33 in 0400 PM 02/28
1 W Bald Mountain Summit 0.32 in 1015 PM 02/28
2 E Rescue (1355 ft) 0.30 in 1015 PM 02/28
4 WSW Tuttletown (1400 ft) 0.28 in 0945 PM 02/28
3 ESE Pioneer (2788 ft) 0.28 in 1014 PM 02/28
4 SW Lily Gap (2841 ft) 0.28 in 1015 PM 02/28
1 NW Meadow Vista (1654 ft) 0.23 in 1015 PM 02/28
2 N Smithflat (3445 ft) 0.22 in 1007 PM 02/28
3 S Groveland-Big Oak 0.21 in 0946 PM 02/28
Telegraph Hill 0.20 in 1000 PM 02/28
4 W Jupiter (1060 ft) 0.17 in 0900 PM 02/28
Pilot Hill (1249 ft) 0.11 in 0956 PM 02/28
1 W Cameron Park (1364 ft) 0.09 in 1010 PM 02/28
2 NNW Cameron Park (1443 ft) 0.07 in 1011 PM 02/28
Perry ranch (315 ft) 0.02 in 1000 PM 02/28
1 se Auburn (1441 ft) 0.02 in 1014 PM 02/28

... Mountains southwestern Shasta County to Northern Lake County...
Alder Springs (usace) 0.70 in 0815 PM 02/28
log Springs (5048 ft) 0.24 in 0815 PM 02/28
7 SW Beegum (3985 ft) 0.03 in 0927 PM 02/28
9 NNE Witter Springs (3740 f 0.03 in 0953 PM 02/28
trough Spring (4000 ft) 0.03 in 0815 PM 02/28
2 SW Gravelly Valley Airport 0.01 in 0921 PM 02/28

... Northeast foothills/Sacramento Valley...
de sabla (2710 ft) 0.46 in 1000 PM 02/28
Forbestown (2840 ft) 0.45 in 0900 PM 02/28
1 W de sabla powerhous 0.42 in 1013 PM 02/28
1 E Paradise (1948 ft) 0.26 in 1014 PM 02/28
1 NNE Magalia (2578 ft) 0.23 in 1010 PM 02/28
3 NW Big Bend (2535 ft) 0.21 in 1013 PM 02/28
3 ESE Whitmore (2840 ft) 0.20 in 1000 PM 02/28
Paradise (1824 ft) 0.20 in 1009 PM 02/28
Paradise (1750 ft) 0.16 in 0900 PM 02/28
Magalia 2.3 se 0.14 in 0538 PM 02/28
1 SSE Magalia (2210 ft) 0.12 in 1014 PM 02/28
1 ESE Whitmore (2499 ft) 0.06 in 0925 PM 02/28

... Northern Sacramento Valley...
Black Butte weather station 0.04 in 0930 PM 02/28
thomes creek at Paskenta 0.04 in 1000 PM 02/28
2 WSW Redding (777 ft) 0.04 in 1009 PM 02/28

... Northern San Joaquin Valley...
2 SSW Hodson (961 ft) 0.33 in 1011 PM 02/28
Flower Mountain (1480 ft) 0.19 in 1000 PM 02/28
8 S Telegraph City (400 ft) 0.15 in 1015 PM 02/28
Goodwin Tunnel outlet (600 f 0.14 in 1000 PM 02/28
Shirley Gulch (225 ft) 0.12 in 1000 PM 02/28
Farmington Reservoir (180 ft 0.11 in 1000 PM 02/28
Green Springs 0.09 in 1003 PM 02/28
Camanche RAWS (398 ft) 0.09 in 0959 PM 02/28
new Hogan weather station 0.08 in 0930 PM 02/28
Tracy (64 ft) 0.08 in 1001 PM 02/28
13 SW Patterson (1860 ft) 0.03 in 1000 PM 02/28
Stockton Airport (26 ft) 0.01 in 0955 PM 02/28

... Shasta Lake area / northern Shasta County...
Oak Mountain RAWS (2646 ft) 0.89 in 0926 PM 02/28
Pitt river (1458 ft) 0.35 in 1000 PM 02/28
4 WSW Clark creek (2100 ft) 0.18 in 0930 PM 02/28
Lake McCloud (2690 ft) 0.12 in 0900 PM 02/28
Mission Ridge snow Pillow 0.04 in 0900 PM 02/28
Sugarloaf RAWS Shasta co 0.01 in 0919 PM 02/28

... Southern Sacramento Valley...
Cosumnes r @ Michigan Bar 0.86 in 1005 PM 02/28
4 N Rancho Seco park (315 ft 0.20 in 0750 PM 02/28
Folsom Lake (550 ft) 0.19 in 1000 PM 02/28
1 ESE Wheatland (71 ft) 0.18 in 0945 PM 02/28
3 ENE Latrobe (904 ft) 0.06 in 0959 PM 02/28
Arcade ck-E main drain alert 0.01 in 0903 PM 02/28

... West Slope northern Sierra Nevada...
Squaw Valley g.C. (8200 ft) 2.60 in 0100 PM 02/28
12 NE Chiquita Lake (5600 ft 2.20 in 1000 PM 02/28
Soda Springs 1.5 SSW 2.05 in 0221 PM 02/28
2 E Sugar Pine (3843 ft) 1.92 in 1000 PM 02/28
huysink (6800 ft) 1.76 in 1000 PM 02/28
Bowman Lake (5390 ft) 1.45 in 0930 PM 02/28
1 SSE Bear Valley (7200 ft) 1.25 in 1000 PM 02/28
Blue Canyon eti (5280 ft) 1.20 in 1000 PM 02/28
4 se Sugar Pine (4355 ft) 1.06 in 0933 PM 02/28
1 se White Cloud campgrond 1.02 in 0930 PM 02/28
Loon Lake 1.02 in 0945 PM 02/28
css lab (6900 ft) 1.00 in 0900 PM 02/28
1 SW Alleghany (3500 ft) 1.00 in 0600 PM 02/28
Ebbetts Pass (7750 ft) 1.00 in 0945 PM 02/28
Black Springs (6500 ft) 0.96 in 1000 PM 02/28
3 W Blue Canyon (3400 ft) 0.95 in 0930 PM 02/28
Blue Canyon (5680 ft) 0.93 in 0952 PM 02/28
Pacific House (3440 ft) 0.92 in 1000 PM 02/28
1 SW Baxter (3700 ft) 0.92 in 1002 PM 02/28
4 W Twin Bridges (7600 ft) 0.83 in 1000 PM 02/28
Downieville (2920 ft) 0.80 in 1000 PM 02/28
1 W Sierra City (4700 ft) 0.80 in 1000 PM 02/28
Downieville (2985 ft) 0.80 in 1010 PM 02/28
1 ENE Kirkwood (8000 ft) 0.71 in 0930 PM 02/28
White Cloud campgrond 0.69 in 0933 PM 02/28
Alleghany (4957 ft) 0.68 in 1000 PM 02/28
2 se Chiquita Lake (4613 ft) 0.66 in 0936 PM 02/28
Gold Lake (6750 ft) 0.64 in 1000 PM 02/28
7 E Cooks station (4651 ft) 0.62 in 0917 PM 02/28
Arnold (4091 ft) 0.58 in 1015 PM 02/28
Spring Gap Forebay (5100 ft) 0.55 in 0900 PM 02/28
Strawberry - Pinecrest 2 0.54 in 0957 PM 02/28
Pinecrest Summit Ranger stat 0.48 in 0900 PM 02/28
Pinecrest 1 NNE 0.48 in 0900 PM 02/28
1 W Sonora pass (9250 ft) 0.48 in 0900 PM 02/28
1 W Pollock Pines (3760 ft) 0.46 in 1000 PM 02/28
sly park (1091 ft) 0.45 in 0928 PM 02/28
12 WSW Alpine Meadows 0.44 in 1009 PM 02/28
4 NNE Pioneer (3681 ft) 0.44 in 1003 PM 02/28
Blue Lakes (8000 ft) 0.41 in 0900 PM 02/28
faucherie Reservoir (6150 ft 0.41 in 0945 PM 02/28
Morattini Flat (7108 ft) 0.40 in 1000 PM 02/28
1 WNW Kyburz (5653 ft) 0.36 in 0923 PM 02/28
3 ENE Arnold (4199 ft) 0.33 in 1012 PM 02/28
Cherry Valley met station 0.32 in 0945 PM 02/28
Onion Creek (6175 ft) 0.32 in 0940 PM 02/28
2 S Pollock Pines (3530 ft) 0.32 in 1000 PM 02/28
Strawberry Valley (3810 ft) 0.32 in 0900 PM 02/28
Strawberry Valley (3808 ft) 0.32 in 1000 PM 02/28
Carson Pass (8500 ft) 0.31 in 1200 PM 02/28
5 NNW Downieville (6670 ft) 0.31 in 0918 PM 02/28
2 WNW Lily Gap (2355 ft) 0.30 in 0900 PM 02/28
Strawberry (5348 ft) 0.30 in 0957 PM 02/28
Grizzly Flat (4010 ft) 0.29 in 0917 PM 02/28
3 se Kyburz (5240 ft) 0.28 in 1002 PM 02/28
11 SSE Cisco (7100 ft) 0.28 in 0718 PM 02/28
1 NE Arnold (4298 ft) 0.28 in 0950 PM 02/28
Jawbone Lava Flat RAWS 0.27 in 0951 PM 02/28
5 E Pinecrest (8400 ft) 0.24 in 1000 PM 02/28
2 S Arnold (3360 ft) 0.16 in 1000 PM 02/28
Mount Elizabeth RAWS 0.16 in 1002 PM 02/28
our house (1960 ft) 0.12 in 0730 PM 02/28
2 WSW Twin Bridges (5541 ft) 0.10 in 1002 PM 02/28

... Western Plumas County/Lassen park...
Storrie (1759 ft) 0.44 in 0915 PM 02/28
Brush Creek rs (3560 ft) 0.43 in 1000 PM 02/28
Quincy (dwr) (3408 ft) 0.43 in 1000 PM 02/28
Manzanita Lake (5732 ft) 0.40 in 0952 PM 02/28
2 WSW Butte Meadows (4816 ft 0.36 in 0954 PM 02/28
cashman RAWS (4478 ft) 0.32 in 0947 PM 02/28
Burney (3156 ft) 0.32 in 1010 PM 02/28
5 NNE Stirling City (1513 ft 0.30 in 0947 PM 02/28
10 NE Bald Eagle mountai 0.28 in 0919 PM 02/28
Shingletown 10.3 ENE 0.27 in 0420 PM 02/28
2 NE American house (5000 ft 0.25 in 1000 PM 02/28
Quincy Rd RAWS (3652 ft) 0.24 in 0915 PM 02/28
Pilot Peak (6800 ft) 0.16 in 0900 PM 02/28
1 E Hillcrest (3440 ft) 0.16 in 1000 PM 02/28
6 E Pulga (5150 ft) 0.16 in 1000 PM 02/28
Stirling City (3520 ft) 0.14 in 1000 PM 02/28
1 ESE Almanor (4520 ft) 0.11 in 1000 PM 02/28
5 SSW Lyonsville (4530 ft) 0.07 in 0921 PM 02/28
5 SW Caribou (2500 ft) 0.07 in 0959 PM 02/28
Merrimac (1560 ft) 0.06 in 1000 PM 02/28
Chester (4547 ft) 0.04 in 1002 PM 02/28
Mineral (4957 ft) 0.02 in 1000 PM 02/28
3 ENE Lake Almanor (4560 ft) 0.01 in 0930 PM 02/28
Greenville (3560 ft) 0.01 in 1000 PM 02/28

Observations are collected from a variety of sources with varying
equipment and exposure. Not all data listed are considered official.