Squaw Valley Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows reported 11 inches of snow in the past 24 hours at Squaw’s upper mountain, bringing the resort’s season total to 700 inches, which is third highest in resort history.


Up to seven inches of snow fell on Squaw Summit in California’s Squaw Valley overnight into Thursday, May 16, according to the National Weather Service.

While many Californians might lament snowfall in May, employees at the Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows ski resort rejoiced, writing, “‪Our kind of May Showers!” Footage filmed by Kurt Wilhelmy shows thick snow covering snowmobiles and plows at Squaw Valley on Thursday morning.

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