The season is ripe for holiday adventures. And with the latest Lake Tahoe snowfall ski fun is guaranteed. Getting the greater Lake Tahoe area might cause some problems and headaches. Nonetheless, do not be discouraged. Keep skiing in mind or snowboarding or any other snow-dependant fun activities, pack your bags and follow the road.
The first big snow storm of the winter is here. The greater Lake Tahoe area is blanketed in the freshly fallen snow. More precisely, according to the National Weather Service of Reno, the first big snow storm of this year blanketed the area in 22 inches deep layers of snow in the highway passes. The Tahoe Basin and Truckee enjoy more modest snowy blankets, at only 15 inches. Nonetheless, forecasts are announcing that snow is accumulating even at 2,000 feet high. Thus, with the latest Lake Tahoe snowfall ski fun is guaranteed.
Of course the first snow storm this year is already claiming the rights of a white Christmas as it should be. Ski resorts in the greater Lake Tahoe area are welcoming the blessing and visitors are already taking advantage of the fairytale landscape. However, before taking to the road check the latest news on access roads. The same snow storm blocked Interstate 80 and U.S. 50, leaving many stranded or with no other choice than to return. In California, a tornado reached El Dorado without causing damage or injuries.
If you do make it to the Lake Tahoe ski resorts, hotel operators, restaurants and all fun places are set to offer a memorable white Christmas. Ski season is crucial for the Lake Tahoe ski resorts, the local communities and businesses.
During the past three years, the region has suffered due to lack of snow and warming winters. Thus, the first snow storm to hit the Lake Tahoe area is really a blessing. It means a steady cash flow for the communities in the following year. Still, with this snow storm the greater Lake Tahoe region will certainly enjoy a Merry Christmas. And the fun is guaranteed will into the New Year.
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