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Squaw surpasses January 2017 record for snowiest month

More snow has fallen this February at Squaw Valley’s upper mountain than in any other month in the resort’s history.

The most recent storm to hit the region broke the monthly snowfall record at the mountain today, pushing February’s snow total to a whopping 286 inches and counting.

This month's snowfall at Squaw’s upper mountain surpassed the record of 282 inches set January 2017, and was confirmed by the resort's ski patrol team at 2 p.m. today.

An additional 9-16 inches of snow is forecast to fall at Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows, according to the resort's Snowfall Report, through the end of February.

Squaw's upper mountain has received 543 inches of snow so far this season. The mountain averages 450 inches of annual snowfall, and 57 inches of snow in February.