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Storm dumps between 24-40 inches of fresh powder at Truckee-area ski resorts

A street post is buried at Squaw Valley Road and Wayne Road on Saturday, March 3.

Delayed openings at Truckee-area ski resorts were routine on Saturday, March 3, in the aftermath of a storm that dumped between 24 inches and 40 inches of fresh powder on the slopes.

Alpine Meadows said Saturday it received 40 inches of snow in the past 24 hours, and 95 inches in the past seven days. Squaw Valley said Saturday it received 36 inches of snow in the past 24 hours, and 93 inches in the past seven days.

Boreal said Saturday it received 24 inches of snow in the past 24 hours, and 87 inches in the past seven days..

Tahoe Donner Downhill Ski Resort said Saturday it received 28 inches in the past 24 hours.

Northstar California Resort said Saturday it received 26 inches of snow in the past 24 hours, and 62 inches in the last seven days.

Snowfall totals were as of 11:45 a.m. Saturday, and were gleaned from the websites of each ski resort.