Mammoth’s Super-Snowy Start to 2019 Is Super-Snowy

The Sierra resort received 4 "FEET" of the cold, frosty stuff on the first Saturday of the year.

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Peter Morning/ Mammoth Mountain
A snow-tastic snap taken on the early morning of Sunday, Jan. 6 reveals Mammoth Lakes under a prodigious amount of new snow.
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Peter Morning/ Mammoth Mountain
A snow-tastic snap taken on the early morning of Sunday, Jan. 6 reveals Mammoth Lakes under a prodigious amount of new snow.
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Peter Morning/ Mammoth Mountain
Which one is your car? The vehicles of Mammoth all received the same considerable (and considerably cold) coating from Saturday night into Sunday.
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Peter Morning/ Mammoth Mountain
How much snow snowed? A lot. Sixteen inches fell at the base and 24 inches at the summit, with more snowing falling into the late part of Sunday night and Monday morning.
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Peter Morning/ Mammoth Mountain
Do keep in mind that white-out conditions are happening, so all motorists and anyone out and about are advised to use "extreme caution."
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Peter Morning/ Mammoth Mountain
A peek at the peak says that this snow is snow joke.
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Peter Morning/ Mammoth Mountain
What's ahead as the second week of January gets going? Wait for it: Substantially more snow is on the way per the forecast, arriving again around midweek, and then near the middle of next weekend, on Sunday the 13th.
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