Rare June Snowfall in the southern Sierra Nevada

The same storm that brought record breaking June rainfall to the central coast of California has today (6 June 2011) produced significant snowfall across the southern Sierras.

From NWS Hanford CA:

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A RARE JUNE SNOWFALL IN THE SOUTHERN SIERRA NEVADA FROM 11PM SUNDAY JUNE 5 THROUGH 11AM MONDAY JUNE 6, AS AN UNUSUALLY STRONG STORM MOVED ACROSS CENTRAL CALIFORNIA.
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NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY CA
450 PM PDT MON JUN 06 2011

..TIME…   …EVENT…      …CITY LOCATION…     …LAT.LON…
..DATE…   ….MAG….      ..COUNTY LOCATION..ST.. …SOURCE….
..REMARKS..

1100 AM     SNOW             HUNTINGTON LAKE         37.23N 119.22W
06/06/2011  E6.0 INCH        FRESNO             CA   MESONET

SNOTEL ELEV. 7000 FT

1100 AM     SNOW             TAMARACK SUMMIT         37.17N 119.20W
06/06/2011  E9.0 INCH        FRESNO             CA   MESONET

SNOTEL ELEV. 7550 FT

1100 AM     SNOW             TUOLUMNE MEADOWS        37.87N 119.35W
06/06/2011  E4.0 INCH        TUOLUMNE           CA   MESONET

SNOTEL ELEV. 8000 FT

1100 AM     SNOW             TENAYA LAKE             37.84N 119.45W
06/06/2011  E6.0 INCH        MARIPOSA           CA   MESONET

SNOTEL ELEV. 8150 FT

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