For the 1st time in the historical record the winter snowfall reached 700 inches in early April at Squaw Valley CA near Lake Tahoe. From the Squaw Valley snow report on 7 April 2011:
Thank you Mother Nature! Squaw Valley has just reached over 700″ of total snow accumulation– something that has never happened in Squaw Valley’s recorded history. Get out there and enjoy the incredible spring conditions.
Now in early June the snowfall at Squaw Valley has reached 800 inches for the 1st time in the historical record with 810 inches of winter snowfall reported after another foot of snow fell on 6 June 2011: