Here’s where snowfall has been confirmed around the Bay Area (and there’s more to come) – SFGate

A cold front that dove down from the Northwest brought snow levels down to unusually low levels around the Bay Area Monday and early Tuesday, and, as the chilly system continues to move across the region, more snow could fall.

“Through the morning we’re anticipating the snow to continue, especially in the Santa Cruz Mountains and higher elevations in the East Bay,” said Roger Gass with the National Weather Service office in Monterey.

Elevations above 2,000 feet saw a couple of inches of snow accumulation and elevations above 3,000 feet more than six to eight inches, said Gass.

Snow also fell at elevations as low as 1,500 feet to even 400 feet in some isolated locations such as the Santa Cruz Mountains, East Bay hills and the North Bay.

Here’s a list of places where snowfall has been confirmed by the NWS or media reports and Gass said this list will continue to grow after sunrise when more reports come in.

Twin Peaks: NWS reported, “Just received a weather spotter report – dusting of snow on Twin Peaks in #SF at 3 AM.”

Mount Tamalpais: Multiple reports, including snowy photos from the Marin County Fire Department.

Mount Diablo: Multiple reports, including video footage from ABC 7 with snow piled up on roadways.

Altamont Pass in Livermore: KTVU and KCBS Radio reported snow near the pass; the NWS can’t confirm this.

Mount St. Helena: On Monday afternoon, the National Weather Service reported, “NOAA profiler near St Helena reporting snow level around 2100 feet this afternoon.” This peak in the Mayacamas Mountains flanks Napa, Sonoma, and Lake counties and rises to 4,341 feet elevation.

Maycamas: The Maycamas Volunteer Fire Department reported snow in the mountains of Napa Valley: “As of 10 p.m. we have about half an inch of snow at 1700 feet in the Mayacamas. Temperature 31.5 and still snowing.”

Mount Veeder: Reports of snow on this Napa Valley mountain at 2,690 feet elevation. Photos showed a Caltrans snowplow clearing the road.

Highway 29 near Calistoga: Reports and video showed snow falling on the highway.

Mount Hamilton: The National Weather Service reported, “Ongoing snow on Mt Hamilton with an air temperature 28 degrees, the anemometer for measuring wind speed is frozen with the reading stuck at zero.”

Santa Cruz Mountains: Several reports, some indicating snowfall as low as 1,000 feet.

Highway 17 at Summit: This mountain pass was temporarily closed overnight due to snow.

Mount Umunhum: NWS reported conditions were right for snow on this peak in the Santa Cruz Mountains at elevation 3,3488 feet.

Upper Skyline Boulevard: Reports of snow between Highway 92 and Highway 84.

Chews Ridge: NWS reported conditions were right for snow on this mountaintop in Monterey County.

Send your photos of Bay Area snowfall to agraff@sfgate.com and we will share your image on SFGATE.

Source: https://www.sfgate.com/weather/article/snow-San-Francisco-Bay-Area-Santa-Cruz-Mt-Tam-13590002.php

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