Fifteen inches of new snow at Squaw Valley on Monday.

Small storms last Thursday and Monday combined with cold temps have finally made it feel like winter here in Tahoe. More terrain is coming into play and the skiing has been quite good. Forecasters are calling for the first big time snow event of the season later this week. This one looks to be measured in feet, not inches. Locals and business owners are hoping for a mega March to salvage what has been an extremely disappointing season so far.

The Pacific Crest looks about one good storm away from game time.

Geoff Forcier hoping for a miracle March.

The gremlins are starting to leave their marks in the high country.