Storm brings powder for area ski resorts

While the Valley hasn’t picked up much rainfall from this week’s storm, the Sierra has been getting hit with an extension of winter.

Badger Pass Ski Area is reporting 6 new inches on Thursday for a total of 14 since the storm moved in Wednesday. The ski resort in Yosemite National Park is hosting its Silver Ski Races on Saturday and Sunday, competing against teams from Dodge Ridge, Bear Valley and China Peak.

At China Peak, the storm has already left 8 inches of fresh snow with up to a foot expected to accumulate by Friday — just in time for Saturday’s Jack Pieroni Demo Day at the resort near Huntington Lake.