How snowstorm contributed to deadly avalanche at Tahoe ski resort

An avalanche at a Tahoe ski resort killed a man and injured another skier Friday morning. The avalanche was triggered a day after a snowstorm moved through the Sierra. The avalanche happened around 10:15 a.m. near the black diamond Subway Cirque run at Alpine Meadows ski resort, according to the Placer County Sheriff’s Office. Meteorologist Mark Finan said the wind direction of the storm created leeside snow, which is considered unstable. See the full breakdown in the video above.

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