Some Resorts Open Early for Pre-Thanksgiving Skiing

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nowIf you didn't know any better, you might take one look at the long lift lines Wednesday and think it was Christmas Day.

That is, until you saw the guy snow boarding with no jacket, and no shirt, that might be your clue, that it was November 11th.

Ski resorts managers said Wednesday that this could be the earliest ski season ever in the Lake Tahoe region.

saturdayBoreal was open Wednesday for Veteran's Day, along with Mt. Rose, both are ahead of schedule.

A spokesperson from the Lake Tahoe visitor's bureau said Wednesday that Heavenly, Kirkwood, Squaw Valley and Northstar California are scheduled to open Saturday, about two weeks ahead of schedule.

Sunday will be the third snowstorm of the season, so far. The National Weather Service forecasts 4-8 inches of snow.