October 31, 2011 - 7:19 pmPowder Alert

Powder Alert! 2 storms to impact the West in the next 5 days!

The next 5 days is something to get excited about as Halloween sun will quickly turn to snow over the Cascades and Rockies  where several storms will impact the area in the long range models.   The first system races into Northern Utah this Tuesday night and into Colorado by sunrise Wednesday … Continue reading

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October 30, 2011 - 10:48 pmForecast

Winter to return to the Cascades, and Northern Rockies!

In running the long range models tonight it looks like a very progressive pattern is setting up the West for some decent snow totals especially Thursday/Friday in the Cascades (8-12 inches) and very low snow levels for November (2,000 feet which is almost the valley floor in some resort areas).   … Continue reading

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October 29, 2011 - 4:02 amPowder Alert

Powder Alert- East Coaster to slam the central portions of MA, VT, NY, and Northern CT

An unusually early Northeaster will bring much colder temperatures and a good swath of early snow to primarily central and southern New England beginning Saturday and ending by Sunday night in the northern portions of the forecast area.  This storm will primarily be good for areas such as Mount Snow, … Continue reading

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October 18, 2011 - 7:43 pmPowder Alert


Powder Alerts will be issued 3-7 days in advance of epic days of 6 inches or more so please stay tuned for the next alert.  The Colorado Alert that was broadcasted last week is no longer in effect. There is a good chance of snow redeveloping over the West late … Continue reading

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October 18, 2011 - 7:38 pmForecast

7-10 Powder Outlook

High pressue is dominating the Western United States with the exception of some weak troughs that might bring some light showers and high elevation snows to the Bitteroots, Tetons, and especially British Columbia.  These weak bands will not produce anything significant so not powder alerts are likely this week. The … Continue reading

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October 16, 2011 - 10:29 pmPOWDERCHASE


Get geared up for the chase of the week, a new feature on Powderchasers letting you know where an when to jump on the plane or car to get to the deepest days of the year! The goal is to hit the Trifecta of Powder and catch the same storm … Continue reading

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October 16, 2011 - 10:26 pmForecast

7 Day Powder Forecast

While our second snow producer of the season is now racing through Wyoming it will reach Colorado by sunrise bringing 3-7 inches of snow to the highest peaks of the Aspen Valley including the Gore Range as well as Summit County.  The cold air will lag behind the initial surge … Continue reading

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October 16, 2011 - 9:40 pmPowder Alert

Powder Alert!

Fast moving storm now over the Tetons is slowly moving towards Northern Colorado and will be dumping 4-7 inches primarily over 9,000 feet towards Monday morning. Areas favored by Northwest Flow will do best such as Vail (Higher elevations) however the upper terrain around Aspen might pick up a good … Continue reading

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October 11, 2011 - 7:14 pmPowder Alert

Powder Alert! Snow in the Rockies and La Nina returns long term!

Excitement begins as snow is over Tahoe above 7,000 feet as well as the Wasatch where 7-14 inches will bless the slopes with thier first snowfall of the season! This system just puts the buzz in the air for winter, face shots, the chase, epicness, and everything we live for! … Continue reading

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October 11, 2011 - 12:08 pmForecast

Cold Blast and heavy early snows turn to high pressure for the next 7 days

After Wolf Creek was blasted with over 35 inches of new last week the next 7 days looks to bring wamer temperatures and perhaps a clipping of high elevation snow by Sunday/Monday.  Winds will be from the South for most of the week and hopefully the longer range models will … Continue reading

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