December 30, 2011 - 4:09 pmPowder Alert

Powder Chaser update on the run!

Quick update from the powder chase! Moisture is increasing in the Cascades after 15 inches of fresh at Crystal Mountain this morning. Another 5 to 9 inches should fall by midnight. The Tetons as well as central Idaho will see another 7 to 9 inches late tonight into Saturday. Snow … Continue reading

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December 28, 2011 - 8:14 amPowder Alert

POWDER ALERT- 20-30 inches expected over Idaho and Wyoming by Saturday!

The Northwest stays very wet this week with rain at lower elevations and moderate snow at upper elevations above 5,000 feet. Crystal Mountain had heavy rain at the base this morning according to automated weather sites and Mount Baker there appears to be 8 inches of wet snow at mid mountain.  Snow … Continue reading

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December 26, 2011 - 3:45 amPowder Alert

Powder Alert- WA, ID, MT, WY- Heavy snows expected in the next 7 days!

The pattern has finally shifted from a record dry December for the Northwest to what appears to be a very wet pattern for the Northern Cascades, British Columbia, Idaho, Montana, and Wyoming this week especially Wednesday-Saturday! POWDER SYNOPSIS The Cascades have seen 4-8 in the past 12 hours which will … Continue reading

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December 22, 2011 - 5:27 pmForecast


Today at Eldora with 14 fresh for the large tribe of powderchasers that were lucky for 1st chair in Corona Bowl! Here is Powderchaser Steve in action! Weather Synopsis: Northwest: After one of the driest Decembers on record the Northwest is returning to a more zonal flow as light moisture this … Continue reading

December 21, 2011 - 7:27 amForecast

Moderate snow returns to the Rockies and the long term outlook looks better!

Heavy snow expected in the Central portions of Montana (6-9 inches) during today through early evening migrates to Central Wyoming  this afternoon just grazing the Tetons and Wasatch (3-4) and cutting right through Northern Colorado tonight.  Winds will favor areas near the Wyoming border such as Steamboat for the 1st 4 … Continue reading

December 15, 2011 - 7:15 amForecast

Heavy Snow Hits New Mexico and finally Northern Montana,Colorado, Utah, Idaho, and Wyoming see a freshening for some light to moderate powder in the next 2 days!

POWDER OUTLOOK  : UPDATED DECEMBER 20th Heavy snow blanketed Eastern New Mexico and  Colorado where Angel Fire Ski Area (Northeast NM) was our powder pick of the day with 12 inches reported during the day and overnight Monday. Other resorts such as Taos (4 inches) and Wolf Creek (1 inch) … Continue reading

December 13, 2011 - 7:49 amForecast


Tuesday: Snow will pick up again in the Southern Colorado San Juan’s tonight as my chase might take off towards Wolf Creek with ticket prices only $33 bucks on Wednesday! Snow will also intensify over Silverton Mountain with my early guess at additional amounts in the 4-9 inch range for … Continue reading

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December 13, 2011 - 7:47 amPowder Alert


Current storm system has deposited very heavy snows in the Flagstaff region and generally 6-8 inches in the San Juan’s overnight of which Wolf Creek and Silverton tied for storm totals as of 6 AM (6 inches).  Taos also reported around 6 inches this morning as temperatures have warmed considerably overnight creating the … Continue reading

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