April 15, 2014 - 8:16 amForecast

UPDATED POW CAST- APRIL 15, 2015

Storm system will move through Montana this afternoon and evening bringing 2-4 inches to Big Sky today and another 3-5 inches tonight.  That system moves into Colorado on Wednesday with light snow in the San Juan’s and central mountains (Aspen, Crested Butte).   Moderate moisture will move over the Divide Wednesday … Continue reading

April 12, 2014 - 7:38 amForecast

UPGRADING POWDER ALERTS TO EXTEND TO THE MOUNTAINS WEST OF THE DIVIDE

All models point bulls eyes over Estes Park, Winter Park, Eldora, and perhaps Loveland Ski Area (9-14).   The peak snowfall rates will be 6AM Sunday through 8PM along the front range with 10AM to midnight West and south of the Divide (Aspen, Monarch). Winds will veer from NE to … Continue reading

April 11, 2014 - 7:45 amForecast

UPDATED FORECAST

Snow is still on tap for a narrow area of the Rockies from southern Montana Saturday (Cold air, and orographics) migrating over Wyoming and Colorado late Saturday night through Monday morning.  The highest snowfall totals will likely occur over the Front Range of Colorado Sunday (5AM to 9PM).  Northerly winds … Continue reading

April 4, 2014 - 8:48 amForecast

7 DAY POW FORECAST

Spring brings surprise dumps due to orographics, warmer temperatures, sun angle and convection from cold pockets of air that can formulate heavy snows in a short period of time.  Highlights from the last few days are Winter Park (13 inches), Monarch (9 inches Thursday), and Mount Baker who grabbed 15 … Continue reading

March 26, 2014 - 8:10 amForecast

UPDATED FORECAST

Heavy snow still on tap for the Sierra today through tonight with a recharge over the weekend!  My confidence in the Rockies is increasing primarily for Colorado tonight where 6-9 inches will fall. My highlight would include Crested Butte, Monarch, Aspen, Powderhorn, Beaver Creek and Breckenridge.  The storm will favor … Continue reading

March 25, 2014 - 7:54 amForecast

UPDATED FORECAST

MODELS  still showing a quick blast of heavy snow for the Sierra Wednesday which begins very late tonight. Very strong winds will decrease somewhat on Wednesday late AM so expect some lift issues early with new snow becoming heavier by noon.  Still looking at solid Powder Alert of 14-18 inches. … Continue reading

March 21, 2014 - 10:29 pmForecast

Updated

Snow moves into Colorado by daybreak  in the north, and sags south across interstate 70 by 10 AM.  Amounts wil be 3 to 6 in areas from the Divide and less to the West. The front range near Eldora will do best PM Saturday into the evening.  Sunday might be … Continue reading

March 20, 2014 - 8:25 pmForecast

LATEST FORECAST- ROCKIES SNEAK UP POWDER DAY?

Synopsis: Deep snow brought huge smiles to the Northwest Cascades from most resorts along Interstate 90 (Alpental, Snoqualmie, Baker, Stevens).  Amounts were in the 9-12 inch range with up to 18 inches at Baker. Snow showers are racing across the northern Rockies (Montana) and will drop into northern Colorado Friday … Continue reading

March 16, 2014 - 10:30 pmForecast

SNOW RETURNING TO THE NW AND ROCKIES

Heavy snow is falling over the North Cascades (Mount Baker) where over 19 inches of snow has fallen since 5PM yesterday.  Snow has been slow to ramp up over the central Cascades where Stevens Pass has 5-8 inches since 6AM. Crystal Mountain shows 8 inches on automated telemetry since the … Continue reading

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