March 28, 2015 - 9:37 amForecast

POWDERCHASERS FUND DRIVE. PLEASE HELP US OUT

Please support Powderchasers in our annual fund drive below. The season is winding down with what ended up as one of the most difficult winters I remember especially in the Cascades, Sierra, and to a lesser extent the Wasatch.  We started out with a “bang” in Colorado (30-50 inches in … Continue reading

March 23, 2015 - 7:35 amForecast

Updated forecast

Light snow fell overnight in the Sierra with precipitation increasing over central Idaho this morning.  Snow will increasing over the Wasatch by 10 AM with a quick shot of 3-6 inches by 6 PM.  Additional 2-4 likely this evening.  The Tetons grab light snow showers late today through tonight.  Colorado … Continue reading

March 20, 2015 - 8:07 amForecast

POWDER WATCH ISSUED FOR SEVERAL WEAK TO MODERATE SNOW EVENTS- CASCADES, SIERRA, ROCKIES

Welcome to the first official day of Spring!  Wet weather is returning to the West with several light to moderate events lined up for the Cascades, Rockies and Sierra.   Snow is still falling over northern New Mexico where up to a foot of snow has fallen in the past 24-48 … Continue reading

March 7, 2015 - 8:53 amForecast

10 DAY POWDER FORECAST

Last week saw a very active period for the Rockies and Sierra.  2-3 feet fell over some spots of Lake Tahoe and up to 5-6 feet fell in the 4 corners (Taos, Wolf Creek- Big winners). Arizona did well towards the end of the storm cycle as well as the … Continue reading

February 19, 2015 - 5:16 pmForecast

POWDER FRENZY? WHERE TO CHASE POWDER THIS WEEKEND

I will issue a more detailed powder forecast in the morning. COLORADO – Complex system of 3 pieces that has me in a frenzy. 1st Piece of energy Currently the next storm is going to impact the northern mountains from I-70 North Friday (Noon) through 9pm. Beaver Creek, Summit County, … Continue reading

February 14, 2015 - 8:39 amForecast

QUICK UPDATE

New England will be under the gun this weekend as a coastal storm with Category 2 Hurricane winds brings 9-14 inches of snow to Cape Cod and areas along Coastal Maine.   Inland, expect 3-6 inches in Western MA, 4-8 at Sunday River and 4-7 near North Conway.   Areas closest to … Continue reading

February 8, 2015 - 7:55 amForecast

Short Term Forecast- West

Brief Synopsis: Heavy snow will be moving into the Sierra above 8,000 feet.  12-18 inches likely by Monday morning.  Cooler temperatures will allow snow to all bases by Monday with 3-5 inches at lower elevations. Monday would be the best day to ski powder and stick to higher elevation resorts.    … Continue reading

February 1, 2015 - 7:17 amForecast

WINTER RETURNS TO THE ROCKIES, GREAT LAKES AND NEW ENGLAND

Synopsis: High pressure has dominated the Rockies for nearly 2 weeks. This takes a turn for colder temperatures and a stream of light to moderate moisture aimed at the Tetons, northern Idaho, north/central  Wasatch, and Colorado. The Cascades will see periods of rain/snow mix with it’s best shot at heavier … Continue reading

January 23, 2015 - 8:04 amForecast

7 DAY POWDER FORECAST

New England will likely see decent snowfall beginning Saturday morning in MA and by late morning or early afternoon for areas from Manchester NH through Portland Maine.  Most snow will be just inland from the coast.  Areas south like Wachusett mountain may end up with the highest amounts or perhaps … Continue reading

January 13, 2015 - 8:34 pmForecast

HEAVY MOISTURE WILL MOVE IN THE NORTHWEST, BC, AND PARTS OF IDAHO LATE WEEK.

Very convective snow brought 15-20 inches of snow to a wide area of Utah on Monday (3-4 inch per hour snowfall rates).   That storm moved over the 4 Corners of NM/CO/UT/AZ where upwards of a foot has fallen in many areas.  Snow has moved south from Taos (7 inches as … Continue reading

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