November 20, 2017 - 8:41 amForecast

CHASE HIGH! DEEP CREAM IS BEING FOUND IN THE CASCADES WITH THE NORTHERN ROCKIES ON THE NEXT PATH TONIGHT

Summary Heavy wet snow fell late yesterday and last night over the Cascades. Snow tel sites show 11 inches at Crystal and 13 at Baker. Most snow at Mount Baker fell during the day yesterday where at Crystal it was primarily since the lifts closed. Temps are warming so expect … Continue reading

November 18, 2017 - 8:34 amForecast

POWDER ALERT-CASCADES- STORM RECAP OF THE PAST 48 HOURS WITH GOOD SNOWFALL OVER MUCH OF THE WEST INCLUDING COLORADO AND UTAH. 6 FEET FELL AT THE SUMMIT OF MAMMOTH!

The last storm system was nearly perfect in many ways for the West. Heavy snow first fell over the Pacific Northwest dropping south into the Sierra before swooping east over much of the Rockies. The Sierra had some impressive snow totals with 30-40 inches at Mount Rose and Mammoth reporting … Continue reading

November 12, 2017 - 7:50 amForecast

SIGNIFICANT DUMP NEXT WEEK FOR THE SIERRA- LEFTOVERS AIMED AT THE WASATCH AND MOST OF THE CENTRAL ROCKIES

Its Sunday morning and in the short term all eyes are on the several systems impacting the Pacific Northwest this week.  Whats different from previous systems are a gradual trend for colder air and moisture to work further south towards the entire Sierra Range (Includes Kirkwood, Squaw, Heavenly, Mammoth, Sugar … Continue reading

November 10, 2017 - 12:25 amForecast

30-70 CM OF SNOW FOR KICKING HORSE (1-2 FEET OF FRESHIES).

Recap: After an incredible week of snow to start the month, where over 90 CM of snow fell at Kicking Horse, the storm track is once again aimed directly at the Pacific Northwest. In the image below, you can see one storm after another crashing into the PNW, bringing several … Continue reading

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November 9, 2017 - 8:13 amForecast

7 DAY DEEP POWDER FORECAST- GAME CHANGING POWDER FOR THE NW-DECENT TEASE IN THE NORTH ROCKIES

Light snow is falling over the Cascades (3 at Crystal) this morning as well as above 8,000 feet in the Sierra  On some checks of web cams for Tahoe it appears to be raining at low elevations where weather telemetry shows there may be some light snow at the summits … Continue reading

November 6, 2017 - 9:02 pmForecast

7 DAY POWDER FORECAST=SNOW SNOW SNOW -CASCADES-NORTH ROCKIES-SIERRA WILDARD

November is shaping up very nicely for areas of the Cascades, Montana, Tetons, interior Canada, Idaho, and some isolated areas in Colorado.  12 inches has fallen at Steamboat in the past few days, 22 inches at Mount Bachelor, and nearly a foot at both Crystal and Stevens Pass.  Bachelor may … Continue reading

November 2, 2017 - 10:44 amForecast

SNOVEMBER IS HERE!! 14″ OVERNIGHT AT JACKSON HOLE. POWDER ALERT FOR CALIFORNIA, WYOMING, MONTANA, WASHINGTON, OREGON, ALBERTA & BC!!

Recap: The first two storms have played out as expected. On Monday/Tuesday, Southwest Colorado got a nice thump of snow. Telluride picked up 6”, Purgatory 5”, and 8-10” at Silverton. The rest of Colorado saw smaller amounts ranging from 1-4”(image courtesy of Purgatory Resort) The Alberta Clipper was next up … Continue reading

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November 2, 2017 - 10:43 amForecast

14″ OVERNIGHT AT JACKSON HOLE WITH 1-2+ FEET MORE TO COME!!

Short Term Forecast: Wyoming: Jackson Hole picked up a quick 14″ overnight. A shortwave trough aloft combined with moisture from the pacific resulting in heavy snow north of the aforementioned cold front, hammering the Tetons. The shortwave trough will continue to effect Wyoming before the Low pressure moves down the … Continue reading

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October 27, 2017 - 12:27 pmForecast

COLD AND SNOWY NOVEMBER IN THE WEST!!!

After a stormy first 3 weeks, October is coming to an end fairly quietly in the west, with a ridge bringing warm and dry conditions. (image courtesy of weatherbell) This will soon come to an end during the last few days of the month, as the ridge retreats to the … Continue reading

October 17, 2017 - 7:50 amForecast

7-10 FEET OF FRESHIES ABOVE 8,000 FEET IN THE NORTHWEST- 8-20 INCHES FOR THE SUMMIT OF SOME SKI AREAS

Lots of buzz is flying around the web on snow totals for the Northwest this week.  Its only October so any news of 7-10 feet of snow is headline news. Most of that will be falling above the summits of most Ski Areas in the PNW.  The week ahead has flip … Continue reading

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