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

October 14, 2017 - 7:53 amForecast

10 INCHES IN THE TETONS-PHOTO TOUR-DEEPNESS IN MONTANA WITH SNOW FALLING IN PARK CITY CURRENTLY

The coldest air of the season moved north to south last night in the Rockies with light snow currently falling to the bases at Park City where I am currently located.  Looking at snow telemetry from around the Rockies I am seeing 10 inches at the summits of the Tetons … Continue reading

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October 13, 2017 - 8:17 amForecast

2 FEET OF FRESHIES IN OREGON! LATE NEXT WEEK= DEEP ODDS FOR MORE SNOW IN THE WEST

23 inches has fallen at Timberline Lodge in Oregon in the past few days! Its snowing in the Cascades currently and today is opening day for Arapahoe Basin In Colorado. The extended forecast while warm early next week looks cold and deep in the 7 day period. There is a lots … Continue reading

October 12, 2017 - 12:00 pmForecast

DEEP MOISTURE TAP AIMED AT THE WEST NEXT WEEK!

Good moisture is currently falling over the Pacific Northwest this morning with areas in Oregon that will measure in the 12-20 inch range by late Friday. Timberline Lodge in Oregon is reporting 12 inches on this mornings snow report.  Models show a warm up early next week followed by some … Continue reading

October 5, 2017 - 8:53 amForecast

LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOWFALL FOR THE NORTH CASCADES AND WHISTLER ZIPS ACROSS THE CENTRAL ROCKIES BEFORE INTENSIFYING OVER CENTRAL WYOMING AND COLORADO NEXT WEEK

Models are trending for light or moderate snow over the most of the western Cascades Friday night/Saturday. Areas near Stevens Pass or Mount Baker should pick up the highest amounts. Whistler also nabs some teases with snow falling from mid mountain to the summits this weekend. That system cuts diagonally … Continue reading

September 26, 2017 - 8:49 amForecast

HIGH ELEVATION SNOW LIKELY FOR COLORADO WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY WITH PERHAPS 8-12 INCHES ABOVE 11,000 FEET

Unseasonal colder temperatures are impacting the West with plenty of moisture aimed at the San Juans mid to late week.  Snow levels will be high with a decent amount of snow at the highest elevation resorts in southern and central Colorado.  One caveat is wind direction where southerly flow is … Continue reading

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September 21, 2017 - 8:22 amForecast

SUMMER IS ENDING WITH A SLAM DUNK 1-2 FEET OF POWDER THAT SLAMMED THE CASCADES AND IS NOW HEADED TO THE NORTHERN ROCKIES WITH 1-2 FEET POSSIBLE IN SOME LOCATIONS

Significant snow fell over Mount Bachelor in the past few days where 20-25 inches has covered most runs from the bases to the summit.  Powderchasers was fortunate enough to be up there where locals were out skinning the deepness that was well compacted and certainly on the dense side (no … Continue reading

September 17, 2017 - 3:59 pmForecast

POWDER ALERT! 20-35 INCHES FOR MOUNT RAINIER NEXT WEEK- 7-18 INCHES NORTHERN ROCKIES AND IT’S NOT FALL YET

Kiss the wildfires goodbye in the Pacific Northwest as the first snow of the season will be in the Cascades as early as Monday.  Several light to moderate events will be moving into the PNW beginning a skiff of snow to most mountains by late Monday.  Heavier snow is likely Tuesday/Wednesday … Continue reading

August 11, 2017 - 3:30 amForecast

FIRST SNOWFALL FORECASTED FOR NORTHERN ALASKA THIS WEEKEND

Winter tease for the Brooks Mountain Range this weekend for those of you that forgot what the good stuff looks like!   Special Weather Statement- noaa- Image: Weather.com Special Weather Statement National Weather Service Fairbanks AK 308 PM AKDT Thu Aug 10 2017 AKZ205-206-111500- Northwestern Brooks Range-Northeastern Brooks Range- Including … Continue reading

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April 20, 2017 - 8:08 amForecast

UPDATED FORECAST- UTAH AND COLORADO- END OF APRIL MIGHT END WITH A SLAM DUNK POWDER DAY

Update Light snow grazed resorts along and north of Interstate 70 yesterday with most resorts in Colorado reporting 2-4 inches.  Winter Park nabbed 4 while Vail nabbed 2 to freshen things up for the next storm on tap tonight through Friday PM. Quick update:  Models are still on track for … Continue reading

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