January 7, 2017 - 9:37 amForecast

THE TETONS GET WAIST DEEP BY WEDNESDAY – 3 STORMS ARE LINED UP FOR WYOMING

“THE ATMOSPHERIC RIVER THAT WILL SLAM CALIFORNIA THIS WEEK IS AIMED FOR THE TETONS ESPECIALLY SUNDAY NIGHT, AGAIN MID WEEK AND PERHAPS THROUGH FRIDAY”  “SEVERAL STATES IN THE ROCKIES WILL BENEFIT BEGINNING SUNDAY AND LASTING THROUGH THE END OF NEXT WEEK” Powderchaser Steve TETON SPECIFIC FORECAST: There are 3 systems … Continue reading

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December 26, 2016 - 8:15 amForecast

POWDER ALERT-CASCADES- CENTRAL-N. IDAHO- TETONS

December 26, 2016 0830 MST Happy Holidays everyone! Santa delivered one of the deepest dumps of the year to the southern Rockies with 43 inches being reported at Eagle Mountain Ski area in Beaver Utah (Southern part of the State).   Other notable winners were Brian Head (32 inches), Powder Mountain (34 … Continue reading

December 20, 2016 - 8:05 pmForecast

SANTA IS GOING TO GET FACESHOTS THIS WEEK AS HE WORKS HIS WAY OVER THE SIERRA INTO A WIDE AREA OF THE ROCKIES. THIS INCLUDES THE ENTIRE SIERRA RANGE AND EVENTUALLY RIDING THE WHITE ROOM INTO THE 4 CORNERS. THIS WILL INCLUDE UTAH, COLORADO, NEW MEXICO, ARIZONA AND SOME HOPEFUL SURPRISES TO IDAHO, SOUTHERN MONTANA AND MOST OF WYOMING.

SIERRA EPIC WATCH hoisted for significant snowfall for most of the Sierra (Northern California all the way to Big Bear) Thursday/Friday. We are including all ski resorts along the Tahoe Basin, Truckee, Mammoth, Big Bear and areas north to the Oregon border Friday/Saturday.  This system moves East over XMAS  impacting the … Continue reading

December 13, 2016 - 7:00 amForecast

20-30 INCHES OF SNOW ON TAP FOR THE TETONS

12/13/2016 – 7AM MST Significant winter storm is going to provide significant snow to many areas of the West this week. Many spots including the Sierra, southern Oregon, south central Idaho, Wasatch and a good portion of Colorado will grab significant snowfall.  “The Tetons are going to benefit from an Atmospheric River event … Continue reading

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December 2, 2016 - 10:26 amForecast

POWDER ALERT-TETONS- MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW LIKELY SUNDAY/MONDAY

December 2, 2016 “The coldest temperatures of the season will drop into the West next week especially late Monday or Tuesday in the Rockies”   A series of systems from the Pacific Northwest will drop through Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, Utah and Colorado  this weekend and early next week. ” Significant … Continue reading

November 30, 2016 - 7:45 amForecast

7 DAY POWDER FORECAST- THE CHASE MAY BEGIN AGAIN SOON

November 30, 2016 7 AM MST Very active weather set up over many areas of the West in the past 5 days.  The coastal and interior Cascades, Northern Idaho, Sierra, southern Colorado and Wasatch were winners.  NW flow and lake effect snow pumped significant feathers into a good section of … Continue reading

November 13, 2016 - 8:48 amForecast

MODERATE SNOW STILL ON TAP FOR THE CASCADES AND ROCKIES- THE SIERRA IS DOWNGRADED

November 13, 2016, 8AM, MST HI Everyone Sunday morning update as models are trending for less snow for the Sierra and higher confidence for moderate snowfall for a wide area of ski areas from the Cascades, through Idaho, Wyoming, Utah, Colorado and perhaps a tease in northern New Mexico mid … Continue reading

November 11, 2016 - 8:36 amForecast

MODERATE SNOW WILL BE FALLING OVER MOST WESTERN STATES MID NEXT WEEK

November 11, 2016 9 AM MST High pressure in the West is going to break down next week with model data confident in snow falling above 5500 feet in the Cascades, Rockies, and BC (Interior and coastal).  Snow will be falling in a wide area of the West by Thursday. … Continue reading

November 9, 2016 - 8:18 amForecast

WESTERN PATTERN CHANGE WILL BRING SNOW TO THE SIERRA, CASCADES AND ROCKIES

November 9, 2016 7:30 AM MST In the past several days long term models have come into consensus advertising an end to the ridge over the west.  Moisture will continue to stream into the Pacific northwest this week with cooling expected early next week.  Washington State set a record yesterday at … Continue reading

November 4, 2016 - 6:11 pmForecast

POWDER OUTLOOK- EXTENDED FORECAST- COLORADO IS IN THE HEADLINES SATURDAY FOR MODERATE HIGH ELEVATION SNOW

November 4, 2016, 6PM MST Weather patterns thus far have brought near record precipitation in the Northwest (Primarily rain) with very high snow levels (Whistler has had significant snow at mountain top level). Most of the actual mid mountain and lower elevation snow that has fallen will be found in central and northern … Continue reading

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