December 16, 2014 - 8:48 amForecast

7 DAY POWDER FORECAST- SNEAK PEAK AT A WHITE- XMAS

The Sierra is a clear winner in the past several days with Mammoth Mountain reporting another 12 inches last night and currently snowing.  Mammoth has seen 56 inches of snowfall in December which compares to 24 inches last season.   Moderate snow is on the way for the Sierra Tuesday night … Continue reading

December 13, 2014 - 11:28 amForecast

Quick Update

Confidence is increasing for slightly higher amounts for Colorado late today through Sunday! Highest amounts might be found at Silverton Mountain, and Wolf Creek Ski Area but with the wind shift early Sunday moisture shifts north to I-70 and as far north as Steamboat. Could be a storm ski day … Continue reading

December 10, 2014 - 7:13 pmForecast

5 DAY POWDER FORECAST

Deep Powder Alerts hoisted for the Sierra Thursday /Friday!  Strong damaging alpine  winds likely tonight and Thursday morning (90-120 Gusts) easing by Friday morning.  That storm will pound the entire Sierra range from Truckee through Mammoth with 2-3 feet of snow. Onset will be dense (7500 foot snow levels) Lowering … Continue reading

December 7, 2014 - 9:05 pmForecast

POWDER WATCH- SIERRA- WEDNESDAY-FRIDAY

Atmospheric River event setting up for the Northwest this week (Heaviest Tuesday-Thursday) with significant rain below 6,000 feet.  High mountain peaks near Baker, Mount Hood, Crystal and Whistler (7,000 and higher) will see dense snow up top (Significant amounts possible in BC).  A general cooling trend in the Northwest will … Continue reading

November 9, 2014 - 8:17 amForecast

7 DAY POWDER FORECAST

Weather is taking a sharp turn for bitter cold temperatures this week extending from the Rockies into the Midwest with below zero wind chills and heavy snow.  The heaviest snow will be found from south central Montana, Central Wyoming and extending into Wisconsin and Minnesota.  12-15 inches are possible in … Continue reading

November 7, 2014 - 8:45 amForecast

POWDER ALERT MONTANA INTERIOR BC

POWDER ALERT: moderate snow and arctic air will bring the coldest temps of the season to the northern Rockies beginning Sunday. Snow will extend from interior BC, Montana and Central Wyoming Sunday/Monday (4-10). The Tetons and northern Wasatch are on the Western fringe (light snow ). Colorado gets light leftovers … Continue reading

November 5, 2014 - 9:12 amForecast

7 DAY POWDER FORECAST

7-14 inches of Snow fell in many areas last weekend from the Sierra to the Rockies (The Canyons, Park City, Alta, Snowbird, Mammoth, Squaw).   This decent Teaser has migrated to high pressure currently with warming temperatures in the West.  Sugarloaf Ski Area and spots in Northern Maine saw the … Continue reading

October 25, 2014 - 9:32 pmForecast

Light snow for the Rockies- Moderate snowfall likely for BC and the NW

Quick update:  Moderate snowfall is likely over the Cascades Sunday/Monday with 4,000 foot snow levels. many areas will see light snow at the bases and 4-10 inches at the highest peaks.  It is currently snowing in BC with moderate to heavy amounts reported at Whistler– Blackcomb summits.    Snow levels rise … Continue reading

October 23, 2014 - 7:47 amForecast

Powder Forecast

A series of weather systems continues in the Northwest through next week. Snow will be falling at higher elevations (Mid mountain today, upper peaks Saturday). The northern Sierra will light snow at high elevations on Saturday. A stronger surge of cold air comes into the PNW Sunday (More mid-mountain snow) … Continue reading

October 20, 2014 - 8:29 amForecast

7 DAY POWDER FORECAST

The focus this week will be in the Northwest and with significant rainfall (2-5 inches) in the Cascades and moderate to heavy snow at the highest elevations of British Columbia (9-15 inches). Whistler may be the benefactor at upper elevations by Wednesday night (9-18 inches).  The Cascades will stay in the … Continue reading

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