May 9, 2014 - 5:38 amForecast

MID MAY EPIC ALERT- 18-24 INCHES LIKELY OVER COLORADO

We have never issued a MId May EPIC ALERT.    Forget about Spring for the next several days and think back to the days of February when it was snowing from Denver up I-70 to Vail Pass.   Snowbird logged nearly a foot of Powder yesterday and more snow is just moving … Continue reading

April 27, 2014 - 4:43 pmForecast

MODERATE SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH TUESDAY IN THE ROCKIES

Snowbird has logged over 14 inches in the past 2 days (Highly variable- Powder, Blower, wind impacted, Coral Reef) and areas in Colorado generally have seen 4-9 inches (Highest amounts near Loveland Pass-8-10- Dry density).  Winds have been strong in most areas!  Loveland Pass remains closed due to blowing snow. … Continue reading

April 25, 2014 - 7:07 amForecast

UPDATE

The Sierra is seeing 2 pieces of energy in the next 24 hours.  The first piece is overhead currently with light snow falling in most of the upper elevations of Tahoe.  Cold air and heavier moisture moves in late this afternoon through tonight.  The heaviest snow will be in the … Continue reading

April 23, 2014 - 5:11 pmForecast

HEAVY SNOW STILL ON TAP FOR THE WEST

Heavy snow is still a sure bet for Oregon this week, moving into the Sierra by early Friday. Heavy snow will be moving over the Ruby mountains of Nevada towards the Wasatch by late Friday and early Saturday.  Snow continues in the Wasatch through the day Saturday (6-12) before tapering off … Continue reading

April 15, 2014 - 8:16 amForecast

UPDATED POW CAST- APRIL 15, 2015

Storm system will move through Montana this afternoon and evening bringing 2-4 inches to Big Sky today and another 3-5 inches tonight.  That system moves into Colorado on Wednesday with light snow in the San Juan’s and central mountains (Aspen, Crested Butte).   Moderate moisture will move over the Divide Wednesday … Continue reading

April 12, 2014 - 7:38 amForecast

UPGRADING POWDER ALERTS TO EXTEND TO THE MOUNTAINS WEST OF THE DIVIDE

All models point bulls eyes over Estes Park, Winter Park, Eldora, and perhaps Loveland Ski Area (9-14).   The peak snowfall rates will be 6AM Sunday through 8PM along the front range with 10AM to midnight West and south of the Divide (Aspen, Monarch). Winds will veer from NE to … Continue reading

April 11, 2014 - 7:45 amForecast

UPDATED FORECAST

Snow is still on tap for a narrow area of the Rockies from southern Montana Saturday (Cold air, and orographics) migrating over Wyoming and Colorado late Saturday night through Monday morning.  The highest snowfall totals will likely occur over the Front Range of Colorado Sunday (5AM to 9PM).  Northerly winds … Continue reading

April 4, 2014 - 8:48 amForecast

7 DAY POW FORECAST

Spring brings surprise dumps due to orographics, warmer temperatures, sun angle and convection from cold pockets of air that can formulate heavy snows in a short period of time.  Highlights from the last few days are Winter Park (13 inches), Monarch (9 inches Thursday), and Mount Baker who grabbed 15 … Continue reading

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