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

October 14, 2014 - 7:29 amForecast

LIGHT SNOW WILL BE FALLING IN THE HIGH CASCADES TONIGHT

Colorado grabbed some respectable Freshies this week with up to 9 inches at Breckenridge, 7 at Steamboat and 3-6 inches near the divide (A Basin, Loveland). High Pressure has a firm grip with warming temperatures through much of this week and early next. Light snow is possible over the highest … Continue reading

September 6, 2014 - 4:11 pmForecast

UPDATED WINTER OUTLOOK 2014/15 SEASON

There have only been a total of 20 El Nino events since 1950.  El Nino generally refers to warming of the waters along the Equatorial Pacific.  This year had a distinct warming of the ocean waters in the Spring, and a slight decrease in Mid-Summer.  The late summer/early fall data  showed … Continue reading

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

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