October 21, 2018 - 5:59 pmForecast

COLDER TEMPS AND SOME SNOW FOR THE NORTHEAST THIS WEEK WITH A PATTERN CHANGE FOR THE WEST DUE LATE OCTOBER

Summary.  October 21, 2018 Light snow is going to return to the San Juan mountains of Colorado above 9500 feet this week (Tuesday) that spreads some moisture north later in the period. The East is going to see a good shot of of high elevation snow in the midweek timeframe. … Continue reading

October 16, 2018 - 7:15 amForecast

8-12 INCHES IN OUR FORECAST FOR THE 4 CORNERS OF AZ,UT AND COLORADO

(I40 in Flagstaff) A steady stream of moisture is pushing up from the south and combining with very cold air from the north.  This snow is already underway in Arizona this morning including Arizona Snowbowl.  Wind direction from the NE is not optimal for the ski area, however overrunning moisture and … Continue reading

October 12, 2018 - 8:05 pmCOLORADO TO SEE ITS FIRST FRONT RANGE STORM OF THE SEASON INCLUDING DENVER

COLORADO TO SEE ITS FIRST FRONT RANGE STORM OF THE SEASON INCLUDING DENVER

Summary Double digit snow fell on Thursday in areas we highlighted on the western slope including Snowmass, Beaver Creek and Wolf Creek. I was a bit surprised to see the excess of 4-7 inches that I originally forecasted for these areas (10 fell at Wolf Creek). The next storm system … Continue reading

October 11, 2018 - 2:28 amForecast

COLORADO TO SEE ADDITIONAL SNOWFALL! WEEKEND STORM MIGHT NAIL AN EXCESS OF A FOOT FOR NM OR SOUTHEAST COLORADO

October 11, 2018 We jumped from Fall to a winter like pattern in the past several days with up to 22 inches being reported in some spots in the past 3 days. The southern mountains of Utah were nailed earlier in the period with folks chasing to Brian Head (hiking) … Continue reading

October 8, 2018 - 11:25 amForecast

Next Stop for the Storm Train, Jackson Hole, Grand Targhee, Northern Utah, and Colorado Again.

SUMMARY Southern Utah has been the big winner so far. The snotel at Eagle Point was up to 12″ yesterday afternoon, and we have reports of over 20″ this morning at Brian Head. Here is a picture from Brian Head, courtesy of Mike Saemisch, as well as the one above. … Continue reading

September 26, 2018 - 11:59 pmWINTER WEATHER FOR LOW ELEVATION LIGHT SNOW IN MONTANA THURSDAY-FRIDAY- HEAVIER SNOW POSSIBLE SAT/SUN

WINTER WEATHER FOR LOW ELEVATION LIGHT SNOW IN MONTANA THURSDAY-FRIDAY- HEAVIER SNOW POSSIBLE SAT/SUN

Below: 7 day total snowfall for the northern Rockies including Alberta Canada Low elevation snow with unseasonably cold temperatures will be lowering snow levels to 6,000 feet Thursday and Friday over northern Montana.  The heaviest snow is likely from Glacier National Park and points east and north.  Light snow will … Continue reading

August 25, 2018 - 6:58 amForecast

FIRST SNOWFALL EXPECTED FOR NORTH AMERICA SUNDAY-MONDAY

Light snow and much colder temperatures will be over the northern Rockies late Sunday through Monday.  Montana will benefit from 1/2 inch or more of moisture in the north and higher amounts towards the Wyoming border.  2-4 inches of snowfall above 8,000 feet in central or southern regions is likely … Continue reading

July 14, 2018 - 1:57 pmForecast

EL NINO 18/19 STILL LIKELY THIS WINTER- LATEST UPDATE FROM THE CLIMATE PREDICTION CENTER

NOTE FROM POWDERCHASERS:   Predictions offer a best “guess” scenerio with a trend towards a weak or moderate El Nino increasing during the winter months.  This is the warmer phase and opposite of a colder phase that pushed heavy moisture north last season. These predictions can change however consistent in … Continue reading

June 14, 2018 - 9:37 amNOAA- CLIMATE PREDICTION CENTER FORECASTING A TREND TOWARDS EL NINO THIS WINTER

NOAA- CLIMATE PREDICTION CENTER FORECASTING A TREND TOWARDS EL NINO THIS WINTER

EL NIÑO/SOUTHERN OSCILLATION (ENSO) DIAGNOSTIC DISCUSSION issued by CLIMATE PREDICTION CENTER/NCEP/NWS and the International Research Institute for Climate and Society 14 June 2018 ENSO Alert System Status: El Niño Watch Synopsis: ENSO-neutral is favored through Northern Hemisphere summer 2018, with the chance for El Niño increasing to 50% during fall, … Continue reading

May 7, 2018 - 7:58 amForecast

POWDER WATCH- COLORADO/UTAH- WTF MAY 11-13- WINTER MAY NOT QUIT JUST YET.

Significant system has been consistently been showing up on the models for late this week into the upcoming weekend.  That might bring another foot or more snow above 7500 feet to some mountain locations that are still open for the season in Utah and Colorado.  May 3rd brought 5-7 inches … Continue reading

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