March 25, 2018 - 9:59 amForecast

Colder temps and light to moderate snowfall likely for the Cascades and Rockies. Heavier snow is likely for the north Cascades!

Update. 3/25/18- AM report Finally, colder air has brought temps down significantly in the Sierra (9 inches last night at Squaw, 6 at Kirkwood) where snow showers are possible throughout the day.  My attention is focused on the Cascades and Wasatch in the next 24 hours where it’s possible some … Continue reading

March 24, 2018 - 12:34 pmForecast

SNOW SHOWERS CONTINUE IN THE SIERRA WHILE SOME COLD AIR FINALLY MOVES INTO THE ROCKIES. SNOW IS LIKLEY FROM THE TETONS INTO THE WASATCH IN THE NEXT 24 HOURS

Summary 3/24/18. AM REPORT Most of the cards played out well in the past few days with Aspen Highlands picking up 11 inches in the past 24 hours. Areas south towards Crested Butte also did well. I specified resorts west and south, but a bit surprised to see Vail at … Continue reading

March 21, 2018 - 7:39 amForecast

ATMOSPHERIC RIVER HEADS TO THE WEST, WARMING TEMPS SOUTH OF THE CASCADES. HEAVY SNOW IS LIKLEY IN OREGON WITH 4-6 FEET OF CREAM CHEESE FOR THE SIERRA

Summary. 3/21/18 AM report Significant moisture is once again aimed at the Sierra with perhaps even more moisture than last weeks monster 100 inch storm. Warming will degrade conditions in many areas before colder air moves in for the weekend. Colorado may offer a surprise for Friday. Short Term Forecast … Continue reading

March 16, 2018 - 5:49 pmForecast

DEEPEST DAY OF THE YEAR! 40 INCHES IN 24 HOURS IN THE SIERRA AND STILL DUMPING

Update The chase brought me to Squaw (Chased to Mammoth yesterday) where I expected the deepest totals to land.  Storm totals in the northern Sierra (Kirkwood, Squaw, Alpine Meadows) landed 3-4 feet of dry density powder in the past 24 hours.  This was clearly my deepest day of the season … Continue reading

March 15, 2018 - 8:35 pmForecast

SNORKEL ALERT- SIERRA! 3-4 FEET LIKELY IN 24-36 HOURS

Quick updates are usually broadcasted while in chase mode.  Today featured a glimmer of hope for Mammoth to open upper mountain (1-2 feet of blower) where skies went “bluebird” by 10 AM.  That opened up hope as patrol began extensive avalanche mitigation on the upper mountain.  The line at the … Continue reading

March 14, 2018 - 5:29 pmForecast

UPDATED POW FORECAST! EAST AND WEST

Update  3/14/18  5pm MST Update:  The chase took me to Squaw this morning with knee to mid thigh deep snow over most of the mountain (12-18).   Conditions ranged from epic bottomless turns to punching through to bumps or dense debris from avalanche mitigation.  Upper mountain was in stellar shape … Continue reading

March 13, 2018 - 7:53 amForecast

UPDATED SNOW TOTALS FOR New England AND THE WEST. 1-2 FEET EAST WITH 2-5 FEET WEST

New England is picking up snow currently with 2-5 inches being reported in many areas of southern and central Vermont.  Heavy moisture focused to the south will edge up the coast today bringing 15-20 inches to coastal communities and 9-12 inches today to many ski resorts favoring New Hampshire and … Continue reading

March 10, 2018 - 8:45 amForecast

3-5 FEET LIKLEY THIS WEEK FOR THE SIERRA WITH EVEN HIGHER AMONTS POSSIBLE ABOVE 8,000 FEET

Summary  3/10/18 AM The Cascades nabbed 10-20 inches Thursday/Friday which came in wet and ended with good density cold goodness. I refer to that as the couch cushion where you can let it rip and still get face shots from the dry on top. Crystal skied that way yesterday with … Continue reading

March 7, 2018 - 7:26 pmForecast

POWDER ALERT UPDATE- CASCADES AND NEW ENGLAND.

Update  3/7/17 PM  If you going to chase head to New England tonight or Seattle with decent amounts in both locations. Some of you have asked where to chase in New England tomorrow. Models are favoring southern Vermont with central areas getting a decent share and less up north towards … Continue reading

March 4, 2018 - 9:50 pmForecast

UPDATED FORECAST FOR THE ROCKIES AND A QUICK LOOK AT THE EXTENDED

MARCH 4, 2017. 10PM UPDATE I am sorry for the late posts! I was up at 4:30 AM and driving up Little Cottonwood by 5:30 AM.  If you still up can chase to the Wasatch or Tetons you may still be able to sneak another powder day in for Monday. … Continue reading

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