October 20, 2017 - 8:18 amPowder Alert

POWDER ALERT WA, OR, CENTRAL IDAHO- TETONS ON WATCH. THE SIERRA JUST GOT A TEASE OF 2-5 INCHES.

POWDER ALERT WA, OR, CENTRAL IDAHO- TETONS ON WATCH. THE SIERRA JUST GOT A TEASE OF 2-5 INCHES.

Snow is falling over the Sierra where a wide area of 2-5 inches of wet snow has fallen in many areas above 7,000 feet.  A cold front will swing east today enhancing snowfall over the northern Rockies with highlights over central Idaho (Brundage) where up to a foot of snow … Continue reading

October 11, 2017 - 7:30 amPowder Alert

ATMOSPHERIC RIVER TYPE EVENT LIKELY NEXT WEEK IN THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST WITH MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW OVER OREGON IN THE NEXT 48 HOURS.

ATMOSPHERIC RIVER TYPE EVENT LIKELY NEXT WEEK IN THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST WITH MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW OVER OREGON IN THE NEXT 48 HOURS.

The models have been hinting at a possible Atmospheric River event next week for the Pacific Northwest with several periods of significant rain and high mountain snow.  Several feet of wet snow is possible over the higher summits of Whistler through the period beginning Monday. Heavy snow will be falling … Continue reading

October 8, 2017 - 8:55 amPowder Alert

POWDER ALERT- COLORADO FRONT RANGE FOOTHILLS, ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK

POWDER ALERT- COLORADO FRONT RANGE FOOTHILLS, ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK

Decent moisture and very cold temperatures are currently working there way down from the northern Rockies which will intensify as it works it’s way towards south east Wyoming and most of the mountains from Fort Collins through the Denver Metro area foothills.  Light to moderate snow is currently falling over … Continue reading

September 30, 2017 - 6:29 pmPowder Alert

POWDER ALERT MONTANA/COLORADO-WYOMING -10 18 INCHES FOR MANY AREAS OF THE NORTHERN ROCKIES SUNDAY-TUESDAY. COLORADO NABS ITS FIRST DEEP STORM OF THE SEASON.

POWDER ALERT MONTANA/COLORADO-WYOMING -10 18 INCHES FOR MANY AREAS OF THE NORTHERN ROCKIES SUNDAY-TUESDAY. COLORADO NABS ITS FIRST DEEP STORM OF THE SEASON.

Cold air and significant moisture is dropping down from Canada late this weekend into early next week.  Highlights include northern Montana, north central Wyoming and Colorado especially areas like Steamboat, and Rabbit ears pass extending down to perhaps Vail Pass.  Northwest flow should favor spots north of I-70 where 9-14 inches are … Continue reading

September 17, 2017 - 3:59 pmForecast

POWDER ALERT! 20-35 INCHES FOR MOUNT RAINIER NEXT WEEK- 7-18 INCHES NORTHERN ROCKIES AND IT’S NOT FALL YET

Kiss the wildfires goodbye in the Pacific Northwest as the first snow of the season will be in the Cascades as early as Monday.  Several light to moderate events will be moving into the PNW beginning a skiff of snow to most mountains by late Monday.  Heavier snow is likely Tuesday/Wednesday … Continue reading

May 15, 2017 - 8:29 amPowder Alert

WTF-LATE MAY 1-2 FEET OF FRESHIES, COLD TEMPERATURES WILL BLAST THE CASCADES, CENTRAL IDAHO, SOUTHERN MONTANA, TETONS, WASATCH AND MOST OF COLORADO THIS WEEK. THE SIERRA GETS TEASED TODAY IN MONO COUNTY

WTF-LATE MAY 1-2 FEET OF FRESHIES, COLD TEMPERATURES WILL BLAST THE CASCADES, CENTRAL IDAHO, SOUTHERN MONTANA, TETONS, WASATCH AND MOST OF COLORADO THIS WEEK. THE SIERRA GETS TEASED TODAY IN MONO COUNTY

5/15/17  8AM MST I know your all going to give me grief about making a “Final Post” last month, but it’s really happening again, so grab your gear and get ready for some fresh snow that is going to impact most mountain locations of the West!  Cold temperatures and lowering … Continue reading

April 28, 2017 - 5:58 pmPowder Alert

FINAL POST OF THE SEASON! THANKS TO ALL THAT HAVE CONTRIBUTED TO POWDERCHASERS! UPDATED SNOW FORECAST FOR COLORADO, UTAH, AND NEW MEXICO CALLS FOR 12-15 INCHES ALONG THE FOOTHILLS FAVORED BY UPSLOPE FLOW.

FINAL POST OF THE SEASON! THANKS TO ALL THAT HAVE CONTRIBUTED TO POWDERCHASERS! UPDATED SNOW FORECAST FOR COLORADO, UTAH, AND NEW MEXICO CALLS FOR 12-15 INCHES ALONG THE FOOTHILLS FAVORED BY UPSLOPE FLOW.

Summary 4/28/2017 5PM MST – FINAL POST OF THE SEASON!  PLEASE DONATE BELOW IF YOU LIVED VICARIOUSLY OR SCORED POWDER! It’s not over yet, but it’s pretty close. This may be our last good storm and certainly our last cold storm that brought heavy lake effect snow showers over the … Continue reading

April 27, 2017 - 6:02 pmPowder Alert

NORTHWEST FLOW IS DELIVERING FEET OF SNOW TO THE NORTHERN ROCKIES THAT CRANKS NEXT IN CENTRAL WYOMING, NORTHEAST COLORADO, NEW MEXICO AND THE WASATCH REAPING MAGIC POWDER FROM COLD AIR, LAKE EFFECT AND CONTINUED MODERATE SNOWFALL

NORTHWEST FLOW IS DELIVERING FEET OF SNOW TO THE NORTHERN ROCKIES THAT CRANKS NEXT IN CENTRAL WYOMING, NORTHEAST COLORADO, NEW MEXICO AND THE WASATCH REAPING MAGIC POWDER FROM COLD AIR, LAKE EFFECT AND CONTINUED MODERATE SNOWFALL

Summary -April 27, 4PM MST Significant snow fell in many areas over the past few days. Grand Targhee (closed) picked up 17 inches with the Wasatch in the 11-14 inch range! NW flow cranked out impressive snow in the Rockies that will continue into Friday albeit lighter 12 hour periods. … Continue reading

April 26, 2017 - 6:19 amPowder Alert

THE ROCKIES ARE GETTING DEEP AND THE FRESHIES KEEP COMING WITH ONLY A HANDFUL OF RESORTS STILL OPEN. WELCOME BACK LATE APRIL AND EARLY MAY WINTER

THE ROCKIES ARE GETTING DEEP AND THE FRESHIES KEEP COMING WITH ONLY A HANDFUL OF RESORTS STILL OPEN. WELCOME BACK LATE APRIL AND EARLY MAY WINTER

Summary-  APRIL 26 0600 MST  Significant snowfall has landed in the West, especially over Utah where 15-20 inches has fallen at Snowbird in the past 48 hours (Yesterday was the day). Heavy snow is moving into the Cascades currently primarily on the western side of the crest in Oregon. NW … Continue reading

April 23, 2017 - 8:37 amPowder Alert

POWDER ALERT- GOODBYE SPRING- HELLO WINTER AS 2 FEET OF FRESHIES OR MORE LIKELY FOR MANY AREAS OF THE NORTHERN ROCKIES AND SOUTHERN CASCADES NEXT WEEK.

POWDER ALERT- GOODBYE SPRING- HELLO WINTER AS 2 FEET OF FRESHIES OR MORE LIKELY FOR MANY AREAS OF THE NORTHERN ROCKIES AND SOUTHERN CASCADES NEXT WEEK.

Summary   I mentioned a very stormy pattern setting up for the later part of April in my posts a few weeks ago. Models continue to verify that winter is back for the northern Rockies that will impact all of the mountain regions from the southern regions of the Cascades … Continue reading

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