March 18, 2018 - 5:12 pmPowder Alert

POWDER ALERT COLORADO! 10-15 INCHES LIKELY TONIGHT WITH ADDITIONAL FEET OF SNOW FOR THE WEST IN THE LONG TERM OUTLOOK

POWDER ALERT COLORADO! 10-15 INCHES LIKELY TONIGHT WITH ADDITIONAL FEET OF SNOW FOR THE WEST IN THE LONG TERM OUTLOOK

Summary March 18, 2018 PM report The chase took me from the Sierra (100 inches in 7 days at Squaw- 75 inches at Kirkwood) where 3-4 straight days of powder migrated to the Wasatch on Saturday. I chased the storm back to Snowbird Sunday where closed terrain opened (Baldy was … 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 12, 2018 - 8:22 amPowder Alert

COAST TO COAST POWDER! 3-6 FEET for the Sierra, 1-2 Feet New England. Leftovers aimed at the Rockies.

COAST TO COAST POWDER! 3-6 FEET for the Sierra, 1-2 Feet New England. Leftovers aimed at the Rockies.

Summary   New England is about to get hammered with POWDAH with the heaviest amounts south and east. The California storm is strengthening and will blast most of the Sierra with 3-6 feet if not more between Tuesday and Saturday. The rest of the West is on the wildcard list … Continue reading

March 6, 2018 - 8:33 amPowder Alert

POWDER ALERT! WHERE TO CHASE POW THIS WEEK. START ON THE EAST AND END IN THE WEST.

POWDER ALERT! WHERE TO CHASE POW THIS WEEK. START ON THE EAST AND END IN THE WEST.

Summary 3/6/18 March rolled in with a bang for much of the west, with the East on tap for significant snow mid week. Moderate to occasionally heavy snow is due for the Cascades by late Thursday that eventually teases the Rockies this weekend. The extended looks deep for the Sierra … Continue reading

March 1, 2018 - 7:59 amPowder Alert

POWDER ALERT- SIERRA, IDAHO, UTAH, NEVADA, WYOMING WILDCARD

POWDER ALERT- SIERRA, IDAHO, UTAH, NEVADA, WYOMING WILDCARD

Summary. 1/1/2018 AM Moderate snow is falling over the northern Sierra currently that will enhance during Thursday-Friday. Significant snow is still on my radar for central and southern Idaho where 2 feet is likely for Sun Valley and points into the Sawtooth’s. Action pushes into the Tetons and Northern Utah … Continue reading

February 27, 2018 - 8:00 amPowder Alert

POWDER ALERT! CA, OR, WA, NV, UT, ID- TETONS ON WATCH

POWDER ALERT! CA, OR, WA, NV, UT, ID- TETONS ON WATCH

Summary 2/27/17 AM It’s snowing as far south as Big Bear Ski (7 inches overnight) area this morning in Southern California, with significant snow expected for most of the Sierra later this week. The Cascades, areas of Idaho, and most of Utah will see decent dumps this week. Wyoming is … Continue reading

February 24, 2018 - 6:34 pmPowder Alert

1-2 FEET OF BLOWER FOR THE CASCADES! POW ALERT- SIERRA, IDAHO, WYOMING, UTAH, ARIZONA, NEW MEXICO

1-2 FEET OF BLOWER FOR THE CASCADES! POW ALERT- SIERRA, IDAHO, WYOMING, UTAH, ARIZONA, NEW MEXICO

Summary  2/24/18 PM report There is a lot going on in the Chase room this afternoon, almost too much to provide details. I chased to Crystal this morning (only 4 inches on the snow report at 5AM) and was rewarded with 13 inches of blower by 9AM. Heavy snow will … Continue reading

February 23, 2018 - 8:52 amPowder Alert

Powder Alert! WA, OR, ID, UT, and Wyoming next week. Colorado wildcard with anyones guess who will get double digits this weekend.

Powder Alert! WA, OR, ID, UT, and Wyoming next week. Colorado wildcard with anyones guess who will get double digits this weekend.

Summary   I predicted significant snow for Wolf Creek (excess of 15 inches) but not the 3 feet they picked up in the past 2 days. It’s not surprising with SW winds, cold temperatures (They are often on the warmish side), and models that nailed the location of heaviest moisture. … Continue reading

February 21, 2018 - 4:14 pmPowder Alert

POWDER ALERT- COLORADO, NEW MEXICO. POWDER WATCH ISSUED FOR THE CASCADES WHERE 20-30 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE

POWDER ALERT- COLORADO, NEW MEXICO. POWDER WATCH ISSUED FOR THE CASCADES WHERE 20-30 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE

Summary The Sierra is waking up with 5-10 inches for most mountain ranges through late Thursday. If you want double digits for Thursday, also consider the southern San Juans of Colorado. New Mexico could bring some surprises especially Santa Fe. The weekend looks cold with more light or moderate snow … Continue reading

February 17, 2018 - 7:47 pmPowder Alert

EPIC ALERT! COLDER TEMPS ARE MOVING ONSHORE IN THE CASCADES AND WILL SEND BLOWER POW TO MANY AREAS OF THE ROCKIES DOWNSTREAM IN THE NEXT 2-3 DAYS.

EPIC ALERT! COLDER TEMPS ARE MOVING ONSHORE IN THE CASCADES AND WILL SEND BLOWER POW TO MANY AREAS OF THE ROCKIES DOWNSTREAM IN THE NEXT 2-3 DAYS.

Its Warren Miller’s Memorial wishes!  Hit your favorite run on February 17th and share a photo #ripwarrenmiller on social media.  His desires were to skip a memorial service and let us rip the slopes on Saturday. This EPIC ALERT is dedicated to Warren Miller. I have chased powder for nearly 5 … Continue reading

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