Coming from LA and looking for the best options (recent snow or forecast snow) for this coming weekend, Saturday to Monday. I have flights already booked to SLC, but thinking I should pay the extra to change since it’s my one trip for the year.
There will be a small system this Saturday morning over the Tetons (4.5 hours from Salt lake) but right now does not look deep (perhaps 2-5). It might put down light snow over the Wasatch as well. Another system moves into the Tetons and drops south over Utah Monday night and Tuesday. This will deliver more snow but might be 3-8 or more? Not huge but worth me watching. I can give you better data as we get closer. YES on moisture but I need to narrow in the amounts.
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
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
Update: Remember that most resorts outside the Front Range in this forecast are closed for the season. The next storm system will impact southern Colorado primarily on Thursday night and Friday. Moisture will spread north Friday afternoon through Saturday and impact the Front Range Ski areas. This system is very moist. … Continue reading
April 18, 2018- AM Report I nabbed what may be my last day of the season yesterday at Snowbird. 4 inches on the morning snow report kept most folks in bed (Many have put their boards away for the season). By 9AM there was a solid 7 inches at lower … Continue reading
April 14, 2018 Its been a wild ride for Powderchaser Steve in the past 3 days. Thursday brought 8-9 inches to Snowbasin by 9:30 AM (I was in position) followed by an afternoon of heavy snow and wind at Snowbird (5-9 inches). On Friday I scored 10 inches at Big … Continue reading