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.
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
(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
Man what a pattern we are in. We first mentioned this Winter-like pattern a week ago, and so far it has delivered. 2+ FEET in Alberta, several inches at the upper elevations of Big Sky, Jackson Hole, and Alta, and the first snow of the season for many other places … Continue reading
UPDATE A short wave trough moved through Southwestern Canada and absolutely demolished Alberta and British Columbia. NE wind helped to bury Calgary (38 cm at the airport and ~60 cm in the Western suburbs), as well as the resorts near Banff, especially Nakiska which recorded 50 cm at the base … Continue reading
Above: Total moisture for the west in the next 7 days. Courtesy of Weather Bell Snow will be falling in Alberta Canada this week filtering down to the far northern sections of Montana Tuesday/Wednesday. Areas near Sunshine Village, Lake Louise and Banff will likely see an excess of 9-10 inches … Continue reading