It’s looking like the weather pattern that has been in place all winter will continue into that week (ie – avoid Utah and Colorado). Jackson looks to get dumped on the right at the beginning of your window, otherwise the NW and northern rockies are your best bet (ID, MT, interior BC)
There will be a good storm for the Cascades of Washington on Tuesday (30th). Can you ride that day? I would aim for Seattle and chase the storm from there. Unfortunately high pressure may take hold after that. The Tetons may get leftovers the next day or perhaps southern Montana. I can’t guarantee deep in the Rockies but the PNW storm on the 30th moves into the northern zones of the Rockies on the 31st. Please donate on Powderchasers.com if you get pow or want custom forecasts.
(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
Summary Double digit snow fell on Thursday in areas we highlighted on the western slope including Snowmass, Beaver Creek and Wolf Creek. I was a bit surprised to see the excess of 4-7 inches that I originally forecasted for these areas (10 fell at Wolf Creek). The next storm system … 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