driving from phx, been kinda scoping things out and tracking since this weekend and looks like china peak/yosemite are going to get the biggest dump and the whole week from the looks of it, with tahoe close behind. what do you think, one of these or scrap both and some where completely diff? just looking for the biggest/longest dump.
Go for the Sierra this week. Wednesday will be decent and Thursday-Saturday even deeper. Please donate to Powderchasers if you can! We send you $23 Merino ski socks for any $50 donation. Enjoy the pow and safe driving! PCS
(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