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More Snow for the West

By March 12, 2023No Comments

Posted March 11, 6:07 am PT 7:07 an MT

Daily Snow Stake


GFS Surface Map

All Snow High Res HRRR


500 millibar and Jet Stream (click to animate)

Forecast Summary

Moderate snow today in the Pacific Northwest, and a stronger wave of snow is expected to move in tonight, bringing another foot of snow, likely for the higher elevation resorts. Snow levels are expected to rise to about 5500 feet during the day today and then fall throughout the day tomorrow.  Temperatures today will be in the low 30’s for the northern Cascades and mid to upper 30’s in the southern Cascades.

In Lake Tahoe, heavy snow is expected to continue throughout the day until Tuesday night.  Record breaking amounts are likely through the week where relentless heavy snow will continue through Wednesday mooning.  We will be talking about this season for the rest of our lives, and we are living it now.  The storms keep lining up to the west.  According to the LRC, in an amplified pattern, there should be a break around March 23rd that will last 4-5 days. 

Moving on to Utah, we will have snow today until the lifts close.  This should be a good refresh with 4-8 expected for Alta, Snowbird and Brighton with of 3-5 likely for Park City and Deer Valley. 

Another powder day for Colorado, with several resorts showing 4+ inches on their snow stakes.  Expect snow to continue today with generally 1-3/2-4 likely for most mountains.  Expect scattered snow showers throughout the next couple of days.  The next storm will be Tuesday night.

Next Storm Projections Colorado

Next Storm Projections Utah


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Long-Range Prediction Chart

We are on storms 60-64 that will occur this week.  Presently, we are in a lull with the strength of the storm systems, but that is predicted to energize in the coming days.  We are seeing this energy on the models, around storm 64, for Lake Tahoe, with the aforementioned AR that is setting up now.  

Colorado, Utah and Pacific Northwest Calendars


Forecasted Areas

Pacific Northwest Cascade Mountains

Crystal MountainMount Hood MeadowsTimberline49 Degrees North,  BachelorMt Baker,

Lake Tahoe Sierra Mountains

HeavenlyPalisades TahoeKirkwoodDodge RidgeDonner Ski Ranch

Utah Wasatch Mountains

AltaPark CityDeer ValleyBrightonSnowbirdBrian Head

Colorado Rocky Mountains

AspenAspen HighlandsSnowmassVailBeaver Creek,  Winter ParkKeystoneArapahoe BasinBreckenridgeCopper MountainPowderhornSki CooperTellurideCrested ButteSilvertonWolf CreekEldoraLoveland


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