Skip to main content
Forecast Blog

Stormy and Deep Week

By February 20, 2023No Comments

Daily Snow Stake

Surface Chart

All Snow Chart (thru Mar 6)

Forecast Summary




Presidents Day

Scattered snow showers throughout the day.   I am not expecting much accumulation.  Temperatures will be around 30 with strong winds with 40 mph gusts.  Southern mountains will likely be skunked with this first wave but will get in on the action Tuesday night.  Bluebird skies for Presidents Day with temperatures in the upper 30’s and light winds 10-15 mph.


Similar to Presidents Day, but a litter more wind, expect 30-40 mph gusts as the storm rolls in tomorrow afternoon.  

Tuesday Night

Snow begins around Midnight.  I am expecting around 2-4 to 3-5 for most mountains before the lifts open on Wednesday.  I will dial in the totals this afternoon for tomorrows post.



Mostly cloudy today with scattered snow showers possible this afternoon.  Temperatures will be in the mid 20’s with moderate winds 10-15 mph.  Tonight, we could squeeze a couple of inches out of the atmosphere by morning, so I’ll say 1-3 overnight for the upper elevations.  


Here we go, heavy snow throughout the day with high temperatures in the mid 20’s.  Expect strong winds 20-25 with 35 mph gusts.  Wind chills will be in the single digits.  Bring your clear goggles.

Tomorrow Night

Heavy snow!  It will be deep for first chair Wednesday.


Another “ride the storm” day as the snow continues.  Moderate to strong winds expected.  Wednesday night the storm will exit with the next system coming in Thursday night.

Below is the 7-day GFS totals for Utah



Today thru Tuesday night, Winter Storm Warnings are in full effect, as strong winds 40-50 mph with gusts up to 60 mph likely.  Upper mountain closures likely.  Not much accumulation today as the bulk of the storm moves in tonight.


Heavy snow throughout the Cascades.


Heavy snow throughout the day with some breaks in between waves.  Temperatures in the mid 20’s with strong winds 25-30 with 40 mph gusts.  Snow continues overnight with the deepest totals for the Oregon resorts.  


Storm exits in the early morning, along with the strong winds.  Temperatures will be in the teens with winds in the 10-15 mph range. 


Lake Tahoe


Warm before the storm, upper 40’s today with light winds.


The storm moves in around 10 am along with strong winds as the front arrives.  Expect winds to be in the 25-30 mph range with upper mountain gust in the 50’s.  Temperatures will start out warm but will fall throughout the day and settle in the single digits overnight.


Snow continues with some breaks in between waves.  Temperatures will rebound to the lower 20’s with light winds for Tahoe, in the 10-15 mph with occasional 25 mph gusts.

Wednesday Night

Winter Storm Warnings likely, as the main energy from the storm rolls in.


Heavy snow likely throughout the day.  Temperatures around 20 with strong winds 20-30 mph with 50 mph gusts.  


Lake Tahoe 7-Day GFS Snow Totals

I’ll be in Alta Wednesday

 I will be in Alta for the storm, the 22nd-26th. I have heard from a couple members that will be there, I am looking forward to taking some laps with you (Steve S and Bill T).  If you are going to be in the area let’s, get together for some runs and après.

Snow Concierge Free for Annual Members

This upcoming storm is one of the dates that I targeted for an Alta trip this year.  If you would like to know when to plan a trip, or what the weather will be when you will be at a resort, try our Snow Concierge Service, it’s included with your annual subscription.  Simply email me with your plans, or we can tell you where and when to go, using our forecasting expertise and the patent pending LRC model.

We have had over 50 people reach out to us this year, which is double the number, already, from last year.   That’s why we are here.  You can email anytime at Mike@FutureSnow.CO


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

Leave a Reply