Where To Find Above-Average Snowfall & A Deep Snowpack

This article was originally posted on OpenSnow.com by Meteorologist Joel Gratz. The atmosphere is playing favorites during the early part of the season with consistent snow piling up in the Pacific Northwest and the northern Rockies. The base depth is already 150-250% of… Read More →

Big Storm To Bring FEET Of Snow To Northwest & West Coast This Week

This article was originally posted on OpenSnow.com by Meteorologist Joel Gratz. A ridge of high pressure in the west will be replaced with a trough (stormy weather) as we move into early November. This means that cold air and snow will be in… Read More →

5,000-Mile-Long Atmospheric River Could Dump 7-10 Feet in British Columbia & PNW

This article was originally posted on OpenSnow.com by Powderchaser Steve. Lots of buzz is flying around the web on snow totals for the Northwest this week. It’s only October so any news of 7-10 feet of snow is headline news. Most of that… Read More →

Winter Forecast: Can Hurricane Irma Help Predict 2017-2018 Snowfall?

This article was originally posted on OpenSnow.com by Meteorologist Joel Gratz. Unfortunately, our luck has run out. After 12 years of no major hurricanes (Cat 3, 4 or 5) making landfall in the US, Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Harvey both struck as major… Read More →

Weekend Powder Alert For The Sierra, Colorado, Utah & Tetons!

This post was adapted from multiple stories on OpenSnow.com 1. Colorado By Meteorologist Joel Gratz Most of Friday and Saturday will be dry, then snow will fall on Saturday night and Sunday. This storm will track too far to the… Read More →

Another Shot Of Snow For The West! Cold Temps Continue In The Mountains

This post was adapted from multiple stories on opensnow.com Summary Colorado once again squeezed most moisture south and west including New Mexico who scored 8 inches last night. Ski Santa Fe has had 32 inches in the past 7 days!… Read More →

3 Storms Are Headed West Over The Next Few Days

This article was originally posted on OpenSnow.com by Powderchaser Steve Summary I am on the chase so this post will be on the brief side. It’s snowing above 7500 feet in Utah currently with 3-4 inches overnight in the upper… Read More →

Snorkel Alerts – Powder Alerts Are Happening!

This article was originally posted on OpenSnow.com by Powderchaser Steve UTAH got pounded today with generally 16-20 inches in the upper Cottonwoods (Brighton, Solitude, Alta, Snowbird) and a healthy 10-12 inches in Park City. I believe the mountains north towards… Read More →

Buried In Snow: 5 Resorts Blessed With A Blockbuster Season

This article was originally posted on OpenSnow.com by Sam Collentine. This season’s snowpack across some parts of the US can be described in one word: Healthy. This is due to an unstoppable train of storms that picked up steam in… Read More →

All Out Blizzard in Tahoe

This article was originally posted on OpenSnow.com by Bryan Allegretto. Summary Cold and Snowy weather continues through Thursday. Today into tonight we have heavy snowfall and high winds with blizzard conditions. Snow levels may come up just above lake level this… Read More →