This week, NOAA is forecasting what they are calling the “strongest storm of the season” — a jet stream-powered storm predicted to dump several feet of snow in the mountains of British Columbia to California. Other forecasters are predicting “multiple powder days for the west” for later this week and into the weekend.
What a way to start the season!
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(Weather reports sourced from our friends at OpenSnow.com)
In California, the “Pineapple Express” is bringing a ton of moisture to California right now. From Wednesday night through Thursday night, NOAA is forecasting to get a whopping 12-20” of snow at lake level and 1-3 feet of snow in the mountains 7,000 feet. Meanwhile, Mammoth is predicted to get about 12-24”.
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The Teton Range is looking to get heavy snowfall on Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday of this week. 9-16” is expected from now through Friday, with another potential 1-2 feet through the weekend.
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On Thursday, a cold front will bring snowfall to the Utah region. It’ll be a quick movement, likely accumulating around 4-8”.
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Potential powder days are in the forecast on Friday, Saturday, next Monday and next Tuesday. During the week, the region should see 10-20” of snow.
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Goodbye rain, hello snow! Cooler air is moving in, bringing in 6-12” in Oregon and 3-6” to the Washington Cascades & Whistler.
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