Last week the internet was abuzz with predictions of October snow that could total up in feet for certain parts of Western North America. The Atmospheric River, which was actually the remnants of Typhoon Songda, has come and gone leaving much of the continent wetter than when it arrived.
How did the first winter storm of 2016/17 it live up to its predictions?
1. Mt. Hood Meadows
3 inches and counting at Mt. Hood Meadows.
— Mt. Hood Meadows (@mthoodmeadows) October 17, 2016
2. Mt. Bachelor
Mt. Bachelor was looking wintery as well.
— Mt. Bachelor (@mtbachelor) October 17, 2016
3. Mt. Spokane Ski and Snowboard Park
They are already building snowmen at Mt. Spokane Ski and Snowboard Park.
4. White Pass
This guy is ready for first chair at White Pass.
5. Solitude Mountain
The storm didn’t only bring snow to the Pacific Northwest, Solitude receive a nice coating of the white stuff as well.
— Solitude Mtn Resort (@SkiSolitude) October 5, 2016
6. Alta Ski Area
Alta was looking very wintery this morning.
— Alta Ski Area (@AltaSkiArea) October 17, 2016
See Utah lift tickets.
7. Squaw Valley
You might want to skip the pool today at Squaw Valley’s high camp.
— Squaw Alpine (@squawalpine) October 17, 2016
Boreal is already thinking about opening day.
— borealmtn (@borealmtn) October 17, 2016
9. Jackson Hole Mountain Resort
Jackson Hole is reporting over a foot of its legendary snow.
10. Sun Peaks
The groomers at Sun Peaks are chomping at the bit.
— Sun Peaks Resort (@SunPeaksResort) October 16, 2016
11. Whistler Blackcomb
Whistler is already dropping videos of pow turns.
— Whistler Blackcomb (@WhistlerBlckcmb) October 12, 2016