- 3 FEET has fallen in the last 72 hours at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort
- Alta and Snowbird get hammered with the Greatest Snow On Earth
- Bluebird pow in British Columbia
It’s been an active weather pattern across most of the Western United States and Canada since the New Year and we’ve got a strong Pacific jet stream pumping cold air and precipitation into large swaths of the northern Rockies, Colorado, Utah, and the PNW including eastern British Columbia and Alberta. Here’s who’s seeing snowfall this week…
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Top 5 24-Hour Snowfalls In North America (see below for photos)
- Jackson Hole, WY – 18″
- Solitude Resort, UT – 12″
- Alta/Snowbird, UT – 12″
- Stevens Pass, WA – 10″
- Grand Targhee, WY – 7″
LET IT SNOW!
NOAA SHORT RANGE FORECAST DISCUSSION:
Another low pressure system is forecast to approach the Northwest on Friday, which combined with more upper-level energy will lead to heavy precipitation. Rain is forecast for lower elevations of the Pacific Northwest, with snow elsewhere from the Cascades to the Northern Great Basin and Northern Rockies. Through Friday night, heavy snow of over 2 feet is expected in higher elevations of The Cascades, with the Northern Rockies expecting snow totals in excess of a foot.
An amplified weather pattern will produce several notable weather stories over the next 5-7 days. First, the total precipitation over the next seven days shows a very wet stretch in the Northwest and across much of the eastern U.S. pic.twitter.com/oiajKiZ8CI
— NWS WPC (@NWSWPC) January 8, 2020
*72 hour snowfall totals listed below
Jackson Hole Mountain Resort – 27″
Grand Targhee – 17″
Solitude – 14″
Alta/Snowbird – 12″
Steamboat Resort – 5″
Winter Park – 4″
Fernie – 20″
Sunshine Village – 11″
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