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Today's Forecast
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  • Dewpoint↓40° / ↑34°
  • Humidity↓79% / ↑93%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow0"
  • Regional Snow Depth0"
Overcast before noon and then mostly cloudy later into the evening. Chance of rain in the afternoon, rain in the evening.
None expected.
Potential Precip: 0.02 to 0.08 inches
Winds S 8 to 17 mph through the morning becoming E 7 to 16 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 21 mph. Expected wind chill to be 29 to 36 degrees throughout the day.
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Tuesday the 11th
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  • Dewpoint↓44° / ↑34°
  • Humidity↓81% / ↑94%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow0"
  • Regional Snow Depth0"
Overcast through the morning, and then cloudy becoming mostly cloudy into the evening. Expect periods of rain throughout the day.
None expected throughout the day.
Potential Precip: 0.93 to 4.63 inches
Winds E 8 to 17 mph through the morning shifting to W 14 to 26 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 29 mph. Expected wind chill to be 28 to 36 degrees throughout the day.
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Wednesday the 12th
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  • Dewpoint↓39° / ↑30°
  • Humidity↓77% / ↑92%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow0"
  • Regional Snow Depth0"
Partly cloudy through the morning, and then cloudy through the afternoon and evening. Chance of rain in the evening.
None expected throughout the day.
Potential Precip: 0.44 to 2.2 inches
Winds S 12 to 24 mph through the morning shifting to S 19 to 31 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 34 mph. Wind chill expected to be 26 to 31 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
Thursday the 13th
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  • Dewpoint↓46° / ↑37°
  • Humidity↓87% / ↑95%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow0"
  • Regional Snow Depth0"
Overcast throughout the day. Expect periods of rain throughout the day.
No snow throughout the day.
Potential Precip: 0.67 to 3.33 inches
Winds NE 8 to 17 mph through the morning shifting to S 22 to 34 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 47 mph. Expected wind chill to be 28 to 38 degrees throughout the day.
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Friday the 14th
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  • Dewpoint↓47° / ↑21°
  • Humidity↓61% / ↑96%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow0"
  • Regional Snow Depth0"
Cloudy through the morning, and then overcast becoming partly cloudy into the evening. Chance of rain after daylight and then rain in the afternoon, rain and snow in the evening.
Flurries possible throughout the day.
Potential Precip: 0.86 to 4.3 inches
Winds S 10 to 21 mph through the morning becoming variable at 0 to 8 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 28 mph. Wind chill expected to be 22 to 42 degrees throughout the day.
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Saturday the 15th
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  • Dewpoint↓33° / ↑18°
  • Humidity↓58% / ↑83%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow0"
  • Regional Snow Depth1"
Mostly clear with a few clouds becoming partly cloudy through the morning, and then mostly cloudy becoming cloudy into the evening. Chance of snow in the afternoon, rain and snow in the evening.
Snowfall forecasted to be a trace amount before noon and a trace in the afternoon.
Potential Precip: 0.2 to 0.98 inches
Winds variable at 0 to 8 mph through the morning becoming variable at 0 to 8 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 10 mph. Wind chill expected to be 13 to 24 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
  • Last Update10 Dec
  • Snow Past 24 hrs"
  • Snow Past 48 hrs0"
  • Season Total"
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  • Today's Snow Potential0"
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  • High Lift Elevation5800
  • Base Elevation4000
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  • Longest TrailUnreported
  • Trails of 18
  • Lifts of 3
  • Acreage of 0 ( )
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  • City: Port McNeil
  • State: British Columbia
  • Country: Canada
December 02, 2018 - Southwest Canada (BC and Alberta) Long Range Weather Outlook
Some snow lingers across southeast BC (including Revelstoke MR) this morning, but clears out in dry north winds today (Monday), then, No storms, CHILLY, high pressure ridge across western Canada, sunshine for the mountain, but good snow-preserving COLD air under a north/ northwest flow of winds overhead and across the mountain.

HOW DID WE DO (please contact chris@snowforecast.com or comment below)? Let us know please... This is what we WERE forecasting for opening weekend: "Friday (opening day at the stoke) through the weekend, we expect storm energy to track just to the south while a high pressure ridge starts building in over western Canada, with most snow hitting the Pacific Northwest of the US, some occasional snow for the mid and lower mountain areas in southwest Canada, in much COLDER air as it is dragged out of the north. You will see most of the sunshine on the upper mountain. I say expect some nice but much colder conditions and sunshine mixed with clouds, mostly in the valley and base areas, for this weekend (bring some layers)!"

GREAT START AND WHAT IS COMING THIS COMING WEEK:
-What a season start! The snow and conditions have been amazing! For this week: Some snow lingers across southeast BC (including Revelstoke MR) this morning, but clears out in dry north winds today (Monday), then, No storms, CHILLY, high pressure ridge across western Canada, sunshine for the mountain, but good snow-preserving COLD air under a north/ northwest flow of winds overhead and across the mountain. Some "Alberta Clipper" type low pressure systems may clip the area with some clouds and light snow showers at times, mainly mid-week... (see animation of GFS snow potential, below)

Here is Revelstoke buried under, now 357cm (141") of snowfall to date!
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Here is the snow outlook from the GFS, for this coming week and coming weekend of December 3rd - 9th... Notice the snow clipping the BC/ AB border around Wednesday (Tuesday night through Wednesday night).

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LONGER RANGE:
It looks like El Nino is not an official anomaly yet, as I expected in my September LR forecast, so we are in an ENSO Neutral phase, though in the latest update from NOAA, we are seeing warming waters, still a weak El Nino at best. From the last update: "Next week we expect lots more sunshine on the mountain with some fog at times in the valley areas, ALL next week." <-- Last Tuesday (Nov 27th) when we updated the last forecast, were talking about this week, which is very much on track (compare to the short range outlook above)... CM

Next week, 10th onward, we expect regular snow storms and some significant snow to return, though it looks like the trend with this pattern is for storms to split (upper-level high pressure ridge anomaly over western Canada) as they move into the west coast, sending energy south into the United States, but because these look like strong and cold systems (ask Niseko, Japan) they are still capable of good snowfall across southwest Canada, and also, frequent. It looks like 3 storms total for next week (10th - 15th), with the last one toward the 13th-15th (late that week, and the weekend) possibly the strongest.

Here is that period represented by the GFS: 
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(NO CHANGE from the last LR update) : We expect a slow down and more sunshine as we approach the Christmas and New Year holiday period, but not before some nice dumps of snow pile up through and past mid-December (until the 20th at least)... There will still be some storm energy at times for some fresh snow during the holiday break. In January storms should kick in again on a more regular basis. More updates are coming. Do you have any ideas on what you want to see in our discussions? Please contact through the site! We do not charge for any of our info, and have been providing it since 1998, "Predicting Sick Days since 1998"! CM

Expanded Outlook

Monday
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iconForecast Snow: 0"
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AM

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Sky
Overcast before noon.
Snow
None expected.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.02 to 0.08 inches
Winds
Morning winds S 8 to 17 mph with gusts up to 21 mph. Wind chill expected to be 29 to 33 degrees through the morning.

PM

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Sky
Mostly cloudy into the evening. Expect periods of rain through the afternoon and evening.
Snow
None expected through the afternoon and evening.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: trace amount
Winds
Afternoon winds E 7 to 16 mph with gusts up to 17 mph. Expected wind chill to be 31 to 36 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 20ft
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Tuesday
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iconWinds: E 8 to 17 mph, then W 14 to 26 mph
iconForecast Snow: 0"
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AM

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Sky
Cloudy through the morning. Chance of rain after daylight.
Snow
No snow through the morning.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.78 to 3.88 inches
Winds
Morning winds E 8 to 17 mph with gusts up to 18 mph. Wind chill expected to be 29 to 31 degrees through the morning.

PM

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Sky
Cloudy becoming mostly cloudy into the evening. Expect periods of rain through the afternoon and evening.
Snow
No snow.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.04 to 0.18 inches
Winds
Afternoon winds W 14 to 26 mph with gusts up to 29 mph. Expected wind chill to be 28 to 36 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 20ft
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Wednesday
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iconWinds: S 12 to 24 mph, then S 19 to 31 mph
iconForecast Snow: 0"
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AM

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Partly cloudy before noon.
Snow
No snow in the morning hours.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.09 to 0.43 inches
Winds
Morning winds S 12 to 24 mph with gusts up to 30 mph. Expected wind chill to be 26 to 31 degrees through the morning.

PM

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Sky
Cloudy through the afternoon and evening. Chance of rain in the evening.
Snow
None expected through the afternoon and evening.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.36 to 1.78 inches
Winds
Afternoon winds S 19 to 31 mph with gusts up to 34 mph. Wind chill expected to be 27 to 29 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 20ft
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Thursday
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iconWinds: NE 8 to 17 mph, then S 22 to 34 mph
iconForecast Snow: 0"
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AM

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Sky
Cloudy before noon. Chance of rain after daylight.
Snow
None expected through the morning.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.19 to 0.93 inches
Winds
Morning winds NE 8 to 17 mph with gusts up to 21 mph. Expected wind chill to be 28 to 35 degrees through the morning.

PM

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Sky
Overcast through the afternoon and evening. Expect periods of rain through the afternoon and evening.
Snow
None expected through the afternoon and evening.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.27 to 1.33 inches
Winds
Afternoon winds S 22 to 34 mph with gusts up to 47 mph. Wind chill expected to be 31 to 38 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 20ft
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Friday
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iconWinds: S 10 to 21 mph, then variable 0 to 8 mph
iconForecast Snow: 0"
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AM

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Sky
Cloudy through the morning. Chance of rain after daylight.
Snow
None expected.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.35 to 1.75 inches
Winds
Morning winds S 10 to 21 mph with gusts up to 28 mph. Wind chill expected to be 37 to 42 degrees through the morning.

PM

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Sky
Cloudy becoming partly cloudy into the evening. Chance of rain in the afternoon and then rain and snow in the evening.
Snow
Flurries possible through the afternoon and evening.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: trace amount
Winds
Afternoon winds variable at 0 to 8 mph. Wind chill expected to be 22 to 41 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 20ft
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Saturday
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iconWinds: variable 0 to 8 mph, then variable 0 to 8 mph
iconForecast Snow: 0"
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AM

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Mostly clear with a few clouds becoming partly cloudy through the morning.
Snow
Snowfall forecasted to be a trace amount before noon.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.02 to 0.1 inches
Winds
Morning winds variable at 0 to 8 mph. Wind chill expected to be 13 to 24 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑39° / ↓38°
Sky
Mostly cloudy becoming overcast through the afternoon and evening. Chance of snow in the afternoon and then rain and snow in the evening.
Snow
Expected snowfall to be a trace amount in the afternoon.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.18 to 0.88 inches
Winds
Afternoon winds variable at 0 to 8 mph. Wind chill expected to be 21 to 24 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 20ft
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