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City
Jones
State
Michigan
Country
United States
Swiss Valley Ski & Board Area Swiss Valley Ski & Board Area Hot
Short Range Forecast Discussion
(Updated Wednesday, 28Jan) It looks like most areas of the western US will see some snow this weekend...
To start off the coming weekend, Friday and Saturday, we expect significant snow across the southwest US including Arizona, Colorado, and northern New Mexico, with some heavy totals expected, and some lighter snow for Utah, Wyoming, and Montana. The dominant pattern is high pressure ridging overhead for Tahoe to Mammoth, Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and southwest Canada Friday/ Saturday, with mostly sunny and relatively mild conditions. On Sunday we see the southwest US storm drop into Mexico with clearing snow and clouds (mostly sunny) for all southwest US areas, except for some lingering snow across New Mexico. For the Pacific Northwest US (including the Inland Northwest, north Idaho) and southwest Canada, we expect a fairly significant storm to move in with moderate snowfall potential at the resorts. CM
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RESORT INFO ↑23°  -5c° ↓3°  -16c° MID MTN
  • Last Update Unreported
  • Snow Past 24 Hours 0 in
  • Snow Past 48 Hours 0 in
  • Season Total 0 in
  • Average Base Depth 0 in
Comments
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Today's Snow Potential
We are expecting 15 to 19 inches of snowfall (38 to 48cm)
What's Open?
  • Trails0 of 11
  • Lifts0 of 7
  • Acreage0 of 60 (0%)
Other Info
  • Additional ReportsNone
01 Sunday ↑23°  -5c° ↓3°  -16c° MID MTN
Sky Condition
Cloudy with periods of heavy snow
Precipitation
110% chance for snow. (Potential precip: 0.83in, 21.2mm)
Snow Potential
We are expecting 15 to 19 inches of snowfall (38 to 48cm)
Wind
From the E at 11 to 19 MPH.
02 Monday ↑14°  -10c° ↓7°  -14c° MID MTN
Sky Condition
Partly cloudy
Precipitation
Partly Cloudy (Potential precip: 0.01in, 0.25mm)
Snow Potential
None Expected
Wind
From the N at 6 to 15 MPH.
03 Tuesday ↑27°  -3c° ↓23°  -5c° MID MTN
Sky Condition
Mostly cloudy with scattered snow showers
Precipitation
30% chance for snow. (Potential precip: 0.19in, 4.7mm)
Snow Potential
We are expecting 2 to 3 inches of snowfall (5 to 8cm)
Wind
From the SSW at 8 to 14 MPH.
04 Wednesday ↑27°  -3c° ↓9°  -13c° MID MTN
Sky Condition
Mostly cloudy with a chance for snow showers
Precipitation
50% chance for snow. (Potential precip: 0.09in, 2.27mm)
Snow Potential
We are expecting 1 to 2 inches of snowfall (3 to 5cm)
Wind
From the W at 6 to 12 MPH.
05 Thursday ↑16°  -9c° ↓0°  -18c° MID MTN
Sky Condition
Partly cloudy with a chance for snow showers
Precipitation
40% chance for snow. (Potential precip: 0in, 0.09mm)
Snow Potential
None Expected
Wind
From the NE at 4 to 7 MPH.
06 Friday ↑18°  -8c° ↓14°  -10c° MID MTN
Sky Condition
Partly cloudy
Precipitation
None Expected
Snow Potential
None Expected
Wind
From the SSW at 7 to 9 MPH.
Long Range Forecast Discussion:

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7 day to 2 week+ forecast (since 1998) - 02 to 12 February, 2015 - UTAH/ COLORADO/ NEW MEXICO: High pressure ridging builds in over the southwest US early February (Monday and Tuesday, 2nd/ 3rd), with chilly temperatures and mostly sunny skies after a nice snowfall for most areas. By later Tuesday and through Wednesday, Thursday morning (3rd-5th), another storms moves in, this one out of the northwest, with colder air and snow blasting in for northern Utah, Colorado, and northern New Mexico. Moderate snow for Utah, moderate to heavy for Colorado (favoring northern areas including Aspen), and light to moderate for northern New Mexico including Taos Ski Valley. The snow hangs on longer for Taos as the storm exits to the south. Following this storm, we see strong high pressure ridging all across the western US, with sunny and milder conditions through the 8th (California) - 10th (Colorado). Pacific storms move in after this, and we are expecting February to be more active across the west, more specifically the southwest US, but including Colorado and northern New Mexico, for more frequent and possibly significant snowfalls. NORTHWEST US and SOUTHWEST CANADA: High pressure ridging builds in over the southwest US early February (Monday and Tuesday, 2nd/ 3rd), and a fairly strong storm blasts into the area up and over this ridge, with heavy snowfall possible across the inland Northwest ski areas. This storm should be cold enough to drop some good amounts of lighter powder across the inland Northwest US including north Idaho and northwest Montana, and also including the Washington Cascades and southwest Canada, minus the annoying rains we have been seeing in the last several weeks. Following this storm, we see strong high pressure ridging all across the western US, with sunny and milder conditions through the 8th/ 9th for the northwest US and southwest Canada. Pacific storms move in after this, and we are expecting February to be more active across the west, more specifically the southwest US, but including the northwest US/ southwest Canada as well, for more frequent and possibly significant snowfalls. TAHOE/ MAMMOTH/ NORTHERN SIERRA; High pressure ridging builds in over the southwest US early February (Monday and Tuesday, 2nd/ 3rd), and the south end of a strong Pac NW storm moves through the area up and over this ridge, with light snowfall possible for Tahoe ski areas including Squaw and Alpine Meadows. This storm may have some snow level issues, with snow levels near 7,000 feet possible. Following this storm, we see strong high pressure ridging all across the western US, with sunny and milder conditions through the 8th or so. Pacific storms move in after this, and we are expecting February (as has seemed to be the case a lot in the last few years) to be more active across the west, more specifically the southwest US, but including Tahoe-Mammoth as well, for more frequent and significant snowfalls. SOUTHWEST US AND SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA; High pressure ridging builds in over the southwest US early February (Monday and Tuesday, 2nd/ 3rd), with mostly sunny skies but some Santa Ana wind possible (helps with snow making). Following this period, we see strong high pressure ridging all across the western US, with sunny and milder conditions through the 8th-9th or so. Pacific storms move in after this, and we are expecting February (as has seemed to be the case a lot in the last few years) to be more active across the west, more specifically the southwest US, including Mountain High and SoCal resort areas. WYOMING/ SOUTHWEST MONTANA: High pressure ridging builds in over the southwest US early February (Monday and Tuesday, 2nd/ 3rd), and a fairly strong storm blasts into the area up and over this ridge for Tuesday/ Wednesday, with moderate to heavy snowfall possible across southwest Montana and Wyoming ski areas. This storm should be cold enough to drop some significant amounts of light powder across the area. Following this storm, we see strong high pressure ridging all across the western US, with sunny and milder conditions through the 9th/ 10th. Pacific storms move in after this, and we are expecting February to be pretty active across the west, more specifically the southwest US, including southwest Montana/ Wyoming resort areas. Please check back as we update... CM
We have a separate beginners area and our terrain park has been called "the best in the Southwest." 100% Night Skiing. We are a family oriented ski area that offers fun for the entire family. Learn to ski & board packages are available with a kids program offered holidays and weekends. We have a special Ski into New Years Party - one for kids and a separate for adults too! We are Michigans closest Ski area for Chicago & Indiana Skiers & Boarders.We have an excellent educational/academic Field Trip program for learning institutions and home schoolers. Group rates are available for groups of 20 or more. Ski Clubs are welcomed and sponsors can earn free skiing for their families! We have a full service Ski and Board Shop located at Mountain side for all your winter recreational needs.

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